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Minneapolis River Walk: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Minneapolis River Walk: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Welcome to Minneapolis, the home of Nerf Balls, the singer and songwriter Prince, and, yes, Zubaz pants. On this self-guided audio tour, you'll stroll along the Mississippi River and cross it on the Stone Arch Bridge. You'll end the walk on an island overlooking St. Anthony Falls. Along the way, you’ll hear about: • The history of the milling industry in Minneapolis • The massive Washburn A Mill explosion of 1878 • The 35W Bridge collapse of 2007 • The secret history of "Funkytown" • An ugly mansion with 86 TVs • Cougar attacks • The untimely death of Tiny Tim • The hiring of a hitman in St. Paul • ”Untalented but adventurous” German artists, to quote the author Jonathan Raban • How long it takes a single drop of water to travel down the Mississippi – and how long it take a person to make the same journey This walking tour can be enjoyed on location or even virtually at home with VoiceMap's Continuous Play function which disables the GPS playback. PHOTO CREDITS: Meet Minneapolis
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.99
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Walking Minneapolis Mississippi River, Falls & Historic Mills Private Tour(2hrs)

Walking Minneapolis Mississippi River, Falls & Historic Mills Private Tour(2hrs)

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Discover the connection between Minneapolis and the Mississippi River alongside a private guide during this immersive walking tour. Stroll along the mighty river and the dramatic St. Anthony Falls, learning about the impact the river has had on the city. You also visit Mill Ruins Park, Stone Arch Bridge, and the Mill District, uncovering the history of the area from its early settlement to the present day.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.00
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Walking St. Paul Summit Ave. Victorian Homes Private Tour (2 hrs)

Walking St. Paul Summit Ave. Victorian Homes Private Tour (2 hrs)

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Summit Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota is home to some of the state’s most beautiful Victorian architecture. Embark on a private tour and learn about these preserved structures from your guide. Listen to stories of wealthy families and tycoons who lives more than 120 years ago and built these charming estates. Architecture lovers can spot several styles including Queen Anne, neo-classical, Romanesque, and Georgian Revival during the tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.00
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$195.00
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Minneapolis & St. Paul Highlights Private Riding & Walking Tour (3 hrs)

Minneapolis & St. Paul Highlights Private Riding & Walking Tour (3 hrs)

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We'll connect at a location convenient for you and launch a 3-hour private riding & walking tour of Minneapolis & St. Paul that focuses on local culture, interesting history and what it's like to live today in the Twin Cities. We'll explore famous landmarks and discover little-known spots. I'll share stories and exclusive anecdotes that will bring your private experience alive. In town for a limited time? Have an open half-day during your visit? This professionally guided private tour is for you. It's a great way to experience the highlights and get an overall feel for the cities in a fun and entertaining way. Many guests use this experience to become oriented so they can return later on their own to deeply explore favorite locales. Transportation for this tour is provided in a professionally chauffeured "black car" sedan or SUV. “Highly recommend!” Melissa A., Wisconsin USA “…abundant knowledge of how the city works and the locals live.” Karale F., California USA
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$520.00
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$520.00
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The Complete Twin Cities Walking Tour

The Complete Twin Cities Walking Tour

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Whether you’re new to Minnesota or have been a lifetime resident, the secrets sitting in our capital city are sure to surprise you. Join an expert local guide as you explore the rags and riches of this incredible city — from the wealth Summit Hill neighbourhood, to the secret caves that stored illegal booze-making facilities, you’ll learn that there’s lot more to this city than meets the eye. You’ll start your tour atop one of the 7 hills of St. Paul, then head over to the Capitol before weaving back into admission the high-rises of downtown. Along the way you’ll learn stories of old St Paul, stop for a coffee at a fantastic local establishment, and finish with a beer for the road.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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SEA LIFE Aquarium Minnesota Admission Ticket at Mall of America

SEA LIFE Aquarium Minnesota Admission Ticket at Mall of America

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Discover marine life wonders at SEA LIFE Minnesota, an aquarium boasting more than 10,000 sea creatures. Located in the Mall of America, SEA LIFE provides the perfect break from shopping and change of scenery. Explore four themed tanks including Amazon River, Atlantis, Sturgeon Lake and Rainbow Reef. Check out the Octopus Garden, gaze eyes on the world’s largest crab species, and walk through an underwater tunnel and see the underbellies of stingrays and turtles.
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  • 2 hours
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$29.47
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Walking F. Scott Fitzgerald's St. Paul Life & Homes Private Tour (2 hrs)

Walking F. Scott Fitzgerald's St. Paul Life & Homes Private Tour (2 hrs)

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For 2 hours, you'll enjoy a private, guided walk in a historic, charming neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota, as you stroll past the birthplace, homes and haunts of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the famous author of "The Great Gatsby" and other notable American novels. While we walk, you'll learn about Fitzgerald's lively life and the Roaring '20s, and also hear anecdotes about his hometown shenanigans. In addition, while we amble, residential architecture buffs will be able to spot many types of popular Victorian home styles in this historically preserved area. "Informative & fun! He is a walking Wikipedia and a great photographer for group shots." David S., Florida USA "5 out of 5 stars! Personable...knowledgeable..." Thalia S., Georgia USA "Amazing experience! Douglas' passion means return soon!" Ana M., Brazil
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.00
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Saint Paul Gangster Tour

Saint Paul Gangster Tour

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The original St. Paul Gangster Tour (2 hours by Bus in comfort) reveals why Saint Paul was a center for bootlegging operations and criminal activities during the 1930's prohibition era. The tour guide is informative and humorous. This is the only tour that starts at the historic Castle Royal Gangsters nightclub, preserved today as The Wabasha Street Caves.
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  • 2 hours
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$49.00
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Historic Minneapolis Riverfront Private Walking Tour

Historic Minneapolis Riverfront Private Walking Tour

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On your 2-hour fully narrated experience you’ll stroll along, and across, the Mississippi River in the footsteps of people like railroad tycoon James J Hill, once the richest man in Minnesota. He made his fortune as the river rushed through the heartland, tumbled down a magnificent waterfall, and powered dozens of mills as a rapidly thriving community grew up around it. Your tour guide will delight you with stories of epic rivalries, world domination, quiet hidden corners, boom town brothels, and European explorers as you traverse 350 years of recorded history. Once the flour-milling capital of the world, modern-day Minneapolis thrives on its founding principles of hard work, innovation, and ingenuity. See how historic structures are repurposed for modern use, while retaining the charm and flair of past golden ages. This is the Minneapolis we bring you back to: the Minneapolis of sawdust, extreme wealth, immigrants, brewers, and nature. This is the best sightseeing experience in town!
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  • 2 hours
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$349.00
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$349.00
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Troll Tales at Children's Cave 1-Hour Tour in Saint Paul

Troll Tales at Children's Cave 1-Hour Tour in Saint Paul

Join us on our unique Kid-Friendly Cave Tour during holiday breaks, and every second Sunday of the month, except Oct. Nov. Dec. We've tailored our most popular Historic Cave Tour to be shared with the young and the young-at-heart. We’ll talk about mines and mushrooms and share old photographs from the early days of the Caves. Kids can talk about what interests them, and ask questions about trolls and times of long ago. Included in this special tour: A walkthrough and hands-on tour of the caves guided by one of the lovable and kind trolls that reside here. A unique craft to take home and share with family Photo and meet and greet opportunities  $10 per person. Kids under 2 are free.
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  • 1 hour
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$13.00
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Ghostly Private Tour of St Paul

Ghostly Private Tour of St Paul

On this private ghost tour you can explore Saint Paul's spookiest attractions at your own pace. In the company of just your group and a guide, there's no need to rush between places or wait around for others.Starting at the Old Revenue Building, this private walk of Saint Paul is filled with mystery and gruesome stories of ghosts and gangsters.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
Price varies by group size

"Crooked" St. Paul Gangsters Private Riding Tour (2 hrs)

We'll connect at a location and hour convenient for you and step back in time during this private, 2-hour riding tour. You'll hear how St. Paul, Minnesota became a haven for the nation's most notorious gangsters, including John Dillinger, during the first decades of the 20th Century, and the impact of that legacy on life today in the "Saintly City. " How could bank robbers and bootleggers run their crimes while "hiding in plain sight"? This private riding tour will show the homes, nightclubs, hangouts - and even the courthouse - where these professional thugs lived, planned, played and were prosecuted. We'll also see other St. Paul highlights, including Summit Ave, cathedral and Capitol. Want to entertain locals or out-of-towners? Old enough to remember those lurid headlines or young enough to be amazed? Ready for a new twist on a town you thought you knew? This tour is for you. Transportation for this tour is provided in a professionally chauffeured "black car" sedan or SUV.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$390.00
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$390.00
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Minnehaha Falls: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Minneapolis

Minnehaha Falls: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Minneapolis

Discover the Minneapolis’ crown jewel, Minnehaha Falls, with this affordable walking tour. • Find out about the park’s forgotten history including how it's been frequented by pioneering millwrights, carnival barking showmen, U.S. Presidents and lonely hermits • Hear from producer Frank Bures, an award-winning writer, essayist and the editor of Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology • Do it all in an hour or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
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$6.99
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Lost Souls Tour

Lost Souls Tour

The Wabasha Street Caves were a gangster hideout in the 1930s and resulting from the underworld operations and behaviors displayed in the caves, we are the home of ~60 ghosts. Come hear stories, and images that speak to why we were named the most haunted place in Minnesota (2021).
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  • 1 hour
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$20.00
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$20.00

In the Footsteps of Prince: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Downtown Minneapolis

In the Footsteps of Prince: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Downtown Minneapolis

Find out how Minneapolis helped define Prince Rogers Nelson as a young musician who went on to change the world of music with this affordable walking tour. • Learn how Prince was the first artist in history to have a number one film, album and song at the same time • Hear from producer Frank Bures, an award-winning writer, essayist and the editor of Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology • Do it all in 75 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours
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$7.99
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$7.99

Ghost Walking Tour in Stillwater

Ghost Walking Tour in Stillwater

We spark your imagination on this Stillwater city tour with real ghost stories, paranormal experiences, recent investigations, Native American legends, and much more! We do ongoing research to make sure we can tell you something you’ve never heard. Meet the ghosts of Minnesota on this Stillwater tour. This is an outdoor walking tour, so please check the weather before coming. Please wear walking shoes and dress appropriately for walking around outside. The tour runs in cold temperatures and light rain.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$25.00
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$25.00

Ghost Walking Tour in Minneapolis

Ghost Walking Tour in Minneapolis

Take a ghost tour with American Ghost Walks and learn about the haunted history of the Minneapolis. This beautiful city is full of ghost stories, and our ongoing research guarantees you hear something you’ve never heard before on each of our tours. Join us for fascinating and chilling tales about downtown Minneapolis.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$26.50
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Charming Stillwater, MN, Tour with Private Transportation

Charming Stillwater, MN, Tour with Private Transportation

Our private riding tour begins on the outskirts of historic Stillwater, MN and winds among the steep river bluffs of an 1800s village filled with the grand Victorian homes built by past lumber barons and luminaries. You'll see exquisitely restored Queen Anne mansions as well as other styles of architecture, and hear about the colorful owners of these homes. Our history-filled adventure will explain why Stillwater is known as the "Birthplace of Minnesota, " and also brings-to-life the rollicking world of lumberjacks who flocked to the pristine St. Croix River area in the 1800s. Our tour concludes with a walk down Stillwater's quaint Main Street of shops and restaurants, plus a visit to a famous candy store for treats (purchased on own). NOTE: - Private transportation to and from the Twin Cities metro area is available. Please inquire. - Tour does not include home or building interiors. “Absolutely wonderful. A++ and 5 stars. Douglas is exceptional! " Genevieve R., Maryland USA
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$390.00
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Historic Cave Tour

Historic Cave Tour

See the only remaining restored Gangster Era site. Historic Tour of extensive caves carved into the hillside in long-abandoned mining ventures in the 1800s. Later, was a mushroom farm, and then developed as a Restaurant Casino and Gangsters' Hotspot during the 1930s prohibition era. Newspapers reported an unsolved gangland murder at the casino. Tour guides point out the bullet holes. Some believe the caves are haunted by the murdered mobsters whose bodies were never found. The original Bar from the 30s has been fully restored, it was a then-record at 60 feet long.
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  • 1 hour
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