Seasonal Tours : offered to the public certain times of the year, but available to groups of 25 + anytime! Reservations please for the Public Tours.
Ghosts & Graves Tour - October
This deluxe motorcoach tour is the same as the Caves & Graves Tour, but without the Cave visit. ( It is 2 hours long). Hear stories of haunted sites, historic murders, and learn about the history of a local St. Paul cemetery. Keep an eye on your hosts however, your tour guide might be a mad nurse, a fortune teller, or even a vampire! Reservations are required. This is a bus tour. Check the Calendar.
Winter Lights Tour - December
If the festive lights of the winter season are more your speed, then you'll love our Winter Lights Tour. The familiar 2 hour deluxe motorcoach tour that shows off the biggest and brightest displays of holiday cheer in our chilly capital city. Your guide is a member of winter lore, who will lead you on your fun filled tour. Hope to see you there!
Twin Town Tacky Tour - Available to Groups of 25+
Join the Gunderson's, Gloria, Gordy, Glen or Gladys, on a journey to the tackiest places in St. Paul & Minneapolis. This 2 hour motorcoach tour will take you to sites that no other tour of the Twin Cities would dare to venture. You can see the State Capitol Building or the Mall of America any day, but how often do you get a chance to see the very spot where shopping bags with handles were invented?
The Uff Dah!! Tour - Available to Groups of 25+
Set out to discover how and why immigrants from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland came to settle in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Learn about Swede Hollow, and Old Muskego Church which was brought from Wisconsin and assembled piece by piece. Why did Ole & Lena settle here, and what is Lefsa anyway?
Mill City Mobs-Tour -Available to Groups of 25+
This tour shows you the MiniApple when it was rotten to the core. Yes, there were Gangsters in Saint Paul, but there were the rackets and Mobsters in Minneapolis. This 2 hour tour will tell you the stories and show you the sights on the other side of the tracks - or river. See the Holly Hocks, Liggetts murder location, and lots more. Reservations required.
Rivers & Roots Tour - Available to Groups of 25+
Journey with us and learn about the formation of the Twin Cities around the Mississippi River. Have you ever wondered how Minneapolis & St. Paul got their names? Why are there two cities? Why did the state capitol building end up in St. Paul? On this tour you will learn the answers to all these questions, as well as seeing sights of the beautiful Mississippi River.
The No Blarney Tour - Available to Groups of 25+
Are the streets of St. Paul really laid out by drunken Irishmen? Why are St. Paul's most notorious figures of Irish descent? Learn the answers to these questions and more with an Irish saint or a sinner as your tour guide. See how Irish immigrants influenced architecture, politics, and religion in St. Paul's past.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Tour - Available to groups of 25+
Reading about F. Scott Fitzgerald or going to one of the plays or movies? This bus tour will take you around Saint Paul to the spots where he lived and hung out. 2 hours and done by a character from the era.
The St. Paul Victorian Tour - Available to Groups of 25+
Learn some secrets of the Victorian Era and see some of St. Paul's hidden historical treasures on this tour. Journey back in time to an age of innocence and optimism with a truly Victorian tour guide.
Grand to Great Tour - to highlight the Grand Excursion of 1854 - Available to Groups of 25+
This tour was written with the Grand Excursion in mind. See the sights visited by the original Grand Excursion of 1854, such as Minnehaha Falls and Mendota. Learn how Saint Paul grew into Greatness as the Minnesota Capital. Your guide is a costumed character from the past.
Pig Skin Tour - Available to groups of 25+
Minnesota has a wonderful history with football. Learn how a meat market links to the Super Bowl, how the Purple People Eaters played a part, and how the different stadiums have changed. You will have 2 delightful Minnesota Vikings Fans as your guides.
The Puck Stops Here Tour - Available to groups of 25+
Let us tell you why we are the State of Hockey!! On this fun filled tour you will hear about our hero players and coaches who have elevated hockey in Minnesota to a new level. Your guide is real fan with a shtick!!
All tours include tax!
Have a large group that would like to take our tour? Groups of 25 or more can be arranged to fit your group's schedule.
Current prices for groups of 25 or more:
If your group is arriving in a motorcoach bus with a working microphone or PA system the cost for a step-on guide is $14.00 per person for 1 character guide or $17.00 per person for 2 character guides.
If we are providing transportation please call us for current pricing information. All group tour prices include tax but not gratuity.
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