Views of Minneapolis Skyline

60-Min Private Carriage Ride

Follow the Mississippi River

Our Most Popular Tour

Join us for a magical evening trotting alongside the Mississippi River as we take in the Minneapolis skyline and famous landmarks. Sit back and relax in your carriage as your knowledgeable, local guide fills you in on everything you need to know.


Experience a Minneapolis tradition

Learn about the city from your expert guides’ narration

Follow the path of the Mississippi River on a horse-drawn carriage

Trip Details


$126 (For up to 4 people)

Departure time

Please see the booking calendar for all departure times

Meeting point

Nicollet Island Inn


Wednesday to Sunday, year-round


1 Hour

Group size

Maximum 4 people


  • Driver
  • Carriage ride

What to bring

  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Hat in summer
  • Water

About your guide

1 friendly and knowledgeable local carriage driver

What You’ll Do & See

Travel over the Stone Arch, Hennepin Avenue, and Merriam Street Bridges as we cross over and follow the Mississippi River on this magical horse-drawn carriage ride. Clip-clop along the cobblestones of Main Street and see the beautiful views of the Minneapolis skyline.

With all of the charm, elegance, and nostalgia that only a horse-drawn carriage provides, you will see Cobblestones of Main Street, James J Hill’s Stone Arch Bridge, Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls, Mill City Museum, Guthrie Theater, Downtown Minneapolis skyline, Warehouse District, Federal Reserve Bank, Hennepin Avenue Bridge, Historic Nicollet Island.

Have your ride narrated by your friendly and knowledgeable local carriage driver, or sit back and enjoy the sights in peace as you talk amongst your group. The choice is always yours!

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