Views of Minneapolis Skyline

90-Min Private Carriage Ride

Mississippi River, Boom Island Park, Nicollet Island, and Beautiful Bridges

North Loop, Mississippi River and More

Embark on a captivating 90-minute journey through Minneapolis’s North Loop neighborhood, where history and beauty collide in a horse-drawn carriage ride like no other. This immersive tour takes you through the heart of the city’s past, weaving past the tranquil beauty of Boom Island Park and the rugged grandeur of historic industrial buildings. Traverse the charming streets of Nicollet Island, where you’ll encounter a treasure trove of historic homes that seem frozen in time. And as you cross the iconic Hennepin Avenue Suspension Bridge, the story of Minneapolis’s evolution unfolds before your eyes. Join us for an unforgettable adventure through time and architecture.


Learn About the Historic North Loop

Scenic Mississippi River

Relax to the sound of hoofbeats

Trip Details


Price: $285 for up to 4 Guests (Call for groups larger than 4)

Departure time

Please see the booking calendar for all departure times

Meeting point

The Hitching Company 925 5th St. N. Minneapolis, MN 55401


Please see the booking calendar for availability


90 Minutes

Group size

Maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 or 4 small children


  • We provide plush blankets for chilly nights, to keep you warm and comfortable during your carriage ride.
  • We offer a pleasant, climate-controlled environment for our guests to wait in while the horse and carriage are prepared, enhancing your overall experience.

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 Along the Mississippi River to Experience the Best of Minneapolis

Experience the ultimate Minneapolis adventure with our best-selling carriage ride, a captivating 90-minute journey that begins and ends at our charming North Loop Stable. Start by meeting our magnificent horses, the gentle companions for your unforgettable excursion. Set off from the stable and delve into the scenic wonders of Boom Island Park, where tranquility sets the tone for your adventure. Cross over the iconic railway bridge to Nicollet Island, where paved brick roads wind past beautifully restored historic homes, creating an ambiance of timeless elegance. Marvel at the majestic Hennepin Avenue Suspension Bridge as it spans the mighty Mississippi River with grace and grandeur. Pass by the renowned Ninth District Federal Reserve Bank Building, a symbol of strength and stability in the city’s skyline. Indulge your senses at some of Minneapolis’s finest restaurants, offering culinary delights to satisfy every palate. Witness the vibrant transformation of historic industrial buildings into modern flats, condos, and apartments, breathing new life into the city’s storied past. Conclude your journey in the trendy North Loop neighborhood, where microbrew pubs and entertainment venues await, offering a taste of the city’s dynamic culture and nightlife. With its perfect blend of history, charm, and modern allure, this carriage ride promises an unparalleled experience that will leave you enchanted and inspired.

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