Walking Tours

Our regularly scheduled walking tours are approximately 2.5 miles long, take 1.5 hrs and cost $15 per person, children under 9 are free with an adult.  We stop frequently during the walk to present the highlights and history of the area.  We recommend you wear comfortable shoes and bring some water if the weather is warm.  Don’t forget the camera as there will be plenty of opportunities to take great pictures!   

We recommend you arrive 10 minutes before the start time.  To view the schedule and register, click on the Zerve button or call us at 507-533-5348.   We also encourage you to call or email us if you’d like to take a private tour for you and your friends or if the schedule doesn’t match your availability.

 

TWO TOURS ARE CURRENTLY OFFERED:

Cherry and Spoon Tour

This tour starts in front of Orchestra Hall and Peavey Plaza on the corner of Nicollet Mall and 11th St. Join us for a 2.5 mile guided walking tour to the famous Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.  Along the way, we will see some of the beautiful downtown buildings, churches and the Basilica of St. Mary, which play key roles in the city’s architecture and personality.  You will experience beautiful Loring Park, the dandelion fountain and the iconic Sculpture Garden.  Along with the Spoonbridge and Cherry, you will see Gehry’s Standing Glass Fish-guaranteed to be a conversation starter!  On the return, we’ll highlight some key architectural buildings.

Advance Purchase Recommended. Tours Often Sell Out!

buy tickets at zerveGet info, check availability and book tickets for a:
Minneapolis Sightseeing Tour
or call Zerve at (800) 979-3370

 
 
 

Mill City River Tour

On this tour, we meet at the intersection of the Nicollet Mall and Washington Ave. on the southwest corner.  From here we will head east with a focus on seeing the Mississippi River front.  Catch breathtaking views of the skyline while crossing the Stone Arch Bridge – the heart of Minneapolis’ flour milling history!  Along the way, other Mill City facts will be shared and photo opportunities are abundant.  Learn what put the City on the map, the dangerous history of working in the milling industry and many other interesting facts that defined our beginnings.  You will also see St. Anthony Falls and if we are lucky, some of the unique birds that call the Mississippi River home.

Advance Purchase Recommended. Tours Often Sell Out!

buy tickets at zerveGet info, check availability and book tickets for a:
Mississippi River Walking Tour
or call Zerve at (800) 979-3370

 
 

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After a week-long conference, I needed to be outside. But as a visitor to Minneapolis, I didn't know what to do. Thanks to The Fit Tourist, I met some locals and had a chance to stretch my legs.