Walking Tours

Our walking tours are approximately 2.5 miles long, take 2 - 2.5 hours and cost $38.95 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 a camera as there will be plenty of opportunities to take great pictures!   

We recommend you arrive 10 minutes before the start time.  All walking tours start and end at MPLS Tours on 125 Main St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414.

To view the schedule and register, click on the book button or call us at 952-888-9200.   If you are interested in a private tour, just call or email us and we will arrange a tour that suits your needs. Tours available May through September.

Mill City River Tour

Come step back in time as we explore the Mississippi River front and the historic milling district of Minneapolis during this 2 hour, 2.5 mile tour.  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 beginning.  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!



Heart of the City

Come explore the heart of Minneapolis on this 2.5 hour, 2 mile walking tour.  We will discover the historic buildings, theaters, culture and artwork that is unique to Minneapolis.  Along the way, you will learn about the history, stories and people that shaped the city.  From famous musicians to infamous characters, come see how Minneapolis has evolved from humble beginnings to the the vibrant city it is today.



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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.