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The Hitching Company

925 No. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-338-7777
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Ranked #9 of 69 Activities in Minneapolis
Type: Equestrian Trails, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The Hitching Company provides horse drawn carriage rides / tours in downtown Minneapolis. Relaxing...
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Type: Equestrian Trails, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Owner description: The Hitching Company provides horse drawn carriage rides / tours in downtown Minneapolis. Relaxing and enjoyable for all ages. Carriage drivers provide both cultural and historical narration during the ride. All rides are private. A variety of pickup locations and tour durations available. Maximum of 4 adults per carriage. Reservations are highly recommended.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We just celebrated our 3rd wedding anniversary and even though it was very cold outside, the blankets provided kept us nice and cozy! The Minneapolis Grand River tour was the perfect way to relax and peacefully capture the beauty of the city. The driver was very nice and the horse was so beautiful. Such a wonderful surprise for me and... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My daughter got a gift certificate for her 5th birthday. She brought two friends and me (mom). We went for a 30 minute ride. It was perfect! Very comfortable carriage, beautiful horse and wonderful driver! The scenery was beautiful and we saw numerous wedding parties, which the girls got a kick out of!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A truly amazing way to spend the evening. I highly recommend the Grand River tour as it is away from the hustle of Hennepin Ave and a more romantic setting. Our driver, Carol, was excellent and very knowledgable. The horse, Marble, was beautiful. Thank you for a memorable experience! We will certainly be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

What an amazing way to see the beautiful sights of Nicollet Island. Definately planning to make this an annual event.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Attractive, clean carriage pulled by a beautiful horse (Frank) and guided by a gentlemanly host. Lovely sights. We had amazing weather as well. Could be a great date, though we went as a family with 2 young children (4 and 1) and they had grins on their faces for most of the ride.

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Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had a group of four who all ebjoyed the ride very much. This is something we would definetely do again. Our driver was a sweet young lady who was very knowlegable about the area and the horse.

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Minneapolis
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We couldn't finish our ride due to the smell from the horse poop. Try to go there before the poop. We cut our ride short. I asked for a refund but they said no. Our driver was nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Loved our 60 minute tour around Nicollet Island area with Emily and Marble! Would do it again! Attn adult kid looking for something affordable to give your parents for their Anniversay? This is perfect! My husband loved it as much as I did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The horse and carriage ride was awesome. It was a very romantic, with amazing scenery. I'd definitely recommend the ride to anyone. ATR

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had a fantastic date night taking the hour long trip down St. Anthony Main! Thanks again Carol for leading us.

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