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Address: 925 No. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone Number: 612-338-7777
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6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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
Description: The Hitching Company provides horse drawn carriage rides / tours in...
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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Amazing time every time!

This was our second stop with the hitching company. Our first big date and our one year anniversary. We met Mike and our driver right where we were supposed to. We were able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Plymouth, United States
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Plymouth, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

This was our second stop with the hitching company. Our first big date and our one year anniversary. We met Mike and our driver right where we were supposed to. We were able to take pictures with our house, in our carriage and in front of the amazing hotel we started at. Mike helped make sure the photos were amazing!... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I bought this for my parents when they came to visit in Minneapolis. They had an amazing time and highly recommend it. Great way to see beautiful downtown and they enjoyed the company of the tour guide.

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Richfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We happened on Mike and his horse and carriage by the NIcollet Island Inn and he took us on a terrific trip around the island. The lights of Minneapolis and the river were fantastic. It was chilly out, but the blanket were warm and the ride was SOOO relaxing...a nice break from the day. Better than Central Park in New... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Minneapolis has so much to see....what better way than to see it in style in a horse drawn carriage. It was a beautiful night to explore Nicollet Island and enjoy the elegance, beauty and lights of the Twin City bridges and skyline! Mike, our driver, was so courteous and friendly. Martin, the horse, was wonderful as well. Warm blankets kept... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I was afraid that temps in the 40s and a bit of wind would ruin our ride. I was happy to be wrong. The blanket provided kept us very comfortable. The tour of Harriett Island was excellent. Our driver offered to tell us the history of the area, or sit quietly and let us enjoy the ride . It was... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Magnificent experience! We picked the one 70-degree day this month to take a carriage ride along the riverfront in Minneapolis as a date and it was perfect. The driver was very knowledgeable and kept a comfortable pace, the horse seemed to be enjoying his leisurely walk and we got to see some amazing sights and take in the beautiful day.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We loved the ride. Our only complaints were that we wished the driver would have talked to us and told us what we we're seeing. Beautiful area but we had no clue what anything was as we were visiting from Arizona. Also our hour ride was only 45 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip and our driver gave us some great places to check out while we were downtown. They do a great job.

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

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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  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
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