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Segway and Boat Tours

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Segway and Boat Tours

Having been to Minneapolis multiple times, we are in search of something different.

Has anyone been on a Segway tour in Minneapolis and able to offer a review? We are 4 adults ranging in age from 23 to 56.

Also are there any worthwhile day boat tours?

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1. Re: Segway and Boat Tours

There are riverboat excursions of varying lengths. I don't have information on them, but you could google them. I've heard of one that goes from Minneapolis to St. Paul.

The only company name I know of is Minneapolis Queen. I went on one of those a long time ago and didn't think much of it, but there are several itineraries to choose from. Wish I could be of more help.

Segway tours ... never heard of one hear.

Have you considered a bike tour from Lake Harriett to the Mississippi River? Beautifully maintained park all along the creek, which will guide you from the chain of lakes to the river. It's a long ride, but paved with great scenery and unique houses along the way.

Takes you past MInnehaha Falls, down near Fort Snelling, which could be a nice diversion too. Depends on how active you want to be.

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2. Re: Segway and Boat Tours

Here is a company that has tours in Minneapolis:

http://www.humanonastick.com/

My wife did one as a corporate event last year and enjoyed it very much.

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The Segway tours seem kind of fun....they start in Main Street just at the other side of the river from downtown Mpls....The groups always seem very diverse with lots of families on them.....I think it would be a great expirience....I live downtown and a group of friends and neighbours are planning on doing one Segway tour this summer....

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4. Re: Segway and Boat Tours

We had a friend in from Holland and my husband took him on a Segway tour. They had a great time, the tour went down by the Mississippi river in Minneapolis. The price was little high, but they had a great time.

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5. Re: Segway and Boat Tours

Don't know if this strikes your fancy, but there are excellent horse-drawn carriage rides in the same area where the Segway tours operate. They are run by the Hitching Company www.thehitchingcompany.com/, and they have excellent drivers that give wonderful narratives about the surrounding area. Try to get the owner Mike to give you a ride, but all the others are quite good too.

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Thank you all for your help.

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7. Re: Segway and Boat Tours

Another on-water experience would be on Lake Minnetonka, just west of Minneapolis. Al & Alma's does brunch and dinner cruises. The lake is just beautiful! Here's a link:

http://www.al-almas.com/publiccruise.aspx

For the river, in St Paul, the Padelford Packet Boat Company offers several options on their fleet of riverboats: http://www.riverrides.com/

Have fun!

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