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The Hitching Company

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Open Now: 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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A new holiday tradition!

We booked the 1 hour ride for 2 couples and couldn't have been more delighted by our experience... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2018
Anita W
So great! So worth it!

My wife really wanted to do this, and I’m glad we did. I pre-purchased the 1 hr carriage ride. The... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
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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...more
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925 N 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1040
+1 612-338-7777
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

We booked the 1 hour ride for 2 couples and couldn't have been more delighted by our experience! After a beautiful meal at the Nicollet Island Inn we boarded the carriage and bundled up in the warm blankets. The first moments with the steady clip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anita W
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I booked a carriage ride as an end to a great night of outings. As reviews were great, I figured it would be just the thing to end a romantic evening. I arrived and found no information leading us where to park...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

My wife really wanted to do this, and I’m glad we did. I pre-purchased the 1 hr carriage ride. The horse’s name was Marty, and our coachman was great. Such and peaceful and relaxing ride. The history and information he gave during the ride was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We hired this company for our daughter's wedding and it was one of the highlights of her gorgeous wedding at the Historic Concord Exchange in St. Paul! The carriage picked up the bride and her father at the back door of the venue and after...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

I ask my now fiancée to merry me on stone bridge she love the ride . The hitching company were very good at fallowing instruction even suggested a few ideas to make the day more special.

Date of experience: September 2017
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wfcoachman, Owner at The Hitching Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thank you for the kind words, congratulations on your new adventure. May your future be blessed with good health, supportive family, friends and the growing love for each other. Enjoy every minute. Regards Mike & Barb, The Hitching Company

Reviewed September 22, 2017

This was a great tour......the tour guide, "MO", was very knowledgeable and friendly. "Frank", the horse, did a great job, also. Would recommend this and the trolley tour to any first time visitors for interesting overview of history of Minneapolis.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Although I work downtown, this was a unique experience and view of the areas of downtown Minneapolis I rarely see. Enjoyed it very much.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ann W
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Cannot say enough about how fantastic the Hitching Company was. Arranged for them to pick me and fiance up on Stone Arch Bridge after proposal. Driver arrived exactly on time, just after she said yes. Made a memorable night even more memorable. Would highly recommend!!!!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Brian S
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

I arranged this carriage ride for our 20th anniversary. We had been on a carriage ride immediately following our wedding 20 years ago The tour through Minneapolis was just beautiful Our driver was a delight to talk to, and shared many interesting facts about the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Rob C
Reviewed June 3, 2017

It was a stunning ride thru Minneapolis. Arthur made for great conversation, and Marty was a great horse. I purposed to my girlfriend on this trip, and I'm sure we will make this an annual trip. Thank you for a memorable experience.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Doug S
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August 1, 2015|
Response from Melissa L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that would work
Joselin T
June 27, 2015|
Response from Melissa L | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend two, but you could have 4.
February 16, 2015|
Response from Lauryn M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I believe they do rides year round. My ride was in January.