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The Hitching Company

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Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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A fantastic carriage ride!

Even though I've lived in Minneapolis for years, I've never quite experienced viewing it from this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
An amazing and unique experience!

Our carriage was pulled by a lovely horse named Frank, he was very calm and gentle. He is also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 4 days ago

Even though I've lived in Minneapolis for years, I've never quite experienced viewing it from this perspective. We took our visiting 9-year-old niece on the carriage ride and we all loved it. Even in the heart of the city, it was calm and peaceful; just...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank robt257
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our carriage was pulled by a lovely horse named Frank, he was very calm and gentle. He is also stylish and willing to pose for selfies. Frank was supposed to be the star of the show, but our carriage driver Yuki out shined him with...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my girlfriend on a date and she really enjoyed it.we went during the 930-1030pm trip so it was dark already and got to enjoy seeing the night lights and just really good experience

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Marcoxboss
Reviewed April 29, 2019

We had a wonderful time! The horse, Marty, was very friendly and affectionate. He let us pet him and he nuzzled our shoulders. The coachman was very congenial and had a lot of really interesting information to share. The ride was really picturesque. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Joan S
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
Thank jonathankV9421VZ
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
1  Thank kathy m
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
Thank Moises P
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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Lara L
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.