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Summit Avenue

Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-297-2555
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Stunning street

Combine with James Hill house. Or take walking tour. Easy to bike also. Fall leaves may be... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2016
nycmom22
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new york
Amazing homes

What a beautiful stroll on a mild late August day. Home after home of grand size and style set on... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
Bob E
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Tucson, Arizona
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Old, wealthy St. Paul neighborhood with Victorian mansions.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN
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"beautiful street"
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"scott fitzgerald"
in 22 reviews
"mississippi river"
in 33 reviews
"governor's mansion"
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"hill house"
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"beautiful drive"
in 10 reviews
"university club"
in 8 reviews
"walking tour"
in 16 reviews
"both sides"
in 9 reviews
"tree lined street"
in 6 reviews
"slow drive"
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"paul cathedral"
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"wide sidewalks"
in 5 reviews
"bike ride"
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"jj hill"
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"take your time"
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Combine with James Hill house. Or take walking tour. Easy to bike also. Fall leaves may be beautiful here.

Thank nycmom22
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

What a beautiful stroll on a mild late August day. Home after home of grand size and style set on a street full of huge oaks. Really must have been amazing in its day and retains a soft, comfortable feel to this day. We walked...More

1  Thank Bob E
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

This street should be walked to fully appreciate the homes lining it. Such varied architecture and most are very well maintained. It was explained to us that in Minneapolis they were eager to tear down the old houses to build new but things are much...More

1  Thank Pdxgirl2015
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

I walk my dog almost every day on this street. The houses are all different, beautiful and wonderfully maintained. This is definitely the best place to walk!

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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Great for taking a stroll, cycling in the bicycle lane which connects with a variety of routes. Fall color and Twin Cities Marathon are especially delightful as course ends just beyond the stately homes.

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Reviewed August 19, 2016

Summit avenue has great history, bike lanes, sidewalks, and is just one block from all of the retail on Grand Avenue. I highly recommend a long walk, run or bike ride + a trip to the Grand Old Creamery or other establishments for a treat....More

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

Beautiful period homes in a fantastic location. Oh to have the money to make an offer on a property!

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

My husband and I went to Summit Avenue and did the walking tour! This truly is another one of St. Paul's gems! The stately, beautiful houses with the backdrop of blue skies and green grass makes this a great place to spend an afternoon or...More

1  Thank chinanelsons
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Littered with historic mansions and lined with lush trees, Summit Avenue in Saint Paul is one of the most impressive residential streets in all of America. This is perfect for a leisurely stroll or drive on a Sunday afternoon. The architecture is simply stunning. You...More

1  Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Honestly, we just took a slow drive down Summit Avenue (as we had kids in the car) and it was gorgeous. The mansions and landscaping were and are just beautiful. And its a free attraction - which we love! I would recommend even the drive,...More

1  Thank Crowlberg
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Justin B
November 29, 2016|
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Response from Jeanette E | Reviewed this property |
The James Hill house tours for the holidays -- call 651-297-2555 Alexander Ramsey house 751-296-8760 Governor's mansion tours-- google it
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