Tours & Excursions
Expert Guides & Up-Close Perspectives
Whether it’s led by a local expert or self-guided, taking a tour is often the best way to get to know a place. Explore Minnesota on guided tours, boat cruises and themed excursions that will immerse you in Minnesota’s most intriguing destinations. These distinctive outings include train journeys from Duluth, narrated boat cruises on lakes and rivers throughout the state, cave tours in Bluff Country and mine tours on the Iron Range. Discover Twin Cities highlights on tours by bike, motor coach, Segway and even light rail.
Tour the Twin Cities by Light Rail
From the stadium where the Vikings play to small record shops to great restaurants, so many top Twin Cities attractions are within blocks of the Green Line, a light rail route connecting Minneapolis and St. Paul.Read More
Walk in Prince's Footsteps
The legendary musician Prince had deep roots in Minnesota. Take a self-guided tour or bus tour to visit Paisley Park and other significant sites and venues around town, including the record store Prince frequented in Minneapolis.Read More
Discover Bob Dylan's Back Pages
From titling a 1965 album "Highway 61 Revisited" to referencing the north woods in “Tangled Up in Blue,” Bob Dylan has been heavily inspired by his Minnesota roots. Follow this freewheeler from Hibbing to Minneapolis and beyond.Read More
Trace Sweden's Legacy
The accents aren’t the only trace of Minnesota’s Scandinavian heritage. From the world’s largest dala horse in Mora to the impressive American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, say "yah" to Sweden’s legacy in the North Star State.Read More
Tour by Train
From Winona to Detroit Lakes, Amtrak’s Empire Builder route invites you to experience Minnesota from the comfort of a spacious passenger train car. Stop off for a day or two to explore St. Cloud, Minneapolis and other places along the way.Read More
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