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The Hitching Company

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Address: 925 N 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1040
Phone Number: +1 612-338-7777
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18:30 - 22:30
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Sun 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 18:30 - 22:30
Fri 18:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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The Hitching Company provides horse drawn carriage rides / tours in...

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 pickup locations and tour durations available. Maximum of 4 adults per carriage. Reservations are highly recommended.

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I took my girlfriend for her birthday and we both loved the amazing tour. I'm from Minneapolis and I've always wanted to try this. I would recommend this to anyone for any event.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Johnathan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my girlfriend for her birthday and we both loved the amazing tour. I'm from Minneapolis and I've always wanted to try this. I would recommend this to anyone for any event.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ride was simply wonderful. First off, the person behind the emails answered all my questions readily, before I bought the tour. Then the night was perfect - we started at 6:20pm and it was light and then grew dark. We felt like celebrities and it was just so romantic and wonderful. It was a surprise bday gift for a... More 

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Thank My1destiny0101
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely hour being toured around by Fred the horse and Arthur the human. We've enjoyed horse drawn carriage rides in Rome that were as fun but at three times the price. I'd do both again; but in Minneapolis we'd still have money left to enjoy drinks and dinner at the Nicollet Inn afterwards, too!... More 

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Thank Sheeslej
Casselton, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was our 51st Anniversary. What a wonderful memory we will have of this super-enjoyable experience. Thank you for the promptness, wonderful driver and comfort of a nice 'blankie' this time of year. Thanks Arthur for taking our picture! Ida & Ken

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I booked a one hour city tour with the Hitching Company in September 2016. It was my birthday and I have always wanted to do a carriage ride in Minneapolis and were picked up at the Nicollet Island Inn. We were so pleased with the ride, although the carriage did have a very strong barn smell. I... More 

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minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Arthur is an excellent guide and very knowledgeable. The evening was perfect and my "birthday-wife" enjoyed it immensely. We will probably make this more than a one time excursion. I have lived in Minneapolis all my life and never knew about the Nicollet Island history. The carriage ride goes all year round, we found out.

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1 Thank chufadog
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took a carriage ride for our anniversary. The ride is very nice and charming down cobblestone streets and quaint neighborhoods. Nice views of the river. The two drivers were friendly and knowledgeable. Our horse was "Frank" and he did very well! 😊

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1 Thank Cody S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great time! Informative just enough. Marty was a great horse and Carol and Natalie were very welcoming and kind. We did the one hour around Nicolette Island. It was beautiful. Our kids, 4 and 6, loved it!!

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Isanti, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing time on our horse drawn carriage ride! We took the 830 ride and were timed just right for a beautiful sunset! The views of downtown were amazing, our driver was so friendly and knowledgeable and we would SO recommend this tour to couples or families looking for something fun to do!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

In order to ask the love of my life to marry me, I couldn't think of a better place to do it than on the Stone Arch Bridge. After doing a quick Google search, I found The Hitching Company! This was the perfect way to provide that fairytale kind of proposal. We met our drive early and was able to... More 

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