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Gloriously beautiful

Loved wandering Summit Avenue. It was a particularly hot and humid day so I was unable to walk... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Perth, Australia
Beautiful area

Worth a drive along Summit or a walk. Check out a website that lists the addresses and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doreen C
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Old, wealthy St. Paul neighborhood with Victorian mansions.
Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-297-2555
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved wandering Summit Avenue. It was a particularly hot and humid day so I was unable to walk around this area. Oh well, next visit!

Thank maisy33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a drive along Summit or a walk. Check out a website that lists the addresses and the original owners of the homes. We saw F. Scott Fitzgerald's homes, as well as the home of Sinclair Lewis. There are other descriptions of original owner and...More

1  Thank Doreen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have the time to spare this is a great scenic walk along Summit Avenue. Very elegant houses, mansions and even the Governors estate.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful historic drive such beautiful kept up historic homes. worth the drive especially in the summer beautiful landscape.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a lovely street and neighborhood. Worth the drive but it won’t take much time. Watch for cyclists.

1  Thank BethMorrison6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Summit Ave. I didn’t even know it existed. We had a few hours to burn today and walked about 6 blocks of this historic street. Marvelous architecture in a down home neighborhood ! We enjoyed the day out.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, 12-year old son and I took the Summit Avenue Walking tour sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society, and it was wonderful. The tour was 90-minutes, and covers about a dozen houses/sites. It begins at the James J. Hill House and ends at the...More

Thank Timothy E
Reviewed 15 August 2018

What a great street. Some of the most beautiful and well preserved homes I've seen. I've done this on foot, car and bike. It's amazing no matter how you approach it.

Thank jojoishere
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We took the Saturday noon walking tour of Summit Avenue put on by the Historic Society. The young woman who led the tour was knowledgeable, prepared for the talk with photographs and anecdotes. She also tossed in a few sarcastic shots at the attitudes of...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I LOVE Summit Avenue, the houses are grand, the trees are old and large, it is a beautiful strreet to walk down. Unfortunately, thanks to the City of Saint Paul it is no longer a great street to drive down, the pot holes are horrible,

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Justin B
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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