Minneapolis Tour & Mississippi River Cruise

Come aboard our coach as we visit sites in Minneapolis and take a boat cruise down the historic Mississippi River.

Tour Highlights

Explore Minneapolis and the Mississippi River on this interative tour. Begin aboard a motorcoach, traveling around sparkling city of lakes and famous Minneapolis landmarks with live commentary from our knowledgeable tour guides. The tour includes a short stop at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (weather permitting) and a stop along Nicollet Mall at the Farmers Market for lunch on your own. The tour continues aboard a replica historic sternwheeler for a cruise on the mighty Mississippi, traveling through the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock.


July 5, 2018 – August 30, 2018 – Thursdays Only

The tour is approximately 6 hours long


  • 10:30 AM – Mall of America North Parking Lot (Charter / Tour Bus Area)

Tour Pick-up Location Details

Directions to North Parking Lot:

The bus pick-up/drop-off is located at the north parking lot at Mall of America. Hotel shuttles, taxis, and tour busses drop off and pick-up passengers at the new North Entrance with convenient access from American Boulevard. This is located in the Mall parking lot that is east of IKEA and north of Lindau Lane. Signage is placed in these areas to guide guests to their vehicles. You will be able to meet an Award-Winning City Tour guide at the awaiting coach bus for tour check-in. Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.


Additional Information:

  • Tour is subject to availability, please call in advance for booking information.
  • Note: Tour is subject to cancellation if minimum of 15 is not met. In the unlikely event of such a cancellation, a refund will be provided or an alternative will be offered. Merchant cancellation/re-scheduling policy of 24 hours applies.
  • At least 24 hours prior to the tour, please re-confirm with Gray Line Minnesota at 1-800-530-9686 or 952-985-7514.