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Go, See, Explore: All Aboard the Minneapolis Water Taxi

photo provided by Minneapolis Water Taxi

Hey there, fellow adventurers and Minneapolis lovers! 🌊🚤

If you’re looking for a unique and exciting way to experience the beautiful city of Minneapolis, look no further than the Minneapolis Water Taxi! Whether you’re a local or just visiting, this delightful attraction offers a fresh perspective of the city that you won’t want to miss. Let’s dive into the details!

What is the Minneapolis Water Taxi?

The Minneapolis Water Taxi is a fun way to view downtown. Picture this: gliding along the Mississippi River, feeling the breeze on your face, and soaking in stunning views of the Minneapolis skyline. Sounds dreamy, right? This service operates from spring through fall, offering a serene escape and a fun way to travel.

photo provided by Minneapolis Water Taxi

Why You Should Try It

  • Unique Perspective: Forget the usual city tours! The Water Taxi provides a one-of-a-kind view of Minneapolis’ iconic landmarks, including the Stone Arch Bridge and the historic Mill District.
  • Great Memories: Skip the traffic and parking hassles. Bring your gathering to the river!  Perfect for birthdays, friend gatherings, and more!
  • Fun for All Ages: Whether you’re planning a family outing, a romantic date, or a solo adventure, the Water Taxi caters to everyone. Kids love the novelty of a boat ride, and adults can appreciate the relaxing and scenic journey.
photo provided by Minneapolis Water Taxi

Highlights of the Ride

  • Stone Arch Bridge: Marvel at this historic engineering feat and enjoy the picturesque views it offers.
  • Mill Ruins Park: A beautiful blend of history and nature, this park is a perfect spot to explore before or after your ride.
  • Downtown Minneapolis: Get a unique view of the bustling cityscape from the calm waters of the river.

Tips for Your Trip

  • Dress Comfortably: You might get a bit of a splash on windy days, so dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes.
  • Bring a Camera: The views are Instagram-worthy! Capture the stunning scenery and share your adventure with friends and family.

Pricing and Booking

The Minneapolis Water Taxi offers various reservations lengths on different boats, at different times of day. Prices range from $100-$120/hour.  Each boat holds 6 people, so splitting the cost with a few other couples or another family is a great option to keep this affordable and fun.

Happy sailing, and see you on the water! 🚤🌟

Have you tried the Minneapolis Water Taxi? Share your experiences in the comments below! And if you found this post helpful, don’t forget to share it with your friends.


 

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