Neighborhood Walking Tours

Get an insider look at this historic neighborhood, from architectural gems to colorful tales of the people who lived and worked there.

Summit Avenue Walking Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Memorial Day weekend–October 1, 2023

St. Paul's Summit Avenue is the longest stretch of Victorian mansions remaining in the country. Guides talk about the architecture, social history, and preservation issues of the historic neighborhood.

  • Tours are 90 minutes
  • The tour starts at the James J. Hill House and covers 1.5 miles
  • Tours do not include house tour or building interiors
  • All areas are handicapped accessible, but some side streets are cobblestone and have historic stone curbs
  • Ticket includes self-guided access to the James J. Hill House before or after the tour. The site opens at 10 am on Saturday and 11 am on Sunday.

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