For an unforgettable day on the water, check out the general sightseeing tours conducted by Padelford Riverboats showcase the beauty of Saint Paul and its surrounding areas with a historic narration pointing out areas of interest along the way. The hour and a half sightseeing tours highlight a variety of locations as you swiftly drift along the mighty Mississippi.
Beer and Bacon Cruise: Come celebrate two of life's greatest joys: Beer and Bacon. Enjoy a variety of local craft beers and an assortment of bacon-infused appetizers as you take in a beautiful evening on the Mississippi.
Chef's Club Dinner Cruise: From cities in the United States to a country overseas, you are guaranteed to be wowed by what Padelford has to share! Menu's will be based on availability of fresh, locally grown ingredients.
Lunch and Lock Cruise: A special four-hour trip features lively music and spectacular scenery. Enjoy plenty of sightseeing with historical narration and pass through one of America's deepest locks.
Mississippi Sightseeing Cruise: Sights along the scenic route include: the St. Paul High Bridge, Pig's Eye's Cave, Minnesota River mouth, Pike Island and Fort Snelling. All sightseeing cruises offer a full bar as well as snacks.
Oktoberfest Cruise: Dine on an authentic German lunch of assorted sausages with onions, peppers and sauerkraut with buns, gurkensalat, roasted potato wedges, vinegar & oil coleslaw, pretzel bites, chef's choice dessert and coffee. Take in the sights of the Mighty Mississippi cloaked in its autumn splendor while you enjoy our 2-for-1 beer special with background polka music to set the festive mood! Don't forget join in a rousing Hammerschlagen contest or two!