Summit Avenue Walking Tour
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90-minute walking tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood
Location: James J. Hill House
240 Summit Ave. , Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
Tours begin at 11am & 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays
Take a 90-minute walking tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, highlighting the Gilded Age mansions lining the elite avenue and the people who owned and built them. Guides will talk about the architecture, social history, and current preservation issues of this historic neighborhood.
The tour starts at the James J. Hill House and covers 1.5 miles. All areas are accessible for those with mobility concerns, but some side streets are cobblestone and have historic stone curbs. Tours do not include home interiors.
Did you know Summit Avenue is home to the longest stretch of Victorian-era homes in the United States? Learn more about the origin and preservation of this iconic Saint Paul street. Read More