Tour History by Bike
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For an energetic family outing, visit the metro-area's historic sites on bike. The scenic route - which follows designated city bike paths - provides a unique look at some of the most picturesque neighborhoods in the Twin Cities.
Pick up the route at a point most convenient for you and take in a daylong family adventure. The route is dotted with this area's greatest historic treasures, such as Mill City Museum on the banks of the Mississippi; the grand James J. Hill House on gorgeous Summit Ave. in St. Paul - with the Minnesota History Center and the State Capitol just a few pedals away. Round out the tour with a trip back along the Mississippi and stops at the Alexander Ramsey House, the Sibley House in historic Mendota and Historic Fort Snelling.