Best St. Paul, MN Attractions

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    10. Padelford Packet Boat Company

    If you can't imagine anything better than sightseeing along the river, make sure to consider these cruises. Departing from Harriet Island in St. Paul and Boom Island in Minneapolis, they feature large riverboats and...

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    9. Schubert Club Musical Instrument Museum

    Schubert Club Musical Instrument Museum dates from the 1880s and seeks to preserve interest in music in general and classical music in particular. The collection includes well over 100 instruments and devices,...

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    7. Minnesota Zoo

    Five trails wind through 500 wooded acres. Habitat trails allow visitors to view animals in their natural surroundings. A range of wildlife from birds and bats to snakes and lizards to monkeys and bears are featured....

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    6. Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

    This Victorian-style park complex offers a wide range of attractions, including a zoo, conservatory, 18-hole golf course, and concert pavilion. Paddleboats, a small amusement park, a turn-of-the-century carousel, and...

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    5. Cathedral of St. Paul

    Modeled after Rome's St. Peter's Basilica, the Cathedral of St. Paul is literally a high point in the city's architecture. Such was the intention of Archbishop John Ireland, who insisted that its peak reach higher...

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    4. Rice Park

    Rice Park, the heart of St. Paul's downtown, is the perfect urban square. Some of the city's most notable architectural landmarks, such as the St. Paul Hotel, Ordway Music Theater, St. Paul Public Library, and the...

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    3. Alexander Ramsey House

    One of the nation's most well-preserved Victorian homes, this house was completed in 1872 and served as the residence of the first governor of Minnesota. The home features marble fireplaces, crystal chandeliers,...

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Joseph K. Hall, Jr. is an editor for 10Best, Inc. His travels have allowed him to sing for pints in Inistioge and eat octopus in Athens. He served as city editor on the 10Best Travel Guides for Atlanta, Dallas and Washington, DC. His work has also appeared in business and collegiate sports publications. In his spare time – when he has it – he serves as a...  Read more »

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