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Pretty street

It was a lovely street and neighborhood. Worth the drive but it won’t take much time. Watch for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dalton, Georgia
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Old town classic architecture

Our first visit to Summit Ave. I didn’t even know it existed. We had a few hours to burn today... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Old, wealthy St. Paul neighborhood with Victorian mansions.
Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-297-2555
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a lovely street and neighborhood. Worth the drive but it won’t take much time. Watch for cyclists.

Thank BethMorrison6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to Summit Ave. I didn’t even know it existed. We had a few hours to burn today and walked about 6 blocks of this historic street. Marvelous architecture in a down home neighborhood ! We enjoyed the day out.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife, 12-year old son and I took the Summit Avenue Walking tour sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society, and it was wonderful. The tour was 90-minutes, and covers about a dozen houses/sites. It begins at the James J. Hill House and ends at the...More

Thank Timothy E
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great street. Some of the most beautiful and well preserved homes I've seen. I've done this on foot, car and bike. It's amazing no matter how you approach it.

Thank jojoishere
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Saturday noon walking tour of Summit Avenue put on by the Historic Society. The young woman who led the tour was knowledgeable, prepared for the talk with photographs and anecdotes. She also tossed in a few sarcastic shots at the attitudes of...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I LOVE Summit Avenue, the houses are grand, the trees are old and large, it is a beautiful strreet to walk down. Unfortunately, thanks to the City of Saint Paul it is no longer a great street to drive down, the pot holes are horrible,

Thank mmsitges
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the walking tour thru the Thomas J Hill home. For $12 you get a nice guided 1 1/2 hour tour of 8-10 homes and 3/4 mile walk. Very nice.

Thank Tayadog1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a leisurely afternoon walking with the family down the street looking at all of the beautiful old homes. comfortable walking shoes are a must!

Thank foodluvr2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of old mansions, wide avenue makes it easy to stop and take photos along the way. James J Hill mansion offers daily tours of home

Thank Lighthouselar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Summit Ave is known for being the longest street of Victorian homes in the country, with a number of historic houses, churches, synagogues, and schools. The Street starts near the Cathedral and ends at River Rd. on the bluff of the Mississippi River. It is...More

1  Thank showmemo61
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Justin B
30 November 2016|
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Response from Jeanette E | Reviewed this property |
The James Hill house tours for the holidays -- call 651-297-2555 Alexander Ramsey house 751-296-8760 Governor's mansion tours-- google it