Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN

Padelford Packet Boat Company

The Padleford Packet Boat Company is operating the paddlewheeler HARRIET BISHOP (former SPIRIT OF ST. CHARLES), the paddlewheeler JONATHAN PADLEFORD, the paddlewheeler ANSON NORTHRUP, the party barge BETSEY NORTHRUP pushed by the towboat CHARLES NORTHRUP and the MINNESOTA CENTENNIAL SHOWBOAT out of two locations (Harriet Island Park in St. Paul and Boom Island Park in Minneapolis) from May til October.

Padelford Packet Boat Co., Inc.

Minneapolis Queen

The MINNEAPOLIS QUEEN is a brand new paddlewheeler (first season in 2005) offering public and private cruises through historic downtown Minneapolis out of Boom Island Park from May til October.

Minneapolis Queen

Minneapolis Area, Excelsior, MN

Out of Minneapolis at Lake Minnetonka there is the screw steamboat MINNEHAHA operated by the Museum of Lake Minnetonka (weekends and holidays only during summer). The ticket office displays some artefacts of the steamboat history of Lake Minnetonka.


Museum of Lake Minnetonka, Lake Minnetonka Division