West Seventh

West Seventh, also known as West 7th, is one of St. Paul’s most exciting and walkable neighborhoods. Located just across the Mississippi River from downtown St. Paul, West 7th combines an urban vibe with a touch of historic charm. The main thoroughfare, West 7th Street, is home to trendy shops, coffee houses, restaurants, and bars. Architecture lovers will enjoy seeing the restored brick warehouses that now house many of these businesses. The neighborhood also has a European flair, with pedestrian friendly streets and outdoor dining. West 7th is the place to go for nightlife, with popular bars and live music venues. Visit the historic Schmidt Brewery complex, go shopping at the eclectic shops on West 7th, grab a craft beer at Waldmann Brewery, or relax at a sidewalk cafe. With so much to see and do, West 7th is a top choice for exploring with a party bus.


Nestled next to downtown St. Paul, Lowertown is one of the city’s most dynamic and artsy neighborhoods. It’s home to loft living, galleries, theaters, and a lively restaurant scene. Much of Lowertown is part of the St. Paul Warehouse Historic District. The neighborhood has beautifully restored 19th century warehouses that are now home to shops, restaurants, and artist studios. Lowertown is known as the city’s arts hub. You can catch a play at the Penumbra Theater or the History Theater. Or take in an exhibit at the Tilsner Artist Co-op Gallery or Lowertown Lofts Gallery. Lowertown comes alive each summer with cultural celebrations like the Twin Cities Jazz Festival and Lowertown Blues & Funk Fest. Foodies love Lowertown for its trendy cafes and farm-to-table restaurants. Lowertown is a great place to explore with a party bus.

Cathedral Hill

Cathedral Hill is a historic neighborhood that surrounds the iconic St. Paul Cathedral. With charming early 20th century architecture, green spaces, and cultural landmarks, it’s perfect for exploring on a party bus. The most famous site is the grand granite Cathedral of St. Paul, which sits atop Summit Hill overlooking downtown. Marvel at the dome’s elaborate paintings inside and stroll through the peaceful terraced gardens outside. Nearby is the James J Hill House, a restored Gilded Age mansion that offers tours. Grab lunch at Nina’s Coffee Cafe or Cossetta Italian Market and Pizzeria before strolling through Irvine Park. The park has ponds, gardens, and wooded areas to wander. With its historic sites, charming cafes, and relaxed vibe, Cathedral Hill is a delightful spot for a party bus outing.

Summit Hill

Adjacent to Cathedral Hill, Summit Hill is another historic neighborhood with stunning architecture. Grand Victorian, Tudor, and Italianate mansions line the hillside, giving Summit Hill a stately ambience. Many of the homes were built for early 20th century business and railroad tycoons. Take a leisurely stroll to admire the elegant homes. Summit Avenue has some of the area’s most impressive historic houses. Stop for a bite to eat at W.A. Frost, perfect for patio dining. Or pack a picnic lunch to spread out in Linwood Park or Summit Overlook Park for gorgeous views of the St Croix Valley. With its hilltop homes and lush parks, Summit Hill is the perfect neighborhood for an elegant party bus excursion.

Como Park

For families traveling with kids, Como Park is a top choice to explore with a party bus. This neighborhood features the renowned Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. At the zoo, located within Como Regional Park, you can see polar bears, penguins, and big cats. Ride the Como Town Amusement Park rides next to the zoo for extra thrills. At the sunlit Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, stroll through lush gardens under stunning glass archways. Outside the conservatory, relax by Como Lake or on the golf course. The historic Como Park Pavilion offers casual dining and ice cream. With amazing attractions the whole family will love, a party bus outing to Como Park promises a fun-filled day.

Union Depot / Lowertown

The revitalized Union Depot train station and adjoining Lowertown neighborhood make for an engaging party bus visit. Start your tour at the impressive Union Depot, with its grand concourse, towering arches, and ornate details. Pop into Handsome Hog Restaurant & Bar inside the depot for lunch. Then stroll over to Lowertown, one of St. Paul’s trendiest areas. Check out the independent boutiques and art galleries. Grab an iced coffee at Spyhouse Coffee Bar or try Mongolian fare at Andy’s Diner. Catch a baseball game at CHS Field or take in some jazz at Vieux Carré. With cool eateries, hipster vibes, and historic buildings, Union Depot and Lowertown offer plenty to see via party bus.

Highland Park

For gorgeous views and a relaxed pace, head to Highland Park with your party bus group. Located on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, Highland has miles of scenic walking paths. Have your driver stop at one of the scenic overlooks so you can snap photos of the downtown skyline and St. Paul Cathedral. Visit the Highland Golf Course Clubhouse for lunch on their patio with panoramic vistas. Or spread out a picnic blanket at the park’s scenic picnic grounds. Take a stroll down Ford Parkway to see stunning houses then pop in somewhere on Cleveland Avenue for a bite, like the beloved Highland Grill. With its beautiful setting and laid-back charm, Highland Park is a wonderful place for a party bus tour.

Grand Avenue

Stretching from downtown St. Paul to Macalester College, Grand Avenue is a lively corridor with shops, eateries, and entertainment. Known as a “Main Street” for St. Paul, it’s perfect for exploring with a party bus. Start with breakfast at the charming St. Paul Bread Club. Then browse the shops like Northern Yoga Importers, Bibelot, and Urban Candle Company. When you work up an appetite, choose from cozy cafes, unique restaurants like Cafe Latte and Cardinal Bar, and delicious ice cream at Grand Ole Creamery. Catch a show at legendary music club The Grand Tap or stop into gastropub The Muddy Pig. With a youthful energy and eclectic finds, Grand Avenue offers a great party bus experience.

Book a Bus With Us

Explore St. Paul’s distinct neighborhoods in comfort and style with a party bus rental from Party Bus St. Paul. Our custom coaches can accommodate any group size while our experienced team navigates the city’s sites smoothly. Recline, play tunes, or watch a movie as we transport you stress-free. Then let the good times roll while you check out the best of St. Paul’s vibrant neighborhoods. Call us today at 218-520-3551 to get your party bus quote and book your neighborhood adventure!