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Minneapolis Area Holiday Lights Tour for Christmas Family Together Time

Posted on November 20, 2017 by Chad

Get together with your family this holiday seasonand enjoy something magical in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. As a premiere Minneapolis limousine transportation provider that covers both the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro areas,  our service includes a spectacular package called the holiday lights tour. The Twin Cities holiday lights tour can be completed with any number of the vehicles in our fleet including the trolleys, limos and coaches  in the our RRV Minneapolis limo fleet.

This Minneapolis holiday lights tour gives you and your loved ones and opportunity to experience all of the magic of the holiday season right around Christmas time  in the Twin Cities. It is perfect for family together time and something great to do in the Minneapolis area during the Christmas holiday and New Years time.
Celebrate Christmas in the Twin Cities with a ride around the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro and suburban metro area looking at all of the beautiful Christmas light installations on the holiday lights tour. The holiday lights tour is a transportation package put together by the travel experts at our RRV in Minneapolis.
Experience the holiday lights sensation on this tour in the open air experience with one of our street car trolleys in the Twin Cities. A Minneapolis Christmas trolley ride through the city looking at all of the beautiful Christmas lights, decorations and interactive holiday installations at some of the most beautiful homes in the Twin Cities is one of the best ways to experience this tour.
Limousines such as passenger car Lincoln or SUV style limos like the Hummer or Excursion are also options within the RRV limo, trolley and coach fleet. Get a ride through the Minneapolis or St. Paul area and one of these sweet rides to experience the joy of the holidays in a comfortable elegant and safe experience. Make your Christmas memorable this year.
These are also great gift ideas this holiday season in the Twin Cities. Get your love ones to a holiday lights tour package by calling  RRV today.
You can chat with a local transportation expert at RRV about the local Twin Cities holiday lights tour that covers that Minneapolis and St. Paul metro and book a tour for your group. Availability may be limited so you should consider your budget and number of guests prior to calling. Get your reservation before time runs out though because this one of our most popular tour packages during the holiday season. Check the website for more information about the Minneapolis Holiday Lights Tour and St. Paul Holiday Lights Tour.

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Minneapolis Limo Tours: Twin Cities Beer Breweries and Wine Vineyards

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Chad
Minneapolis Beer Brewery Tours

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MINNEAPOLIS — Did you know that the Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota area known as the Twin Cities is home to some of the most beloved independent breweries and microbreweries. Those breweries include the following:

10K Brewing – Anoka
12welve Eyes Brewing – St Paul
56 Brewing – NE Minneapolis
612Brew – NE Minneapolis
Able Seedhouse + Brewery – NE Minneapolis
Bad Weather Brewing Company – St Paul
Bald Man Brewing – Eagan
Bang Brewing – St Paul
Bauhaus Brew Labs – NE Minneapolis
Bent Brewstillery – Roseville
Big Wood Brewery – White Bear Lake
Boom Island Brewing Company – NE Minneapolis
Burning Brothers Brewing – St Paul
East Lake Brewery & Tap Room – Minneapolis
ENKI Brewing – Victoria
Excelsior Brewing Company – Excelsior
Fair State Brewing Cooperative – NE Minneapolis
Flat Earth Brewing Company – St Paul
Fulton Brewery – Downtown Minneapolis
HammerHeart Brewing – Lino Lakes
Harriet Brewing – South Minneapolis
Insight Brewing – NE Minneapolis
Lake Monster Brewing – St Paul
Lakes & Legends Brewing Co – Downtown Minneapolis
Lift Bridge Beer Company – Stillwater
LynLake Brewing – South Minneapolis
Modist Brewing – Downtown Minneapolis
Omni Brewing – Maple Grove
Sidhe Brewing – St Paul
Sisyphus Brewing – Downtown Minneapolis
Sociable Cider Werks – NE Minneapolis
Steel Toe Brewing – St Louis Park
Surly Brewing Co – NE Minneapolis
Tin Wiskers Brewing – St Paul
Urban Growler – St Paul
Utepils Brewing – Downtown Minneapolis
Wicked Wort – Robbinsdale

At RRV, you can schedule a custom tour or select a pre-configured tour from RRV’s own repertoire. The Twin Cities local brewing scene is full of interesting characters and flavors. A limousine, trolley or coach bus tour of breweries is a great way to honor those unique characteristics of the region. Limo brewery tours have become increasingly popular as the craft brewing movement has become entrenched in the local and regional scene. Minnesota breweries in the Minneapolis area are great places to visit as well. They give you a scientific glimpse into the art of brewing – yes, it’s a science and an art.

Equally exciting are the areas vineyards and wineries, which provide a more laid back, elegant experience. It can even provide a romantic backdrop. Groups can schedule tours from RRV’s list of approved wine vineyards in the Twin Cities including the Northern Wine Trail, Southern Wine Trail, Western Wine Trail and Stillwater Wine Trail. Wineries include Chateau St Croix (St Croix Falls, WI), Dancing Dragonfly (St Croix Falls, WI), Wild Mountain Winery (Taylors Falls, MN) and Wine Haven (Chisago City); Hastings, Red Wing, Cannon Falls and Prescott; Waconia, Delano, Kimball and Buffalo; and St Croix Vineyards, Northern Vineyards, Domacin Wine Bar, & Luna Rossa Wine Bar respectively.

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Twin Cities: Limousines, Trolleys and Coaches in Minneapolis/St. Paul

Posted on August 29, 2017 by Chad

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – If you didn’t get a chance to read our last RRV blog post on upcoming events in the Twin Cities in September 2017, be sure to check it out. The links on those pages will navigate you to even further reading about the upcoming events. RRV provides limousines, coach buses, trolleys and transportation for local events in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area, so continue reading if you are interested in more information about event transportation.

Twin Cities Limos

Get a limousine in the twin cities from RRV. In addition to limos for Minneapolis area events, we offer travel to and from the MSP International airport, corporate travel for business accounts, wedding limousines (for which we have been recognized by numerous local vendors, publishers and others as an award winning wedding transportation provider), anniversaries, tours (such as breweries/wineries) and much more. Our limousine fleet includes stretch passenger car and sport utility vehicle (SUV) limos such as beautiful Lincolns, Hummers, Excursions, etc. The limos provided offer great seating with exceptional comfort as well as music and visual entertainment inside. Have drinks with your fellow passengers and ride in elegance and style.

Twin Cities Coaches

Our fleet also contains a number of coach travel options. These coach buses are great for groups and multiple passengers taking tours or heading to an event. They are also great for coordinating shuttle travel and custom transportation options in the twin cities. They can even be used at events and for airport travel with groups of passengers.

The coaches are excellent because they provide the same level of comfort as our elegant and stylish Twin Cities fleet of limousines but accommodates group travel more efficiently. There are still the same options for sound and television as well. RRV has been providing coach and limo coach travel for many years. Check the RRV website to learn more about the entire fleet and range of options for coach bus travel in the Twin Cities metro area.

Twin Cities Trolleys

The old school street car style trolleys that we have in our fleet are some of the most interesting and sought after reservations that we offer. They can be used for onsite transportation at events as well as traveling in the Minneapolis area with your family, friends or co-workers. There are numerous ways to utilize the trolley and have a custom experience among your peers or closest of kin.

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Upcoming Minneapolis Area Events: September 2017

Posted on August 29, 2017 by Chad

MINNEAPOLIS – Find great local Twin Cities events for the month of September in 2017. We curated some of the most interesting events we could find from a variety of local sources on the Internet to provide you with an update on events in the Minneapolis area this upcoming month. There are plenty of great happenings in Minnesota to look out for and we have all the great transportation options in our custom fleet to make your Tour de Twin Cities all the more memorable.

See Garrison Keillor, who is set to turn 75 this year, at the Minnesota State Fair! He will host his famous broadcast variety show.

If shopping is your thing, don’t miss out on this one of a kind sale in the twin cities.  more


Sep 1, 2017 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

The Switch Sale


Showroom is hosting their bi-annual Switch Sale for the end of the summer. Learn more.


Sep 1, 2017 7:45 PM

Minnesota fans of great music can enjoy four days of this great event. Battle of the Bands at Prince’s famous Paisley Park. more

Enjoy country music hits and culture from some of the most influential characters in the genre. Learn more

Gridiiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Minnesota Historical Center
Sept. 24 through Jan. 15

Learn about the history of the gridiron. This is a traveling exhibit and is produced by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. There will be more than 200 rare pro football artifacts and photos, as well as audio-visual exhibits.


A Different Way of Seeing
American Swedish Institute
Aug. 27 through Oct. 30

“A Different Way of Seeing spans more than a century of distinctively Swedish art from 1877 to 1990, highlighting paintings, mixed media and additional works from artists including modernists Lena Cronqvist and Sven ‘X-et’ Erixson. These and other artists paved the way for the groundswell of talent coming out of the Nordic region today. Many had studied in Paris and returned with new skills and avant-garde ideas that fired a commitment to renew Swedish art.  The exhibition is on loan from the acclaimed Sam and Ann Charters Collection of Swedish Art housed at the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, with support from Julie Hohman.”



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Twin Cities Transportation to Events

Posted on July 26, 2017 by Chad

MINNEAPOLIS — Are you looking for transportation to local Twin Cities events? Consider RRV for transportation to concerts, contests, speeches, sports games, festivals, fairs, trade shows, theatre, standup comedy, races, theme parks, museum exhibits, conventions and all sorts of other events that are regular in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The Custom Fleet

Our fleet of custom vehicles includes several options for event attendees including groups. We have Lincoln passenger limos that are great for transportation around the cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding three rings of suburbs in the area. When it comes to limousines, there are many choices available within our fleet. Consider SUV style limos for traveling to events with your friends or family. These limos include elegant and comfortable seating and onboard amenities. Coaches or limo coaches are perfect for larger groups and you can often book multiple vehicles if needed (for very large parties of 20 or more attendees). If you are looking for the perfect transportation options to accompany your entertainment plans. Also consider the RRV trolley style street cars in our fleet, which can also be great additions for onsite transportation at events (we work with event planners in the Twin Cities regularly).

Event Types

There are several types of events that take place throughout the Twin Cities. Some notable mentions are the recent Ryder Cup golf tournament in Chaska, Valleyfair in Shakopee, our brewery or wine vineyard tours with stops at several local brew/wine producers, Minnesota sports teams (Vikings, Twins, Lynx, Timberwolves, Wild, etc.), the SoundSet Hip Hop festival, the Fringe Festival (arts/theatre) or the upcoming X-games extreme summer sports competition. These are just examples of some of the cool events taking place around the Twin Cities. If you’re into science or history, you can visit any number of the local museums. There are also local university sponsored events from the University of Minnesota, Hamline, Concordia, St. Olaf, St. Thomas and many others.

Planning and Coordination

We are experts in planning and coordinating travel and transportation to and from events. If you have guests flying into the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP), then RRV is also a great resource for picking up your guests and transporting them to your destination.

RRV has a friendly and knowledgeable staff that have been working in the limousine, trolley and coach bus transportation business since the early 1990s. Call us or visit us online to learn more.


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Get a Last Minute Limo for Your Wedding in Minneapolis

Posted on July 16, 2017 by Chad

MINNEAPOLIS — Are you a bride or wedding planner and trying to find some last minute transportation for your twin cities wedding? Wedding limos can be quite busy in Minnesota during the warm and hot seasons (at least part of spring and all of summer). Availability can be scarce and it really pays to plan ahead.

RRV can’t guarantee that availability either but it always is worth a call to see if we have a wedding limousine available for your Minneapolis wedding. Sometimes customers cancel or we just might happen to be available for that day and not completely booked.

RRV specializes in providing limos for weddings in the Twin Cities. We have become experts in providing a romantic experience for couples. We have a variety of packages available and we can consult with you to create the best possible experience for your special day. From the theme to the mood of the atmosphere in the vehicle, RRV has thought it through. We can work with you to create a route our tour that covers the romantic destinations that you would like to explore with your significant other.

Finding a last minute limo solution in the Twin Cities certainly isn’t gong to be easy but gibe us a try and see if we have something available for you. Who knows? Maybe we will have something in our massive fleet of vehicles already ready to go just for you. The only way to know for sure is to call us directly or use the form on our website to contact us.

Our fleet includes all sorts of different types of vehicles like our Lincoln stretch limousines and our Hummer and SUV style limousines. We don’t just do  limousines though. We also provide other types of transportations options.

We are known for providing old time style trolley street cars that are sometimes used at weddings and other types of events. Call to see if they are available though if you are looking last minute. These streetcar trolleys are very popular in the Twin Cities and we have become known for these staples of the local area. That is why we have won some awards and recognition as a premier transportation company in the area. If you are looking for group travel for guests, just check into our coach buses or limo coaches.

To see what options you have from RRV for a list minute limo in Minneapolis for your wedding call right away.

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Twin Cities Wedding Limo Company Provides Unique Transportation Service

Posted on April 12, 2017 by Chad

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Are you looking for a wedding limousine company in the Twin Cities that provides a unique transportation service with custom options to make your celebration, ceremony and party a memorable experience? RRV is an award-winning wedding limos provider with unique options for vehicles such as a variety of types of limousines, retro street car trolleys, coach buses and limo coaches to choose from in our magnificent fleet based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


What makes our business unique is that we put a lot of effort into creating the perfect experience for brides, grooms and their guests, including friends and family. We are able to consult with our clients to develop the best custom transportation plan available in the Twin Cities area. Ask any one of the numerous wedding planners and vendors in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. With our large fleet, we can accommodate a wedding theme or create a plan of logistics for numerous transportation types. A transportation plan developed with RRV means you can solve issues of airport travel to/from MSP International Airport. You can shuttle guests from one location to another and you can plan romantic travel as well.


RRV is a locally owned Twin Cities business and provider of wedding limos in Minneapolis and the entire metro area. We have been doing business in the area since the early 1990s and we have steadily improved our service over that time. This is why we have taken home so many awards and received numerous mentions and accolades from various websites, magazines, lists and other outlets. We are also rated very high on review sites such as Yelp! and Google as well as social media pages. Our Facebook page is rated five stars as well. Just read some of those reviews to see how we helped shape unforgettable experiences for brides and grooms across the Twin Cities.

More Info

If you want to learn more about RRV’s custom fleet of limousines, coaches, limo coaches and trolley street cars, visit our website and click on the link for our fleet. There are many options to choose from in the dropdown menus. Learn more about each one and call us to develop a custom transportation plan for your Minneapolis area wedding. You can also find us on Angie’s List. We are an expert at wedding limos and provide customer service that can’t be matched in our region. Call to set up a consultation today.

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Twin Cities Wine Tours

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Chad

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Twin Cities offers wonderful wine tours and we are a premier provider of premium transportation services, specializing in special events and tours in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, including the many sprawling suburbs. Our custom transportation service with a fleet of limousines, coach buses and nostalgic trolleys is among the top providers of special event services in the Twin Cities area and part of our local event experience includes excellent wine tours.

Northern Wine Trail

We have a great map on our website that displays the Northern Wine Trail route and the wine vineyards included in the tour. Those include Chateau Saint Croix in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin; Dancing Dragonfly in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin; Wild Mountain Winery in Taylor Falls, Minnesota; and Wine Haven in Chisago City, Minnesota. To download a copy of the map Click Here.

Chateau St Croix Winery & Vineyard is modeled after European style architecture and features an art gallery, vineyard, carriage house, rural stables, lush gardens, and a pond for fishing. Wines here are crafted from harvests in the local area but many of the grapes and juices are imported from states like California and elsewhere. Many are national and worldwide award winners and competitors.

Dancing Dragonfly Winery is social and family oriented, believing strongly in close-knit comfort and relationship building. Find great conversation there. Their world class facilities are located on 15 acres of grapes that are bred for cold climates like Minneapolis, Minnesota. They produce fine wine from both Midwest and West Coast fruit supplies.

Wild Mountain Winery get their grape supply from the University of Minnesota and a legend in the grape growing game, Elmer Swenson. They are all locally grown grapes. The wine is also produced locally in Minnesota.

WineHaven is a top award-winning winery in the Upper Midwest. They have won more than 120 awards related to winemaking, all within the last decade.

Southern Wine Trail

To download a copy of our Southern Wine Trail Map Click Here.

Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings, MN is the oldest vineyard in Minnesota. Wines are from the Hiawatha Valley vineyard of the Upper Mississippi River.

Cannon River Winery is located in historic downtown Cannon Falls. Wine tastings and guided tours of the winery are available here in the Sogn Valley.

The Mississippi River bluffs is home to the Falconer Vineyards in Redwing, MN. The vineyard and winery is nestled among the hillside valley beauty of local nature. Award winning wines here include Frontenac, Frontenac Gris, La Crescent, Prairie Star, Seyval, and Marquette.

Flower Valley Vineyard and Winery is a 13-year-old family farm run by the Mohn family on nine acres in a valley.


Maiden Rock Winery & Cidery is a family run operation that was originally planned to produce products made from fermented apple juice and other fresh fruit as well as make preserves and baked goods.

Villa Bellezza Winery in Pepin, WI sits along beautiful rivers bluffs as well.

Vino in the Valley provides for outdoor dining to engage with the senses. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and also Sunday afternoons, in May through September feature great wine and a pasta dinner options in the Rush River Valley.

Western Wine Trail 

This tour includes Buffalo Rock Winery in Buffalo, MN; Parley Lake Winery in Waconia, MN; Millner Heritage Vineyard & Winery in Kimball, MN; Schram Vineyards in Waconia; Sovereign Estates in Waconia; and Woodland Hills in Delano, MN. Find more about these wine tours on our website.

Stillwater Wine Trail

This tour includes Northern Vineyards, Domaciny, Luna Rosa and Saint Croix Vineyards.

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Twin Cities – Stuff to do During Ryder Cup Event

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Chad
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Tony Jacklin’s ball from the Ryder Cup

If you are traveling to the Minneapolis area this September to see the Ryder Cup professional golf tournament in the city of Chaska, MN at Hazeltine National Golf Club, then you might be wondering what there is to do in the Twin Cities during the tournament.

Don’t just hole up in a hotel room downtown! Get out and see the city! We can help get you setup with transportation to and from the Ryder Cup golf tournament in Chaska and also coordinate tours and transportation to other attractions throughout the city. Check out this post to get some ideas of what to do during the pro golf event, the 2016 Ryder Cup.

Eats and Drinks Plus Nightlife

Minneapolis and St. Paul have great cuisine options, with everything from bistros and fine dining to street trucks and ethnic diners. There are many different styles of cuisine and many fine restaurants with renowned chefs. Get your reservations while you’re in town. There is also a great nightlife with many options for entertainment including concerts and other shows. The Twin Cities has the greatest number of live theaters in the nation, outside New York.


Minnesota is known for its home base for retail giants like Best Buy, Target and others. We also have the Mall of America, a mega shopping experience complete with a theme park inside the mall that has water rides for the kids.

Arts & Culture

Explore the arts and culture of the cities. From local music to art galleries and community workshops and cooperatives, the cities are sprawling with creative activity! See the sights and experience the sounds, smells and tastes of our great Midwest twin cities. Get a touch of heritage at the many Minnesota museums there are. We also have great sports facilities and much more!

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Minneapolis, MN – Ryder Cup Transportation Update

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Chad
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Ryder Cup Update

The Ryder Cup is almost here ladies and gentlemen! We have a premier service for limousines, trolleys and coaches for transportation to the Ryder Cup in Chaska, Minnesota. The event takes place at Hazeltine National Golf Club, which is a beautifully landscaped professional golf course. The Ryder Cup will feature and host lots of great pro golfers from the ranks of the PGA, the prestigious national Professional Golf Association.

Golf.com announced the tee times for Ryder Cup and we have converted them for you to local Minnesota time:

All Times Central Standard Format (CST)

Friday/Saturday Foursomes (Alternate Shot)

7:35 a.m.: MATCH 1

7:50 a.m.: MATCH 2

8:05 a.m.: MATCH 3

8:20 a.m.: MATCH 4

Friday/Saturday Fourballs (Best Ball)

12:30 p.m.: MATCH 1

12:45 p.m.: MATCH 2

1:00 p.m.: MATCH 3

1:15 p.m.: MATCH 4

Sunday Singles

11:04 a.m.: MATCH 1

11:15 a.m.: MATCH 2

11:26 a.m.: MATCH 3

11:37 a.m.: MATCH 4

11:48 a.m.: MATCH 5

11:59 a.m.: MATCH 6

12:10 p.m.: MATCH 7

12:21 p.m.: MATCH 8

12:32 p.m.: MATCH 9

12:43 p.m.: MATCH 10

12:54 p.m.: MATCH 11

1:05 p.m.: MATCH 12

If you are looking for transportation to this special event in the twin cities via limousine or coach, then give RRV a call to schedule your pickup (arrival) and departure (to and from) the Ryder Cup event in Chaska, MN. Our service is the premier luxury travel service in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Twin Cities metro area. Act fast to reserve your transportation to the event.

While you’re in town, we can help show you around the city of Chaska with a city tour. If you are coordinating for Chaska city tours, then consider our trolley service for groups.

Also, we offer other tours like wine tours, craft beer brewery tours and other tours around the city of Minneapolis. There are many sights to see, sounds to hear and flavors to taste. Call us to learn more

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