Locally owned and operated by two women bursting with St. Cloud pride, All Hitched Up proffers private horse-pulled carriage rides steered by carriage operator Teresa Pedley. As horse hooves clop gently down the street, couples can snuggle up and inhale fresh air on a ride through St. Cloud's downtown and along the East Lake Toho shorefront. Patrons who opt for transit to Crabby Bill's must secure a reservation there first before enjoying a 15-minute ride to the lakefront eatery. After dining on mussels, grouper, or other seafood specialties, pairs hop back into the carriage for a leisurely return to their starting point.
Since 1960, Orange Bowl Lanes has facilitated friendly competition on 12 lanes, which cradle the throws of bowlers during open hours seven days a week and the more gutter-hugging curveballs pitched by league bowlers at night. Open until midnight on Monday and Wednesday, Orange Bowl Lanes keeps its doors ajar until 2 a.m. the rest of the week, providing night owls with something to do instead of counting the rhinestones on Orion’s Belt.
Old Town Tavern's chefs create an array of fresh American and Italian fare while diners listen to the rhythms of local bands. Send a single-file line of meatball sliders coated in marinara and provolone or fried dill-pickle chips with ranch dressing down your gullet ($5.95) before handling a classic sandwich, such as the Reuben, an edible tower of corned beef, swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and russian dressing ($8.95). The hand-tossed, 12-inch cheese pizza ($9.95) can be decorated in pepperoni, bacon, and jalapenos (toppings are $1+ each), pasta primavera's penne noodles nestle in roasted garlic, mixed vegetables, parmesan cheese, and extra-virgin olive oil ($11.95), and a trio of fish tacos partner with yellow rice and refried beans ($12.95).