Come discover the food and history of Madison, a unique place a governor once called "77 square miles surrounded by reality." This guided food tour allows you to explore downtown with ease and enjoy 5 to 7 unique food stops. Whether you are a native Madisonian, new to the city, or just visiting, this tour is a one-of-a-kind way to experience the heart of the city and visit Madison’s main attractions including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Monona Terrace, the State Capitol, State Street and the UW-Madison Memorial Union.
Experience Madison's farmers market-to-table food scene
Explore the state capitol building, the only one on an Isthmus
Examine world-famous architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright and Cesar Pelli
Enjoy scenic views of two of our beautiful lakes
Stroll down State Street with its eclectic shops
Hang out with students and alumni at the Union Terrace on the shores of Lake Mendota
And mostly importantly, learn about fun, quirky spots to explore on your own!
Happy Hour Tours-$30
These tours will leave your mind enlightened, if not a little bit buzzed!
Stay tuned for the 2020 Happy Hour Tour!
Previous tours include...
Capitol Classics: Sample appetizers and cocktails while hearing historical tidbits. Includes an old-fashioned in Madison's oldest bar! (Or is it?)
Up High Happy Hour: Look down on Madison with a drink in your hand at three different locations, elevators and stairs included.
Utflukt Happy Hour (and a Half): Discover downtown Madison's Scandinavian past, with three stops. No lutefisk will be served.
Custom Private and Group Tours
Choose from any of our public tours, such as Lake to Lake or a Happy Hour Tour, or create your own! We can guide groups from 2 to 60+ on foot or on your bus, and are happy to work with your schedule and food cravings. We've hosted groups of every type - from bachelorette parties to groups of co-workers to a busload of beer-loving Masons.
Consider our Monroe Street Brunch, which features independent restaurants in a lovely historic neighborhood, complete with Native American Effigy Mounds and Belgian beer. Or, plan a trip to Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin in Spring Green and we will give you a preview of Wright's projects in Madison. Happy Hour Tours come in many flavors: Classic, Scandinavian, or Drinks with a View. Sunsets may be included. (Prices vary, contact us!)