Milwaukee City Tour

Great Overview of the City

Most Complete Milwaukee Tour

Learn About the History, the Architecture, & the Beer

Discover Milwaukee Like a Local

This tour provides an all-encompassing overview of Milwaukee for first-time visitors and longtime residents alike. Get a local’s perspective and become acquainted with all the diverse neighborhoods and must-visit attractions in a single morning or afternoon. This experience highlights all of the top sights of Milwaukee with comfortable bus transportation, allowing us to cover more ground!

Tour Highlights

Our tours run at a relaxed pace with stops every 10-15 minutes to explore, stretch, take photos, and uncover a new area of the city.

Comfortable, 14-seat passenger van with heating and air conditioning allows us to move around the city with ease, hitting all the major stops.

Comedic, local guide who is looking forward to sharing his home town’s history and modern vibrancy with you, and might just make you laugh in the process.

From downtown to the Museum Mile, through Lake Park, the Water Tower District, and much more. We will see it all!

Every tour is private to ensure a safe and personalized experience for all.

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Trip Details

Trip Details

Price

$35 per person


Departure time

10:00 am & 12:15 pm


Meeting point

We meet in front of Milwaukee’s City Hall located at 200 East Wells Street, the intersection of East Wells and Water Street. Look for the large gold sculpture.


Availability

7 days a week, year-round


Duration

2 hours


Group size

Min 2, max 14


Difficulty

Walking involved in this tour is minimal and also optional. Our comfortable coach ensures that guests with mobility issues can also see all the Milwaukee sites!


Included

  • Historic and modern view of the city from a local’s perspective
  • Transportation to all stops along the tour
  • Numerous stops for photo opportunities
  • A friendly guide to answer any questions you may have!

Not included

  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Parking

What to bring

  • Water
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • A sense of humor

About your guide

A Milwaukee local who is excited to share the history and local brews of his home with you!

Tour Overview
Thumbs up by a group of touists next to the river in Milwaukee

Our tour begins in historic downtown Milwaukee. We’ll view the stately City Hall building, completed in 1895, and the landmark Pabst Theater,(opens in a new tab) as we make our way down to the water. We will walk along the river and might even catch a glimpse of a bronze casting of a 70’s TV hero. As we start our driving portion of the tour, you will learn about Milwaukee’s history. From Native Americans to the French fur traders who founded the modern city, it is an interesting past. From our mini-coach, we’ll see Sculpture Milwaukee,(opens in a new tab) an outdoor exhibition that includes art from around the world!

Heading back north towards our first stop, we will pass Milwaukee’s Museum Mile(opens in a new tab) on the trendy East Side. As you drive, your guide will point out Brady Street,(opens in a new tab) a unique neighborhood filled with bars, restaurants, and local shops. Our first stop is at the Black Cat Alley,(opens in a new tab) Milwaukee’s premier street art gallery. Back in the coach, we will enter the exclusive Water Tower District. Here, we’ll glimpse the homes of the beer barons and industrialists, including a house designed by Wisconsin’s own Frank Llyod Wright.

Our next stop comes at the North Point Lighthouse in Milwaukee’s expansive Lake Park. Take in the sweeping views of Lake Michigan as we drive along the lakeshore towards the Milwaukee Art Museum.(opens in a new tab) At the museum, we’ll have the opportunity to stretch our legs, use the restroom, and explore the atrium. The Milwaukee Art Museum, one of America’s largest museums, was featured in multiple Hollywood hits, including Bridesmaids!

Moving along, we will pass the Henry Maier Festival Grounds and the revitalized Third Ward. This former industrial district has come to life with restaurants, theaters, and the Milwaukee Public Market.(opens in a new tab) Our next stop is at a creamery in Walker’s Point. We’ll have the opportunity to sample and purchase cheeses from America’s Dairyland. Don’t worry, we have a cooler in the coach that will keep your purchases nice and chilled until the end of the tour.

Heading back downtown, we’ll pass the iconic Pabst Brewing Company and Fiserv Forum Arena,(opens in a new tab) home of the Milwaukee Bucks.(opens in a new tab) Full of history, photos, and laughs, we make our way back to City Hall to conclude our tour and set you out to explore Milwaukee on your own.

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