Milwaukee Food & City Tours offers tour options perfect for Scouts of all ages and interests. We would love to have you on tour with us so that we can show the Milwaukee community to you and your troop!
This 2-hour walking tour is led by a professional photographer that not only provides historical narratives about the Historic Third Ward and downtown Milwaukee but also provides photography tips along the way. Cameras are not provided; attendees may want to use parent cell phones, disposable camera, or family camera on the tour.
Regular price: $20 per person; Scout price: $10 per person
Offered to the public every Saturday from June – October from 10 am – Noon.
Available as a private tour any date/time for 8+ guests.
Ties nicely to the Digital Photography badge for Juniors!
Scouts photo bombing a bride (and Girl Scout alumna herself) during a Milwaukee Photo Walk in the Historic Third Ward.
Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus
This bus tour shows the key neighborhoods of downtown Milwaukee as your tour guide narrates about the history of our city. Tour with roundtrip transportation lasts 1 hour, or you may “hop off” and explore a spot such as the Milwaukee Public Market to get a treat on your own to make it a longer experience for the troop.
Regular price: $35 per person; Scout price: $10 per person
Offered to the public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May – mid November with departures at 10 am, 11 am, Noon, 1 pm and 2 pm from the Hilton City Center.
Not available as a private tour with the discounted price.
Ties nicely to the Celebrating Community badge for Brownies, or any exploration or adventure activity!
German exchange student exploring Milwaukee with their host family on the Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus Tour in downtown Milwaukee.
Organize a Field Trip
Learn about the history of Milwaukee through one of our field trip offerings! We offer an Italian & German field trip on Brady Street & Old World 3rd Street, a French in Milwaukee tour, a Latinos of Milwaukee tour, and a Civil Rights & Black History in Milwaukee tour. Each is a 3 – 4 hour tour and includes lunch as well as cultural experiences and meeting business owners within the chosen focus community. Itinerary details HERE
Regular price: $55 per person; Scout price: $35 per person
Offered as a private tour for groups of 15 or more.
Transportation is not included in pricing – groups need to arrange for bus transportation for the tour or can rent our bus for $300 (based upon availability).
Ties nicely to the Locavore badge!
Students enjoying a rooftop view of Milwaukee during a Latinos of Milwaukee field trip.
Join a Public Tour
We frequently see local troops on our public tours! This is a great option, especially for smaller groups, and ties nicely to the Locavore badge.
Ideal tours include:
Scouts enjoying 5 – 7 bakery stops and treats during our public Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus
To Make a Reservation
For private groups, or to set up a meet-and-greet for your troop with our founder, Theresa (Dodson) Nemetz, to learn more about her path from Brownie to woman entrepreneur, please email email@example.com or call 262-853-5239.
Theresa (Dodson) Nemetz, founder of Milwaukee Food & City Tours, circa 1982 taking the Girl Scout Promise: On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law.