Streetcar History Tour
Join us to explore Milwaukee like you've never seen it before! You will ride The Hop, Milwaukee’s streetcar, together with your tour guide to hear historical commentary about each of the neighborhoods that we travel through. During our 90 minutes together, we will exit the streetcar twice so that we can embark on brief walking tours to explore the Cathedral Square and Historic Third Ward neighborhoods. Of course, how would we not stop in the Historic Third Ward for a complimentary treat perfect for your sweet tooth?
Included in the per person price, attendees will experience:
A fully narrated tour of downtown Milwaukee while traveling on The Hop, Milwaukee’s streetcar.
A sweet ending with a small dessert from one of our favorite spots found on The Hop streetcar route.
Narrated and guided tour fun
- WHEN: Tour operates most Tuesday and Thursdays during the summer; available for private tours anytime
DURATION: 90 minutes dependent on the pace of the group and promptness of the streetcar
NOTATIONS: We will be riding public streetcar transit, The Hop, during our tour. Seating may be limited / standing may be required. We advise guests to be prepared for the weather of the day and wear comfortable shoes as we will be walking from the streetcar stations to restaurants multiple times during the tour. In the event of a delay on The Hop, the tour itinerary or mode of transportation may be adjusted mid-tour to accommodate for public transit delays.
LOCATION: This tour takes place in downtown Milwaukee. Exact meeting spot and parking suggestions will be provided upon ticket purchase.
ACCESSIBILITY: This tour has slightly more than 1 mile of walking.
On our signature guided walking tour that started it all, we stroll through the fashionable East Side neighborhood of Brady Street – the ethnic district that was settled by Italian and Polish immigrants. Along the way, we’ll enjoy delicious tastings at authentic Italian eateries, as well as at several newer establishments that revitalized this community. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Sure, you can explore The Hop on your own, but why not let one of our our expert tour guides show you some history with a side of some delicious small bites! Locals and visitors alike can join us as we hop on Milwaukee's streetcar to explore the city’s restaurant scene along the route. During the fully narrated tour, we'll see some downtown landmarks while we ride the streetcar and we’ll visit 3 restaurants and eateries to enjoy a meal complete with appetizers, entree, drink and dessert. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Beginning in 2019, our famous Bloody Mary Brunch tour explores Milwaukee’s brunch and bloodies scene via The Hop, Milwaukee’s new streetcar. Join us on a Sunday morning for our very popular and fun brunch tour complete with fabulous food, drinks, history, and newfound friends. Enjoy three, half-sized Bloody Mary's and brunch items along the way. Drink substitutions are available for those interested in non-Bloody Mary options. Offered Sunday mornings for public tours; available other days/times for private tours of 8 or more. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Eat, drink and schlemiel, schlimazel your way into an authentic German restaurant as well as newer establishments along the RiverWalk. We'll tell you the story of this German-settled area and visit a variety of dining stops to taste cheese, sausage, beer, sauerbraten, and more. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Discover the lively, revitalized Historic Third Ward and sample a wide range of modern cuisines. This tour walks to five restaurants throughout the Ward, talking you along the Riverwalk and down Broadway Street. You will not only savor the food tastings, you’ll also enjoy a taste of life in this culturally rich and entertaining district. The Third Ward is home to numerous art galleries and specialty stores. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Savor the flavors in the heart of the Village of Wauwatosa, a pedestrian-friendly area reminiscent of some of the great villages of Europe. This tour visits a variety of modern, stylish restaurants including French, Belgian and Italian cuisine. Saturday morning tours include a visit to the popular Tosa Farmers Market for samples and a chance to meet the vendors. CLICK TO VIEW MORE DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Enjoy the ambiance of Cedarburg, renowned as a small town getaway, and learn the story behind this historic community. Discover many bakeries, candy shops, a winery and a brewery for lots of sweet samples, historic commentary and shopping time on this guided walk. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Join us as we search for the most historic pies and tomato goodness with visits to three pizzerias and a gelato shop on the Milwaukee Pizza Bus. Pizza trivia and Milwaukee history shared in route via bus to show off the city too! CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Similar to the Milwaukee Pizza Bus, we visit not one, not two, BUT three pizzerias for a delicious time to sample a variety of unique tastes that they each offer. And, save room for dessert - our excursion concludes with a divine scoop of gelato! CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Celebrate Milwaukee's Latino culture with our Tacos & Tequila Tour! You may already know the restaurants of Milwaukee's Latin Quarter, but allow us to showcase the hidden gems of the neighborhood! Allow us to showcase the hidden gems of the community with stops at 3 authentic restaurants for tacos, tamales and fajitas, each stop paired with a half-sized margarita or tequila-infused drink. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS