Boy and Girl Scout Outings

Tour Overview

Milwaukee Food & City Tours offer tour options perfect for Scouts of all ages and interests. Many of our tours tie in with specific scout badges so that your troop can use this as more than just a fun outing. It can be used an opportunity to move forward in their scout journey, based on specific goals and interests. We would love to show the Milwaukee community to you and your troop.

Have Questions?

Give us a call 414-255-0534 ext 3

Tours That Tie in with Scout Badges

InstaMKE Photo Walk

  • Digital Photography Badge for Juniors
Regular price: $30 per person; Scout price: $10 per person

Explore the city through a new lens on this photographer-led tour! Engaging historic commentary will be accompanied by pro photo tips to help your troop be confident in their abilities. One of the many highlights of the tour is Wisconsin Avenue, which boasts a stunning then-and-now view of Downtown Milwaukee, and the largest display of sculptures in the world known as SculptureMKE. This tour concludes at the Milwaukee lakefront, with the dramatic backdrop of the architecturally innovative Milwaukee Art Museum, its accompanying scenic gardens, and the I-can’t-believe-it’s-not-an-ocean view of Lake Michigan.

Please note – cameras are not provided; you are encouraged to use cell phones or bring cameras for the tour.

  • Offered to the public every Saturday from June – October from 10 am – Noon.
  • Available as a private tour any date/time for 8+ guests.

Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus

  • Celebrating Community badge for Brownies, or any exploration or adventure activity!
Regular price: $35 per person; Scout price: $10 per person
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.
  • 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.

Organize a Field Trip

  • Locavore badge!
Regular price: $60 – $85 per person; Scout price: $35 – $60 per person
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.
  • 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 (based upon availability).

Join a Public Tour

  • Locavore badge!
We frequently see local troops on our public tours! This is a great option, especially for smaller groups.

Favorite Public Tours for Scouts Include

  • Milwaukee Streetcar Tour
  • Burger & Custard Bus Tour
  • Churches & Chocolates Bus Tour
  • Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus Tour
  • Milwaukee’s Pizza Bus Tour
  • Racine Kriss Kringle Bakery Bus Tour

Private Tour FAQs

Yes! Have something else in mind? Tell us what you are looking for and we are happy to develop a custom experience for your group.

We require 8 or more for a private walking or streetcar tour, or 15 or more for a private bus tour. 

The 25% private tour booking fee includes restaurant gratuities, tour guide gratuity, driver gratuity (when applicable), credit card processing fees, and administrative planning time.

No deposit or contract is required. A final head count is due 5 days prior to your tour. Payment in full is due prior to the tour. Once you are ready to book the date, just let us know and we’ll put the reservation in the books for you.

Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus Tour

"My troop had a great time on the Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus. They enjoyed sampling treats and were happy to take samples home. My own daughters still recognize the various bakeries as we drive past today."

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We Want to Make it as Easy as Possible

We do not ask for a deposit or signed contract, who else can say that? Just follow these three easy steps.

  1. Fill out our tour request form below with as many details as possible.
  2. We will contact you to confirm your booking. At this time, we ask you provide your tentative head count so we can confirm reservations with your selected locations.
  3. Five days prior to your tour date we will need a final head count, list of any allergies or dietary restrictions, and payment via credit card or check. Payment (cash, check, credit card) is due by the beginning of the tour.
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Have Questions?

Give us a call 414-255-0534 ext 6.

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