OverviewChicago Weekend Explorers' day trip to Milwaukee shows you the best of Lake Michigan's northern jewel! We depart Chicago for Milwaukee at 9:15 AM, and our itinerary includes: • The Pabst Mansion, a masterpiece of old world charm and grace. • The Milwaukee Public Market, a charming old world market with a rich variety of seafood, spices, wines and cheese from Wisconsin and abroad. • Lakefront Brewery, one of the most fun and informative craft beer tours in the US. • The Milwaukee Art Museum, an award celebration of design and style. What makes Chicago Weekend Explorers unique?Each group is limited to less than 15 people, and we only go to the best destinations. Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and we do our best to create a fun and warm atmosphere!
Departure and Return Point: Chicago's South Loop neighborhood, 5 minutes walking to the Roosevelt Station on the Red, Orange, and Green line trains, near the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium. Garage parking is available nearby, and our departure point is convenient to Michigan Avenue, Chinatown, and the museum campus.Start time: 9:15 AM Attractions visited: Pabst Mansion, Milwaukee Art Museum, Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee Public Market, and one of Milwaukee's iconic restaurants. Our first stop will be the Pabst Mansion, a great example of old world splendor and elegance. Here you will learn about the history of both the Pabst Mansion and the Pabst family, who were among the richest families in America during their heyday.Next is lunch at the Milwaukee Public Market, which has an impressive array of wine bistros, seafood restaurants, spice emporiums, tasty vegan options, Thai, Japanese and Middle Eastern cuisine, local boutique cheese artisans, plus hearty Midwestern fare!After lunch, our journey continues to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Not only is the art amazing and thought provoking, but the building and location are real showstoppers! Come see why this is one of the most photographed museums around!The last tour, the Lakefront Brewery, is one that will leave you laughing and in high spirits! World renowned for their knowledgeable and hilarious guides, the Lakefront Brewery tour is a real winner.No trip to Milwaukee would be complete without dinner at one of Milwaukee's iconic restaurants. From traditional German fare to hip rooftop dining or stylish local favorites with sweeping lakefront views, we make sure to bring you an unforgettable culinary experience.After dinner, we return to our original departure point in Chicago.Mode of transport - 15 passenger vanInclusions: admissions fees at Lakefront Brewery (this tour includes 4 beer samples, they check ID's so bring one with your DOB), Pabst Mansion, and Lakefront Brewery. Coffee and pastry at departure point. Transportation fees. Exclusions: food and beverages during lunch and dinner break. Also excluded are gratuities, which are completely optional.We do not provide hotel pick up or drop off, but with enough advance notice, we can give walking or driving directions.Adult pricing applies to all participants, the US drinking age is 21 and above.Comfortable shoes for walking are highly recommended.Confirmation will be issued at the time of booking.Cancellations received 15 or more days before the tour date will be fully refunded minus a $20 cancellation fee. Cancellations within 14 or fewer days of the tour date will not be refunded. Cancellations go to: firstname.lastname@example.org