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Walking Food Tour in Downtown Madison

The tour begins at 12:00pm at the first tasting location, The Great Dane. Food and beer samples will be provided as guests learn about the history of the restaurant and bratwurst in Wisconsin. From there the group will casually walk towards the next tasting location, stopping to talk about 2 architectural points and the creation of Madison by James Doty. Once arriving at the second stop, Gotham Bagels, guests will sample and hear about the only NYC style bagel shop in Madison that has been family owned and operated since 2007. Continuing on the walk around the Capitol Square area we stop to talk about the impressive Dane County Farmer's Market and the busting State Street, which is where the third and fourth tastings take place. Sampling Mackinac Island style fudge at Kilwins and deep fried cheese curds at Wisconsin Brewing Tap Haus. From there the tour hears the controversial story behind Madison's first skyscraper and takes a sneak peek inside the beautiful Capitol. The tour ends at a swanky burger joint, DLUX, where the guests get to sample delicious milkshakes made from Wisconsin ice cream, the perfect end cap for a Wisconsin food tour.

$149 Tours & Sightseeing

Self-Guided Wisconsin Canoe Expedition: 35 Miles

Go on an adventurous self guided expedition that will allow you to get in touch with nature through a canoe paddle on the Wisconsin River. This local operator will put you and your canoe in at the appropriate length on the river at Spring Green and the rest will be up to you. Enjoy your leisurely paddle down the river to your destination and make sure to stop on the way, this self guided adventure can take up to two days. Your journey will end when you arrive at the local town of Boscobel, where your car will be parked from your drive out.Gear included in this package includes: • Two person canoe • Two person tent • Two person comfort package (two sleep mats, two seat backs, one dry bag, one bundle of wood) • Two carbon fiber paddles • Two canpanionsGear recommended for you to bring on this trip that is not included: • Sunscreen, sunglasses, wide brim hat, long sleeve shirt and pants, sleeping bag, pillow, change of clothes, backpacking stove, pot/pan, cooking utilsils, food / cooler, scouring pad, table, chair, insect repellant, jacket, cap

$190 Tours & Sightseeing

Self-Guided Wisconsin Canoe Expedition: 60 Miles

Go on an adventurous self guided expedition that will allow you to get in touch with nature through a canoe paddle on the Wisconsin River. This local operator will put you and your canoe in at your launch location after checking in at the Sauk City central offices. After a safety briefing and adventure instruction, you will be brought to the starting drop location on the Wisconsin River. Enjoy your leisurely paddle down the river to your destination and make sure to stop on the way, this self guided adventure can take multiple days. Please be Aware: There's a nude beach seven miles into your trip that is located across from Ferry Bluff and is river left. You will be ticketed by the DNR if you stop at the beach by watercraft on a weekday. You may stop at the nude beach via watercraft if it is a weekend. There is no camping one mile up and one mile down river from the beach, period. There are usually small yellow signs posted on sandbars that are within the two mile stretch, but not necessarily visible due to vegetation or pranksters. You could be ticketed and will be asked to pull your camp and move on by the DNR regardless of the time of day/night. If you stay river right when you near Ferry Bluff you’ll most likely glide right by the beach and not even realize it’s there. This local operator sends around 3,000 people past the beach every year and have had no issues, but if you're looking to avoid the nude beach all together please consider pulling out at the Mazomaniee boat landing or paddling out of our Boscobel location (can be arranged after booking). Please bring an extra set of car keys. While you're on the river the local operator will arrange to get your vehicle moved 60 miles down river to Boscobel. This way when you finish your trip your vehicle will be waiting for you and you can be on your way home that much quicker. Gear included in this package includes: Two person canoe Two person tent Two person comfort package (two sleep mats, two seat backs, one dry bag, one bundle of wood) Two upgraded canoe paddles Two canpanions Gear recommended for you to bring on this trip that is not included: Sunscreen, sunglasses, wide brim hat, long sleeve shirt and pants, sleeping bag, pillow, change of clothes, backpacking stove, pot/pan, cooking utilsils, food / cooler, scouring pad, table, chair, insect repellant, jacket, cap

$262.50 Tours & Sightseeing

Self-Guided Wisconsin Canoe Expedition: 92 Miles

Go on an adventurous self guided expedition that will allow you to get in touch with nature through a canoe paddle on the Wisconsin River. This local operator will put you and your canoe in at your launch location after checking in at the Sauk City central offices. After a safety briefing and adventure instruction, you will be brought to the starting drop location on the Wisconsin River. Enjoy your leisurely paddle down the river to your destination and make sure to stop on the way, this self guided adventure can take multiple days.Please be Aware: There's a nude beach seven miles into your trip that is located across from Ferry Bluff and is river left. You will be ticketed by the DNR if you stop at the beach by watercraft on a weekday. You may stop at the nude beach via watercraft if it is a weekend. There is no camping one mile up and one mile down river from the beach, period. There are usually small yellow signs posted on sandbars that are within the two mile stretch, but not necessarily visible due to vegetation or pranksters. You could be ticketed and will be asked to pull your camp and move on by the DNR regardless of the time of day/night. If you stay river right when you near Ferry Bluff you’ll most likely glide right by the beach and not even realize it’s there. This local operator sends around 3,000 people past the beach every year and have had no issues, but if you're looking to avoid the nude beach all together please consider pulling out at the Mazomaniee boat landing or paddling out of our Boscobel location (can be arranged after booking).Your local tour operator will stay in touch with you while on the river and accommodate you rarrival time as best as possible. It is highly encouraged you to bring an extra set of keys for your vehicle, while you're on the river they will move your car from Sauk City 60 miles down river to Boscobel. At the conclusion of your trip they'll pick you up at Wyalusing Beach and shuttle you 31 miles up river to Boscobel and your car.Gear included in this package includes: Two person canoe Two person tent Two person comfort package (two sleep mats, two seat backs, one dry bag, one bundle of wood) Two upgraded canoe paddles Two canpanionsGear recommended for you to bring on this trip that is not included: Sunscreen, sunglasses, wide brim hat, long sleeve shirt and pants, sleeping bag, pillow, change of clothes, backpacking stove, pot/pan, cooking utilsils, food / cooler, scouring pad, table, chair, insect repellant, jacket, cap

$39.99 Tours & Sightseeing

Madison Puzzling Adventure

Choose your own start time and embark on your adventure. With your smartphone as your guide, go on a brain-teasing and educational walking tour of your chosen neighborhood. Visit a series of locations and answer the questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. There is no need to race as quickly as possible from start to finish. Part of the fun is enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the tour. Before heading to your next location, you’ll have time to eat, drink, enjoy the sights, and use the bathroom while the game clock is not running. You’re only timed on your travel and puzzles. At the end of your adventure, see your rank based on a combination of your answers to the questions and game clock time.

$10 Outdoor Activities

Crazy Dash Walking Adventure - Madison, WI

Using your smartphone, you'll be given an app to download and a starting location. Once you arrive at the starting location, you'll send a text to check in and get your game setup on the app.From your starting location, the app will lead you to 10 checkpoints around the city to answer questions and complete crazy tasks. Once you've completed all 10 checkpoints, you'll come back to your starting location to finish the game. The objective of the Crazy Dash is to have a blast with your friends and family, explore the city, learn a little, answer questions about your checkpoints, and complete crazy challenges.