Madison City Tours and Tour Services
Madison, Wisconsin offers many sightseeing treasures to the curious visitor. With a tour customized to your interests and needs, you'll have the opportunity to take a closer and more in-depth look at our vibrant city and its surrounding environments. Whether you're a tourist, re-locator or an executive recruit, discover why Madison ranks high on everybody's short list for the nation's most livable city in its size category.
Select a tour topic of interest to you or create your own customized tour. Custom walking and van tours for small groups of 1-5 persons are available. Step-on services too. Call (608) 561-2616 for information and to schedule a tour.
Madison City Tours LLC is the only sightseeing company specifically serving Madison and South Central Wisconsin.
Tours are led by long-time resident and ITMI certified Tour Director, March Schweitzer. A Washington DC certified guide, Frank Lloyd Wright docent and local area historian, March gives national and international tours in addition to her Madison area tours.
YEAR-ROUND CHARGES FOR MADISON HIGHLIGHTS TOURS:
Groups of 1 to 6 – Group fee is $125 plus tax.
$25 each additional group member plus tax.
CHARGES FOR IN-DEPTH TOURS AND TOURS WITH PICK-UP AND DROP OFF SERVICES:
Group fee is $65 an hour plus tax for groups up to 6 passengers, 2-hour minimum. Entrance fees to some sites are extra.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S MADISON TOUR
$65 an hour up to $400, 2 hour minimum, up to 6 guests
CHARGES FOR SEASONAL AND SPECIALTY TOURS
The charge for special tours is $65 an hour, 2-hour minimum plus tax of 5.5% for up to 6 guests. There is a maximum charge of $400 a day. If a proposed tour involves travel outside the city or significant research, additional fees may apply.
CHARGES FOR GROUP TOUR SERVICES
Step-On Guide services are $80 an hour, 1.5 hour minimum, up to a maximum of $400 maximum daily charge. Itinerary development is generally provided at no additional cost to you.
Tour Options include:
Madison City Tour - See Madison's most significant buildings at your own pace. Have a personally-conducted tour of our beautiful Beaux Arts State Capitol designated an Historical Landmark in 2001, the Cesar Pelli-designed Overture Center for the Performing Arts, Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace Convention Center, the University of Wisconsin's extraordinary lakeside campus and other important landmarks. Walk or ride, you choose.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Madison - This up-close and personal guided tour includes visits to Monona Terrace and the First Unitarian Society. See other FLLW-area private residences as well as other local buildings with a connection to this famous and colorful local architect for whom longtime residents hold a love-hate relationship (and learn why)!
Historic Madison - Mansion Hill and its impressive collection of picturesque 1850's sandstone period revival homes, Indian mounds, Civil War guardhouse and Confederate cemetery are among the sights of this tour recounting the colorful history of Madison.
Brewery, Winery, Local Cheese Factories or Farm Tours - If you're looking for a fun-filled tour of local area breweries or wineries or have a fascination for farms and Wisconsin's 600 artisan cheeses, Madison City Tours can craft a specialty tour for you.
Other Popular Tours - Seasonal Botanical Tour; South Central WI Treasures and Trinkets, Ethnic Tours all available.