Three Days in the Good Neighbor City
When you’re in Middleton, you’re In the Middle Of It All! Minutes from Madison, Middleton offers motorcoach-friendly hotels and dining options, as well as outstanding group activities and attractions. Here’s a suggested three-day sample itinerary that takes you to just a few of Middleton’s motorcoach options.
Day 1: Downtown Shopping, Tasty Treats & Brews
Morning: Start your day exploring downtown Middleton’s charming shops, including group favorite Happy Pastime, home to Wisconsin’s largest display of Hummel figurines.
Midday: Stop by Clasen’s European Bakery for a treat and a tour of the family-owned operation which produces more than 300 tasty specialties.
Afternoon: The perfect way to top off your day is a tour of the world-renowned Capital Brewery, creator of award-winning German lagers brewed to the highest standards.
Day 2: Greenway Station, History & Wine Tasting
Morning: Discover a whole new shopping experience at Middleton’s chic Greenway Station, featuring a huge variety of shops and retailers, landscaped walkways and a number of restaurants that can accommodate motorcoach groups.
Midday: Take a step into the past at the Middleton Historical Museum. Housed in an 1867 landmark, the museum tells the story of Middleton’s earliest settlers through exhibits and artifacts.
Afternoon: We’ll end our day with a wine tasting at the Blue Spoon Café, offering an excellent selection of wines and a knowledgeable staff.
Day 3: Mustard, Gardens & Orchids
Morning: Tour the one-and-only Mustard Museum, the international mustard mecca. You’ll love this fun and fascinating tour through the universe of mustard. See more than 5,000 jars, bottles and tubes from all 50 states and more than 60 countries.
Midday: Explore the Bruce Company and browse one of the largest year-round garden centers in the region. Known for unique garden accessories and gifts for green thumbs and birders, the Bruce Company also features an expansive section of traditional collectibles, unique ornaments and the finest in winter holidays home décor. Starting in November, see their fantastic lighting display and walk amid a dazzling holiday tree promenade.
Afternoon: Now that you’re in the gardening mood, we’ll head to Orchids Garden Centre and Nursery, where you’ll learn about one of nature’s most beautiful creations—the orchid. You’ll have a chance to buy one of these rare and wonderful plants—the perfect souvenir to remind you of your trip to Middleton.
That’s just a few of the unique activities and attractions you’ll find in Middleton. Plan your own Middleton motorcoach tour today!
Need even more reasons to visit Middleton?
Surrounded by some of the region’s top motorcoach attractions, Middleton is the ideal overnight stop or home-base when visiting these nearby attractions:
- House on the Rock – Just an hour west on Hwy 18/151
- Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesen – Just 30 miles west of Middleton on Hwy 14
- Circus World Museum & Devil’s Lake State Park – Less than an hour north on Hwy 12
- Downtown Madison, State Street, State Capital, Camp Randall & University of Wisconsin Campus – Just a 10 minute drive along University Avenue!