Taste local, fresh food and learn about the Monroe Street/Vilas neighborhood history, architecture and culture. The tour includes meal-like portions. Let our friendly, energetic guides show an insider's view of this charming neighborhood.
Cultural insights and historic treasures
*Stand next to a 2000 year-old Native American effigy mound. *Learn the connection between UW-Football and the Civil War *View charming homes with varying architectural styles (Victorian, Queen Anne, Tutor, and the elusive bungalow) *Learn what they grow in the Henry Vilas Zoo garden. Madison Animals like locally-grown, fresh produce too!
Tour Information When: Sunday Time: 12:30pm -3:30pm Where: Monroe Street Vilas Neighborhood Meeting Place: Orange Tree Imports How long: The food tour will last approximately 3 hours and covers 1.5 miles with some stairs. Who: The tour is designed for adults of all fitness levels. Young adults and children are welcome at the discretion of the parents. How much: $43 per ticket. What to wear: Comfortable shoes and casual clothing. How much food is served on the tours: Our tour includes 4-6 tasting locations. For most people, it is enough for a meal. Weather conditions: Food tours will take place rain or shine- tours may be rescheduled based on severe conditions How to Purchase Tickets: Advanced tickets are required. You may purchase tickets by calling 1-800-838-3006 or via the internet at Brown Paper Tickets
Tour begins at Orange Tree Imports (View)
1721 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711