The FREE Middleton Trolley is a great way to discover everything that Middleton has to offer. This trolley runs daily throughout the city, with more than a dozen stops at hotels and great shopping and dining options. Here are just a few places you should check out via this convenient public transit option.
First, a few things to know:
- The trolley is FREE
- The trolley picks up passengers at Middleton’s hotels and follows a 30-minute, 13-stop loop.
- The trolley closed for the 2019 season on Dec. 21. The trolley will resume March 31-Oct. 31, 2020, with the following schedule:
Tuesday-Friday: 5:30-10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
- It’s free!
Find more information about the trolley, including a map of stops, here.
Stop #1: Capital Brewery
Sip back and relax at Middleton’s award-winning Capital Brewery, which has been crafting delicious lagers and ales for more than 30 years. Enjoy the lovely weather (and live music!) at their outdoor Bier Garten or take a tour on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Stop #4: Greenway Station
This stop at the Hilton Garden Inn Madison West/Middleton drops riders off at Greenway Station, a 51-acre lifestyle center that’s home to great retailers and restaurants. Fill up your shopping bags at stores like Pendleton, J. Jill and Marshalls, or grab a bite at Tanner’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill or Fuji Sushi & Hibachi.
Stop #11: University Avenue and Stop #12: Branch Street
Need to pick up some essentials for your stay in Middleton? Stop #11 will take you to the Willy St. Co-op, where you can find great natural, organic and locally produced foods. (Next door is a great place to take the kids: I’m Board! Games & Family Fun.) At Stop #12 on Branch Street, you’ll find a Walgreens, as well as specialty shopping like Wheel & Sprocket.
Stop #13: Hubbard Avenue at Parmenter Street
Stroll through downtown Middleton after departing at this stop on the trolley route. (Stop #10 drops riders off a block away on Parmenter Street as well.) Discover shopping at stores like Journeyman and The Regal Find, visit unique attractions like the National Mustard Museum, and find a tasty meal at Longtable Beer Café, Louisianne’s or The Village Green Bar & Grill (and don’t forget the world-famous pie at Hubbard Avenue Diner!)