Can’t-miss stops on the Middleton Trolley

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Middleton trolley has been suspended. Please check back here for updates on when it will return.


The FREE Middleton Trolley is a great way to discover everything that Middleton has to offer. This trolley runs Tuesday-Saturday throughout the city, with 13 stops at hotels, shopping and dining locations. 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 through downtown and to a local grocery
  • The 2020 season will be announced soon! Check back later! These will be the run times when those dates are announced:
    Tuesday-Friday: 5:30-10:30 p.m.
    Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Find more information about the trolley, including a map of stops, here.


Sit 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.


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 PendletonJ. Jill and Marshalls, or grab a bite at Tanner’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill or Fuji Sushi & Hibachi.

STOP 12: Willy Street Co-op

Need to pick up some essentials for your stay in Middleton? Stop 12 will take you to the Willy St. Co-op, where you can find great natural, organic and locally produced foods. Next door to Willy Street are Middleton Sport Bowl, Domino’s Pizza, Amber Indian Cuisine, Jimmy John’s, Tabby & Jack’s Pet Supplies, and a great place to take the kids, I’m Board! Games & Family Fun.

STOP 11 and 13: PARMENTER STREET and Hubbard avenue

Stroll through downtown Middleton after departing at Stop 11, in front of the Free House Pub, and Stop 13, on the corner of Parmenter and Hubbard. These stops are at the heart of downtown, easy walking distance to Middleton Center with stores like Fontaine Home and  Journeyman, to name a few. Also find more shopping and dining options throughout downtown, like The Regal Find, John/Christine Designs, and Chauette Fashion and Home. Visit unique attractions like the National Mustard Museum, and find a tasty meal at Longtable Beer Cafe, Louisianne’s or The Village Green Bar & Grill — and don’t forget the world-famous pie at Hubbard Avenue Diner!

Middleton has more than 80 restaurants and cafés, as well as 60 shopping locations. To read more, scroll through our menu options! Or, view or order a free copy of our Visitors Guide (complete with descriptions of all the dining options!) here.


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