There’s a lot to see and do in Middleton, from family-friendly attractions to mouth-watering specialties at local restaurants. But there are a few places and experiences that offer visitors a true taste of this community—here’s a look at some of the things that make our city so uniquely Middleton.
If you haven’t been to the world’s one-and-only mustard museum, it’s time to see what you’ve been missing. The National Mustard Museum, located in downtown Middleton, allows visitors to go on a global tour of this condiment, featuring more than 6,000 mustards from across the world. And don’t miss the fun at National Mustard Day, held annually the first Saturday in August.
Whether it’s your first visit to Middleton or your fifth, the Middleton Trolley is a great way to get around the city. This free trolley follows a half-hour, 13-stop loop which takes visitors to and from hotels, shopping options, restaurants and attractions. Read about some stops you shouldn’t miss the next time you take the trolley.
With more than 80 restaurants, Middleton is home to countless tasty restaurants. But if you’re looking for the real flavor of Middleton, there are a few things that truly stand out. Here’s just a sampling of some the unique tastes of the city:
- World-famous pies at Hubbard Avenue Diner
- Handmade noodles at Taigu Noodles
- Made-from-scratch favorites at Clasen’s European Bakery
- Albanian-American delights at Sofra Family Bistro
Wisconsin has a rich brewing history, and part of that history can be found right here in Middleton. Beer drinkers have been raising a toast to lagers and ales from Capital Brewery since 1986 (the company was founded two years earlier), and Capital has won more than 240 awards at domestic and international competitions.
A gem for outdoor enthusiasts, Pheasant Branch Conservancy is a 550-acre natural space on the north side of Middleton that boasts numerous walking and biking trails.