A horse-drawn carriage allows you to experience the antique joy of being moved by a real, living creature, like being tied to a grazing antelope or getting a piggyback ride from a Jell-O mold. Tether your travels to a gentle beast with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get a 30-minute horse-and-carriage ride with Milwaukee Coach and Carriage in downtown Milwaukee (a $50 value).
Milwaukee Coach and Carriage ferries passengers about the scenic vistas of downtown Milwaukee in romantic, equine-driven style and comfort. The friendly, professional drivers and city-acclimated horses provide smooth street sailing among the hustle and bustle of a modern metropolis, with rides starting at the Pfister, Hyatt, and InterContinental hotels and traveling down Water Street and Mason Street, as you take in the sights of Cathedral Park. The stately rhythm of the horse's gait, coupled with the beauty of the city at dusk, make rides the perfect prologue to a romantic evening or an ideal epilogue following elevation to the British Peerage. Rides start at 6 p.m. on weekdays and 5 p.m. on weekends and are available until 10 p.m.
There are not many online reviews for Milwaukee Coach and Carriage, but there are testimonials on their website:
Milwaukee Coach and Carriage
Dogs may be man's best friend, but having a horse show up at your wedding is more likely to impress. Milwaukee Coach and Carriage arranges such romantic gestures with its fleet of well-mannered equines and spacious coaches. Its custom wagon rides wend to and from marriage ceremonies as well as birthday parties, grand openings, and other special events, imbuing passengers’ evenings with timeless flair and romance.
For a more casual trot around the city, Milwaukee Coach and Carriage also leads 30- or 60-minute tours of downtown, rolling past popular landmarks to create a memorable date without getting involved in a high-speed chase. Each wagon holds up to four adults and two children total, though 12-person wagons are available for larger groups.
228 E National Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204