Milwaukee Wisconsin is located on Lake Michigan and home to many festivals and events including Summerfest, the world’s largest music festival. Other summer festivals include Irish Fest, Festa Italiana, Mexican Fiesta, PrideFest and more, all located at Henry Maier Festival Park in downtown Milwaukee. Known for great festivals, great beer and great people, Milwaukee offers an endless amount of things to do!
The Historic Third Ward is known for boutique shops and unique art galleries and is home to the Milwaukee Public Market, bursting with high-quality produce and freshly-prepared foods including cheeses, soups, seafood, chocolate and wines. Historic Milwaukee walking tours showcase Milwaukee’s historical and architectural heritage. brewery tour.
Hoping to tour one of Milwaukee’s breweries? Try Sprecher Brewery with daily tours that finish with oom-pa music and samples of their award-winning beers and gourmet sodas. Lakefront Brewery has become a Milwaukee landmark along the river—be sure to sample the Wheat Monkey brew!
Milwaukee’s Lakefront and Riverwalk District
There are many things to do along lakefront year-round, but things really heat up in the summer! Bradford Beach is the center of activity with concerts, family days, volleyball leagues, and a beach hut. A number of boat cruises showcase Milwaukee’s river and harbor, including Edelweiss Boats and the Milwaukee Boat Line. The S/V Denis Sullivan is a 137-ft three masted top sail schooner that sets sail twice a day during season and stands as flagship for the United Nations Environment Program. Fat Cat Catamaran provides 2 hour tours of the lakefront.
The War Memorial Center provides stunning view of the lake while standing as a memorial to those who died in WWII. Veterans Park is also a favorite kite-flying venue and home to Gift of Wings.
Milwaukee’s Nature and Outdoors
The Milwaukee County Park system includes golf courses, park concerts, swimming pools and the famous Milwaukee Domes. Boerner Botanical Gardens is reminiscent of an English country manor with self-guided tours, docent-guided tours for groups.
The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is a 185-acre urban green area with six miles of hiking trails, beachfront and a 60-ft observation tower. Wisconsin’s only urban State Park is accessible via a jogging and walking path nearby the Summerfest grounds and leading towards Discovery World at Lakeshore State Park.
Wisconsin Golf at Grand Geneva regarded as one of the top award winning golf resorts in the country, home to 36 holes of championship golf on The Brute and The Highlands courses.
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Wisconsin Skiing and Snowboarding
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