Hog Heaven: Harley-Davidson Museum is just plain cool
Maybe there was something in the water. Or how the stars were aligned in 1903.
For the Wright Brothers, the water would be the saltwater in the Atlantic Ocean, as the two spent a great deal of time on the beaches of Kitty Hawk, NC, until their dreams of human flight literally took off. The year was 1903.Download PDF
Indoor Park Lets Mountain Bikers Ride Through the Midwest Winter
A snowstorm was building across the plains, but Bryan Smith was sweating.
Taking a break from a lunchtime mountain bike ride, he surveyed with satisfaction the tangle of ramps, twisting wooden lattice paths and teeter-totters fanning out around him under the fluorescent glow of the lights of Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park.
Milwaukee’s Third Ward arts scene blossoms
In Milwaukee, Wis., a city best known for its blue-collar roots, an artistic side is starting to emerge, particularly in an area known as the Third Ward. Led by the Historic Third Ward Association, recent revitalization efforts have transformed the district into a cultural magnet. Galleries now share blocks with design boutiques, trendy cafés and a public market, and the area now boasts a boardwalk that runs along the Milwaukee River.
Smart Planning for Sustainable Meetings
It wasn't long ago that a green meeting typically meant little more than placing recycling bins for plastic water bottles and aluminum soda cans outside the tradeshow entrance. While recycling remains a core element in sustainable, or "green," meetings, many associations are finding additional ways to cut their meetings' carbon footprint and benefit the host community.
15 Convention Centers in Highly Walkable Places
The Frontier Airlines Center is in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, which ranked number 13 on Walk Score's list of "America's Most Walkable Neighborhoods."Download PDF
Outdoor Activities Enhance Church Group Retreats
Not all outdoor adventures take place at a church camp. Some groups with getaways in hotels or other venues use third-party organizations for their outdoor adventures.Download PDF
Going to Chicago to see the Calatrava in Milwaukee
It was kinda weird thing to do. Go to Chicago for a weekend and instead of visiting Chicago art museums we headed up the coast to check out the Milwaukee Art Museum.
City tours are a business event option
Milwaukee is not considered a major tourism destination for many Americans. But VISIT Milwaukee and a few local tour guides are working hard to improve the image of the city as a visitor's destination, and they have started working with local companies to custom design tours of the city for their clients, business partners and potential employees from out of town.