You’ll know these favorite museums and attractions as well as a local after completing this scavenger hunt! Can your family find and do it all?
Just west of downtown, Wauwatosa is a charming urban enclave home to a picturesque, riverside village center. It’s a walk-around neighborhood where the streets are lined with historic buildings and upscale boutiques, fabulous dining and more. This lively community with distinctive European flair makes a great day trip if you’re staying in Milwaukee, or a fun destination all on its own! Learn more at visitwauwatosa.org
Fashionistas, antique hunters and gourmands alike will find something to love while shopping in Milwaukee. Locally-owned shops and boutiques intermingle with major national brands in easily walkable shopping districts and malls. Take the day for a shopping extravaganza or just make a quick stop to pick out the perfect souvenir for your trip, but make sure you leave extra room in your suitcase!
A city with an expansive and diverse heritage, Milwaukee has a rich history just waiting to be explored. Dedication and commitment to preservation and revitalization means many of the city’s favorite buildings are still in use today, some as museums and some as office buildings, restaurants, shops and more. You’ll experience Milwaukee’s vibrant history wherever you go in the city, but check out these spots to learn more.
Milwaukee’s prime lakefront location provides plenty of opportunities for fun and adventure in our great “urban outdoors.” Whether you’re on two wheels, your own two feet or out on the water, an active adventure is waiting for you here.
When a chill comes into the autumn air, it’s the perfect time to get a chill up your spine. Whether you’re interested in learning more about Milwaukee’s haunted history or want to be scared silly at one of our Halloween attractions, check out these spooky spots for a chilling thrill.
Spend a carefree weekend without spending a fortune. No matter what you’re looking to do, experience, or enjoy —- you’ll find it easy in Milwaukee. Visit Milwaukee.
The days may be hot, but for music lovers the nights are even hotter in Milwaukee! You’ll find free outdoor concerts almost every night of the week through the summer, featuring a diverse assortment of bands with everything from popular local cover bands to classical ensembles. Bring the family, some friends, purchase treats from local food trucks and vendors and enjoy Milwaukee’s thriving summer concert season.
Get up close and personal with Milwaukee’s waterways! Located on the coast of Lake Michigan and at the confluence of three rivers, there are so many ways to get out and enjoy the water in Milwaukee!
Itching to see what the Greater Milwaukee area has to offer? These fun, family-friendly destinations are an easy day trip from the city, so hop in your car and start exploring!