Prosit! Raise a glass to a grand German tradition in one of Milwaukee’s beer gardens or halls. A beer garden is a community gathering place that the whole family will love, usually open May-October, but the beer halls are full of good cheer all year round. Grab a brew, and enjoy tasty treats like bratwurst and pretzels, music and good company.
Experience a unique blend of old world charm and new world vigor in Milwaukee.
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History buffs will love exploring the diverse array of historic places and unique architecture in Milwaukee. The city’s commitment to preservation and revitalization means many historic buildings from mansions to churches are still in use today.
Visit the Marquette University campus, home to the oldest church in the U.S., the St. Joan of Arc Chapel. The legendary chapel was built more than five centuries ago in the little French village of Chasse and eventually transported to Marquette, where it was reconstructed stone-by-stone.
Wine and cheese? Of course. Beer and cheese? Sure! Cheese pairs quite well with…pretty much everything,
Milwaukee is a city that honors its history, so it should come as no surprise that classic favorites like diners, supper clubs and cocktail lounges are still thriving alongside the innovative restaurants that make up the city’s new-school dining scene. If you’re looking to party like it’s 1938 or just want a killer #ThrowbackThursday post, don’t miss these retro-fab dining and drinking establishments while you’re in town.
The Bloody Mary is no joke in Milwaukee. A limp stick of celery as a garnish? Not here. This iconic brunch beverage is turned up to eleven at Milwaukee eateries, topped with everything from mini-burgers to bacon, lobster claws to sushi rolls and everything in between.