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Plan Your Visit

Millions of people visit the greater Milwaukee area every year.

They come from around the world for all kinds of reasons: attending a business conference; visiting family and friends; taking in the world’s biggest music festival; or simply enjoying the area’s natural beauty and central Midwestern location. Once they’ve been here - and experienced the excitement of our culture, the warmth of our people and beauty of our city - they’re sold. Departing visitors begin to plan their next trips right away.

Find out the fastest way to get here, start planning your business event or leisurely getaway, bring the family, and discover for yourself what the Milwaukee experience feels like.

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City Facts

Milwaukee’s nicknamed Cream City because of its distinctive cream colored brick and Brew City because of its rich brewing history.

Milwaukee borders the 22,300 square miles of Lake Michigan. The lake actually touches 14,200 square miles of Wisconsin. The Milwaukee RiverWalk spans nearly 3 miles along the Milwaukee River, taking you through downtown Milwaukee.


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