Itching to see more of the Dairy State? Milwaukee is a great starting point for a Wisconsin trip! After flying in to Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport and spending a few days exploring our city, it's easy to branch out to some of the state's other great destinations.
Cedarburg (23 miles)
Just north of Milwaukee, this charming community is a popular local stop for antiquing, wine, and more. Cedarburg is an easy day trip from Milwaukee, but there are also several charming historic bed and breakfasts in the area if you’d like to make it a getaway.
Port Washington (25 miles)
Set on the coast of Lake Michigan just north of Milwaukee, this harbor town brings a taste of New England charm to the Midwest. Visitors love exploring the historic lakefront downtown, including a beautiful art deco lighthouse, and the city is always a popular spot for fishing, boating, and other outdoor activities.
Racine (30 miles)
Located on the shore of Lake Michigan right between Milwaukee and Chicago, Racine is home to three Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings, beaches, a zoo, and of course, Kringle! Visit the Racine Art Museum, the headquarters of SC Johnson – a Family Company, and beautiful North Beach – ranked by USA Today as one of the country’s top freshwater beaches.
Kenosha (40 miles)
Halfway between Milwaukee and Chicago, you'll find this charming historic city. Kenosha is home to visitor favorites like outlet shopping, two historic lighthouses, museums, and more. Take a ride on the historic streetcar while you're exploring!
Kohler (55 miles)
Originally a planned community to house the employees of Kohler Co., the Village of Kohler is now home to The American Club, a premier resort featuring first-class golf courses, an award-winning spa, and several fine dining options. The surrounding village is filled with charming shopping, dining, and more.
Madison (80 miles)
Wisconsin’s capital city is a short drive west of Milwaukee and well-known as one of America’s greenest cities. You’ll find no shortage of outdoor adventures here, a bustling farmer’s market, and a lively student community at UW-Madison. From Madison, you're just a short drive to Spring Green, where you'll find the infamous curiosities of the House on the Rock, the acclaimed American Player's Theatre, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin.
Green Bay (120 miles)
Go Pack Go! You’ll see plenty of green and gold on the streets of Milwaukee on game days (and every day). Many local bars offer at least one shuttle trip up to Green Bay to catch a Packer's home game at Lambeau Field. The new Lodge Kohler hotel offers luxurious lodging and amenities like a full-service spa and gourmet dining with views of Lambeau Field. The Bay Beach Amusement Park is a fun and nostalgic attraction for families, offering free admission and rides for just $.25!