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Seven Places to Pull Off the Perfect Father’s Day

Seven Places to Pull Off the Perfect Father’s Day

With Father’s Day 2022 rolling around the corner, it’s time to celebrate the amazing dad in your life. Why not show a little extra love with a visit to Milwaukee? Brew City is packed with all the best things to see and do, making it easy to gift the Big Guy on his special day.

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Getting Here

Getting Here

Your next adventure starts in Milwaukee. Take any one of the many forms of transportation to get to this Great Place On A Great Lake. Whether by air, by wheels, or by water, you'll find yourself transported to your new favorite vacation destination.

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The City of Festivals

The City of Festivals

All work and no play? That’s not how we do things in Milwaukee. In fact, our city has a bash nearly every week. And you are invited! From tacos and tomatoes to films and fairs, we have a fest for just about everything, earning us the nickname City of Festivals.

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Heaven in Hiding: Milwaukee Itinerary

Heaven in Hiding: Milwaukee Itinerary

Halsey is bringing her unique brand of pop to Summerfest this year, bringing the Love & Power tour to Milwaukee. In the spirit of the weekend, we created a Halsey-themed itinerary to help you find you Heaven in Hiding!

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Celebrate Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month

June is National LGBT Pride Month. Milwaukee Celebrates every year with a Pride parade in conjunction with one of the largest Pride Festivals in the country.

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Start your Engines

Start your Engines

No visit to Milwaukee is complete without a roll through the Harley-Davidson Museum. The museum tells the 119-year-old story of the company, and the adventurous spirit of its four founders and its legions of enthusiasts.

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414 Pride

414 Pride

Love Milwaukee so much you want to sing about it? Well, there’s a song for that! 414 by Grace Weber (feat. Mudy) is a love song to Milwaukee from the heart.

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What is VISIT Milwaukee?

What is VISIT Milwaukee?

During our 55th anniversary, we at VISIT Milwaukee felt it was a good time to highlight the work our organization does and the impact it has on the Greater Milwaukee community.

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Why Travel Matters

Why Travel Matters

In the midst of National Travel and Tourism Week, we take a look at why travel is important and the crucial role it plays in the local economy.

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A Q&A With Maker of the Film “The Journey: A Trip Down the Milwaukee”

A Q&A With Maker of the Film “The Journey: A Trip Down the Milwaukee”

In search of a new challenge, Grafton resident Mark Brent took to the Milwaukee River with a camera, winding his way from West Bend to the Milwaukee Harbor. Now an hour-long film, “The Journey,” shares Brent’s experience kayaking the river and is underscored by his love for the urban outdoors. Inspired by his passion, VISIT Milwaukee reached out to Brent to discuss his background, kayaking, and the many twists and turns that led him safely to the Milwaukee Harbor.

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So, You Forgot To Pack...

So, You Forgot To Pack...

No matter how many times the packing list gets checked, there always seems to be something that didn't make it into the suitcase. If you’ve forgotten something on your trip to Milwaukee, we have a few tips on where to find what you’re missing.

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Lakeside Attractions

Lakeside Attractions

Milwaukee's Lakefront is considered to be the city's most covetited public amenity. With miles sprawling public parks and beautiful attractions, there is something for everyone here. Make this wonderful part of the Milwaukee you're next big adventure!

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