The Blog


Our blog is a digital compass that guides you through the experiences, stories, and insights that make Milwaukee truly special. With every post, we invite you to explore the hidden gems that await your discovery, immerse yourself in the local culture, and embark on virtual journeys that spark your wanderlust. Whether you're planning your next adventure, seeking insider tips, or simply indulging in armchair exploration, let us inspire, inform, and ignite your curiosity. Start exploring now and dive into a world of endless possibilities. 

New in MKE: Davidson Park

On Monday, June 24, Davidson Park roared to life at the Harley-Davidson Juneau Avenue campus on Milwaukee’s Near West Side. Pioneered by the Harley-Davidson Foundation, the $20 million project was created in partnership with Heatherwick Studio, which oversaw the transformation of the space from a…

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Bikes & Brews: Cycling Beer Garden Itinerary

Cruise for brews this summer! Take a Tour de Milwaukee with our beer garden itinerary, a summertime guide to five (or seven if you’re along for an extended ride) Milwaukee beer gardens. With Wisconsin Bike Week kicking into gear at the beginning of June, there’s never been a better excuse to break…

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A Family Walk in the Park: 7 Places for Outdoor Fun in Milwaukee

In Milwaukee, beauty and wonder are never more than just a few steps away. With branches at Riverside Park, Washington Park and in the Menomonee Valley, find your connection to the great outdoors at the Urban Ecology Center. The center organizes volunteer cleanups and restoration projects and…

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Find Your Perfect Park Day in Milwaukee

With an endless variety of amenities and views, the world-class Milwaukee County Parks system promises wide-open green spaces for much-deserved R&R — no matter what your idea of kicking back looks like. Milwaukee also boasts Lakeshore State Park - an urban sanctuary. Find your dream park pairing…

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Discover Bobby Portis' Favorite Hidden Gems

With the kick-off to the 2023-24 NBA season last night, few words can cause a stir of excitement quite like the phrase, “Bobby’s back.” That’s right, Bucks big man, fan favorite and Milwaukee’s Official Hype Man Bobby Portis is back and ready for action as the Bucks begin their hunt for a second…

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World Migratory Bird Day 2023

Caw-Cawling all bird-lovers! This weekend we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day. And, as we prepare to say a fond winter’s farewell to some of our fine feathered friends migrating south for the season, at locations throughout the area, you can take advantage of prime birding opportunities and World…

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The Best Milwaukee Hiking Trails for Every Kind of Hiker

If you’re visiting our city for the first time, you may be aware of our rich brewing tradition, you may have heard about our championship-caliber sports teams or planned a trip to one of our sensational top attractions. However, insiders have a secret: the Cream City is also an outstanding urban…

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Milwaukee: Fresh Coast Adventure

Milwaukee’s location along Lake Michigan makes it the perfect destination for an urban outdoor adventure with guided sails, fishing, freshwater surfing, kayaking, and many more watery activities. Summer may be drawing to a close, but there's still plenty of time to float, cruise, and sail before…

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Lakeside Attractions

With the summer fast approaching, it's time to plan out your adventure in Milwaukee. Whether you like to stay dry or dip your toes in the water, there is something for everyone here along the water. Visit any one of the following Milwaukee attractions while exploring this beautiful and unique city…

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Find Your Wellness in Milwaukee

Traveling can be hard on the skin. Achieve a dreamy glow by getting a customized facial, body wrap, and more at the tranquil Urbaine Oasis Spa Boutique in the Historic Third Ward. Your skin will be thanking you later, and you’ll still have time to explore other attractions in the city. Looking to…

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Baird Center Expansion

Now that the expansion is complete, the Baird Center will offer 52 state-of-the-art breakout rooms, 300,000 contiguous square feet of exhibition space, the stunning rooftop Baird Ballroom with city views, inclusive amenities and more!

Potawatomi Casino | Hotel

Located minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Potawatomi Casino | Hotel offers high-stakes bingo, nearly eight types of table games, more than 3,000 slot machines, and a 500-room luxury hotel.