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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. 

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day in Milwaukee 2024

No two dads are alike, and neither should your Father’s Day celebrations. This year, ditch the ties, tools and miscellaneous golf clubs and give Dad the gift of a special day with the family tailored to him. To help you plan your Father’s Day celebration in Milwaukee, we’ve created four different…

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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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Milwaukee Memorial Day 2024

The warmer weather, a three-day weekend, and just like that, the summer state of mind has arrived. That’s right, Memorial Day is the perfect weekend to spend some time with the family and savor this opening salvo of summer. There’s so much going on around town this time of year, so to put your…

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Mother's Day in Milwaukee 2024

Mother’s Day is less than a week away! Whether you’ve had the day marked in your calendar for months, and you’re looking for the perfect finishing touch to mark the occasion, or you’re looking for last-minute plans to show Mom how much she means to you, we’ve got you covered with a variety of ways…

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Easter in Milwaukee 2024

Hop-hop hooray! Spring has sprung, and Easter is just a week away! The most egg-centric holiday of the year, Easter is the perfect opportunity to get together with family, enjoy everyone's favorite hybrid meal (brunch) and break out your pastel colors. With the holiday so close, quick like a bunny…

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A Day of Play: Active Family Fun

So, the kids have more energy than you know what to do with. It's a good thing Milwaukee’s indoor and outdoor playgrounds are here to run, slide, bounce and climb to the rescue. Some even come with views that are bound to recharge those drained parental batteries. The Northwestern Mutual Community…

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End-of-Summer Family Fun

Summer is winding to a close, and back-to-school is right around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to soak up some family fun this summer before the first school bell rings! We’ve collected a list of activities to pack your day with fun for the whole family. From kiddos that love…

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7 Places to Pull Off the Perfect Father’s Day

With Father’s Day 2023 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 on his special day. Whether your dad has a knack…

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Free and Easy Spring Activities in Milwaukee

Spring is in full swing in Milwaukee. Want to shake off cabin fever with a day out in Milwaukee without breaking the bank? Check out our list of free activities and spring into savings while exploring the Cream City! Found just steps from Milwaukee’s downtown, Lakeshore State Park, is the city’s…

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Memorial Day Weekend in Milwaukee 2023

Picture this: It’s a perfect 65 degrees* outside, and the clouds overhead pass swiftly, intermittently draping everything in sunlight, as a light breeze brushes past. All around, people walk their dogs, children play in their yards, and outdoor patios bubble with sparkling conversations. It’s an…

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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!

Women's College Volleyball Showcase

Tickets for the Women’s College Volleyball Showcase, running from September 1-2 at Fiserv Forum, are on sale now. Get your single match tickets and two-day match packages today!