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. 

Visit Milwaukee's Refreshed Brand Colors

Welcome to the new era of Visit Milwaukee. Welcome to a new look and feel that can be described in just three words: Fresh, flavor, forward. This is a brand for the city, by the city. Born from the feedback of more than a thousand Milwaukeeans, the brand captures the heartbeat of Milwaukee and the…

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414 Day in Milwaukee 2024

In Milwaukee, it’s all 4 1 and 1 4 all on 414 Day. A day mirroring the city’s area code (414), on April 14 every year, Milwaukee swells to a fever pitch in a grand celebration of local pride for everything that makes Milwaukee home. From live events to giveaways throughout the day, you can discover…

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Groundhog Day in Milwaukee Itinerary

Okay, campers, rise and shine! Put on your booties because it’s cooold out there. That’s right, it’s Groundhog Day! A magnificent holiday where we look to the largest species of ground squirrel to predict our future. Celebrating the midway point between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox, we…

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5 Bobbleheads You Never Knew You Needed

A desktop staple, a key piece of any sports fan’s décor, an agreeable accomplice, the nodding ceramic figurines, known as bobbleheads, are an inseparable part of pop culture. From “The Office” to your office, bobbleheads offer a window into their owner's passions. While many feature sporting…

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2023 Holiday Guide

This holiday season, skip the lines and find the perfect present for everyone on your list! From unique gifts to craft goods, our guide has everything you need to add a personal touch. We've thought of a few ideas to help you find the perfect present at Milwaukee area shops and businesses to make…

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60 Ideas for Daylight Savings

Get ready to fall back into an extra hour this weekend! As we turn our clocks back and gain an extra hour early Sunday morning, we thought of 60 ideas to help you maximize those added 60 minutes around town in Milwaukee! 1. Grab a Coffee Or even have time to grab another at one of Milwaukee’s many…

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Spooky Season in Milwaukee

Happy fall, y’all! The season for pumpkin spice, apple cider donuts and majestic displays of colorful foliage have finally arrived. But make no bones about it, October is the most ghoulish time of the year, spooky season is here. As your Halloween HQ, you can find endless thrills and chills…

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Milwaukee Book Trail

Turn the page this year and explore the many bookstores found around town. Romance and drama, sci-fi and suspense, humor and wit. No matter what you’re looking for, these local booksellers have a page-turner just for you. Choose your own adventure on this non-fictional literary quest to these area…

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Pet-Friendly Itinerary

Bender's Big Break VISIT Milwaukee’s letting the dogs out for the Admiral’s re-barkable 2022-23 season! While the Ads fell just short in their chase for the Calder Cup, the team won their division for the first time since 2020 and made its first appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals since…

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Green Itinerary

Make big travel plans with a small carbon footprint in the Cream City! As one of the most walkable cities in the country, an environmentally conscious adventure is only a few steps away. Featuring a compact downtown that offers everything from nightlife to wildlife, many of Milwaukee’s attractions…

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Harley-Davidson Homecoming™ Festival

An annual celebration of music, moto-culture, and Milwaukee, the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival is four days and nights packed full of entertainment, events, and live performances by some of the biggest names in music. In addition to…

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!