Get in touch with nature at these gardens and green spaces around Milwaukee.

  • 2405 W. Forest Home Avenue
  • (414) 645-2632

Established in 1850 by the founders of Milwaukee. Laid out in the style of an English garden. Today it embraces 200 acres and is the resting place for those that shaped Milwaukee's past.

  • 2145 W. Brown Deer Road
  • (414) 446-8794

Located on 40 acres, Lynden Sculpture Garden fosters the enjoyment and appreciation of art and the environment through docent-led tours of its collection of over 50 sculptures.

  • 9400 Boerner Drive
  • (414) 525-5600

Thousands of colorful plants bring the seasons to life, with colorful and fragrant displays laid out in 12 formal gardens. Explore a rose garden, peony garden, and daylilly garden, stroll under blossoming crabapples and enjoy brunch with a view in the cafe. The Boerner Botanical…

  • 9480 Watertown Plank Road
  • (414) 257-6100

Milwaukee County Parks is an amazing network of trails, parks, historic attractions, golf courses, beaches, beer gardens & nature. The 'emerald necklace' of park land that wraps around the county includes 140 miles of trails, 169 parks and parkways, 15 golf courses and hundreds…

  • 1111 E. Brown Deer Road
  • (414) 352-2880

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, features 6 miles of hiking trails winding through 185 acres of forests, ponds, prairies, and shoreline. Our Raptor Program features 15 birds of prey, including Bald Eagles, hawks, and owls. Our…

  • 1500 E. Park Place
  • (414) 964-8505

We connect people in cities to nature and each other. Our locations are free and open to the public. Visit to learn about and experience nature in the city through adventure programs, workshops, equipment lending, and more!

  • 9701 W. College Avenue
  • (414) 425-8550

Connect with the natural environment at this 220-acre nature preserve. Follow trails to discover a prairie, savanna, woodland, wetland, and a 15-acre lake. Enjoy naturalist-led programs and activities—for all ages! Reservations required for groups. Book a birthday party or a…


Group Tour Checklist

Let us help plan your next Milwaukee tour. Review this checklist of attractions, festivals, gardens, tours and more below for great itinerary ideas. 


Let us help plan your next Milwaukee tour. Review this checklist of museums for great itinerary ideas. This list is just a starting point because Milwaukee has much to offer!


Make a stop to these shopping destinations around Milwaukee to shop the best retailers, one-of-a-kind boutiques, and premium outlets.

Sporting Events

Grab a foam finger, some team spirit, and group tickets to cheer on one of Milwaukee’s teams, from Major League Baseball to college sports to roller derby.


From Broadway to cabaret, Milwaukee is a powerhouse when it comes to the performing arts. Cutting-edge, contemporary theater, modern and experimental dance, a thriving live…