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Why Milwaukee

Affordable

Whether you are looking to book a block of rooms for a local 5k, organize a state tournament, or plan a national championship, Milwaukee offers a price to satisfy every pocketbook. Our city features big-city entertainment at small-town prices. 

Accessible

One of the nation’s top three airports in user friendliness is located just eight miles from downtown, with plenty of shuttles, taxis, limousine services, and coach transports to get groups back and forth. An Amtrak station is conveniently located near the terminal. Milwaukee’s Intermodal Station, with Amtrak and Greyhound Bus facilities, is mere blocks from the Convention Center Campus. Interstates 94 and 43 flow into and out of the city for quick freeway access throughout downtown and the outlying areas. Once you’ve settled in, you’ll discover plenty of taxis, a great public transportation system, and The Hop streetcar  that make getting around town a breeze.

Top Facilities

Milwaukee’s growing sporting industry is reflected in the variety of state-of-the-art venues such as the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, the new $500 million Fiserv Forum, and American Family Field. From the Pettit Olympic Ice Rink to Bradford Beach, home to numerous local and national Beach Volleyball tournaments and leagues, Milwaukee serves as an ideal sports destination. The Wisconsin Center allows for a wide range of configurations for sporting events and is conveniently connected by skywalk to 1,365 rooms in the Milwaukee Hilton City Center, Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, and Springhill Suites Milwaukee Downtown.

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Family Fun

Milwaukee is an easy lakefront city that’s great for families, with tons of family-friendly attractions and events year round to keep athletes and their families entertained. It’s easy to explore on foot; many of the city’s best attractions are easily accessible in our walkable downtown. Summer festivals and attractions like interactive museums, indoor sports facilities, and kid-friendly performances help families to enjoy all the city has to offer.

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