Autumn in Milwaukee

 

The fall vibes in Milwaukee simply can't be beat! The energy from summer carries into the autumn months, bringing crisp weather perfect for hiking, leaf-peeping or dining on a riverside restaurant patio. Fall color traditionally peaks in the Milwaukee area during the end of September and early October, so you'll have plenty of time to admire the season's brilliant hues at apple orchards, corn mazes, and just strolling through the city.

Your Guide to Fall in

Hiking

The abundant green spaces that surround Milwaukee mean you don’t have to go far…

Apple Picking

 

Can you feel the chill in the air? As swimsuits on the beach turn to sweaters next to the bonfire, this time of year signals the beginning of one of your favorite fall activities - apple picking! Grab a basket and pick a bushel with friends and family at one of these apple orchards.

Take the road north to Colgate and visit Peck & Bushel, Wisconsin's largest certified organic apple orchard. Choose between over a dozen apple varieties throughout the season then head to The Barn to partake in fresh pressed cider and apple cider donuts.

Looking for more than just red delicious and granny smiths? Throughout the fall The Elegant Farmer has a variety of activities to choose from including corn mazes and pumpkin patches. Make your way to the Farm Kitchen Bakery, Deli, and Market after your outing to pick up one of their delectable treats to take home with you. The variety of fall treats like Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag or their Pumpkin Apple Bread are sure to make your mouth water.

Sports in Milwaukee

 

As the Milwaukee Brewers head down the homestretch of the 162-game season with one final playoff push, the Milwaukee Bucks begin their next dominant campaign, hunting another NBA Finals appearance. Plan your sporting schedule and catch all of Milwaukee's championship-caliber teams in action this fall!

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Get Inspired

 

Check out one of our fall themed blogs and get inspired to make your way through Milwaukee experiencing fun and exciting things to do! Find the best place to grab a beer at one of Milwaukee's Oktoberfest celebrations or curl up with a fall inspired latte at one of the many local coffee shops.

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Baird Center Expansion

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