There are several beautiful churches of different denominations in the city. Contact the Concierge to find out where and when to go.
As Milwaukeeans, we pride ourselves on the diversity of our city. We recognize our culture with annual festivals such as Polish Fest, African World Day, Festa Italiana, Irish Fest, Fiesta Mexicana and many more.
When dining out or visiting a bar, it is standard to offer a 15-20 percent gratuity.
WHAT TO PACK
During the winter, come prepared with heavy clothing to stay warm while touring the city. In the summer months, temperatures can be cool in the evenings, so bring a light jacket.
DID YOU KNOW ?
The Milwaukee County Stadium was demolished in 2001 and has been replaced by the impressive Miller Park Stadium; a 400 million dollar construction with a one-of-a-kind retractable roof.
Milwaukee is known as 'Brew City' for a reason. There are many breweries open for tours including Miller, Sprecher and Lakefront.
The Allen Bradley clock tower is the largest four-faced clock in the world. It's octagonal faces are twice the size of London's Big Ben which remains the largest four faced chiming clock in the world.
Milwaukee Art Museum
The Milwaukee Art Museum is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm and has a complete collection of art ranging from Anciet Egyptian to Impressionism and contemporary pop art. The cafe and gift shop are open to the public without admission fee so the landmark architecture is acessible to all. The celebrated addition to the art museum opened in October 2001. Designed by Santiago Calatrava, it was his first North American commission.
The name Milwaukee is derived from a Native American word 'miliocki', which translates to 'gathering around the water'.
WHAT TO PACK
There is no foreign currency exchange facility at the hotel, so remember to bring some dollars with you.
Credit cards are acceptable methods of payment for nearly everything. Whether you're shopping, dining out or in need of a taxi, paying with a credit card is safe and easy.
Temperatures at the lakefront can be cooler in the summer time, so bring a light sweater if you plan to attend festivals in the evenings.
The winter months can be very cold in Milwaukee. Be sure to pack a warm jacket and proper walking shoes so you can enjoy all the sights of the city, even in the snow.
If you visit in the winter months, we recommend you bring boots or warm shoes as the walkways can be snow-covered and slippery.