Visit the Harley Davidson Museum or the Milwaukee County Zoo or make a special trip for the Summer Fest at the Henry Maier Festival Grounds.
Immerse yourself in the history of Harley at the Harley Davidson Museum. Browse beautifully preserved bikes and memorabilia that span decades. Stroll through the park-like campus, shop for merchandise, and grab a bite to eat. If you’re an art lover, the Milwaukee Art Museum is a must, featuring everything from the American decorative arts to German Expressionism, folk, and Haitian art.
One of the top zoos in the nation, Milwaukee County Zoo offers an up-close view of more than 1,800 animals, from elephants to giraffes to bears and hippos. Our Milwaukee accommodations are only a short drive from this popular family attraction. Visit the Deer District, the new home of the Milwaukee Bucks, and explore the public plaza, where you can find dining, music, events, and entertainment.
Milwaukee is known as “Brew City,” and we recommend you hop on a beer tour bus or take an individual tour to the city’s famous Lakefront Brewery. Enjoy Milwaukee’s finest suds, sit back, and learn about the process of brewing. Afterward, embrace the small-town vibe at the South Milwaukee Downtown Market, where you can buy handmade soaps, oils, fresh fruit, vegetables, and sauces.
Head to the Henry Maier Festival Grounds for Milwaukee’s Summerfest and enjoy a day of music, including everything from rock and country to R&B, pop, and reggae. Savor great food from some of the area’s best vendors, shop for music-themed jewelry, and discover music from up-and-coming emerging artists.
Take in the cool breeze, walk the wooded trails, and hike the stone bridges at Grant Park Beach. Relax by the glistening blue waters surrounded by golden sand and enjoy a picnic lunch with family or friends. Stroll through Miller Park, a great place for barbecues, where you can hear live music and relax amid the lush green space.
700 North Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53201
The Milwaukee Art Museum collects and preserves art, presenting it to the community as a vital source of inspiration and education. 30,000 works of art. 400,000+ visitors a year. 125 years of collecting art. From its roots in Milwaukee’s first art gallery in 1888, the Museum has grown today to be an icon for Milwaukee and a resource for the entire state. Featuring the world famous Santiago Calatrava.
400 West Canal Street, Milwaukee, WI
Compelling exhibits. Behind-the-scenes tours. Rocking events. Hands-on fun for kids (and adults). All rooted in Harley-Davidson’s rich history. There’s lots to see, lots to do, and no reason to wait. Plunge in.
200 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI 553202
11 Days, 11 Stages, Over 800 Acts, Over 1,000 Performances. For 11 days, more than 800 acts play across the 11 stages featured on the grounds. On any given day, attendees can enjoy alternative, rock, country, R&B, pop, reggae headliners and more.
800 W Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Currently housing 4.5 million specimens in 150,000 square feet of exhibit space, you’ll travel around the world, back in time and to the depths of the oceans at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Visit the turn of the century at the Streets of Old Milwaukee and European Village exhibits – not far enough? How about going back 65 million years with one of the largest dinosaur skulls in the world? Great place for adults and kids to enjoy!
500 N Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Discovery World is a spectacular 120,000-foot museum complex on Milwaukee's lakefront that brings science, technology and water to life through fun and educational activities kids love. Take a 3-D journey into virtual environments, lie on a bed of nails, drive a racecar simulator and more. The Reiman Aquarium is one of the museum’s most popular exhibits. You'll see aquatic life in the aquarium’s 10 tanks, including a walk-through tunnel and a touch tank.
1721 W Canal Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Located minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Potawatomi Casino offers high-stakes bingo, over 100 table games, over 3,000 slot machines, a 20-table Poker Room, a 500-seat theater featuring many headliner shows and an Off-Track Betting Room.
4251 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208
The Miller Visitor Center offers you an indoor/outdoor guided walking tour of Miller Valley, home to over 155 years of brewing history. Experience everything from Fredrick Miller’s arrival in Milwaukee to the high-speed production lines used today. Your free one-hour tour seamlessly blends the rich history of Miller Brewing Co. with the modern technology of today’s brewing process.
1872 North Commerce Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Lakefront Brewery believes people want to go on brewery tours for three main reasons: drink beer, be entertained and see the place. You’ll enjoy a cold brew upon arrival and quirky guides who serve up belly-busting laughs on what TripAdvisor.com ranks as the fourth best brewery tour in the nation! This progressive, award-winning brewer is the first beer company to bottle fruit beer since prohibition and the first beer to be certified gluten-free in the U.S.
929 North Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203
The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts has four state-or-the-art performance spaces – three theaters inside the building plus an outdoor theater adjacent to the Milwaukee River, and features Broadway plays, as well as home to the finest performing artists in Wisconsin, including the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet Company, Florentine Opera Company, First Stage and Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra.
400 North Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Welcome to one of America's Best Public Markets. Milwaukee's most unique downtown food destination! Bursting with one-of-a-kind, high quality selections of artisan & ethnic products and freshly-made prepared foods, you’re sure to enjoy shopping the independent merchants of the Milwaukee Public Market, located in the vibrant Historic Third Ward neighborhood.