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Address: Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414-271-1416
Activities: Running
Description: Shoreline trail along Lake Michigan.
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$45*
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LOVE IT !!

Biking-fly a kite-grill out- go fishing- Or just relax.. Plenty of space and gorgeous grounds. We will be back, love it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
KATHY P
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Westchester, Illinois
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Westchester, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Biking-fly a kite-grill out- go fishing- Or just relax.. Plenty of space and gorgeous grounds. We will be back, love it.

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very beautiful area along Lake Michigan shore. Within short distance of museums, yacht club, beach etc. Beautiful in all seasons, went down this past February to see the large ice flows that were crashing in on the waves. Lots of parking too.

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Milwaukee WI
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Taking the lakefront trail from anywhere on the east side or Riverwest to the lakefront any day is faster/safer and more pleasant than driving and dealing with traffic any day of the year! (you can park your bike for free too) The only way my family goes to the lake front now.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There are lots of great places to bike in Milwaukee, but this is the one I come back to over and over again. Milwaukee’s lakefront is always interesting: people jogging, flying kites, picnicking, roller blading…it’s all here. You can start out around the Milwaukee Art Museum. Head south and ride past the Summerfest grounds and out onto Lakeshore Park…an urban... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A nice trail, anyone who is new to MKE I would recommend at least once. Not something to do in winter.

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Los Angeles, California
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71 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The highlight of my visit to MILWAUKEE was biking the Lakefront Trail. The views of Lake Michigan are fantastic, truly a wonderful way to make use of the waterfront. There are some beautiful homes along Lake Michigan too. Biking around here is a blast! I'm really impressed with the friendliness of MILWAUKEE and it's outdoor charm.

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Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

it's just so beautiful all the time. be active join the crowd of people out running, walking, jogging, biking, and more...great family place

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

MKE has one of the best waterfronts in the US --- and you can enjoy it from the Lakefront Trail, whether you're biking, walking or rollerblading. (Segway tours available too) Enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Michigan. Stop at the Harbor House if you want to take a break, and enjoy the view of the Art Museum, or have a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nice paved trail alongside lake with good views of the lake and downtown. On a beautiful day, taking a stroll on it or biking along the trail is just great.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Lakefront Trail is located right on the bank of Lake Michigan, near downtown Milwaukee. It passes the Milwaukee Art Museum, Veteran's Park, and the McKinley Marina. The Lakefront Trail used to be called the Milwaukee 76 Trail to honor the bicentennial but the name was changed for some unknown reason. The trail is wide and is paved (it is... More 

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