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Lakefront Trail

Address: Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414-271-1416
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Ranked #16 of 75 Activities in Milwaukee
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Traveler Resources, Spas & Wellness
Activities: Running
Owner description: Shoreline trail along Lake Michigan.
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Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Traveler Resources, Spas & Wellness
Activities: Running
Owner description: Shoreline trail along Lake Michigan.

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Los Angeles, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
69 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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365 reviews 365 reviews
165 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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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427 reviews 427 reviews
196 attraction reviews
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We took a short trip to Milwaukee to go the the Harley Davidson Museum, and brought our bikes along. The morning we rode along Lake Michigan was gorgeous! It was a beautiful place with a nice big path for riders and runners. The scenery was outstanding. It was safe and easy to get to from our downtown hotel.

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40 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

this is a nice paved trail that is wide enough for the roller bladers, the bikers, the joggers, and the casual walkers to share. It was a beautiful day and I loved watched the sailboats on the lake as well as a variety of birds on the water. There was a bench available every few feet it seemed, which was... More 

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Evergreen Park, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice walking/bike path durning the daytime. If you go out there at night be aware of your surroundings. If you are with a group at night will not be a problem.

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Chicago
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1,278 reviews 1,278 reviews
316 attraction reviews
694 helpful votes 694 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Milwaukee Lakefront Trail used to be called the Milwaukee 76 Trail to honor the bicentennial, but many of the trails that run through the city are now called the Oak Leaf Trail. There's this one that runs along the lake; another runs along the river, and still others through some of the city parks. My wife and I walked... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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367 reviews 367 reviews
221 attraction reviews
374 helpful votes 374 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Good place to enjoy some fresh air and take a walk. This is also a great place to take pictures. It offers you plenty of options - greens, trees, water, nice buildings and beautiful skies. It pretty much has everything you would expect from a lakefront trail.

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