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Milwaukee RiverWalk

Address: Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-286-5802
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Ranked #15 of 76 Attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Lovely place to be, especially when the climate is good and when its little dusky out there. Looks beautiful at night with all the lights coming up and restaurants besides the riverwalk calling you for more.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Milwaukee is a great city to visit clean up to date lots of place to see inside and out Great restaurants and The BEST coffee ever. the lake is awesome summer and winter

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The river's not particularly beautiful or anything, but it's a nice place to go for a walk. Lots of restaurants along the way as well, along with the Bronz Fonz and Gertie the Duck, make it a quick but worthwhile experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great to walk at lunch time and see the frozen river in winter and ducks in summer. Several restaurants have outdoor seating at the river. Enjoy

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The RiverWalk is on both sides of the river, so when you get to the end of one side you can cross a bridge and start all over on the other side. Both sides are full of mostly bars and restaurants, but a few shops are always accessible. Summers in Wisconsin are hard to beat and this is a must-do... More 

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Dallas
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488 reviews 488 reviews
200 attraction reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We decided to walk to the Milwaukee Public Market from the BMO Harris Bradly Center. It was about a mile walk & we walked along the river walk when we could. It's a cute way to make your way through downtown vs . just walking on the sidewalks. I'm not sure I'd call it an attraction but it was a... More 

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Rochester Ny Area
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348 reviews 348 reviews
188 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

there even were parts of it closed up; but we didn't know that until we walked a long way...really, this might be fun in summer/nice weather, but on this sunny but cool fall day, there was nothing to visit and nothing to enjoy all along the walk...sorry; not a reason in my mind, to come back to

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A nice place to spend your lunch hour downtown, with beautiful city scapes and drawbridges. Well laid out and convenient to many hotels, clubs and restaurants downtown.

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Pembroke, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

In my professional life I work to develop attractions such as the Riverwalk - and I was SO blown away by the Milwaukee RiverWalk! Wow! What an incredible fusion of natural and architectural beauty, history, heritage, culture, storyboards, statues, wayfinding... Just wow. I plan to use this as an example of a "success story" for my future projects! Well done,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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53 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Since Laverne and Shirley and Fonz were right at the top of the young and old TV programs several generations ago they still live on in the hearts of their fans today. Well you can take a real nice river walk in downtown Milwaukee and run into the Bronz Fonz statue. Take some pictures with him and send them to... More 

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