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Address: Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-286-5802
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They call it a river walk. However I bike it all the time and it leads right to the Hank Aaron trail. Awesome urban bike ride. Lots to see and you will forget at some points that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

They call it a river walk. However I bike it all the time and it leads right to the Hank Aaron trail. Awesome urban bike ride. Lots to see and you will forget at some points that your in a city. Something everyone in milwaukee should be proud of.

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San Francisco, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Don't miss the Fonzie sculpture! Have your camera ready for the Fonz. I could practically hear the Happy Days theme!

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Beautiful and fairly lengthy walk along the river. Plenty of restaurants, sites to see, etc. Boat tours of the river and the Lake available and relatively inexpensive. Scenic urban area and a good deal of photo ops. The "Safe House" is just off of the RiverWalk, near the "Bronze Fonz". Good time.

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I've gone on a few 1st dates along the river, one that ended in a great sight seeing walk. Great ambiance with plenty of stops & talking points. I can also take my teenager & we get a nice civic & sight seeing benefit, ice recommended he take dates here (when older of course). I like starting with drinks &... More 

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I'm sure this walk is much busier when the weather is warm but on a day in the 30's, you have the whole walk to yourself which makes for some good picture taking. Lots of debris in the river which probably gets cleaned up in the summer months but even with the wind blowing @ 15 knots or so, it... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A good starting place is the Third Ward. The Riverwalk goes north for quite a few miles and in the Third Ward you can connect with the Hank Aaron Bike and Hiking Trail. You can spend a whole day enjoying and seeing downtown Milwaukee. Great places to stop for refreshments and lunch. Leave the Riverwalk and a its just a... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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156 reviews 156 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

This walk is on both sides of river and covers six blocks. There are restaurants and some shops along the way. You may see an occasional sculpture.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A truly fascinating awesome enthralling passageway/portal between urban life and water/natural life. This beautiful walk appeared unique to us since we were not use to these amenities back home. I was aware of a Riverwalk atmosphere in San Antonio, Texas, but had not experienced it; this was a pleasant surprise for us as an unexpected addition to our visit. We... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I love walking on the RiverWalk! It gives you a great overview of the city and there are plenty of places to stop and get food or drinks along the way.

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Park Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We were looking for a nice way to walk off the amazing brat and beers from The German Beer Hall and this was perfect!

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