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Best of Milwaukee Guide

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Milwaukee
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is perhaps best known for its famous breweries and the Major League Brewers, but there's more to the city than beer and baseball. Milwaukee is rich in historical and cultural attractions, making it the perfect place for a weekend of exploring. Check out the newly expanded Milwaukee Art Museum or the Mitchell Park Horticultural Society, which hosts an annual show of the same flora and fauna seen in Georgia O'Keefe's paintings. Those interested in the city's history can visit the grand Pabst Mansion, former home of one of the city's famous beer barons, or the Milwaukee Public Museum, to see what life was like in Old Milwaukee. If the kids are along, don't miss the... more Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is perhaps best known for its famous breweries and the Major League Brewers, but there's more to the city than beer and baseball. Milwaukee is rich in historical and cultural attractions, making it the perfect place for a weekend of exploring. Check out the newly expanded Milwaukee Art Museum or the Mitchell Park Horticultural Society, which hosts an annual show of the same flora and fauna seen in Georgia O'Keefe's paintings. Those interested in the city's history can visit the grand Pabst Mansion, former home of one of the city's famous beer barons, or the Milwaukee Public Museum, to see what life was like in Old Milwaukee. If the kids are along, don't miss the Milwaukee County Zoo or the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. Of course a trip to the "Genuine American City" would not be complete without a tour of the Miller Brewing Company and a Brewers game at Miller Park. less

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Basilica of St. Josaphat
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Owner description: The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln Village. The Basilica is a Franciscan center for... more Owner description: The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln Village. The Basilica is a Franciscan center for prayer and spirituality, inspiration and beauty. It is home to a vibrant Roman Catholic parish and remains a testament to the faith of the Polish immigrants that created it. We invite you to join us for a visit, a tour, for worship or in prayer. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear
Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear
Owner description: A Milwaukee nonprofit dedicated to giving visitors a glimpse into Milwaukee life between the world wars with authentic items displayed in store settings. Handicap-accessible... more Owner description: A Milwaukee nonprofit dedicated to giving visitors a glimpse into Milwaukee life between the world wars with authentic items displayed in store settings. Handicap-accessible guided tours are offered at no additional charge, and there is free off-street parking behind the building. less
Attraction type: Museums
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Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum
Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Miller Park
Miller Park
Home of the Milwaukee Brewers, this state-of-the-art stadium features a fan-shaped convertible roof and four choices of front-row seats for baseball fans.
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Harley-Davidson Museum
Harley-Davidson Museum
Owner description: Harley-Davidson motorcycles bring heart-thumping adventure, life-changing freedom and a bit of rebellion into the lives of people around the world. But whether you were born to be... more Owner description: Harley-Davidson motorcycles bring heart-thumping adventure, life-changing freedom and a bit of rebellion into the lives of people around the world. But whether you were born to be wild - or mild - makes no difference at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Much more than a nostalgia trip for motorcycle enthusiasts, the Museum offers a glimpse of American history and culture like you've never seen before - through the successes and trials of an iconic American company. Interactive, eye-catching exhibits present an unparalleled collection of legendary stories of our nation's last century. Located on 20 acres in downtown Milwaukee, the Museum offers free parking, Motor Bary & Restaurant, Cafe Racer, The Shop, park-like outdoor spaces, special event rentals, guided tours for group of 15 or more, and Steel Toe Tours of the Powertrain Operations, home of the big-twin engine. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Sanford Restaurant
Sanford Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1,414 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Kopp's Frozen Custard Stand
Kopp's Frozen Custard Stand
Ranked #2 of 1,414 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Cuisines: Dessert, Hamburgers
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Glorioso's Italian Market
Glorioso's Italian Market
Ranked #3 of 1,414 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Dessert, Italian, Café
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-in
Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-in
Ranked #4 of 1,414 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Dessert, Californian, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Blue's Egg
Blue's Egg
Ranked #5 of 1,414 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price: $7 - $15
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Milwaukee SW New Berlin
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Airport
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Airport
$95 - $205
Ranked #1 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
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Hampton Inn Milwaukee Airport
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Milwaukee Airport
$90 - $163
Ranked #3 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milwaukee Downtown
3.5 of 5
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milwaukee Downtown
$124 - $214
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Iron Horse Hotel
4.0 of 5
Iron Horse Hotel
$213 - $342
Ranked #2 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
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The Pfister Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Pfister Hotel
$170 - $273
Ranked #4 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
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Ambassador Hotel
4.0 of 5
Ambassador Hotel
$89 - $227
Ranked #12 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
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