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Milwaukee RiverWalk

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Address: Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Excellent Even in February!

My Brother was in town for the first time in years. I took him downtown to the riverwalk. We walked for a couple of miles and enjoyed lunch and beverages along the way.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
blanev2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Brother was in town for the first time in years. I took him downtown to the riverwalk. We walked for a couple of miles and enjoyed lunch and beverages along the way.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was a kid back in the 1960s and 70s, the Milwaukee River was a mess and there was absolutely NO reason to go anywhere near it. Fast-forward to 2017 and it’s a genuine destination. Hats off to folks like Mayor Norquist and Mayor Barrett for helping to make this happen; it took vision and some guts to push... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking along the river was delightful on a Saturday evening in July. We enjoyed the public art and the bridges going up and down. There were plenty of bars and restaurants with outdoor seating. Of course, we stopped by the Bronze Fonz for a look.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family participated in a scavenger hunt on an off school day, and had a great time on Riverwalk. It is beautiful, and lined with great places to eat and very cool sculptures (including the Bronze Fonz!) to enjoy. It's a great place in the summer to sit and relax, or walk along the river and take in the sights.

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NEW BERLIN
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Second only to Chicago's river boat tour. Can walk along the river and stop in for a bite to eat while you're strolling.

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I have been to so many different states and so many different places but for some reason Milwaukee really feels like home. I felt so comfortable and safe walking the RiverWalk that I felt at home. It's one of the few places I feel like I could live. It's clean and it's beautiful. Plus, the bronze Fonz statue is really... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

Hidden gen! Love the views, vibes, friendliness, and stops along the walk. Many find the bridges that open or rise during the summer months fascinating. So much to enjoy along the walk...

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

We only went to the Fonze bronze statue which was in a lovely setting on the RiverWalk in Milwaukee. It brought back childhood memories of watching Happy Days. We took pics with the bronze Fonze which is free, open to the public and outdoors on the RiverWalk. It was fun watching others take pics with the Fonze!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

Even in winter, this was a nice way to get around town. Very clean - even the few snowy areas were well salted. Plenty of access points. Felt very safe during the day (was not in this area at night).

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

With decent weather you can walk and stop at random eateries and have a few drinks and cocktails. Great way to get some exercise and fun.

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