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Milwaukee RiverWalk

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Address: Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-286-5802
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I've never been to Italy but the photos of it seem like this when I think about it. Italy is a lot more worn down and the building are closer but I think it's a good comparison... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've never been to Italy but the photos of it seem like this when I think about it. Italy is a lot more worn down and the building are closer but I think it's a good comparison. Overall had fun and it definitely stood out from any other American city I've been too.

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Beaconsfield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though the weather was a little unsettled, on leaving the Art Museum, my husband and I were attracted to the very imaginatively, but at the same time, beautifully presented and informative Lakeshore State Park, as the path would join up to the River Walk, we wanted to do around the Historic Third District. Turning onto the river path, we... More 

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Minnetonka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great natural landmark to have in the center of the city. Boats motoring about up the river and you can walk up and down the river taking in the views.

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Trenton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the river (interesting), the unique bridges (interesting)...but not much else. Worth a stop, but maybe not worth paying to park to stop.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked along riverfront path. Stopped to grab a bite a cool night Several boats went by with crowds of people enjoying themselves nice and fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Milwaukee's Riverwalk is really nice. The city has done a good job at building it up! There are many different bistro's, restaurants & bars, sm parks & bench's. Just a perfect place to take a stroll and relax.

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Thank Teri C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This River walkway is a scenic way to to get around the downtown area while avoiding traffic. The "Bronze Fonz" was a cool statue of "The Fonz". You can get to many riverside restaurants on this route. The lighted fish on the side of a building was interesting to see. Watching the street bridges raise to let boats go through... More 

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Schaumburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Is really what it is. There isn't much activity. If you need a moment to relax and take in a fresh breeze; this will serve you well. There are boat tours likely worth going on...but if cities like Boston, NYC, Chicago are on your list then I'd save your money and do the tour there.

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Camden, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pro: Beautiful flowers and artwork. Con's: Lots of stairs and no public restrooms in sight. Parking is also a challenge. And, there are very few signs to direct the visitor to the riverwalk and where to park. Milwaukee needs to improve these cons.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After getting started at the Best Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery and feeling hungry on a Sunday afternoon, we ventured to the River Walk, found parking and stopped at the Rock Bottom Brewery where we requested seating outside to enjoy the weather, boats and kayaks passing by and occasionally tying off and to enter the restaurant patio. The food was good.... More 

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