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Bradford Beach

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Address: 2400 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4521
Phone Number: 414 962 8809
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Milwaukee Sightseeing Bus Tour
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Big expansive beach in the heart of the city.

The beach was very impressive. It's quite large, deep, and long. It's really the only big public beach in the city. There was a nice custard shop just south of the beach, a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
David O
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Chicago, Illinois
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Milwaukee
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65 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This beach is amazing, I met my husband here 33 years ago.:) This beach has everything a person or family could want.There is volleyball nets, snack bar, and now even a beach bar. You can just sit and hang out or you can walk the beach front. Bring all you want to have a family picnic too. They also have... More 

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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bradford beach is a very popular place in the summer. They have vollyball tournament some weekends. The view of Lake Michigan is breath taking and a must if your in the area.

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Thank milwgal
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beach was very impressive. It's quite large, deep, and long. It's really the only big public beach in the city. There was a nice custard shop just south of the beach, a bathhouse/bathroom, and tons of volleyball nets. We saw some serious players both days. We went at twilight on a Saturday. It wasn't too crowded. We did see... More 

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Thank David O
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good location, easy free parking in lot close to the beach. Bathroom, bar and small snack bar available on the beach. Only complaint is the beach had a ton of bugs that bit us constantly.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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128 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for a couple hours on a weekend visit to Milwaukee. There are lots of sand volleyball courts. There are also lots of college students. But it was a nice beach. Pretty clean. Bring bug spray - the flies bite and are relentless.

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Thank JASamp279
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Water is not clean but the view is gorgeous. I went with my best friend, and we had a wonderful time just relaxing! I would definitely go back.

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Thank Morgan M
Coralville, Iowa
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98 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for USA Beach Nationals that my daughter was competing in. We've been to this venue before so made it easy for knowing where to "try" and park and how to get there. If we were not there for this event....we'd still love to come here. It's a beautiful beach right on Lake Michigan. If you didn't... More 

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Thank Dave S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had a great time. It was a very nice beach. It was clean. Lifeguards were nice. There were a lot of people there so obviously a popular place. Wish we didn't have to walk alllllllll the way to the end of the beach since we had a dog but that's the only negative thing I could... More 

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Gulf Breeze Fl
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This beach is a very nice place to visit--quiet and loud at the same time, relaxing and yet full of fun...

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Thank TJ M
Detroit, Michigan
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

A very nice beach! Can get crowded but very clean. Food and drinks are available and parking is close.

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