Located just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Chicago along Lake Michigan is the great city of Milwaukee, which is genuinely one of the Midwest's best kept secrets--until now. Use this handy travel guide to navigate your way through the beautiful city of Milwaukee with tips on where to eat, sleep, and play on any budget!

A Weekend Guide to Milwaukee

Located just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Chicago along Lake Michigan is the great city of Milwaukee, which is genuinely one of the Midwest's best kept secrets--until now. Use this handy travel guide to navigate your way through the beautiful city of Milwaukee with tips on where to eat, sleep, and play on any budget!

Brewery Snapshot: Good City Brewing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Good City Brewing in Milwuakee is making waves for not only bringing West Coast style hop forward beers to Milwaukee, but they’re also cooking up upscale food worthy of a good craft beer.

Good City Brewing – Bringing West Coast Hops to Milwaukee

Brewery Snapshot: Good City Brewing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Good City Brewing in Milwuakee is making waves for not only bringing West Coast style hop forward beers to Milwaukee, but they’re also cooking up upscale food worthy of a good craft beer.

Milwaukee - largest city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin & 39th most populous region in the country. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French-Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, & in 1846 Juneau's town combined with 2 neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee.  Large numbers of German and other immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s and the following decades.

Milwaukee - largest city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin & 39th most populous region in the country. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French-Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, & in 1846 Juneau's town combined with 2 neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German and other immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s and the following decades.

View of Lk. Michigan from Blu in the Pfister Hotel

View of Lk. Michigan from Blu in the Pfister Hotel

The 10 Best Cocktail Bars in Milwaukee -- Interior of Black Sheep

The 10 Best Bars For Cool Cocktails In Milwaukee, USA

The Milwaukee Museum of Art.  On the right is the pavilion designed by famed architect Santiago Calatrava, which was what we went to see.  My daughter is a huge fan of Calatrava.   From the museum website   "Quadracci Pavilion  The graceful Quadracci Pavilion is a sculptural, postmodern addition designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Highlights of the building are the magnificent cathedral-like space of Windhover Hall, with a vaulted a 90-foot-high glass ceiling; the Burke Brise…

The Milwaukee Museum of Art. On the right is the pavilion designed by famed architect Santiago Calatrava, which was what we went to see. My daughter is a huge fan of Calatrava. From the museum website "Quadracci Pavilion The graceful Quadracci Pavilion is a sculptural, postmodern addition designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Highlights of the building are the magnificent cathedral-like space of Windhover Hall, with a vaulted a 90-foot-high glass ceiling; the Burke Brise…

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