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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“Its collection contains nearly 25,000 works of art. It is one of the largest museums in the United States!”
  • 134 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Museum
“Over 100 years of motorcycle history is a must see when you are in Milwaukee”
  • 59 locals recommend
Brewery
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“One of my favorite brewery tours! Also a great spot for a classic Wisconsin fish fry and other tasty food by the river side. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Baseball Stadium
“Brewers in town?! Check out one of baseball’s finest stadiums. Pack the car to enjoy a tailgate, or ask your host for local shuttle suggestions. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Place to shop
“Indoor food market extravaganza Free parking nights and weekends, otherwise city parking meters Find food, wine, desserts, gifts, etc.! And then head upstairs for a sprawling cafe style eating area ”
  • 51 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Market
“All I can say is go and try as much as you can. The fish market is great, as is Anodyne coffee, but you really cant lose with any of the options.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Museum
“An excellent way to spend a day. It is small enough to be able to see it all in a day. There is an excellent butterfly exhibit that is permanent and happens to be supervised by my nephew.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“This is a very cool part of the downtown area. Lots of bars and restaurants, the Milwaukee Public Market is great, West Elm and many other fun and one-of-a-kind shops for clothing, decor, etc. Tory Folliard Gallery, to name but one of many galleries, home furnishings, easy to walk around, and particularly nice - again in the warm months - to visit the River Walk along the Milwaukee River.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Not only does this place spot some good drinks and east it also hosts some amazing views. From the beautiful historic brick building- to the Marina and lake michigan. Its absolutely breathtaking! I suggest sitting on the patio and take a breather. You wont be let down. Favorite Options: Iced/ Hot Latte (try oat milk sub!) Iced Mystic tea with lavender Southwestern Burrito (Vegetarian) Warmed Coffee Cake Edamame Hummus Wrap”
  • 38 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Not only is Discovery World along the lake and a great place on its own, but it also has a replica of the Dennis Sullivan - an old sailing ship that you can ride on. Take a spin and see the Milwaukee skyline. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Park
“A festival park by the lakefront that has all kinds of cultural and art festivals like Polish fest, Mexican Fiesta, German fest and more throughout the year! ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A local reimagined shopping mall with boutiques, restaurants and live entertainment”
  • 23 locals recommend
Zoo
“This zoo will surprise you. It’s one of the nations largest. Check out the gorilla pavilion or pet sting rays in the aquatic center! ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a very highly recommended spot, specializing in small plates and desserts, unusual drinks. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Beach
“Great place to catch a local concert, play some great beach volley ball, enjoy a cold beverage and great food or just settle into a beach chair with a good book. Beautiful sandy beach in the heart of downtown Milwaukee.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Unique American food with a twist. Very up-and-coming hipster feel with some great spins on American classics. Delicious pie made daily (the blueberry is my favorite).”
  • 36 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“One of my favorite brewery tours! Also a great spot for a classic Wisconsin fish fry and other tasty food by the river side. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Not only does this place spot some good drinks and east it also hosts some amazing views. From the beautiful historic brick building- to the Marina and lake michigan. Its absolutely breathtaking! I suggest sitting on the patio and take a breather. You wont be let down. Favorite Options: Iced/ Hot Latte (try oat milk sub!) Iced Mystic tea with lavender Southwestern Burrito (Vegetarian) Warmed Coffee Cake Edamame Hummus Wrap”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a very highly recommended spot, specializing in small plates and desserts, unusual drinks. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Cafe
“Unique American food with a twist. Very up-and-coming hipster feel with some great spins on American classics. Delicious pie made daily (the blueberry is my favorite).”
  • 36 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“One of my go to mexican places where I like to celebrate people's promotions!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
“Warm and inviting casual neighborhood-and-beyond hangout. Drinks, locally sourced food, very reasonably priced.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another 5 minute walk gets you to this local Mexican favorite. Enjoy great tacos and other Mexican dishes, tequila, beer and more. Tuesdays and Thursday are crowded due to $2 tacos. If you have to wait for a table, you can head across the street to Fink’s for a cocktail, while you wait for the text that your table is ready.”
  • 32 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Lulu's is always a lively scene, delicious sandwiches, meals, drinks. Can get crowded - that's proof of their quality!”
  • 21 locals recommend

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