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Visiting Milwaukee? Discover the best the city has to offer

Browse the City Tours MKE blog for our latest Milwaukee tips and recommendations. Think of the City Tours MKE blog as your very own Milwaukee travel guide. 

Here, we share the best of Milwaukee. From cultural highlights to delicious cuisine, explore our archive of blogs to learn about our favorite things to do across MKE. 

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Immigrant Family by Tom Otterness Milwaukee

Unveiling Milwaukee’s Outdoor Art Collection 

Milwaukee is not only a hub for history and industry, but its streets are a canvas for vibrant outdoor art. From colorful murals to thought-provoking sculptures, the city’s...
couple signing karaoke party and having fun in a bar

Karaoke Hotspots in Milwaukee 

Did you know that the Japanese word karaoke translates to the empty orchestra? Did you also know that karaoke is as big in Milwaukee as it is in...
Autographed baseball Brewers balls

Things to Do in Milwaukee if You’re Here for Baseball 

Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the park! Are you heading to Milwaukee to support the Brewers? Or perhaps this is your very...
The Bronze Fonze statue

Happy Days and More:
Famous Things from Milwaukee 

If you’re planning a trip to Milwaukee and want to discover more about this city’s history, you’re in the right place! Beyond its renowned brewing heritage and Happy...
Candy Cane lights

A Guide to Exploring Milwaukee’s Holiday Decorations 

The holiday season is here! Which means Milwaukee has transformed into a winter wonderland full of festive decorations. But how can you see them all?! It’s no secret...

Christmas Things to Do in Milwaukee (2023)

Being a naturally sociable and excitable bunch, Christmas is our favorite time of year! We can’t help it. As soon as the Christmas lights go up, we’re filled...
People skiing in Red Arrow Part Ice Rink

How Bad are the Winters in Milwaukee?

When one thinks of Milwaukee in winter, images of snowy streets will likely come to mind. The winter months in this iconic city do come with their share...
Harley Davidson Motorcycle closeup

Great Free Things to Do in Milwaukee 

Your trip to Milwaukee will surely be amazing, with so many attractions to see and experience. At City Tours MKE, we are experts in guiding you around this...
Milwaukee Snowstorm Walking

Things to Do in MKE This Winter

Make your winter trip to Milwaukee magical by visiting all the best attractions to see in the colder months.  As the seasons change, MKE becomes a winter wonderland!...
Foggy Mist Forest

A Haunted History of Milwaukee

Did you know that Milwaukee is famed as a hub for supernatural activity? The city is brimming with haunted spots full of interesting stories, ghostly apparitions, and spooky...
Milwaukee city by night

A Guide to MKE’s Historic Neighborhoods

Milwaukee’s neighborhoods are steeped in history that is culturally diverse. Over the years, immigrants from Poland, Germany, and Mexico (to name a few) have brought their architecture, cuisine,...
Mitchell Park Domes

Milwaukee’s Best Green Spaces and Parks

As the largest city in Wisconsin, Milwaukee is bursting with hidden gems and iconic attractions ready to be explored.  Milwaukee’s green spaces and parks are high up on...

Exploring Milwaukee’s Breweries: A Beer Lover’s Guide

Whether you call yourself a beer lover, enthusiast, or connoisseur, we’re confident of one thing: you’re going to love Milwaukee, Wisconsin! Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan,...
Milwaukee Public Market sign

Milwaukee Public Market: A Visitor’s Guide 

Nestled in the heart of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Public Market stands as a bustling hub of culinary delights and local culture. With its vibrant atmosphere, diverse food...
The Beerline B Apartments, RiverWalk

A Guide to Milwaukee’s RiverWalk 

One of its most treasured attractions is the Milwaukee RiverWalk, a charming pedestrian walkway that winds its way through the heart of the city. Its vibrant culture and...
chef and students at a cookery class in a Commer

11 Fun Team-Building Ideas in Milwaukee

Been tasked with planning your company’s team-building event and aren’t sure where to start? Don’t worry! We’ve rounded up 11 fun activities in Milwaukee to help you organize...
Summerfest, Milwaukee

What Is Summer Like in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? 

Summer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a time of vibrant energy, outdoor adventures, and cultural festivities. With its stunning lakefront, lively neighborhoods, and rich heritage, Milwaukee offers a diverse...
Bradford Beach

The Best Summer Spots in Milwaukee 

With its vibrant waterfront, cultural diversity, and an array of exciting attractions, Milwaukee is the perfect destination to soak up the summer vibes. Whether you’re a resident or...
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