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Things to Do Outside in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is a great city for outdoor activities. With its beautiful RiverWalk, an array of splendid green spaces, excellent bars and restaurants, and longstanding reputation for being the...
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What Are Some Famous Wisconsin Foods?

So, you’re planning a visit to Wisconsin (AKA America’s Dairyland), and you’ve sorted your hotel, the attractions you’re going to visit, and anything else you need to book....
Black Cat Alley Milwaukee

What Are the Hidden Gems in Milwaukee?

Milwaukee is a vibrant city full of exciting nightlife, museums, and cool, trendy breweries. There’s so much to do in Milwaukee that it can be hard to know...
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A Local’s Favorite Things to Do in Milwaukee at Night

Milwaukee is a city that certainly makes the most of its nightlife! We are spoiled for choice with countless comedy clubs, speakeasies, and dive bars. You can dance...
Couple Enjoying Beer in Milwaukee

Fun Things to Do in Milwaukee for Couples

Want to plan a date night to remember with that special someone? Perhaps you’re looking for the perfect location to pop the question or just want to show...

Tied Houses in Milwaukee: What Were They and Where Did They Go?

What Are Tied Houses? Long before Milwaukee had an indie craft beer scene, the city’s brewing landscape looked mightily different.  In the late 19th and early 20th centuries,...

A Local’s Guide to Milwaukee Dive Bars and Cocktail Lounges

Milwaukee isn’t known as Brew City for nothing! Walk around town and it feels like there’s a bar on every corner. From retro-style classic bars to trendy wine...
Historic Third Ward

Best Things to Do in Milwaukee: A Local’s Complete Guide

There are so many fun things to do in Milwaukee, a city that balances the old and the new, the historical and the innovative. Recent years have witnessed...

How Bad Are Winters in Milwaukee?

When you look at Milwaukee on a map you can see how far north it is, nestled not far from the Canadian border and sitting on the shores...
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We Won! City Tours MKE is the Best Milwaukee Tour of 2021

We are thrilled to announce that City Tours MKE was voted Best Milwaukee Tour in the Best of Milwaukee 2021 awards! We were nominated in the Out and...
Mitchell Park in Milwaukee

Things to Do in Milwaukee With Kids

From interactive museums to sporting events and theatrical performances, Milwaukee offers a range of exciting activities for you to enjoy with your children. Don’t let Milwaukee’s reputation as...

What Are the Most Iconic Things About Milwaukee?

Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s largest city, and one of the biggest urban areas in the American Midwest. A culturally diverse city, Milwaukee takes its name from the indigenous Algonquian...
Milwaukee River

What are the best places to visit in Milwaukee?

There are far too many awesome places to visit in Milwaukee for you to see in a single trip. In fact, as locals who live in and love...