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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. 

If you have any questions after reading any of our articles, please get in touch

Component Brewing Company, Milwaukee Signage

A Guide to Milwaukee’s Craft Beer Scene 

You may not know that Milwaukee is home to a thriving craft beer scene! Even before the city was established, Milwaukee’s brewing industry was going strong. Since then,...
City Park Urban Garden

The Top 5 Weekend Destinations from Milwaukee

Milwaukee is a city full of festivals, flavors, and rich cultural heritage. In addition to all its charms, the city is a great base to take a trip...
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Why is Milwaukee Known as the City of Festivals?

You may have heard Milwaulkee referred to as the City of Festivals, but why is that? A quick Google will show you that there are more festivals in...
Haunted Wood County Insane Asylum

Where Are Wisconsin’s Most Haunted Places?

Ah, Wisconsin. Our beloved state is known for being the Dairyland of the United States. As well as cheese that’s second to none, our beer and lumber industry...
Marcus Performing Arts Center Exterior

What is the Theater Scene Like in Milwaukee, WI?

Are you visiting Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the coming weeks or months? With countless things to see and do here, you’ll always have plans in your schedule! And if...
American Family Field

What’s your favorite thing about Milwaukee, Wisconsin?

Have a browse of our City Tours MKE blog, and you’ll quickly see that there’s never any shortage of things to do and see in Milwaukee. Milwaukee is...
Madison, Wisconsin, USA State Capitol

What are the pros and cons of living in Wisconsin?

Planning a trip to Wisconsin? Or, perhaps you’re considering a more permanent move to America’s Dairyland, aka The Badger State? We understand, as proud Milwaukeeans, we have a...
Downtown Milwaukee

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...
City Tours MKE | Cheese Curds

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...
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