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 first baseball game. While baseball may be your main attraction, there is plenty to do in Milwaukee when you visit, as we’ll see in this blog.
At City Tours MKE, we love showing visitors around when baseball season is in full swing. Not only can we introduce you to our city’s rich sports history, but there are plenty of activities to enjoy beyond the ballpark. Whether you’re interested in beers, minigolf, haunted histories, dive bars, and more, we recommend looking at our Milwaukee day tours to start your journey.
So, keep reading to discover the top things to do in Milwaukee if you’re here for baseball! If you’ve visited our website and would like to know more, just get in touch with our local team of experts. Otherwise, scroll down!
Things to Do for Sports Fans in Milwaukee in Baseball Season
Milwaukee has an array of home teams to explore when you visit. From the Brewers to the Bucks and the Milkmen to the Admirals and more, sports fans can check out even more events beyond baseball and find a new favorite! Discover all upcoming sporting events in Milwaukee so that you can plan your visit accordingly!
Aside from seeing a basketball, indoor soccer, or ice hockey match (plus baseball!), sports fans visiting Milwaukee can also try the city’s golf options. There are 11 municipal golf courses, with terrain for every golfer from beginner to pro. City Tours MKE also offers a Milwaukee minigolf and brewery tour if you want to inject some humor into your hole-in-one!
Explore Milwaukee’s Green Spaces in Baseball Season
While you may be visiting for the greenery of the ballpark, there are plenty of green spaces in Milwaukee to enjoy. Did you know that Milwaukee has more than 150 public parks? From the sprawling beauty of Lake Park, designed by the renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, to the vibrant Washington Park, Milwaukee’s green spaces are ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and picnicking.
Explore the scenic trails of Grant Park, unwind in the botanical wonders of Boerner Botanical Gardens, or simply relax along the tranquil shores of Lake Michigan in Veterans Park. Whether you’re enjoying outdoor activities or just relaxing in nature, the green heart of Milwaukee is well worth exploring.
Tour American Family Field in Baseball Season, Milwaukee
Start your baseball journey with a behind-the-scenes tour of the heart of Milwaukee’s baseball community – American Family Field. Explore the dugouts and locker rooms and get a glimpse of the field from unique vantage points.
Learn about the rich history of the Milwaukee Brewers on the Wall of Honor and Walk of Fame, which commemorate some of the biggest names in Milwaukee baseball. Not only can you learn about the history of the greats, but if you time your visit right, you might even catch a few players in action during batting practice!
Get to Know Milwaukee’s Beer Scene in Baseball Season
One of Milwaukee’s claims to fame is its beer. As a hub for internationally known brands and smaller independent breweries, the city has plenty of places to find a unique brewski and learn about the city’s history. Whether you want to visit the historic Pabst Brewery or local favorite LakeFront Brewing, Inc., there’s a glass for everyone waiting.
If you’re staying in the city for a few days, why not try our Milwaukee Brewery Tour? With 11 beers on the menu across four microbreweries, this day trip is a great way to get to know the city’s layout and drink offerings. You can also look at our blog Exploring Milwaukee’s Brewers: a Beer Lover’s Guide for more info.
Discover Milwaukee’s Traditional Food in Baseball Season
What’s a day at the ballpark without great eats? If you have time ahead of the game, check out Milwaukee’s culinary scene, which offers various options from classic American fare to international cuisine.
Head to the Historic Third Ward, known for its charming atmosphere and an abundance of restaurants. Whether you crave a juicy burger, authentic Italian pasta, or locally brewed beer, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds.
Relax on Milwaukee’s RiverWalk & Lakefront in Baseball Season
Embrace Milwaukee’s scenic beauty and take a stroll along the Riverwalk. This picturesque path winds through the city, offering views of the Milwaukee River, historic bridges, and vibrant street art. The Riverwalk is dotted with cafes and pubs, providing the perfect opportunity to relax and soak in the atmosphere. It’s a tranquil escape from the excitement of the ballpark.
Milwaukee’s location along the shores of Lake Michigan opens up opportunities for water-centric activities. Why not rent a bike and explore the Oak Leaf Trail along the lakefront, or take a scenic boat tour to enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline? Lakeshore State Park, a man-made island, is another peaceful retreat where you can enjoy the serenity of the lake.
While catching a Brewers game at American Family Field is undoubtedly a highlight of your trip to Milwaukee, exploring the city’s culinary scene and cultural landmarks will help you make lasting memories.
Whether you’re a baseball fanatic or just looking for a memorable getaway, Milwaukee has something special to offer beyond the ballpark. So, swing into action and make the most of your time in Milwaukee! Just contact us to start planning. Want to explore like a local? Take a look at our blog to discover the top free things to do in Milwaukee.