Tips and Articles for Milwaukee + Lake Michigan Area

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Hotel stays can be ruff.Except when it comes to one Hilton hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where an 8-month-old miniature Goldendoodle named Millie... Read More

New York  Get least 30 percent off HGU New York, a Beaux-Art landmark in New York City with a lobby bar that transforms into a jazz den at night.... Read More

It’s no secret that Milwaukee is into beer in a big way, which is why a brewery tour should be at the top of every visitor’s list. The Miller... Read More

Beer, as they say, made Milwaukee famous, and for visitors to Wisconsin's largest city, there’s almost no end to brewery tours. But for those... Read More

You won’t find many stern "Don't Touch" signs at Milwaukee’s Discovery World. This is a museum where you’re supposed to touch everything, from... Read More

It’s not easy to upstage Lake Michigan’s clear blue horizon, but the Milwaukee Art Museum, the city’s most Instagrammable building, might just manage it... Read More

The “Chicken Fried Bloody Mary” is everything you could hope for and more: an 80 oz. Bloody Mary topped with cheeseburger sliders, bacon-wrapped... Read More

For many people, traveling across the country to capture extraordinary landscapes and landmarks of civic importance on film sounds like a dream job.For... Read More

Sure, you can go and see the Northern Lights (if you're lucky enough to catch them), but that's nothing compared to actually floating among them.... Read More

Milwaukee may not be as big as other major cities, but it packs just as much of a cultural punch—one that should be celebrated with these wierd,... Read More

Though winter storms nearly compromised its main gallery—a long A-frame pavilion inspired by traditional Scandinavian fish-drying racks—Norway’s SALT... Read More

See America's Best Lake VacationsThere were no spa treatments at the lake resorts of my 1970’s childhood, no sashimi on dinner menus or split-level... Read More

See our list of 20 Great American Beaches.It’s no surprise that this summertime, American travelers are planning to stick close to home. But that’s no... Read More

By Adrien Glover, with Jennifer Flowers, John Newton, and Tracy ZiemerSee our slideshow of 10 Great Waterside Restaurants.Blame it on the intoxicating... Read More

See our slideshow of America’s Most Mysterious Places.“The very first night there we saw brilliant white and green lights that would respond to our... Read More

They call it Dudamania: Gustavo Dudamel, the 27-year-old Venezuelan conductor, shaggy-headed and exuberant, is leading performances that lift not only... Read More

We touched down in Japan the day Princess Sayako surrendered her throne to marry a commoner. The sacrifice she made for love was straight out of a fairy... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Baseball Stadium Food.“If you’re gonna pay more for a hot dog or a burger or an order of fries,” New York City... Read More

Milwaukee Milwaukee tops the nation in bars per capita—no coincidence that Miller Brewing Co. calls it home. And thanks to the Harley-Davidson factory... Read More

"Riding a GPS-equipped bus in Barcelona," says Maxwell L. Anderson, director of New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, "I got a hilarious glimpse of... Read More

At a farmhouse in suburban Milwaukee, the table is always set for Noëlie (Coward), Larry (Olivier), Helen (Hayes), and Katharine (Hepburn). Every year... Read More

Whenever I tell people where I grew up, the conversation inevitably turns to beer or the Fonz. Wisconsin's largest city has long suffered an image... Read More

When I was growing up there, Milwaukee advertised itself as "a great place on a Great Lake." It made sense to tout the lovely shores of Lake Michigan,... Read More

With all due respect to my adopted state of California, where I’ve lived the past twenty-seven years, it’s my opinion that for every great course here,... Read More

Let’s start by getting the clichés out of the way: the beer and the bratwurst, the cows and the cheese, the silos and all that snow. Everything you ever... Read More

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