Things to Do in Milwaukee + Lake Michigan Area

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Snag a swing chair and beer at Brown Baer. Read More

Housed in an 1840’s barn, check out this shop for 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and estate jewelry. Read More

Why It’s Cool: Stretching three miles along the Milwaukee River, this wooden-plank-and-concrete bike-and-walkway features such local haunts as the... Read More

Experience iron mining in an underground train tour of 2,600 feet of drifts and tunnels—400 feet below the surface. Read More

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center draws as many visitors to its famed washrooms as it does to its art exhibitions. These six gorgeous spaces-each... Read More

Get a breath of country air while you can camp, hunt, fish, hike, and picnic. Read More

Sunning not skiing? Cruise Lake Geneva and view historic estates. Read More

Cool Wisconsin weather is no match for Miller Field’s retractable roof; the ballpark’s signature structure can open and close in about 10... Read More

The soaring Santiago Calatrava design is unforgettable. Read More

Put your sneakers on and make a day of it at the Milwaukee County Zoo, home to red pandas, penguins, and hundreds of other exotic creatures. Take a... Read More

Warm up or cool off at the indoor/outdoor Moose Mountain Falls Waterpark. Read More

Hit the slopes on one of 17 trails; trek the 1.8-mile mountaintop snowshoe trail or challenge yourself with jumps and a quarter-pipe. Read More

Explore this re-creation of working farmsteads and settlements. Read More

The park offers seasonal sports and spectacular views of famed Door County sunsets. Read More

As a United States Olympic Team training site, Milwaukee's Pettit National Ice Center has hosted speed-skating stars like Bonnie Blair and Apolo Anton... Read More

Play a round within walking distance of Elkhart Lake’s town center. Read More

Book an excursion on one of five full-time boats. Read More

Browse this shop for restored Victorian furniture and other antique treasures. Read More

Play a round at the world’s fastest permanent road course, in operation since 1955. Read More

View the area’s lighthouses and miles of shoreline on a 37-foot, award-winning, historic sailing vessel. Read More

Save room for Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag. Read More

In winter, hit the slopes at The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort, which also has snowboarding, snowshoeing, and night skiing. Read More

The shop stocks 175 state cheeses. Read More

This museum houses the USS Cobra, a completely restored World War II submarine. Read More

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