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  • Basilica of St. Josaphat
    Two things can be said about the Basilica of St. Josaphat: beautiful and amazingly big. Its architecture and style is breathtaking and you feel you can't encompass everything at once. If you are visiting Milwaukee during a holiday [...]
    D: 2.5mi00
  • Cafe Lulu
    A funky little bar that serves not only drinks but sandwiches and salads too, not to mention brunches, Cafe Lulu can be the place to go for some relaxation time. A wide variety drinks, local and imported, brewed and mixed drinks and wine. [...]
    D: 2.5mi00
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
    The Milwaukee Art Museum holds not only artworks from Picasso and Warhol, it is a masterpiece of architecture in itself. The modern, interesting style of the building looks like a bird bent down in a lake with its wings up in the air. It is [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • Miller Park
    We went to see the popular ballpark in Milwaukee in September, and we took a tour so that we could get glimpse behind things that we couldn't have seen individually. Miller Park is amazing! Our guide was knowledgeable and answered [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Milwaukee County Zoo
    Though with wide spaces, the areas of the animals are thus arranged in the Milwaukee County Zoo that you can easily see the animals either taking a nap, stretching their legs or just walking around. We also saw flamingos with beautiful [...]
    D: 6.2mi00
  • Milwaukee Public Museum
    With a huge variety of exhibitions and collection, the Milwaukee Public Museum is maybe the best in town, or in the US. Ranging from vegetation to animals, history, culture and science, the museum has something to offer from each field. [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Pabst Mansion
    I'm glad we took the time to take the tour in the Pabst Mansion. The only thing I regretted is that we weren't allowed to take pictures, because the house is magnificent. The main staircase with its wood-carved banisters and walls [...]
    D: 1.2mi00
  • ComedySportz
    A really fun and entertaining show by an impro team, well, actually two teams competing each other ComedySportz is appropriate for all ages. You can bring your whole family, or your girl/boyfriend, parents, and there will be fun for [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • East Town Women's Resale Shop
    If you're looking for famous brands at a budget price than you have to go to the East Town Women's Reseal Shop. They have clothes, accessories, bags and furs from Dolce&Gabbana, Ungaro, Burberry, Versace and many others. The [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • JoJo's Martini Lounge
    Great for socializing or just having a drink in a warm or cold afternoon, Jojo's Martini Lounge is funky, hype with lots and lots of martini. Serving mostly drinks, cocktails stronger ones, their specialties are martinis. You can go [...]
    D: 6.6mi00
  • Lakefront Brewery
    Entertaining and informative in the same time, the tour we took in the Lakefront Brewery was well worth the time and money. The tour guide was funny, we sampled 4 kinds of beer during the tour, and we even got a souvenir beer glass. I [...]
    D: 1.2mi00
  • The Domes
    A land of greens and flowers, The Domes became a city landmark after its completion in 1967 and proved to be a highly popular visiting area both to locals and visitors. Also called Mitchell Park Conservatory, the domes are divided into [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Harley Davidson Museum
    The home of the famous motorcycle, the Harley Davidson Museum is one of the most popular destinations in Milwaukee. No wonder, they feature exhibits of traditional and modern bikes, parts of bikes, toys and many other interesting objects [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • House of Harley
    Being a Harley Davidson motorcycle shop, the House of Harley you will find only merchandise that has this brand-name on it. However, even if you wouldn't go there to buy yourself one of the most expensive bikes in the world, you should [...]
    D: 6.7mi00
  • Mason Street Grill
    It is a cozy restaurant that serves really tasty steaks and home-made desserts. We loved the Mason Street Grill. The atmosphere was inviting, with comfortable chairs and private booths, the staff was great, nothing to complain about. The [...]
    D: 0.4mi00

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Milwaukee History

Thriving From A Small Settlement! The region of Milwaukee had come up from the current region of eastern Wisconsin, which once had been the development of the native tribes scattered all over the territory.  The origin of the name is not known for certain. However according to the general folklore, it is believed that the place had been named by the Potawatomi tribe, who used to call it Mahn-ah-wauk. It represented council grounds in their language. The earliest mention of the place itself could be dated back to 1761, when it had been recorded by an English Officer from Greenbay pronouncing it as Milwacky.  French trappers and traders were [...]
Cheap flights to Milwaukee

Recent Milwaukee flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $162United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    Saint Louis, MO (STL)Milwaukee, WI (MKE)01/13/201605:02 am
    Milwaukee, WI (MKE)Saint Louis, MO (STL)01/26/201607:17 pm check price
  • $177American Airlines flight American Airlines 
    Fort Worth/Dallas, TX (DFW)Milwaukee, WI (MKE)02/16/201612:00 pm
    Milwaukee, WI (MKE)Fort Worth/Dallas, TX (DFW)02/24/201607:00 am check price
  • $191Southwest Airlines flight Southwest Airlines 
    Dallas, TX (DAL)Milwaukee, WI (MKE)02/16/201608:40 am
    Milwaukee, WI (MKE)Dallas, TX (DAL)02/24/201606:30 am check price

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