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Christkindlmarket Milwaukee Has Returned for Another Year

Christkindlemarket Milwaukee returns for its second year running! For years, this German holiday market has been wildly successful in downtown Chicago. Last year, event organizers decided to bring it here to Milwaukee, and by popular demand, it's back for another run. There, you'll find great one-of-a-kind holiday gift ideas, collectibles, baked goods, traditional foods, and drinks. Here's more on what to expect this year at Christkindlemarket Milwaukee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMMUzRZNG9w   Keep an eye on the event website for vendor updates and more, and while you're there, be sure to book a "Stammtisch" table for you and your friends! Whether you're a native, newcomer, or just passing through our beautiful city, make Christkindlmarket Milwaukee a holiday tradition for your family.  

By |2019-11-25T04:38:19+00:00November 24th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Kinn Guesthouse is a “Best of Milwaukee” Finalist!

At Kinn Guesthouse, our community is at the heart of everything we do. When we first began this very rewarding journey, our goal was to create a one-of-a-kind space that offers something for everyone. We wanted you to feel at home here, whether you were coming from down the block or across the globe. This is your Milwaukee home away from home! Over the years, we have been absolutely humbled and honored by the warm, enthusiastic response we have received from our friends, neighbors, and guests. The truth is that we could never have done this without the love and support we have received from all of you, and we are so proud of how this business has grown to be such a quintessential part of this beautiful city's local culture and identity. Vote for Kinn Guesthouse as Milwaukee's Best Boutique Hotel! This year, we have been nominated (once again [...]

By |2019-11-11T03:15:00+00:00November 11th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Planning Your Travel Itinerary for Thanksgiving Week 2019

Whether you’re planning your own Milwaukee Thanksgiving adventure or expecting to host out of town family and friends for turkey day celebrations, there are so many ways to experience and share our beloved city this holiday season.  That’s why we’ve put together a brief travel itinerary for Thanksgiving week so that you and your loved ones can do more than just sit around and indulge in delicious seasonal favorites. Make the most of this time of year, and explore all of the wonderful things that Milwaukee has to offer!  Here are a few things you can do as well as where you can find some fantastic holiday feasts around town:    Events Drumstick Dash When:  Thanksgiving morning at 8:30 a.m.  Where:  Miller Park  Start your day of feasting off with a little exercise and a charitable event.  The 8th annual Drumstick Dash 5K Run/Walk and Half a Drumstick 2.5K Run/Walk is [...]

By |2019-11-04T00:13:52+00:00November 3rd, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Take Advantage of Our Beautiful Chef-Inspired Kitchen!

One of the features we love most about our beautiful boutique hotel is the chef-inspired kitchen that forms the heart of your home-away-from-home. We want you to make the most of it! Of course, we do understand that fitting in a cooking session at the end of a long day of travel might not be your idea of a good time, but we want to make it easy for you to enjoy this unique and luxurious feature that we have included for you here. It's also important to note that making your own meals is almost always a healthier choice. That's even more essential for those who travel often. With that in mind, we have put together a list of our favorite idea for cooking away from home. Ideas for Cooking Away from Home When it comes to cooking away from home, the idea is to keep things as simple [...]

By |2019-10-28T02:11:18+00:00October 28th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Best Milwaukee Pumpkin Patches for Family Fun (and Photo Ops!)

Happy Halloween, Milwaukee! It's now the spookiest season of all, and if you’re anything like us, the holiday just doesn't feel like Halloween without the perfect jack-o-lantern. Picking and carving pumpkins is a Fall tradition that really brings the spirit (and spooky spirits) of the season to life.  So, just where can you go to find that perfect gourd to stand guard during the year’s most haunted night?   Here’s a look at some of our favorite Milwaukee pumpkin patches (most located just outside of the city) where you and your loved ones can go to scare up a fun time as a family and take advantage of all the beautiful fall-themed photo ops!  Can't-Miss Milwaukee Pumpkin Patches in 2019 Creekside Valley Farm Creekside Valley Farm is all about bringing families together for unforgettable experiences.  More than just a pumpkin patch, they have created an educational and exciting place for people [...]

By |2019-10-26T23:29:56+00:00October 20th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Traveler’s Guide to Shopping in Milwaukee

The busiest shopping season of the year is upon us, and before you know it, our city will be bustling with holiday shoppers from all around the country. If you are traveling here from out of state, you will be pleased to find that Milwaukee is a wonderful shopping destination, and we have a full roster of both national and local retailers for you to choose from. As a visitor to our beautiful city, though, you may be wondering where you can find the best shopping Milwaukee has to offer. Well, you're in luck. We have the list for you right here. Mayfair Mall - Revered as the best mall in all of Wisconsin, Mayfair Mall is a must-stop destination on your shopping itinerary. This mall is located just 15 minutes west of Downtown Milwaukee, and you can use any of our local modes of public transportation to get there. [...]

By |2019-10-14T02:25:11+00:00October 13th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Can’t-Miss Milwaukee Events in October 2019

It's officially the most colorful time of year in the Midwest. For us, that means pulling out our coziest sweaters, indulging in one too many pumpkin spice lattes, and finding all the best Milwaukee October events to share with you here on the blog! Make sure to make the most of this beautiful, delicious season! Whether you're attending an apple pie bake-off, a music festival, or getting your holiday shopping done months in advance, one fact remains true: cold weather is right around the corner. Now is the time to enjoy everything fall has to offer. Here's a list of events to get you started. Top Milwaukee October Events ILLUMINATE Music Festival This festival happens on October 11 from 7pm to 10pm at Veterans Park, and it's definitely something you do not want to miss. Come out and celebrate our top local musical talent on Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront. Student discounts [...]

By |2019-10-07T03:14:28+00:00October 7th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Hotel Buyouts: 5 Reasons Kinn Guesthouse is Perfect for Your Next Event

Whether you’re gathering for a wedding, a business retreat, or getting your whole family together for a reunion and quality time, if you’re looking for a fully customized, personalized event experience, there’s no better option than a hotel buyout at Kinn Guesthouse. Hotel buyouts are a chance for you and your group to enjoy your stay in an undisturbed manner for a more bonded, relaxing, one-of-a-kind experience.    Here at Kinn Guesthouse, we offer this unique opportunity to our guests and guest group functions. Just think of the possibilities! There are many reasons why our Guesthouse is perfect for your next event or gathering, and we’re going to look at five of those reasons you’ll want to explore the option of booking the whole place just for you and your guests:   Personalized Experience – Here at Kinn Guesthouse, our goal is to provide all of our guests a highly personalized experience, [...]

By |2019-09-28T22:52:48+00:00September 28th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Tips For Planning Your Holiday Travel to Milwaukee

Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about those holiday travel plans! (We have already received several bookings from seasonal Milwaukee travelers!) So, whether you’re planning to come into town to visit family for Thanksgiving or planning a romantic New Year’s Eve getaway with your significant other, now is the time to set those plans in motion before things get too expensive, and let’s face it, stressful.   We all know that things around the holidays can get pretty chaotic, so we’re sharing some of our experienced advice to help you solidify your plans, early.  Here are our tips for planning your holiday travel to Milwaukee:   Avoid peak travel dates – While you may want that extra day to decompress before all of the festivities begin, believe it or not, it’s actually more affordable to travel on the day of the actual holiday, be it Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.  [...]

By |2019-09-16T00:45:35+00:00September 19th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

5 Things Every Tourist Should Do In Downtown Milwaukee

Whether you're coming into town in search of entertainment, cultural enrichment, historical education, or just some good old fashioned fun, downtown Milwaukee has something for everyone.  So, to help you get the most out of your visit and better plan your trip, we’re looking at some attractions that every tourist should check out in downtown Milwaukee. Here are our top five recommendations:   Lakefront Brewery – Milwaukee is known for its fantastic breweries and beer scene that has more than earned its place in American history.  Considered by many tourists and locals alike to be one of Milwaukee’s best brewery tours, Lakefront Brewery is one stop you won’t want to miss.  Enjoy guided tours, samplings, and maybe even grab a bite to go with your beer at the on-site beer hall where you can indulge in some regional delicacies like cheese curds, Bavarian-style pretzels, and Usinger brats.  The brewery also adds [...]

By |2019-09-16T00:52:42+00:00September 12th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments