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

Art in Every Room

Here at the Kinn Guesthouse, we truly believe in the work of our local Milwaukee artists. We have designed our gorgeous space to be your home away from home, and with that, we’ve added that extra special touch that can only be accomplished with the help of our city's top talent. Art is a way to bring a space together and evoke an emotionally, relaxed, creative state.  In fact, art has many scientifically proven benefits on your health.   There is a much deeper reason to why people display works of art in and around their lives, from their homes, to our workplaces, to guest spaces, vacant spaces, and beyond.  Art plays an integral role in all of our lives, even when we’re unaware of its presence. It’s far more than just filler or decorative pieces thrown about to cover space. It, in all of its different mediums and themes, makes [...]

By |2019-08-25T01:28:15+00:00September 5th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Can’t-Miss Milwaukee Events in September 2019

Summer and all of its fun-in-the-sun activities may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that the party stops here.  Now, is that most exciting time of year when the season starts to change, nature shows off its beautiful color pallet before going to sleep for the cold winter ahead, and we get to celebrate all the beautiful features of fall in Milwaukee!  So, to kick off this beautiful season, we’re looking at some of the can’t miss September events that should be on your social calendar. Here’s what we’re looking forward to:   Oktoberfest When:  September 6th – October 5th  Where:  Heidelberg Park at the Bavarian Bierhaus Celebrating 60 years of great music, beer, and food, you won’t want to miss this festival.  For five consecutive weekends, you can head to the Bavarian Bierhaus in Heidelberg Park for celebratory music from area favorites like Austrian Express, Die Freistadt [...]

By |2019-08-25T01:20:43+00:00August 29th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

A Guide to Milwaukee’s Favorite Street Art

For those looking for something beyond what you can find in your typical art museum or gallery, Milwaukee is the place you want to be!  Our diverse, eclectic city is home to many amazing artists – many artists who take their vibrant works to the streets to create some truly spectacular murals.  For these street artists, Milwaukee’s avenues, boulevards, and buildings are their gallery. And, with so many commissioned works these days as public interest in this art form has gained traction, we have seen a huge metamorphosis of these installations all across the city.     Every month, new murals arrive in various public spaces around the greater Milwaukee area.  And while the best way to explore these works is to just hit the streets and explore, there are a few destinations that you’ll absolutely want to add to your list along the way.  So, whether you’re looking for some inspiration [...]

By |2019-08-18T22:00:25+00:00August 24th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Reasons You’ll Love Staying With Us at the Kinn Guesthouse

At Kinn Guesthouse, we provide a uniquely personal take on luxury for the ultimate home-away-from-home experience. Our boutique guesthouse concept is unlike anything else a standard hotel stay can offer, as our family extends a quiet, friendly stay paired with stunning designs and amenities. Kinn Guesthouse was designed to offer each of our guests a memorable, one-of-a-kind opportunity to escape, and when you stay with us, you’ll see and feel that difference in every aspect of your visit. So, if you’re bored of the same old standard hotel chain experience and are looking for that level of freedom and comfort that luxury vacation rentals offer, then Kinn Guesthouse MKE is exactly what you’ve been looking for! For years, we’ve been changing the way our guests think about luxury travel and know that you’re going to fall in love with your stay. We offer an unusual opportunity for you to escape [...]

By |2019-08-10T19:17:36+00:00August 17th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Check Out Our Favorite Milwaukee Bookstores

As every seasoned traveler will tell you, a good book is perhaps the best travel companion a person can ask for. So, as we start looking ahead to the close of summer and on to a new school year for many, we’re going to take you through some of our area’s best independent bookstores.  Whether you’re a lover of literature who is simply looking for a good book to read as you pass through our beautiful city, or a student looking for a little distraction, the Milwaukee area has some true gems every bookworm can respect.  Here are a few of our favorite Milwaukee bookstores: Downtown Books Bought and Sold – This cozy bookseller is every bookworm’s dream!  Not only is their book selection stellar, it’s a comfortable space with friendly staff and customers.  The vibe is very relaxed and feels more like you’re walking into a casual hangout with [...]

By |2019-08-10T19:08:34+00:00August 10th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments