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6 Reasons to Visit Milwaukee This Summer

If you’re still working out where you should spend your summer vacation, look no further than Bay View and the greater Milwaukee area.  From our stunning neighborhoods and lovely people, to our industrial boomtown city center, to the food and beer scene, and so much more, Milwaukee is a city that you definitely shouldn’t overlook.  Just take a look at some of the amazing things we’re known for that can be included in your Milwaukee summer vacation.     Food – When you’re in Milwaukee, you know you’re going to be enjoying some amazing food!  From James Beard award-winning restaurants to everyday, budget-friendly dining, the city’s food scene is diverse and a foodie’s paradise.  Whether you’re craving a brat or seafood, you can find it all, right here!   Beer – Milwaukee is the beer capital of America boasting some of the best beer in the world!  In fact, most know our [...]

By |2019-07-05T03:04:39+00:00July 5th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Why We’re Sure You’ll Love Our Boutique Hotel Concept

Whether you're thinking of retail shops or agency offices, the word "boutique" conjures up images of stylish locations full of personality and beautiful design. The same is true for boutique hotels, and as the foremost boutique hotel in Milwaukee, we know a thing or two about what it takes to WOW our guests. So much thought has gone into planning the overall vibe and ambiance found inside of our Bay View location, with special focus on creating a unique and luxurious experience that can't be found anywhere else in the city. Like you, we too also love to travel. We live for culture and the memories made when you experience a new place with all of your favorite people by your side. We're absolutely filled with the same wanderlust that has brought you here to beautiful Milwaukee, and we have poured all of that world-traveled expertise into every detail of [...]

By |2019-06-30T16:12:07+00:00June 30th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Best Ways to Spend July 4th In and Around Milwaukee

From fireworks displays to parades, there’s no shortage of fun, festive events happening in and around Milwaukee in celebration of this Fourth of July!  Here’s a look at some of the events happening around town this year: Lake Park (3233 E. Kenwood Blvd.) – Lake Park will host two parades.  One will leave from Maryland Avenue Montessori School and the other from Harford University School.  Both will begin at 9 a.m. and end at Lake Park where ice cream, games, talent shows and more can be enjoyed until noon.  Later in the day, there will also be music at the lakefront from 8 to 9:15 p.m. when a fireworks display is scheduled to go off.    Gordon Park (2828 N. Humboldt Blvd.) – All throughout the day, Gordon Park will host patriotic festivities for the whole family.  Following a parade at 11 a.m. that will leave from St. Mary’s Casimir [...]

By |2019-06-24T01:27:48+00:00June 24th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Best Places to Catch a Stunning Milwaukee Sunset

When you think of Milwaukee, witnessing some truly spectacular sunsets probably doesn’t jump to the top of your list of things to enjoy during your stay in the city, as those fantasy-like moments are often dreamt of in association with tropical islands or quaint beach towns.  But, we’re here to tell you that our stunning Milwaukee sunset is second to none! There’s nothing more beautiful than the gorgeous colors of a summer sunset brightly reflecting off of the lake shores or over our beautiful skyline.  The hues of yellow, orange, red, and purple simply overwhelm the area with silent beauty. It’s a sight that should be on your to-do list during your stay in town.  From scenic spots on the shore to rooftop bars, there are so many ways you can enjoy these long summer nights. Here are some local hotspots around town for kicking back and watching a stunning [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:34:58+00:00June 13th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

All the Best Ways to Enjoy a Milwaukee Summer

If you’re ready to squeeze every ounce of fun out of this summer, then Milwaukee is the place to be!  We’ve got the festivals, views, brews, and so much more for you to add to your summer bucket list. And trust us, there’s something for absolutely everyone.  So, make the most of this gorgeous season, get out there, and experience it all! Festivals Milwaukee is the city of festivals with a well-earned global reputation for putting on some of the best.  Every weekend during the summer months there’s something to see, from cultural celebrations, to music festivals, to street parties.  Some local favorites include:   Summerfest – With over 800 bands and 900,000 attendees, Summerfest is the world’s largest music festival and should be at the top of everyone’s summer bucket list.  The lineup is diverse with something for every musical taste. Lakefront Festival of Art – This festival, hosted [...]

By |2019-06-10T03:06:24+00:00June 10th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Most Anticipated Summer Events In and Around Milwaukee

In Milwaukee, we don’t need an excuse to have a good time. Now that summer’s here, though, we have plenty of them!  From festivals and concerts to art crawls and air shows, Milwaukee knows how to celebrate in style. So, mark your calendars, and check out some of the most anticipated summer events in and around town. Milwaukee Summer Events 2019 Summerfest When:  June 26th – July 7th Where:  Henry W. Maier Festival Park Milwaukeeans know that summertime means Summerfest time!  For 11 days, Henry Maier Festival Park is the place to be for music lovers everywhere.  With over 800 acts playing on 11 stages, fans will find all of their popular favorites spanning every genre, from alternative, to rock, to country, to R&B, pop, and more.  And, as if that’s not enough, festival goers will also find some of Milwaukee’s best eats on-sight with tasty treats to keep you [...]

By |2019-05-30T21:53:54+00:00May 30th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Secrets to Traveling Like a Local

Just as there are many places to visit in the world, there are just as many different ways to travel and experience each place.  Some like to travel in full tourist mode in groups and follow tour guides, while others prefer to travel in a more conspicuous manner and get lost in the crowd.  No matter your preference, there’s no right or wrong way to explore! The point is simply to experience new places, people and cultures. When you visit a new place, if you really want to get to know the spirit of the locals, there are things you can do to blend in to get a real sense of what life is like in the place you’re visiting.  Doing this lends to a truly unique and special connection with your overall travel experience. That’s why we’re sharing some of our secrets to traveling like a local. Here’s what [...]

By |2019-05-30T21:48:45+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Can’t-Miss Milwaukee Markets

From food to drinks to clothing and antiques, markets are a wonderful reflection of a city’s unique culture. So, when it comes to showing off this city’s best, the markets of Milwaukee bring our amazing and eclectic culture to life in the most inspiring way!   Whether you’re looking for tasty treats to satisfy the moment, shopping for the whole family, or simply looking for a relaxing day spent strolling through booths and warehouses taking in the sights, we’re sharing our can’t-miss market picks.   Milwaukee Public Market – The Milwaukee Public Market is one of the best representations of our unique city and its fantastic cuisine.  It rivals that of the famous Pike Place Market in Seattle, as it’s known for specifically featuring local vendors and their products.  From fish, to produce, to the famous Thief Wine Shop & Bar, this is where you want to be to sample [...]

By |2019-05-16T19:41:16+00:00May 16th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Visit MKE: Milwaukee’s Most Famous

From the silver screen to athletes, musicians and beyond, Milwaukee has turned out some pretty significant names throughout history.  Known for our eclectic heritage, friendly nature and can-do spirit, it’s no wonder our little corner of the world has produced such impactful, creative and driven people over the years.  Just take a look at some of our most famous residents: Liberace – The beloved sensation in the mid-1950s, Liberace was best known for his glitzy costumes and elaborate staging over his piano playing.  He truly set the standard for showmanship. By the 1970s he became a self-caricature with his excessively stylized outfits and piano that always featured a flashy candelabrum. The Zucker Brothers - Milwaukee natives Jerry and David Zucker are best known for their comedic genius.  They appeared in the popular spoof films Airplane!, Naked Gun, Naked Gun 2-1/2, Naked Gun 33-1/3: The Final Insult, From the Files of Police Squad, and [...]

By |2019-05-12T01:22:07+00:00May 12th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About Summerfest 2019 (Get the complete lineup here!)

The start of May means we’re just one month away from Summerfest 2019!  As we mentioned before, we are eagerly anticipating this year’s star-studded summer music celebration, and we have been marking down the days on our calendars until the kickoff on June 26th.  If you are wondering who you can expect to see at this year’s most anticipated event, you have come to the right place. We’ve got the rundown so you can start making your summer travel plans:     American Family Insurance Amphitheater June 26th – Thomas Rhett June 26th – Dustin Lynch June 26th – Russell Dickerson June 27th – Willie Nelson June 27th – Phil Lesh & Friends June 27th – The Avett Brothers June 27th – Counting Crows June 27th  – Alison Krauss June 27th – Dawes June 27th – Trapper Schoepp June 28th – Jason Aldean June 28th – Kane Brown June 28th – [...]

By |2019-05-05T16:20:17+00:00May 5th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments