Some of America’s largest cities are packed with tourists each and every day. There are all sorts of resources and places that cater to tourists, but the best way to discover a new city is by immersing yourself in its culture and truly living among the locals.
Milwaukee is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Not only is it a great place to do business, but it’s a great place to experience new adventures. To truly appreciate all that Milwaukee has to offer, you have to live like a local.
Milwaukee Local Staples
If you love baseball then you can’t leave town without “catching” a ball game at Miller Park. The Brewers have made quite the turnaround over the last few years and their lineup features some of the most exciting players in baseball, making for an energetic game. Start off the event by gathering your friends and family to tailgate before the game by cooking out and playing games.
Milwaukee has so much to do that even the locals can sometimes feel like visitors in their own city. It truly has something for everyone. If you’re looking for a way to spend they day, Milwaukkee is home to a wide range of museums. A few of the larger ones include the Harley Davidson Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, and the Villa Terrace Art Museum just to name a few.
If you’re looking for a true local Milwaukee experience, checking out of the many breweries is the way to do it. A local favorite is Lakefront Brewery. The brewery offers tours throughout the week and provides a wide selection of well-crafted and refreshing beers.
Other suggestions include Milwaukee Brewing Company, Mobcraft Brewery, Great Lake Distillery and Sprecher Brewery.
The Historic Third Ward
Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward has something for everyone and is popular among Milwaukee natives for that reason. Historically, it’s known as the art and fashion district, but it also boasts a wealth of breweries, shops and great places to eat and drink. The best way to experience the Third Ward is by just walking down city blocks full of unique stops.