Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. Milwaukee is a popular venue for Lake Michigan sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals. Often referred to as the City of Festivals, Milwaukee has various cultural events which take place throughout the summer at Henry Maier Festival Park, on the lake.

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Things to do in Milwaukee

North Point Lighthouse
Decommissioned in the 1990’s, the North Point Light Station was renovated in 2007 and is now open to the public on weekends, and available for events, group tours and Full Moon tours. Find out more here.

Bradford Beach
Wisconsin’s Top Urban Beach – It’s true what they say: It is cooler by the lake, and in Milwaukee, there’s no where better to cool off than Bradford Beach. In 2009, Bradford Beach became one of Wisconsin’s first beaches to receive Blue Wave Certification from the nonprofit Clean Beaches Council of Washington, D.C. Since then, the beach has undergone a rebirth as a center of summer fun. Find out more here.

Discovery World – Science + Technology Center
Discovery World is Milwaukee’s premier, non-profit science and technology center for the whole family. Many events and activities connect to Lake Michigan, including the Sailing Vessel Denis Sullivan, available for trips on the lake throughout the summer. Find out more here.

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