Cool & Unique Things to Do In Milwaukee

My favorite places in Milwaukee – a lively city packed with summer festivals, stunning views, and diverse cultures.

The best places to eat in Milwaukee, WI.

After working in Third Ward for two years, I have come to know the ins and outs of the area. Here are a few of my favorite places and things to do in this vivacious city.

My Favorite Places to Eat in Milwaukee

The Outsider – this is hands down my favorite place in Milwaukee. The views are absolutely stunning and the food is delicious!!

Cafe Corazon – rated best Mexican restaurant several years in a row

Sweet Diner – a favorited brunch destination

Café Benelux – if you are visiting in the summertime, I highly recommend sitting on their rooftop for a beautiful view

Rare Steakhouse – if you are looking for a more upscale restaurant, this is the place! The food was delicious and the service was great

Harbor House – enjoy some seafood with a stunning view of downtown Milwaukee

Blue Bat Kitchen & Tequilaria – be sure to get the fried brussels sprouts!

Amilinda – a cute restaurant with flavorful dishes

Ardent – serves some pretty spectacular dishes

Odd Duck – choose from a variety of internationally inspired dishes

Pizza Man – can’t go wrong with a slice of pizza and a cold glass of beer

Breweries & Distilleries to Visit

Miller Brewery Tour – one of our favorite brewery tours we have done!

Lakefront Brewery – enjoy a beer with a stunning view of the Milwaukee River

Twisted Path Distillery – organic and gluten free distillery

City Lights Brewing – enjoy a variety of IPAs and lagers on their outdoor patio

MKE Brewing Co – have you tried Outboard?! Hands down one of my top five favorite beers

Dead Bird Brewing – an eclectic space with good beer and good food

Good City Brewing – highly, highly encourage you to watch a Bucks game here if you can’t make it to the game!

Cool & unique things to do in Milwaukee, WI.

Cool & Unique Things To Do

Go to a Milwaukee Bucks game at the Fiserv Forum. Be sure to go early to enjoy everything the Deer District has to offer!

Watch the Brewers play at American Family Field

Historic Third Ward – I worked in Third Ward for two years and I cannot recommend this area enough! There are so many cute shops, restaurants and bars to explore

Milwaukee Public Market – checkout all the different vendors and grab a bite to eat!

The Milwaukee Riverwalk – enjoy the stunning views of Milwaukee with lots of shops and restaurants to stop at along the way

Milwaukee Art Museum – attend a yoga class at the Milwaukee Art Museum!

Glorioso’s Italian Market – experience an Italian culinary cooking class in the heart of Milwaukee

Purple Door – enjoy some ice cream at the famous Purple Door Ice Cream!

If you are looking to go out for the night, Brady Street is the place to be

Go to an event at the Pabst Theater

Kayak down the Milwaukee River

Go to the Safe House for a drink – good luck getting in 😉

Attend a festival in the City of Festivals!

The Best Hotels To Stay At

The Pfister Hotel – an elegant hotel located in downtown

The Journeyman Hotel – located in Third Ward – The Outsider is the rooftop restaurant

Aloft Hotel – located in downtown

Iron Horse – a boutique hotel located in downtown

Potawatomi – casino & hotel

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