Top things to do in Milwaukee

Top Choice Baseball in Milwaukee

Miller Park

From April through September, the National League Milwaukee Brewers play baseball at fab Miller Park, which has a retractable roof and real grass. Buy tickets online or at the stadium box office. The stadium is abou…
Top Choice Museum in Milwaukee

Harley-Davidson Museum

Hundreds of motorcycles show the styles through the decades, including the flashy rides of Elvis and Evel Knievel. You can sit in the saddle of various bikes (on the bottom floor, in the Experience Gallery) and take…
Top Choice Museum in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Art Museum

You have to see this lakeside institution, which features a stunning winglike addition by Santiago Calatrava. It soars open and closed every day at 10am, noon and 5pm (8pm on Thursday), which is wild to watch; head …
Top Choice American in Milwaukee

Birch + Butcher

Birch + Butcher claims to have the city's only open-fire hearth for serious searing and grilling. However it does it, we love the results. Choose from a tempting menu of grilled fish, steaks and veggies. Weekend bru…
Top Choice Live Music in Milwaukee

Rave

The former Eagles Club was built in 1926 and has hosted a 'who's who' of legendary music acts, including Guy Lombardo, Glenn Miller, Buddy Holly, Bob Dylan, the Sex Pistols, all the way up to Ed Sheeran. It's still …
Top Choice Bar in Milwaukee

Champion's

Champion's is the perfect choice if you're looking for something quiet, friendly and authentic. It has been a neighbourhood fixture since the 1950s and not much has changed since. You'll find friendly locals, New Gl…
Top Choice Music in Milwaukee

Summerfest

It's dubbed 'the world's largest music festival,' and indeed hundreds of rock, blues, jazz, country and alternative bands swarm its 11 stages over 11 days. The scene totally rocks; it is held at downtown's lakefront…
American in Milwaukee

Ardent

Milwaukee's foodies get weak in the knees when they sniff the Beard-nominated chef's ever-changing, farm-to-table dishes. Dinner is a lingering affair in the tiny glowing room, with two seatings each night for the 1…
Cocktail Bar in Milwaukee

Vermutería 600

The bar at the Hotel Madrid is a warm, magical space that transports you to 1930s Spain. It serves cocktails inspired by what Ernest Hemingway and pals were drinking when they stayed at the famed Hotel Florida in Ma…
Live Music in Milwaukee

Pabst Theater

This landmark downtown theatre hosts concerts from artists as diverse as Joe Jackson to Ani DiFranco. The theatre's history dates back to 1895, when it functioned as an opera house. Today, the period-piece details, …