Welcome to Fifty Grande’s Best of the U.S. Bucket List series. This is your one-stop travel guide to the best, most unique and quintessential experiences of a city, state or event. Want to know how to “do” Milwaukee? We’ve got you covered. Curated by experts, vetted by in-the-know locals, this is all you need to have the best trip ever. If we’ve written a Bucket List, we recommend you go. If it’s on this list, it’s the best the city has to offer right now. Consider this your one-stop answer to “What are the best things to do in Milwaukee?”
Milwaukee, Wis. may bring to mind images of stunning lakefront sprawl (hey, Lake Michigan), plus brewers from both the beer and baseball persuasions. But Wisconsin’s largest city is a travel-worthy destination for many more reasons, from quirky museums to historic neighborhoods to a thriving food and beverage scene. Plan your visit to this Upper Midwest gem and arrive prepared with our Fifty Grande guide.