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About Milwaukee

With a core population of 600,000, positioned in a metropolitan community of 1.4 million, Milwaukee is a city that has something to offer everyone.  Located on beautiful Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is known for its friendly people, fine arts, festivals, fine dining, and recreational opportunities. 

In addition to the metropolitan Milwaukee area, those who enjoy a more rural atmosphere can live in the surrounding areas of Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha Counties.


Milwaukee is only: 

  • 70 miles to Madison, WI
  • 90 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 340 miles to Minneapolis, MN


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Culture/Arts                                                   Outdoor Recreation

Betty Brinn Children's Museum                     Boerner Botanical Gardens

Florentine Opera Company                           Milwaukee County Parks

Humphrey Imax Dome Theater                     Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee Art Museum                                 Summerfest

Milwaukee Ballet                                           Wehr Nature Center

Milwaukee Public Museum                            Wisconsin Golf Guide

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra                  

Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory     


 Restaurants                                                    Sports 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Reviews             Milwaukee Admirals

On Milwaukee Reviews                                   Milwaukee Bucks

                                                                        Milwaukee Wave

                                                                        Green Bay Packers

                                                                        UW Badgers

                                                                        UWM Panthers

                                                                        Marquette Golden Eagles



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Page Updated 11/20/2013