Every year we plan our vacations in advance. Sometimes we have funds to take a long trip, order plane tickets, see thousands of attractions, some maybe a little expensive. if you live in the Midwest ( such as Chicago, IL or De Moines, IA ) – there is one city of interest for you to spend a few days of your vacation. It’s called Milwaukee.
First off first – if you are visiting the city in the summer time, get ready for the best music festival of the Midwest. It’s called “Summerfest”. General admission to this event is $15. It was started in 1968 by Henry Maier, it attracts up to one million people each year. Some of the most famous music artists have visited this event were: Def Leppard, Foreigner and Styx on one night to Panic! At the Disco and Gym Class Heroes.
The next stop – Milwaukee Art Museum. Santiago Calatrava created this new design of the building. He is famous for his futuristic style, called “New Millennium era” – you enjoy German Expressionist art, also native Georgia O’Keeffe has some work to show visitors. Located at 700 North Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI – museum admission is $15 for adults, $12 students, free for kids under 12.
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum (at 929 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI) is a great place to go if you’re traveling with your little ones. It’s a place where youngsters will not only have fun, but will learn the secrets of human anatomy, try to play some musical instruments, enjoy animals. WBB-TV exhibit gives children the chance to dive into the world of television news production – they can actually make their own programs! Adults and children age 1 or older pay only $7.50, seniors – $6.50
Some other places or attraction at Milwaukee, WI – Brewers game at the Miller park, a tour at the Miller brewery, Mars Cheese Castle on I-94, Discovery World, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, The Milwaukee Public Market, Bradford beach at the summer time is a great place to relax and enjoy sunny/warm days.
The weather in Milwaukee is the best in the summer time, when an average temperature is around 80F, winters are cold and snowy.
Milwaukee has so much for you to see that a week-long vacation may not be enough to see it all! From theaters, cultural centers to mansions, aquariums, breweries, and historic neighborhoods – you will have a full day of fun everyday of the year.