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Parks & nature in Milwaukee County

Park
“The country's biggest musical festival is just a 5 minute drive from us. Go to this site to see all of the bands that will be featured. https://summerfest.com/2019-lineup/”
45 locals recommend
Beach
“Great place to catch a local concert, play some great beach volley ball, enjoy a cold beverage and great food or just settle into a beach chair with a good book. Beautiful sandy beach in the heart of downtown Milwaukee.”
36 locals recommend
Park
“The Mitchell park domes has 3 domes that have three different climates. One dome always changes for the season or holiday. They also host many different events inside. One Dome will be converted into a huge train display, that works. During the spring and summer, the grounds offer paved trails and a park like setting. You can picnic there too . You could visit this on your way down to the Lakefront of Lake Michigan. You can visit Bradford Beach or McKinley Marina and watch all the boats and sailboats launch and travel onto the open water. Just 30 minutes east of my home in New Berlin. Easy freeway travel and easy to find. ”
24 locals recommend
Playground
“Spectacular views of Lake Michigan, long walk down to the beach, and cold water btw! ”
27 locals recommend
Park
“One of the many parks on the lake. There's trails, benches, and beer garden!”
25 locals recommend
Beach
“Yes, it does warm up in Milwaukee (sort of) enough to enjoy the beach. A lot of students hang out here playing volleyball, riding bikes, rollerblading and flying kites. ”
29 locals recommend
Park
“Frederic Olmstead designed, Lawn bowling, golf, hiking, walking, picnics etc”
22 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“For finer dining this wonderful French restaurant is one of Milwaukee's finest. Excellent chefs, some of who either won or were nominated for the James Beard Award. It offers some of the best dishes in town and has a beautiful view of Lake Michigan.”
15 locals recommend
Park
“Humboldt is a huge park in the center of Bay View, and only a block and a half from our home. In the summer, enjoy a beer at the Craft Beer Garden, or Chill on the Hill on Tuesday nights!”
7 locals recommend
Park
“If the lakefront is Milwaukee's front lawn, then Cathedral Square is its backyard. Close to the new streetcar, you can catch a free weekly music series all summer, do the farmer's market thing on the weekend, go to Elsa's. You can walk here from our house.”
9 locals recommend
Park
“Large park on the Milwaukee River. Has a beer garden, disc golf course, playground, tons of trails, and skateboard park.”
10 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Check out their website for fun events and activities. These gardens are only 10 minutes or so from Greendale and they are surrounded by a massive nature park where you can go for long walks.”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Like nature and wildlife? This is one of Milwaukee's most popular places to hike along the lake. It is also a very popular wedding destination. ”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Expansive park on Milwaukee's south shore. Lots of hiking/running trails and well maintained beach.”
5 locals recommend
Beach
“The Seven Bridges trail in Grant Park that takes you through the woods and to a beautiful stretch of lake shore that makes you feel like you're a million miles away from civilization.”
6 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to go for a walk or a jog. I think this place has one of the best views in the city. There is a little amphitheater in the park where they occasionally have theater and concert performances. ”
4 locals recommend