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Things to do in Waukesha County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Trail
“Great hiking! There's also water for fishing or enjoying the views. Quite a few trail options. Medium-sized Wisconsin state park.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Authentic open air museum with enactment of turn of the century settlers in Wisconsin. Located outside of Eagle, WI See special programs such as historic brewing and baseball.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Nature
“Beautiful park for hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Nice tower for overlook views.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Route
“great way to meet the Wisconsin outdoors. Also a great place to take the furry friends!!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Lots of typical mall shopping but the best thing about Brookfield square are all the nice restaurants in the east side of the mall, ie: Coopershawk, Don Julio, Mitchell's Fish, Luisa's, Nom Nom Mediterranean Grill ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“The Ten Chimneys estate is the summer home of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, stage actors from the 1930s. The home has been beautifully restored and the museum offers entertaining tours of the property and the lives and times of these popular actors.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great burger place. It's an American Family style tavern with a wide variety of food and an extended beer selection. They have patio seating available.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A must. By far the best breakfast in town. We recommend the Mexican omelette or blueberry pancakes. Nice outdoor patio. Don't let the crowd scare you, they move people through fast. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“New York modern styled restaurant. Small plate menu with dessert options available. Changing menu. Lots of drink options. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Great mall with a Von Maur, LL Bean, Sendiks foods, specialty shops and many restaurants. Nice patio dining in the summer months. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
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“In Brookfield, quite possibly the best “fast food” burger you may ever have. Ask for Kopp’s cheese burger with the works (cheeseburger w/ fried onions, ketchup & mustard). Seems super basic but is somehow sweet and tangy and full of amazing flavor. Comes with pickle on the bun.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Nice beach, fishing per and many restaurants. Music on the lake Wednesday evenings during summer ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Cinema
“$5 tuesday movie tickets and $5 Thursdays for students/faculty with ID! Amazing food and experiences. Personal biggest are recommendation.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a great place for superb food. Try a Friday night fish fry or a superb steak. Can be very busy . Reservations recommended. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Great burger place. It's an American Family style tavern with a wide variety of food and an extended beer selection. They have patio seating available.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“New York modern styled restaurant. Small plate menu with dessert options available. Changing menu. Lots of drink options. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A must. By far the best breakfast in town. We recommend the Mexican omelette or blueberry pancakes. Nice outdoor patio. Don't let the crowd scare you, they move people through fast. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Famous Chef Feker creates a great atmosphere with great food and easy parking.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“We LOVE this place. It's located across the street from Pewaukee Beach. It's has a a great outdoor seating area. A perfect place to order a margarita and some guacamole; and watch the sunset and the beach activity. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a great place for superb food. Try a Friday night fish fry or a superb steak. Can be very busy . Reservations recommended. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend

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