Milwaukee Really Is a Destination City

November 3, 2006 at 8:00 am 1 comment

You often take your hometown for granted and think that life is more exciting in some other place. Calatrava-designed Milwaukee Art MuseumBut that’s the great thing about traveling – you experience those exciting places and when you come back home, you begin to appreciate what’s right in your own backyard. While I was busy visiting other cities, I barely noticed that Milwaukee had acquireAlong Milwaukee's River Walkd the arts, entertainment, culture, shopping, cafes and fine dining venues that make it an exciting place to visit. It’s not just brats and beer anymore. Milwaukee has evolved and continues to emerge as a Destination City – a great place for a getaway. First of all, the flight into Mitchell International is a breeze – a very uncomplicated airport experience. Midwest Airlines brings visitors to Milwaukee from 47 cities across the country – mostly on nonstop, very comfortable flights.

Downtown Milwaukee is about 15 minutes from the airport by cab or shuttle. If you’re staying downtown, you won’t need a car.Free summer trolley The city provides free summer trolley service to all the Midwest Airlines Centerkey areas you’ll want to visit. A number of very good hotels are clustered around the Midwest Airlines Center, the city’s premier convention location. Others are located a tad north near the lakefront. To plan a trip around a particular event or festival, review your options at Mollie Boutell’s blog where she offers some great reviews.

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  • 1. Lori Duchrow  |  November 19, 2006 at 2:07 pm

    The 6th street bus stops just to the left of the baggage claim area at MKE airport. For $1.50 it will take you all the way to 6th and Wisconsin Avenue in about 30 minutes or so. That’s at the corner where the Hilton is on, just across from the Midwest Airlines Center.


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