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Articles tagged with 'Tourism'

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3 adventure resorts in Wisconsin's Northwoods

Published July 28, 2016

Thrill-seeking and relaxing go hand-in-hand at Wisconsin's adventure resorts, which combine the vast playground of the Northwoods with a full range of lodging options. By day, play on whitewater rapids and zip-lines. At night, unwind in a cozy cabin.

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Welcome, Northwestern Mutual

Published July 24, 2016

Agents and their families flock to Milwaukee every year this week, and each year I love the buzz that's created by adding 11,000 visitors to Downtown Milwaukee. As a community, we need to champion the corporations that choose Milwaukee as their home, so thanks NM!

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Milwaukee Boat Line almost ready to rock

Published April 17, 2016

The Milwaukee Boat Line has three boats, all of which are getting remodeled in time for the season. The staff will soon move into Milwaukee's only "floating office" inside the historic Iroquois.

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Times' Frugal Traveler features Milwaukee

Published April 13, 2016

"Cheap drinks, Midwestern soul food and a sensibility that incorporates equal parts worldliness with small-town friendliness." This is how a new New York Times' Frugal Traveler feature on Milwaukee ends. Quite fitting, I'd say.

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More than the myths: Nogales sits brightly on the U.S./Mexico border

Published Feb. 10, 2016

In the last 35 years, I've walked into the Arizona/Mexico border town of Nogales too often to count. Like many Mexican communities, Nogales makes little effort to conceal its considerable poverty. And while that may be a visitor's only impression, it's not mine.

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He likes Chicago, but loves Milwaukee

Published July 16, 2015

Last weekend Visit Milwaukee hosted Jun Song, one of the most prominent travel bloggers in China, along with a rep from Brand USA, a destination marketing organization. The results are still coming, but he seems to have loved Milwaukee.

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Bill (on the road) can't keep Milwaukee a secret

Published July 18, 2014

I've always said that a city is only as good as the stories it tells. And, I believe we all have a responsibility to tell good stories about greater Milwaukee. We're the caretakers of our community and the messages and vision we project matters. Of course, it also matters what others say about Milwaukee, too.

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Visit Milwaukee hosts Chicago writers

Published June 27, 2014

Earlier this week, VISIT Milwaukee had four writers in town from Chicago to experience Milwaukee, including the Harley-Davidson Museum, local restaurants and Summerfest.