The Pfister Hotel launches new Four Diamond Experiences program
The Pfister Hotel is putting an exclusive spin on the weekend getaway with its new Four Diamond Experiences program, which gives guests the opportunity to participate in unique art and dining experiences during their stays.
Cruises: What am I missing?
Despite recent offers, I have absolutely no interest in ever going on a cruise. But certainly there's something to love about these ship trips?
West Coast gets wind of Milwaukee, "the City of Creativity"
The latest bit of glowing, national attention for our city comes from the West Coast on the pages of StarkInsider.
Behind the scenes water park tour adds interesting, educational element
Recently, we went on a behind-the-scenes tour at KeyLime Cove in Gurnee, Ill., and learned all sorts of fun factoids.
Is MKE a good "airport to get stuck in?"
In a recent poll, the travel-dating website, MissTravel.com, asked if you had to be stuck in an airport, which would you choose? Dallas seems to be a good choice. Did MKE make the list?
Of course, Milwaukee made this list
Milwaukee's made another global "best of" list. This one's a no brainer and in today's USA Today.
This is Milwaukee
This new short film truly captures Milwaukee. Love it? I do. See it here and share it with friends and family. Post your own Milwaukee videos on DearMKE.com.
An outsider's view of "quirky Milwaukee"
Our fine staff and those from the countless travel sites and blogs continue to find the gems and jewels that make Milwaukee great. The latest collective list comes from gadling.com. It explores some of the city's "quirky" destinations.
Tell me where to go, Milwaukee
We've climbed wooden ladders up into dark spaces to reach the top of the St. Josaphat dome, walked countless spiral staircase to get to the peak of the City Hall tower, we've explored boiler rooms in old schools and in a few days you'll read about a visit to the Eschweiler buildings on the County Grounds. Where to next, folks?
Milwaukee, the eighth best "River Town" in America
Outside Magazine and its readers are noticing Milwaukee's ways with water as its latest issue tags Milwaukee as the "eighth best River Town in America."
How Gotye crashed my visit of the Milwaukee Art Museum
Ok, maybe it's the other way around. But we were both there at the same time, in the same tour group - it's all about perspective, right? Anyway, it was my first trip to the Milwaukee Art Museum and it couldn't have been a better experience.
The easy-going pleasures of The Peninsula Chicago
People say that money can't buy happiness. I always figure those folks have never stayed at The Peninsula in Chicago.
Milwaukee is everywhere, even Vancouver
No matter how far I travel, I am always reminded of Milwaukee.
Testing my mettle on the Willis Tower Ledge
This weekend, I returned to the former Sears Tower to ride the elevator up to the Skydeck once again. In large part I went back so that I could test my mettle by stepping out onto the Ledge: one of three plexiglass boxes that jut out the west side of the building. Even the floor is transparent.
Iron Horse owner partners with Chicago-based boutique hotel experts
Chicago-based Kevin Robinson and Mario Tricoci have partnered with Milwaukee developer Tim Dixon and marketing associate Brigette Breitenbach to create Aparium Hotel Group, LLC and Aparium Development Company, LLC.
"Underrated Milwaukee" gets some Canadian love
The National Post is based in Toronto and when one of its freelance writers, Paul Terefenko, came to town he experienced what many first time visitors to Milwaukee experience: surprise.
What Milwaukee can learn from Target
As I walked through the aisles buying stuff that I really didn't need, I continued to think that Target's new "may I help you" attitude is exactly what Milwaukee needs.
A father, a son and lots of baseball
It all began in summer 2003. That summer, my dad and I starting planning our first baseball trip. The first year, we journeyed to Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland and Cincinnati to see some major league baseball. Since then, the baseball trip has become an integral part of my summer.
Celebrate 73 years of Cave of the Mounds
Explore one of Wisconsin's natural wonders on the anniversary of its discovery as Cave of the Mounds hosts its annual weekend celebration Aug. 4-5.
Door County's new Chop is intimate, accessible
This weekend, as I ambled around Door County for next Saturday's OnMilwaukee.com travel story, I enjoyed one of the better dinners on the peninsula at the new Chop Restaurant in Sister Bay. Invited to visit by owner Jody Wuollett, we were pleased to see such an intimate and accessible fine dining restaurant in Sister Bay. Chop is tiny, with an an open kitchen layout behind just a handful of tables and a small bar nestled in the corner.
Six Flag's new X Flight vs. old school coasters
The new X Flight at Six Flags Great America is a thrill indeed, but can it compete with classic coasters like The American Eagle?
A positive Noah's Ark experience
For people like myself who love The Dells, going to Noah's Ark is almost a rite of passage, and I'm surprised it took me so long to check it out.
Just ask for the sale, Milwaukee
If we want to tell the Milwaukee story and get people to visit, just ask them to. It's sales 101. Tell the story, make the ask.
Hotel Blackhawk is the place to stay in Davenport, Iowa
Traveling to the Quad Cities in a few weeks to watch Steve Stricker attempt to win the John Deere Classic for a fourth straight time? This is the place you need to stay.
Six things I learned at the cabin this weekend
I spent the weekend at a cabin in Tomahawk this weekend with my family. I have never rented a cabin before and I definitely learned a thing or six.