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Finding home and history at The Astor Hotel Image

Finding home and history at The Astor Hotel

Published Sunday, Nov. 20

Despite being surrounded by the unfamiliar, I felt like I was cozily at home during my stay at The Astor Hotel - and that's a pretty impressive achievement for a hotel, especially when a guest's guts are actively staging a violent coup against him.

A diamond in the rough: Manderley Bed and Breakfast Image

A diamond in the rough: Manderley Bed and Breakfast

Published Sunday, Nov. 20

Capturing the romantic spirit of the Victorian Era, Manderley Bed and Breakfast is a jewel in the rough on Wells Street, just west of Downtown Milwaukee. You'd be amiss if you just drove on by.

Cozy County Clare Hotel as authentically, enjoyably Irish as it gets Image

Cozy County Clare Hotel as authentically, enjoyably Irish as it gets

Published Friday, Nov. 18

County Clare has been named by our readers as Milwaukee's best Irish pub annually for about the last decade and the best hotel bar every year since 2010. This week, OnMilwaukee stayed overnight to experience the famous Irish hospitality at the quaint and cozy County Clare Inn.

Progress report: Bay View's Kinn Hotel Image

Progress report: Bay View's Kinn Hotel

Published Friday, Nov. 18

Bay View's first hotel - the dog-friendly microhotel in the former Down and Under Pub building at 2535 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.- is slated to open in January. Co-owner Charles Bailey invited us in yesterday to take a first look.

Take time for a perfect weekend in Lake Geneva Image

Take time for a perfect weekend in Lake Geneva

Published Friday, Nov. 18

It's been a long time (too long) since I've taken the opportunity to get away for the weekend. But, a recent trip to Lake Geneva - after which I found myself considerably more relaxed - made me seriously consider why I don't do it more often.

Urban spelunking: Brumder Mansion Bed & Breakfast Image

Urban spelunking: Brumder Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Published Thursday, Nov. 17

There is no shortage of stories to tell about Milwaukee's Brumder Mansion, 3046 W. Wisconsin Ave. These days, the 1910 Arts & Crafts home on 31st and Wisconsin is a bed & breakfast with a theater. But there's a lot of history in the place, too.

Green Bay's new Titletown district Kohler hotel taking reservations Image

Green Bay's new Titletown district Kohler hotel taking reservations

Published Thursday, Nov. 17

Earlier this month LODGE KOHLER, the new Green Bay hotel development by Kohler Co., celebrated a topping-off ceremony, marking the placement of the final exterior beam. At that point, the hotel, part of the new Titletown District, began taking reservations.

A quick look at the in-progress Westin Milwaukee Image

A quick look at the in-progress Westin Milwaukee

Published Wednesday, Nov. 16

Progress is moving fast on The Westin Milwaukee hotel - which will hold 220 rooms and a restaurant when it opens in June 2017 - and as evidence, this morning, The Westin hosted a special ceremony and a tour of the views and rooms in progress.

Cedarburg's Stagecoach Inn is historic whistle stop for B&B fans Image

Cedarburg's Stagecoach Inn is historic whistle stop for B&B fans

Published Wednesday, Nov. 16

Even though Cedarburg is so close to Milwaukee, when you're in its little downtown, you feel far away. And, while plenty of Milwaukeeans visit the Stagecoach Inn Bed & Breakfast for a staycation, this charming old hotel attracts plenty of people from out of town, too.

There's inspiration to be found at The Muse in Bay View Image

There's inspiration to be found at The Muse in Bay View

Published Tuesday, Nov. 15

There is certainly no lack of accommodations for travelers venturing to Milwaukee. But for those looking for a conveniently located gem that provides all the comforts of home - along with a bit of artful inspiration - there are few better options than The Muse.

Urban spelunking: Hotel Wisconsin Image

Urban spelunking: Hotel Wisconsin

Published Tuesday, Nov. 15

Hotel Wisconsin, 720 N. Old World Third St., is a survivor. While Downtown once brimmed with hotels of all stripes - from swanky to rundown, from residential to aimed at visitors - very few of them survive from the early part of the 20th century. This one does.

11 things you'll find on the Hank Aaron State Trail Image

11 things you'll find on the Hank Aaron State Trail

Published Tuesday, Nov. 8

The Hank Aaron State Trail is 12 miles of continuously connected bike and walking trails - some are on the street - that connects the lakefront with Milwaukee's West Side. I rode the section of the trail and here is some of what I found along the way.

Island Resort is an Upper Peninsula oasis of fun Image

Island Resort is an Upper Peninsula oasis of fun

Published Friday, Oct. 14

It's hard to believe there's a full-service resort, hotel and casino out amid the wooded roads of the Upper Peninsula, but then the Island Resort & Casino, in Harris, Michigan, appears and it looks like an oasis of fun in a quiet rural area.