Destination guide

The arty city of Milwaukee awaits you

Come and experience Milwaukee and its art galleries, museums and live music. This city's theatres, riverfront and festivals draw many visitors. Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World and Charles Allis Art Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Milwaukee

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Milwaukee has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Milwaukee Boat Line (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • SV Denis Sullivan (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Henry W. Maier Festival Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Clock Shadow Creamery (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • McKinley Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Milwaukee

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Milwaukee is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cathedral Square (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Lakeshore State Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Veterans Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Riverwalk Plaza (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Cass Street Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Milwaukee

Fly into Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Waukesha, WI (UES-Waukesha County), which is 16.8 mi (27 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Milwaukee Intermodal Station or Milwaukee Airport Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Milw?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 462 holiday lettings around Milw. From 201 flats & apartments to 169 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Milw?

Roll out of bed and stroll to those must-see sights. Or simply experience the lively pace of city living! Spend your next vacay just steps from all the action, with city centre accommodation. HomeAway has 17 city centre rental homes available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch more options, including:

  • 11 lakefront holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 7 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Milw?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Providing tons of space to spread out, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 129 options currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £27 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Apartment: 126 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Hotel: 91 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £57 per night.
  • Condo: 19 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £68 per night.

Can I stay in Milw in a large group?

It can be tough finding time to relax with your family and close friends. A group holiday is a wonderful opportunity to come together. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has places for you. House holiday rentals are the preferred option for large groups, with 32 listed here. The lodging options that are on offer for large groups here include:

  • Are you on the hunt for properties that can sleep 6 holiday makers? We have 186 that will suit. Prices begin from just £39 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 71 rental accommodation suitable. Prices start at £74 a night.
  • Looking for holiday rentals suitable for 8 people? You'll be happy to hear we have 63 that'll be perfect. You can score one from just £57 a night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring your dad, your cousins and all your buddies to Milw.