Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Shorewood

The area's architecture and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Shorewood. Renowned for its coffee shops, lake and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. Milwaukee Art Museum and BMO Harris Bradley Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Shorewood

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Shorewood a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • David F. Schulz Aquatic Center (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • McKinley Park (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • SV Denis Sullivan (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Milwaukee Boat Line (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Henry W. Maier Festival Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shorewood

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

  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Atwater Park & Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lake Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Bradford Beach (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Cass Street Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Riverwalk Plaza (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Shorewood

The nearest airport is in Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Waukesha, WI (UES-Waukesha County), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shorewood?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 257 holiday lettings around Shorewood. From 109 Houses to 134 Flats, 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shorewood?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shorewood:

  • Bay View: 16 holiday homes
  • Historic Water Tower: 55 holiday homes
  • Upper East Side: 19 holiday homes
  • East Town: 122 holiday homes
  • Lower East Side: 123 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shorewood?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shorewood. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum: 283 holiday lettings
  • Alverno College Pitman Theatre: 312 holiday lettings
  • Schlitz Audubon Nature Center: 289 holiday lettings
  • Great Lakes Distillery: 300 holiday lettings
  • U.S. Cellular Arena: 286 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shorewood listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shorewood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 109 Houses in Shorewood. Our other popular types of Shorewood holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 134 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shorewood?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Shorewood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.