About Milwaukee

With a core population of 600,000, positioned in a metropolitan community of 1.4 million, Milwaukee is a city that has something to offer everyone.  Located on beautiful Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is known for its friendly people, fine arts, festivals, fine dining, and recreational opportunities.

Housing in Milwaukee is very reasonably priced, and there are options for either home ownership or rental. Many residents choose to live in vibrant downtown Milwaukee, a quick 20 minutes away on the highway, in the East Side or Third Ward neighborhoods. Other resident prefer to live closer to MCW in the neighboring town of Wauwatosa.


Milwaukee is only:

  • 70 miles to Madison, WI
  • 90 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 340 miles to Minneapolis, MN

Culture / ArtsBetty Brinn Children's Museum
Culture / ArtsHumphrey Imax Dome Theater
Culture / ArtsFlorentine Opera Company
Culture / ArtsMilwaukee Art Museum
Culture / ArtsMilwaukee Ballet
Culture / ArtsMilwaukee Public Museum
Culture / ArtsMilwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Culture / ArtsMitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory
DiningMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Reviews
DiningOnMilwaukee Reviews
Outdoor RecreationBoerner Botanical Gardens
Outdoor RecreationMilwaukee County Parks
Outdoor RecreationMilwaukee County Zoo
Outdoor RecreationSummerfest
Outdoor RecreationWehr Nature Center
Outdoor Recreation Wisconsin Golf Guide
SportsMilwaukee Admirals (Hockey)
SportsMilwaukee Brewers (Baseball)
SportsMilwaukee Bucks (Basketball)
SportsMilwaukee Wave (Indoor Soccer)
SportsGreen Bay Packers (Football)
SportsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison Badgers
SportsUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
SportsMarquette Golden Eagles