Milwaukee Metro Area Guide

Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and it is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Traditionally known as a beer brewing powerhouse, this city has even more to offer than a few good brews. If you want to live in a city that is rich with culture and has plenty of things to do and see, then renting an apartment in Milwaukee will be for you.

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Four of the world’s largest breweries were at one time located in Milwaukee, and MillerCoors’ Milwaukee Brewery still remains in operation, and is considered America’s oldest functioning major brewery. There are also thirteen Fortune 1000 companies that have international headquarters in Milwaukee, some include: Johnson Controls, Kohl’s, Harley-Davidson, and Briggs & Stratton. Milwaukee Public Market is an indoor market where fresh foods and flowers are sold. There are also several farmers markets that operate during the warmer months, including: Silver Spring Farmers Market, South Shore Farmers Market, Uptown Farmers Market, and West Allis Farmers Market.

There are several museums and attractions that Milwaukee has to offer. You can experience all of Milwaukee River’s beauty by taking a stroll down Milwaukee Riverwalk and then catching a show at the Pabst Theater, Riverside Theater, or Turner Hall Ballroom. Popular museums in the area include Discovery World, Harley-Davidson Museum, Pabst Mansion, the Milwaukee Art Museum and Haggerty Museum of Art. There are numerous events that take place in Milwaukee, most of which happen in the summer months at Henry Maier Festival Park. Summerfest is one of the largest musical festivals in the world and begins annually on the last Thursday in June. The Wisconsin State Fair takes place in West Allis and is usually held at the beginning of August.

Due to the rivers that surround Milwaukee and the city’s location on Lake Michigan, there are, many opportunities for recreation, particularly, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, sport fishing, and other water related activities. If you would rather watch sports, you can catch a game of MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. You can also see the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks or the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals at the Bradley Center. If you are a collegiate sports fan, Marquette University has both men’s and women’s NCAA Division I basketball.

In addition to all the sites and entertainment there are many beautiful Milwaukee apartments available. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Milwaukee has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Milwaukee area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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