Out & About in Milwaukee!


IMG_1700Hi all–  Milwaukee. Who knew?  It’s a great place to spend a day touristing.  When I visited our Lovable Laurel a few weeks back, we headed north, chauffeured by her boyfriend John, for a sunny day about and about in Milwaukee– and we had a grand time.

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We started our morning int he tree lined Bayside neighborhood– One charming house after another, along the lake– and the coziest Farmer’s Market.  Lots of kids in wagons, people walking dogs and even a community choir belting out show tunes for the crowd.  It made me want to pack up and move to Milwaukee…

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Off we went to the jaw dropping Milwaukee Art Museum.  The most incredible part of the museum is the new wing, designed by Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava.  The roof becomes “wings” that move to curl and extend up. Magnificent, really.

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We finished off the day shopping through the old town district of Milwaukee, ending up at the Brat Haus, for the “Wisconsin state foods”  –Cheese curds (also known as fried cheese!) and Bratwurst.  Then we packed up and rolled on home to Chicago–   Thanks Laurel and John.  It was a fine full day…



10 thoughts on “Out & About in Milwaukee!

  1. I’ve always liked the name ‘Milwaukee’ but I never knew much about the place itself – it looks beautiful Rhonda! Definitely somewhere I’d love to visit one day. That hot dog… oh my gosh. Looks amazing (I’ve never heard of cheese curds but they sound blissful!). Thanks for sharing this adventure with us, glad that you got to spend some quality time with those you love! xxx

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