The hipness of Milwaukee might be the best kept secret of the Midwest. Beer, biking, and underground music scenes have long been a part of the city’s culture, and even as elevated versions continue to pop up around town, Brew City couldn't possibly be anything other than warm and unpretentious.
Whether you’re in town for the epic Summerfest, or any of the many other festivals — from film festivals to celebrations of the city’s diverse ethnic groups — pick up your Milwaukee airport car rental to make your way through the festivities.
If hanging out on the river, enjoying something delicious, and listening to live music just isn’t enough for you, grab your keys and hit the road for several fascinating trips back in time.
For anyone who thinks history is boring, a trip through the Egyptian mummy hall and a traipse through the cobbled streets in the Old Milwaukee exhibit will change their tune.
The beautiful array of H-D motorcycles from across the decades is what brings in visitors of the daredevil and milquetoast variety, but everyone quickly gets caught up in the history and the interactive engine room.
See how the upper crust lived in 1892 on a tour of the 66-room mansion built by Captain Frederick Pabst, of the blue ribbon beer. If you look closely you’ll even find small hops detailing inside.
The capital of Wisconsin also happens to be a lively eclectic college town, so it’s packed with whimsical high to low brow entertainment and eateries, plus it’s only an hour away in a Milwaukee car rental.
The picturesque lake views from Door County are just one of the reasons it’s a go-to weekend escape. Take your Milwaukee car rental north for a camping and canoeing adventure that’s not far from the joys of civilization.
Make your way an hour north in your Milwaukee car rental to hike this unique forest dotted with a series of small lakes that were left behind when ancient glaciers passed through.
Point your Milwaukee car rental west to Gays Mills to pick up this curvy crestline road that glides past Wildcat Mountain and through Kickapoo Valley State Reserve.
For a twirly, twisty riverside drive punctuated with bluffs for vistas, jump in your Milwaukee car rental and sail through the towns along the Mississippi River.
While the Upper Peninsula is certainly not the nearest scenic drive to his in your Milwaukee car rental, from Crystal Falls to Ashland, you’ll be wowed by the wide views of Lake Superior.