What Are Some Things to Do in Milwaukee, Wisconsin?


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Visitors in Milwaukee can tour Harley-Davidson, Inc., take in a show at the Milwaukee Theatre or Fireside Dinner Theatre, and tour the Milwaukee Art Museum. They can also view historical architecture and sites such as Cedarburg and the Milwaukee County Historical Society.

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Visitors fascinated with the motorcycle industry can tour Harley-Davidson, Inc. Founded in Milwaukee in the early 1900s, the company offers guided tours, riding classes, the Harley-Davidson Museum and the House of Harley-Davidson. Visitors can purchase authentic Harley-Davidson motorcycle jackets and other paraphernalia at the museum gift shop and view collectibles at the House of Harley-Davidson.

After touring motorcycle heaven, tourists can then make their way through historic Milwaukee at the Wade House Historic Site and Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum. The museum sits on 240 acres of forested land where guests can ride old-fashioned carriages and stage coaches. They can feed the livestock or tour the Wade House, once a stagecoach stop.

For a truly unique Milwaukee experience, visitors can go on the Jelly Belly tour, see the polka-dotted cow sculptures and take part in the Polar Bear Plunge. Not only do guests get to see how the dozens of flavors of Jelly Belly beans are made on the tour, they can also view the giant Jelly Belly sculptures and take part in taste tasting.

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