Welcome to Milwaukee

The Milwaukee metro area is home to three major Aurora medical centers and numerous clinics. Discover everything this vibrant area has to offer. 

An Urban Hub Bursting With Energy

Home to over 600,000 city residents and more than 2,000,000 residents in the seven-county region, the Greater Milwaukee Area offers big-city appeal without big-city hassles.

Quick commute times, affordable living, energizing nightlife and a plethora of recreational activities make Milwaukee an ideal environment for every way of life.

Communities

From Milwaukee’s Soho-esque East Side to the fashion and arts district of the Historic Third Ward, there’s a neighborhood for every type of personality. Whether you’re looking for urban charm, suburban comfort or lake luxury, you’re sure to find a place to call home.

Explore Neighborhoods at VisitMilwaukee.org

Finding Housing Options at DiscoverMilwaukee.com

Lake Michigan

One of the world's largest lakes, Lake Michigan is a tremendous natural resource for Milwaukee residents. Enjoy activities on or near the lake including sailing, swimming, fishing, paddleboating, kayaking, diving, jet skiing, sailboarding, volleyball, dinner, cocktail cruises and brewery boat tours.

Discover lakefront activities at Milwaukee County Parks

Dining & Nightlife

Milwaukee's multi-cultural history makes it perfect for a wide array of dining options. Indulge in world cuisines from German, Italian, French, Irish, Mexican, Indian and Greek to American classics like brats, burgers and frozen custard.

The Milwaukee nightlife scene is alive in many areas, like The Historic Third Ward, Brady Street, Bayview, Downtown, North Avenue, Old World Third Street, Water Street and more. Piano bars, lounges, sports bars, dance clubs and pubs – there's always energy after dark.

Explore the OnMilwaukee Dining Guide

Getting Around

Conveniently located near the intersections of Interstates 94 and 43 in southeastern Wisconsin, the Greater Milwaukee Area provides easy access to local, national and international travel.

General Mitchell International Airport

Amtrak

Greyhound Bus Lines

Milwaukee Country Transit System

Lake Express High Speed Ferry

Things To Do

Milwaukee and its surrounding communities offer something for everyone year round. Professional sports teams, museums, a renowned theater and arts scene, brewery tours (at large breweries and craft sites alike), shopping, music and of course Summerfest — the world’s largest outdoor music festival — are just some of the countless ways to have fun in the Greater Milwaukee Area.

Find More Things to Do at DiscoverMilwaukee.com