1. Milwaukee Brewers
The whole family will enjoy a night at Miller Park. Besides cheering on the Milwaukee Brewers, there is so much to see at a Brewers game including the mascot Bernie go down his slide, sausage races, and so much more.
With a wide variety of bands and activities, you are sure to find something you enjoy at Summerfest. This year Summerfest starts on June 27th and will go until July 8th from noon to midnight.
3. Boerner Botanical Gardens
The beautiful blooming gardens are breathtaking all summer long. Be sure to walk through the garden or join in on one of their many activities that they have throughout the summer.
4. Farmers Markets
There are Farmer's Markets all around the Milwaukee area all summer long. Here are a few of our favorites: Greenfield Farmers Market, West Allis Farmers Market, Oak Creek Farmers Market and many more.
5. Wehr Nature Center
The Wehr Nature Center is located within Whitnall Park and is the only nature center in the southern half of Milwaukee County. They have beautiful trails to get your fill of nature. They have lots of events and programs throughout the summer.
6. Milwaukee Zoo
With over 3,100 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles, there is a lot to see when you visit the Milwaukee County Zoo. There are also some really cool special events gong on all summer long at the zoo too.
7. Berry Picking
One of the best ways to get fruit this summer is by picking it yourself or picking it up from a local grower. Make sure you plan ahead as there are only certain windows of availablity. Here are three of places near us: Berryville Farm, LLC in Racine, Polzin Farms in Grafton, Brehmer's U-Pick Pumpkins & Strawberries in Hartford.
8. Wisconsin State Fair
With livestock, bands, fair rides, and more, it doesn't get any better as far as summer entertainment. The Wisconsin State Fair is happening this year from August 2nd through August 12th.
9. Escape Rooms
Looking for a good activity for date night or for a big group? Our team tried one of these out not too long ago, and it was a great time had by all. Here are a few to check out: Escape Chambers, Escape the Room, and Break out Games.
10. Ice Cream
The occasional splurge on ice cream in the summer heat is always a yummy treat. Here are some of our favorite places to go for ice cream: Oscar's Frozen Custard, Leon's Frozen Custard, Kopp's Frozen Custard, and Ferch's Malt Shoppe and Grille.
What is on YOUR list to do this summer?