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Marquette University - - What To Do And See


Attractions & Recreational Activities

>> Outdoor enthusiasts will certainly enjoy Milwaukee's scenic shoreline tours from Lake Michigan, offered by the Sea Dog Sailing, considered to be a great Milwaukee attraction, especially for those who are looking for adventure.


>> You can show your kids a good time, while staying in Milwaukee, by taking them to the Milwaukee County Zoo, on West Bluemound Road, where they can see animals from all over the world, including birds and reptiles.


>> Have fun with friends at the Pettit National Ice Center, considered to be the largest ice center in the country, which is open to the public, but it is also used for Olympic training.


>> Spend a beautiful day out with friends or family at Havenwoods State Forrest, a beautiful green oasis in the middle of the city, offering gorgeous surroundings, including hiking trails, beautiful prairie flowers, as well as 2.5 miles of cross country skiing.


>> Art lovers should consider trying Charles Allis Art Museum, a beautiful Tudor-style mansion, which offers interactive, educational tours, including interesting art exhibits.


Sports & outdoor events

One of the most popular annual sporting events in Milwaukee is considered to be the South Shore Half Marathon, held in April, at South Shore Park, which consists of a 13.1-mile run that attracts hundreds of runners, as well as spectators from al over the region.


In 2009, there were more than 600 runners who crossed the finish line at this fun, scenic half marathon across the shores of Lake Michigan, offered by a local running club, known as the Badgerland Striders, and sponsored by the Milwaukee County Parks.



Milwaukee is renowned for the culturally and ethnically diverse festivals, held throughout the year, such as the Annual African World Festival, dating since 1982, which is a celebration of the African heritage and culture, dedicated to promote and share the African culture with other people, considered to be more of an educational experience, than a festival.


This Milwaukee fun annual event, offers visitors a memorable experience, featuring lots of diverse entertainment, including a Children's Village, filled with entertaining activities for the little ones.


The list of Milwaukee annual celebrations also includes the Annual Arab World Fest, the Annual Silver City's Asian Festival, the Annual German Fest, the Milwaukee Irish Fest, as well as numerous, other fun annual celebrations.



Milwaukee, WI has a diverse nightlife scene, offering anything from bars and cafes, to dance clubs, night clubs and lounges. Due to the fact that it is home to Marquette University, the popular spots in Milwaukee are often packed with students, almost on every night, but especially on Friday and Saturday nights.


Among the favorite nightspots in Milwaukee, visitors will find the Lakefront Brewery, on N Commerce Street, Von Trier's bar, situated on N Farwell Avenue, Hi Hat Lounge and Garage, which can be found on N Arlington Pl., Have A Nice Day Cafe, situated on N. Old World 3rd Street, which attracts a young crowd, considered to be a popular meeting spot for college students, including At Random, located on Arlington Pl., considered to be perfect for enjoying cocktails, martinis and ice cream drinks, often the choice of in-love couples, who are attracted by the intimate atmosphere offered here.


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