Stroll the Riverwalk along the bustling Milwaukee River, complete with restaurants and eclectic retail shops.
The Historic Third Ward, a restored warehouse district that features art galleries, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, restaurants, antiques and the Broadway Theater Center.
Brady Street, lined with 100-year-old buildings from its days as Milwaukee's Italian neighborhood, boasts authentic Italian restaurants, markets and bakeries along with the "coffee house crowd" of students, artists and musicians.
Old World Third Street captures the flavor
of the "Streets of Old Milwaukee" with cobblestone intersections and famous landmarks such as Usinger's Sausage and Mader's German Restaurant.
The two-block area offers specialty shops featuring Wisconsin's finest cheeses, chocolates, spices and more.
The Shops of Grand Avenue is downtown Milwaukee's historic four-block marketplace with over 130 specialty shops and stately, turn-of-the century architecture and glass skywalks.
Additional shopping opportunities include:
Bayshore Mall, 5900 N. Port Washington Road (easily accessible from 1-43);
Southridge, 5300 S. 76th Street, Greendale; and
Mayfair Mall, 2500 N. Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa.