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Winter
Candle Hike in Milwaukee
Are you ready to add some sparkle to your winter nights? We’ve got the perfect remedy for those chilly evenings: a series of magical candlelight hikes right here in our own backyard. Photo from Lapham Peak Friends. From serene nature walks to enchanting evenings filled with poetry and music, these events are all about experiencing...
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This Wisconsin winter has felt a little unusual for its lack of snow. But while you’re waiting for Mother Nature, we found some wintry activities that don’t require snow! 1. Grab a cup of cocoa Snow or not, it’s still cold in Milwaukee. And hot cocoa can help with that. Blum Coffee Garden is a...
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Looking for the perfect place to take the kids sledding in Milwaukee? We’ve got you covered with our top picks for the best sledding hills in the area. From thrilling runs to gentle slopes, there’s something for every family. Here’s a quick overview: Whitnall Park: Free public hill, lit at night, with a smaller hill...
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Train lovers of Milwaukee, rejoice! The Domes’ annual Train Show has long been the biggest Show Dome event, and it’s back in 2024. Every winter the Show Dome is transformed into a miniature train show with 600 feet of train tracks looping the exhibit. This year’s train show at the conservatory displays charming, tiny toy...
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Winter is where we shine, Milwaukee. When you summon up the strength to brave the cold, head to one of these *free* winter festivals to warm you up on the inside and out. 1. Cool Fool Kite Festival January 1, 2023 Gift of Wings Kite Store in Veterans Park1300 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee, WI...
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The popular glow tubing nights are back this year at The Rock Snowpark in Franklin, located at 7011 S Ballpark Dr, Franklin, WI 53132. Glow tubing is a family-friendly, late-night tubing special event. You’ll get to slide down their tubing lanes amid colorful glowing lights and popular music. They have 19 tubing lanes that are...
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The new year is upon us, and there’s so much for kids and families to check out around Milwaukee. Here are five new places and exhibits to visit with your little ones: 1. New Cafe at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum inspires children to wonder and explore their world through play...
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The Cool Fool Kite Festival will take place again this year at Veterans Park in downtown Milwaukee on January 1, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This 36 year Milwaukee tradition will feature Jake the Kite Guy flying kites that are over 100 feet long, professional ice carvers, free hot cocoa, coffee, and snacks...
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Kohler-Andrae State Park Sheboygan Wisconsin winter hiking
A little fresh air and exercise goes a long way during a Wisconsin winter. These hikes are easy enough to bring the kids along, and beautiful enough to impress the whole family. They are great with or without snow, but if there is some fresh powder on the ground, you might try snowshoeing. Some of...
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Ice Castles in Lake Geneva
Photo from Instagram, @thetravelingtwinmama The popular ice castles in Lake Geneva will open this Saturday, January 22nd. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 19th at 12:00 p.m. Visitors can explore ice caverns and archways adorned with hand-placed icicles, race down ice slides, squeeze though ice passageways, and even book a private alcove for a VIP...
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