Trip to Milwaukee
Top 5 things to do on a Milwaukee trip
- Visit the Milwaukee County Zoo
- Check out the Milwaukee Art Museum
- See Pabst Mansion
- Catch a Brewers or Bucks game
- Explore the Harley-Davidson Museum
If you’ve never been to Milwaukee, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Offering historic neighborhoods, outdoorsy excursions, and museums, there is plenty to explore in Milwaukee.
In addition, numerous tours can help you navigate Milwaukee and there are plenty of attractions, such as the Milwaukee County Zoo or the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Throughout Milwaukee you’ll be able to marvel at its historic architecture, shop and dine downtown, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your Milwaukee trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Milwaukee
Our bus to Milwaukee takes you to Milwaukee Intermodal Station on 433 St. Pauls Ave.
Learn more about our most popular routes to Milwaukee.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your Milwaukee trip will be a breeze. Besides downtown being easily walk-able, there are many transportation options.
Take advantage of Milwaukee's public transportation via the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS).
Alternatively, taxis and Ubers are readily available as well.
In addition, if you happen to be leaving from Milwaukee, you can find parking available near our bus stop.
Best places to stay in Milwaukee
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Milwaukee is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a Milwaukee trip accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Milwaukee would be the Pfister Hotel or Iron Horse Hotel, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as Best Western, Comfort Inn, or Airbnb’s are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Milwaukee.
Nightlife in Milwaukee
Milwaukee’s nightlife is constantly growing and so especially lively, you’ll find it may be hard to stay in one place.
When in Milkwaukee, you have to check out some of the breweries as they are central to the culture there. Take a tour of a bigger brewery such as Miller-Coors or many of the independent, smaller breweries such as Lakefront Brewery.
Check out Water St. downtown for a huge variety of bars and restaurants.
Where to shop on your Milwaukee trip
Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or the perfect Wisconsin souvenir, Milwaukee will be sure to meet your needs.
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of Milwaukee.
In the Historic Third Ward, you'll find chic shops, boutiques, and restaurants to peruse. Check out the Milwaukee Public Market located indoors for a variety of local produce and products.
Downtown and on the East side, you'll find plenty of local shops, restaurants, and bars.
If you're looking for a shopping mall, the Grand Avenue mall can be found downtown.
Best free things to do in Milwaukee
- Cathedral Square Park
- Veteran's Park
- Historic Third Ward
- Outdoor Festivals
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Milwaukee trip.
Home to many lakes and parks, the outdoor attractions are of no cost to you.
Take a walk along Milwaukee's famous RiverWalk or visit some of the many parks such as Cathedral Square Park.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Milwaukee by walking downtown and through the Historic Third Ward, where it often will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Milwaukee
- free Wi-Fi and personal power outlets
- free onboard entertainment with Megabus RIDE
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking a Milwaukee trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Milwaukee, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Milwaukee, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Milwaukee trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Milwaukee trip.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Milwaukee.
On your Milwaukee trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, reclining seats, free Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment subject to availability.
So if you’re planning on taking a Milwaukee trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.