Key Milwaukee

October 2018

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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22 FALL COLORS Boerner Botanical Gardens/ Whitnall Park Fifty-two acres of formal gardens. Garden hours are 8am–6pm, seven days a week. 9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners. (414) 525-5600. Havenwoods State Forest The state's only urban forest with more than 200 acres of woods, wetlands and grasslands. 6141 N. Hopkins St. Holy Hill Highest point in SE Wisconsin includes Basilica of Holy Hill. On clear days offers views extending 30 miles southeast. Climb to the top of one of the basilica's towers for an even better view of the changing leaves. Near Hartford northwest of Milwaukee. Lakeshore State Park 17-acre park located on Lake Michigan adjacent to Discovery World. (414) 273-1173. Lapham Peak Hike among the changing foliage on 17 miles of trails. Then climb the 45-foot observation tower for sweeping views of Lake Country. W329-N846 County Highway C, Delafield. Lynden Sculpture Garden Experience a collection of more than 50 monumental sculptures. 10am-5pm, closed Thurs . 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd. (414) 446-8794. North Point Lighthouse 74-foot, 1888 lighthouse with views of Lake Michigan, the park and downtown Milwaukee are worth the climb. 1-4pm Sat. & Sun. In Milwaukee's Lake Park. (414) 332-6754. Pike Lake A spring-fed kettle lake is a glacial formation that shines in fall. Follow the orange trail up Powder Hill 1,350 feet, to climb an observation tower for views of the surrounding forest and lake. W329-N846 3544 Kettle Moraine Rd., Hartford Oak Leaf Trail Start at the Milwaukee Art Museum pedaling north with a stop for a stein of beer at Hubbard Park Beer Garden, a great spot for seeing fall colors. Milwaukee Riverwalk Six blocks on both sides of the river from Highland Ave. to the Historic Third Ward. Schlitz Audubon Center The observation tower boasts views of Lake Michigan plus more than 185 acres of the surrounding forest and beyond. 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd. (414) 352-2880. PARKS Milwaukee County Zoo Home to 2,500 rare and wild animals. Sept. 4-Oct. 31 9am- 4:30pm. Entrance gates close 45 minutes prior to closing time. Open 365 days a year. 10001 W. Bluemound Rd. (414) 771-3040. A T T R A C T I O N S DID YOU KNOW? These attractions have free days: • MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO Family Free Day (Oct. 6) • MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM First Thursday of the month, with extended hours until 8pm. (Oct. 4) • MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM First Thursday of the Month (Oct.4) • BETTY BRINN CHILDREN'S MUSEUM Third Thursday evening of the month. 5-8pm. (Oct. 18) Lynden Sculpture Garden

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