Key Milwaukee

September 2014

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

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invite you into Bavarian-Style Miller Inn for free samples (only for 21 and older). SEE THE CITY HISTORIC MILWAUKEE. Daily tours are conducted through Oct.12th at 10 a.m. Tours start at Shops of Grand Avenue, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., at the statue on ground floor atrium beside TJ MAXX. 277-7795, MILWAUKEE FOOD & CITY TOURS, 800-979-3370. Discover Milwaukee's most delicious neighborhoods. Guided walking tours, tastings, plus stories of rich immigrant past. Custom group tour planning - factory tours, progressive dinners, cooking demonstrations, unique Pizza Bus Tours and other specialty tours. MILWAUKEE BOAT LINE, 101 W. Michigan St., downtown on the RiverWalk. 294-9450. Narrated sightseeing tours of the Milwaukee River, harbor and into Lake Michigan daily, May- Sept. Historic Milwaukee guides provide expert commentary. Happy Hour with live music and other cruises also available. RIVERWALK BOAT TOURS & RENTALS, Pere Marquette Park, 3rd Street between State Street and Kilbourn Avenue., 283-9999. Public river cruises and ten-person, self-driven pon- toon available.Private and corporate charters. UNTAPPED TOURS 414-698-8058. Three-hour city tours by excursion bus, beginning in downtown Milwaukee. Numerous photo opportunities at city's outstanding landmarks. Also includes stops at craft brewery for beer or soda tasting and creamery for samples of cheese. Advanced reservations required. TAKE A SIDETRIP TEN CHIMNEYS, Genesee Depot (exit I-94 at Hwy. 83 south, 30 min- utes west of Milwaukee. 262-968-4110. Estate tours of the home of Broadway greats Alfred Lunt & Lynne Fontanne, a National Historic Landmark. 2014 tour season runs through Nov. 30. SEE AND SAMPLE BEST PLACE at the historic Pabst Brewery, 901 W. Juneau Ave. 630-1609. Experience Milwaukee brewing history by tour- ing the former Pabst headquarters (Closed Tues.). 12-10 p.m. Mon., Wed., & Thurs.; 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Beer History Tours 1 & 3 p.m. Mon., Wed., & Thurs.; 11 a.m., 12 & 1 p.m. Fri.-Sun. CEDAR CREEK WINERY, corner of Bridge and Washington Sts. in Cedarburg. 262-377-8020. Open year-round, seven days a week. Gift shop. for tour info. GREAT LAKES DISTILLERY, 616 W. Virginia St. 431-8683. Tasting Room hours are 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Fri. & Sat. for tour times. HARLEY-DAVIDSON PILGRIM RD. POWERTRAIN OPERATIONS FACTORY TOUR, W156 N9000 Pilgrim Rd., Menomonee Falls. The Pilgrim Rd. Steel Toe Tour package includes a ticket to the Harley-Davidson Museum. A shuttle takes visitors from the museum to Pilgrim Rd. to see an up- close-and-personal view of the assembly line, powder coat process, cold testing and steel and aluminum machining. The Steel Toe Tour goes behind-the-scenes through areas previ- ously unseen by the public. Free Pilgrim Rd. factory tours also are available. For tour times and reservations, visit or call 877-883-1450. LAKEFRONT BREWERY, 1872 N. Commerce St. 372-8800. For tour times and details, MILWAUKEE BREWING COMPANY, 613 Second St. 226-2337; Small-scale craft brewery operated by Milwaukee Ale House. Regular tours. SPRECHER BREWING COMPANY, 701 W. Glendale Ave. 964-7837. Milwaukee's original microbrewery, nationally known for fine European style beers and gourmet sodas. Only a few miles north of downtown. Call for tour info. Gift shop open every day 11 a.m.-6 p.m., except major holidays. MILLER BREWERY TOURS, 4251 W. State St. 931-BEER/2337 or Experience brewing histo- ry since 1855. See production from brewing to bottling and dis- tribution. Visit the Historic Caves where Fred Miller himself will 28 TOURS

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