About Milwaukee


Let's have a look around into background of Milwaukee
  • County: United States of America
  • State: Wisconsin
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 43.038902
  • Longitude: -87.906471
  • Time zone: Central Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Milwaukee

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: June to September

Location

It is the largest city in the US state of Wisconsin and is known for its Cowboy culture, with a population of about 600,155 (2015 Census).

Distance from Milwaukee center to Airport

General Mitchell International Airport in the south and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport in the North are the two Airports which serve in the city of Milwaukee.

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 15 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: General Mitchell International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines and Jefferson Lines

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5

Nearby Tourist Cities




Chicago

Location

Chicago of Illinois is the third most populated city of the United States of America with a population of about 2.7 million.

Weather
  • Climate:  Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to May and September to October
Tourist Attractions
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Cloud Gate
  • Marquette Building




Madison

Location

Let’s have a look around into background of Madison, Wisconsin.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March, April, May, September, October

Tourist Attractions
  • IWisconsin State Capitol Building

  • House on the Rock

Emergency Contact Numbers in Milwaukee city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: 414 747 5325 (General Mitchell International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 414 805 3666 (Froedtert Hospital)

 

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Milwaukee

  • Cedarburg Winter Festival
  • Summerfest
  • Trainfest

Tourist Attractions

  • Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
  • Discovery World
  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory

Theatre & Concerts

  • The Alchemist Theatre
  • In Tandem Theatre
  • Milwaukee Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Milwaukee

  • Glorioso's Italian Market
  • St. Paul Fish Company
  • Blue's Egg

Top Shopping Centers in Milwaukee

  • Southridge Mall
  • Mayfair
  • Bayshore Town Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Mitchell Gallery of Flight
  • Cathedral Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Bacon Cheese Burger – Mazos
  • Friday Fish Fry – The Packing House
  • Tonkotsu Ramen – Red Light Ramen

Sports Club

  • Milwaukee Brewers – Baseball
  • Milwaukee Bavarians – Soccer
  • Milwaukee Bucks – Basketball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.40
  • Taxi: $ 2.75 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1199.62
  • Cheap meal: $ 15
  • Gasoline: $ 0.60 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 50

Information about San Diego

Nearby Tourist Cities

Eastern San Diego County has a wide variety of things to see and do. It’s the size of the state of Connecticut and there are a wide variety of things to see and do here. Other places to visit nearby are the Cleveland National Forest, Indian Casinos, Outlet malls and small towns such as Alpine and Julian.

Because they share an international border with Mexico, Tijuana and San Diego are together grouped as an international metropolitan area. Also try out the tour of the 7 caves, a trip to Disney which is a 2-hour drive from here and it operates at peak during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Universal Studios Hollywood is also a 3 hours drive from here. Drive to the forested Laguna Mountain Recreation Area and the nearby Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Modes of transport

The most convenient way to get around everywhere in San Diego is to use a car. The freeway in Mexico is easy to navigate with manageable traffic. Once the flight reaches the SAN airport, visitors can find a reliable vehicle for rental easily as San Diego is the home to many car rental companies that are national brands besides other local and independent ones that are all available at a central location. 

Bus tickets are cheap in San Diego and the trolley system is also a great way to travel around. A Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour is quite popular for exploring the region with complete flexibility. Get down wherever you like and explore more or just sit and travel at a luxury pace without worrying about driving or parking.

Cheapest flights from San Diego to Las Vegas on Spirit airline is $77 for a return ticket, Allegiant air is offering a $107 return ticket to Stockton Metropolitan Airport. There are similar prices offered by airlines such as United, Alaska and Delta airline.

  • Airport: San Diego International Airport and Tijuana International Airport 
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System and San Diego Trolley.
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound; Taxi – San Diego Taxi Service

Airport

San Diego International Airport - SAN is located in Baja California, Mexico 4.8 km from the central business district. The airport is conveniently located 10 minutes from the downtown, serviced by 22 major airlines like American, United, Frontier, Hawaiian, Delta, JetBlue, Spirit, Virgin. The airport receives 20 million passengers a year.

Tijuana International Airport - TIJ is also directly adjacent airport located at the USA-Mexico border and connects with major cities of Mexico. Nearly 500 daily flights operate their nonstop and connecting services to major domestic destinations and across the globe from San Diego.

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km
Driving Time: 9 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Vietnamese and different Asian languages

Customs and Tipping

While planning a trip to San Diego, it is important to know about the tipping estimates.

For the bar at least 10% (or try for 15%) of the bill and if you are fetching your own drinks at the bar and you pay each time then 1 or 2 dollars is ample, who knows they may offer you a drink on the house.

For taxi its 10% and for the room service you can hand them or leave it on the nightstand while checking out. A couple of dollars per person per night is suffice.

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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