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BOREDOM NOT ALLOWED L I V I N G L A R G E C O M E S E A S I L Y I N M I L W A U K E E Photos courtesy Visit Milwaukee SURPRISING MILWAUKEE — REVELRY ON THE RIVERFRONT — Te safe and vibrant downtown is an exciting destination for groups. Whether your gang is together at a museum or a restaurant, or enjoying some free time to explore on their own, downtown Milwaukee has many options. Visitors to Milwaukee can attend IrishFest in the summer or learn about the city's beer history on tours of Pabst Mansion and Pabst Brewery. EVENTFUL MILWAUKEE — SUMMER OF F E S T I VA L S — Two-mile-long MILWAUKEE RIVERWALK, in the heart of downtown, winds along the MILWAUKEE RIVER with access to some of the city's best restaurants, brewpubs, shops and waterfront nightlife. Eye-catching public art gives the RiverWalk the feel of an outdoor gallery and easy-to-read directional signs elaborate on the city's history. And visitors can't help but fnd fun along the way, as the area is the site of many Milwaukee events, including RIVER RHYTHMS and the MILWAUKEE RIVER CHALLENGE. LOCATION | Located on the western shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an ideal location for exploring the beautiful southeastern Wisconsin region. SIZE | With a population of close to 600,000, Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin. 32 BANK TRAVEL M A N A G E M E N T Throughout the summer, Milwaukee is considered the C I T Y O F F E S T I VA L S . Located on the festival grounds along Lake Michigan and throughout the city, those festivals are a celebration of the area's diverse culture and more. Visitors can take part in the G E R M A N F E S T, the P O L I S H F E S T, the F E S TA I TA L I A N A or the I R I S H F E S T, all of which have been named by the American Bus Association to the list of Top 100 Events in America. The M I LWAU K E E A R T M U S E U M is host to the L A K E F R O N T F E S T I VA L O F A R T S , which features 180 artists from around the world and entertainment for all ages. S U M M E R F E S T, considered the world's largest music festival, is a 10-day warm-weather event. S E P T E M B E R / O C T O B E R 2 0 1 3

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