Wisconsin B&B Association

The Southeast Metro Region
Home > Things to Do > Southeast Metro Region

Let's start with the city of Milwaukee and work our way north. Milwaukee is a gem among urban landscapes. It rests on the shores of Lake Michigan and each year throws a summer-long bash kicking off with Summerfest, the world's largest outdoor musical festival, and extending into the late summer with ethnic festivals. The Milwaukee Art Museum, with its Calatrava-designed addition that looks as though it could take flight, is literally an icon for the city's vibrant arts community. Brewery tours, charter fishing, and outings to the Harley-Davidson headquarters are on the must-do list for lots of visitors.

Just outside the city, you're transported to historic towns, with artists galore, and small villages that speak to a simpler time. The small town of Cedarburg is known as the "Antiques Capital of Wisconsin," but this historic town offers much more. All of downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One popular destination is Cedar Creek Settlement, a collection of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants, blacksmith and the Cedar Creek Winery.

Continuing north, Port Washington, the Little City of Seven Hills is tranquil, abundant in eateries, and friendly in nature. Climb to the Historic 1860 Lighthouse Station via one of Port Washington’s distinctive hillside stairways. Stroll through Sauk Creek Preserve, bike, hike, or rollerblade the Interurban Trail, attend a maritime festivals featuring the tall ships that would have come and gone from this harbor in its early days.

To the southwest is Eagle, site of Old World Wisconsin. With its historic farm and village buildings, this museum is the largest of its kind in the world dedicated to the history of rural life.

Events within the Southeast Metro region:

Halloween Legends and Lore Event-Old World WI, Eagle

Event City: Eagle
Event Details:
At Old World Wisconsin enjoy a spooky celebration of folk and fairy tales of the Old World and 19th-century Wisconsin ghost stories. Join us for an always spooky, sometimes scary, rain-or-shine event.. Perfect for families with children ages 8 and up. EVENT on FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS IN OCTOBER beginning October 15th and ending October 20th, 2018..
Event Dates:
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 20, 2018

Event Time:
4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Event Contact Phone:
594-6300

Event Web Site:
oldworldwisconsinwisconsinhistory.org

Ethnic Greek Holiday Dinner & B&B Package / Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

Event City: Eagle
Event Details:
The annual Ethnic Holiday Dinner celebratesGreek traditions and customs. Take part in a Greek holiday dinner, all in the beautifully-decorated historic Clausing Barnl. December 1,2,7 & 8. Special reduced rates with the Eagle Centre House Bed and Breakfast Package. Call 262-363-4700 for B&B Package rates. Save $$$$ Reservations required. Admission to "An Old World Christmas" included! For details contact the Old World Foundation at 262-594-2922 or www.friendsoww.org.Saturday and Sunday, 12/5 and 12/6 and again 12/12 and 12/143. Holiday Dinner and customs. Reservations required. Bed & Breakfast package available. Save $$
Event Dates:
Dec 01, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018

Event Time:
various

Event Contact Phone:
262-594-2922

Event Web Site:
friendsoww.org

Old World Chirstmas Weekends / Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

Event City: Eagle
Event Details:
Old World's historic holiday weekends. Open Saturday and Sunday the first three weekends in December . Visit with Santa and stroll the 1800's Village Visit Old World Wisconsin's web page for details.
Event Dates:
Dec 01, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018

Event Time:
10 a.m. -4 p.m.

Event Contact Phone:
262-594-6300

Event Web Site:
oldworldwisconsin.org
View All Events

«
» Google+ Instagram Pinterest RSS Feed