Milwaukee Journals

Summerfest 2009

A July 2009 trip to Milwaukee by Dana Schnoor

SummerFest Photo, Milwaukee, Wisconsin More Photos
Quote: 4th of July in Milwaukee enjoying the great weather and music at Summerfest

Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Hotel | "Perfect Hotel for Summerfest Trip"

I have stayed at this Hilton multiple times over the years and have had a great experience every time.
The hotel in on the bus path to conveniently catch the shuttle to Summerfest if that is the purpse of your trip
The hotel is a bit dated, but I believe they are in the process of refurbishing all of the guest rooms. I expect to get a newly decorated room next year.
The breakfast buffet is a reasonable price, but not cheap. I think the vast food offering make the price justified. I never leave hungry.
The Miller Time Pub on the first floor has great food, great atmosphere and is a fabulous place to catch up with friends.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 22, 2009

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203
(414) 271-7250


Attraction | "No Better Way to Spend the 4th of July"

SummerFest Photo, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
I believe my trip to Summerfest this year makes this my 12th consecutive year! I can't imagine spending my 4th of July any other way.The great thing about Summerfest is that there is something for everyone. With 11 stages, everyone can find a type of music or a band they like. And you can't beat the price. You get into the park for $15 and all but the Marcus Amphitheater main stage are included in that price.During the day, the bands are either more unknown or cover bands of your favorite music, but it gives you a chance to explore the massive grounds and find new favorites to enjoy. This is the time when I find a stage, grab a beer, enjoy the great Wisconsin weather, and relax with f...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 22, 2009

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202