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The Milwaukee Brewing Company is a microbrewery that offers visitors tours of their beer making operation, with samples of the various styles of beer provided. The brewery also hosts Saturday open houses that feature samples and Q & A sessions.
100% 8 votes
W241S4115 Pine Hollow Ct., Waukesha, WI MoreLess Info
Operated by experienced pilot Ken Walter, Wind Dancer Balloon Promotions offers early morning and early evening balloon flights. Flights are carried out throughout the entire year on any chosen date by reservation, weather permitting.
81% 27 votes
13175 W. Graham St., New Berlin, WI 53151 MoreLess Info
Pack the clubs for a day at New Berlin Hills Golf Course. Established in 1907, this 18-hole public golf course served as a qualifying Milwaukee golf course for the PGA Tour's Greater Milwaukee Open. Group events are available.
68% 44 votes
16350 S La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467 MoreLess Info
Digital projection and 3D showings are a few ways guests enjoy the current box office hits at Marcus Cinemas Orland Park. There's also an Ultra Screen, which is 70 feet wide and three stories tall.
79% 358 votes
524 S Layton Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53215 MoreLess Info
The 'Domes' house plant varieties from all over the world and several echo systems including arid dessert, tropical, and rainforest. There are evening light shows that highlight the gardens.