Milwaukee, WI Travel Guide

While in America's Dairy Land, Andrew Zimmern finds there's more to the food in Wisconsin than meets the eye. He discovers the science to making milk taste better, lamb organs in a traditional Serbian ...

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Black Earth Meats

Black Earth Meats is owned by Zen butcher Bartlett Durand, a Buddhist and former vegetarian. Try their Offal Tasty, a ground mixture of lean beef combined with beef kidneys, tongue, liver and heart.

1345 Mills St, Black Earth, WI 53515

 
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Bleu Mont Dairy

Visit Bleu Mont Dairy where Willi Lehner has built his own underground cheese cave, an ideal place to age cheese.

3480 County Rd F, Blue Mounds, WI 53517

 
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Dane County Regional Airport

If your focus is Madison, WI, then Dane County Regional Airport is the best point of arrival. The next major city outside of Madison is Milwaukee, roughly 78 miles away.

4000 International Lane, Madison, WI 53704

 
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Farmers Market

If you're in the Capitol Square of Madison, WI, January through April on a Saturday, stop by the farmers market for fresh local foods.

Capitol Square, Madison, WI

 
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Hilton Monona Terrace

Conveniently located in downtown Madison, this hotel overlooks beautiful Lake Monona.

9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703

 
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The Iron Horse Hotel

If you’ve never experienced the fine detail that goes into a boutique hotel, then book your time at The Iron Horse. The hotel offers an assortment of food and restaurant choices, and it’s LGBT-friendly. Pets allowed .

500 W Florida St, Milwaukee, WI 53204

 
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L’Etoile and Graze Restaurants

Try delicious creations by Korean-born chef Tory Miller, who runs both restaurants. Don’t miss their chicken-and-lettuce mayo soup, and raw cheesesteak with bandaged cheddar.

1 S Pinckney St, Madison, WI 53703

 
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Milwaukee International Airport

If your focus is downtown Milwaukee, then this airport is the perfect choice to fly into, being roughly 15 minutes from the city center.

5300 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207

 

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