Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and 23rd largest (by population) in the United States. It is the county seat of Milwaukee County and is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Its estimated 2008 population was 604,477. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 1,739,497 as of 2007. Milwaukee is also the regional center of the seven county Greater Milwaukee Area, with an estimated population of 2,014,032 as of 2008
The first Europeans to pass through the area were French missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French-Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee Large numbers of German and other immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s and the following decades.
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Where to Stay While in Milwaukee
When booking your room, be sure to mention the Pettit National Ice Center to receive a special rate at these hotels. Click hotel logos to be directed to the booking page or call them at the listed numbers below
- $89.00 Standard Room (Rate is per night, plus taxes)
- Complimentary Full Breakfast Buffet (Omelets, Bacon, Sausage, Fresh Fruit and More)
- Indoor Pool, Hot Tub and Fitness Center
- Short Distance to many restaurants and shops
- Onsite Restaurant and Bar (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Complimentary Parking, Airport Shuttle and Newly Refreshed Guest Rooms!