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
Midway Hotel and Suites- 1005 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI (5.5 miles from Pettit Center), Phone: 262-786-9540
- Rates Starting at $89.00 per night (Rate is per night, plus taxes)
- To get the special rate, please enter "53951870" in the "Corporate No." field when in the booking engine of our website. Your special rate will then appear.
- Complimentary breakfast buffet
- 12,000 sq. ft. tropical domed atrium with large pool, whirlpool, sauna, ping pong, pool tables and recreation area
- On-site Restaurant and Lounge
- Easy freeway access to Pettit Center
- Complimentary WiFi
Special Rebate Offer- New for the 2014-15 season... Stay at a Pettit Center Official Hotel under the special Pettit Center Room Block/Rate and get $10 back per night (up to $20 total) via mail in rebate from the Pettit Center. You may call the hotels and ask for the Pettit Rate or you can book online by clicking on the hotel logo for the special Pettit Rate. For full rules, explanation and how to get your rebate click here.