Visiting Milwaukee

Visiting Milwaukee

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

Country Inn & Suites Milwaukee West- 1250 S. Moorland Rd. Brookfield, WI       (5.7 miles from Pettit Center), Phone: 262-782-1400

        • Rates Starting at $89.00 per night (Rate is per night, plus taxes)
        • Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast Buffet (At Least 3 Hot Items)
        • Indoor Pool, Hot Tub and Fitness Center
        • Microwave and Mini-Refrigerator in All Rooms
        • Two Attached Restaurants (Outback Steakhouse and Champps Americana)
        • Newly Renovated Hotel!

  Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West- 10499 Innovation Drive Wauwatosa, WI            (2.6  miles from Pettit Center), Phone: 414-475-9500

        • Rates Starting at $89.00 per night (Rate is per night, plus taxes)
        • Closest Hotel to the Pettit Center (Off 1-94/1-45 at Watertown Plank Rd.)
        • Complimentary Shuttle Service available within 5 mile radius of hotel (including Pettit Center)
        • 24 hour Indoor Pool, Whirpool and State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
        • Onsite Restaurant and Lounge
        • Newly Opened in 2008 offering Award Winning Customer Service

  Holiday Inn Express Milwaukee West- 11111 W. North Ave Wauwatosa, WI        (4 miles from Pettit Center), Phone: 414-778-0333

        • $84.00 Standard Room (Rate is per night, plus taxes)
        • Close to the Pettit Center (Off 1-94/1-45 at North Ave.), Mayfair Mall and many restaurants
        • Complimentary Hot "Stay Smart" Breakfast
        • Complimentary WiFi, Business Center and 24 hour Fitness Center
        • Priority Club Rewards Point Program
        • Shuttle to and from the Pettit available M-F 7am-7pm.  Limited Weekend shuttles may be possible if pre-scheduled
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