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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Milwaukee, senior citizen apartments in Milwaukee might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Milwaukee and consider their options. With 49 senior rentals in Milwaukee, WI, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Milwaukee 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Milwaukee, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

We are also serving Senior Apartments facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Waukesha, West Allis and Wauwatosa.
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Senior Apartments Facilities near Milwaukee, WI

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Last Updated: 12/2/23
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Average starting price $835/month
Average starting price $4,413/month
Average starting price $6,300/month
Average starting price $6,003/month
Average starting price $2,220/month
Average starting price $4,486/month
Recent reviews of Senior Apartments in Milwaukee, WI
Marquette Manor in South Milwaukee, WI

After 20 years of taking care of my mom, we decided it would be best for her to start living on her own. It was a tough transition, but [Removed], the manager, made it so easy for her to feel at home. She addresses concerns and needs right away and makes sure that all of the residents feel included. Even as my mom and I were taking a tour, we could hear people saying how much they loved it there. The residents are pretty friendly and there are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained like going to different stores, card games, and crafts. Sometimes they’ll get food catered, but usually they hand out calendars with the events planned for that month which is nice. This community is independent living, but they keep everything pretty clean outside of the apartments. The hallways and lobby are always nice, [Removed] even decorates the lobby, and the grounds are lovely. I worked in nursing homes for 20 years, so I know what to expect and what to look for and I’m glad that we decided on Marquette Manor. For the price, there are a lot of great aspects of living there. My mom loves that she can have her dog, and she has her own patio that she can sit on. She’s getting everything she needs and all of her questions are being answered, not to mention that the apartments are huge. I would definitely recommend Marquette.

Parkwood Highlands Apartments 55+ in New Berlin, WI

What I like the most about the Parkwood Highlands Apartments is the friendliness of the staff members as well as the residents there. I would recommend this community to other families based on my experience so far.

Sunrise Village in South Milwaukee, WI

Just a great experience all around. Apartment fantastic

Prairie Hill of Woodland Ridge

3953 S. Prairie Hill Lane, Greenfield, WI 53228

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It is good so far for me, I am a new resident. Everything in my apartment is fine. There is no staff here to help. They do have some activities here for participation.

Provides: Senior Apartments

Prairie Hill 55+ Adult Community sits on the Woodland Ridge of Greenfield campus which incorporates a mature wooded conservancy. Prairie Hill has 68 one and two bedroom income eligible apartments for persons 55 and better. Come visit this beautiful property to see all that it has to offer.

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Heritage Elm Grove

800 Wall Street, Elm Grove, WI 53122

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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45 reviews

The staff are good to work with and supportive of my loved one and family. My expectations of a memory care have changed since my loved one has been there. I'm more realistic now. There are some residents...

Provides: Assisted Living
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Heritage Elm Grove assisted living community, located in Elm Grove, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, specializes in assisted living, enhanced assisted living, and memory care, making it a great option for people with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. The community sits along tree-lined...

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High Grove of Woodland Ridge

3940 S. Prairie Hill Lane, Greenfield, WI 53228

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We are so greatful that we found this apartment for my mom. It is trendy looking, the rent is reasonable, the neighbors are very friendly. There are plenty of activities if you want to partake in them. If...

Provides: Senior Apartments

High Grove 55+ Adult Community sits on the Woodland Ridge of Greenfield campus which incorporates a mature wooded conservancy. High Grove has 61 luxurious one and two bedroom apartments for those 55 and better. Visit High Grove to see in person what this beautiful property has to offer.

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Cedar Glen

1661 River's Bend, Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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I saw the apartment's they are beautiful not far from Mayfair mall my bank and also lots of restaurants hotels and other businesses in the area I just love it right across from wauwatosa police station it's...

Provides: Senior Apartments

Cedar Glen Independent Living Community for adults 55 and better is the first component of a 17 acre multi-family housing development in the city of Wauwatosa. The 80 unit senior housing building, which opened March 2012, offers income affordable apartment homes for those with low to moderate...

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The Landmark of West Allis

1441 S. 68th Street, West Allis, WI 53214

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My loved one has recently moved into this community and he is absolutely loving it here. He says he loves it and could have not picked a better place to live. I love that there is a lot of things for him to...

Provides: Senior Apartments

Located in the heart of West Allis and metropolitan Milwaukee, The Landmark has become a warm and comfortable home for many residents who enjoy the deluxe amenities of the facility and the proximity to the neighborhoods they know and love. Choose from a variety of spacious 1 & 2 bedroom...

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Hillcrest Apartments

3993 S. Prairie Hill Lane, Greenfield, WI 53228

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I had recently taken a tour of this community for my loved one and I was not as impressed with this place as much as I was with others I had looked at. The staff where very kind and made sure to answer any...

Provides: Senior Apartments

Hill Crest 55+ Adult Community is a 41 unit apartment building situated in the Woodland Ridge neighborhood in a warm and friendly community.

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The Woods of Cedar Village

3311 W. College Ave, Franklin, WI 53221

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Super friendly management and residents. Located nearby shopping and doctors, great place for my mom.

Provides: Senior Apartments

The Woods of Cedar Village provides wonderful unassisted senior living for ages 62 and better. With government subsidized apartments, the housing here is affordable for you! The location will immerse you in Wisconsin's serene beauty. The abundant wooded grounds will make you feel like you are on...

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Faircrest Apartments

1920 E. Tripoli Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53235

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I recently moved into this community and have no complaints about how things are going. I would have to say my favorite thing is the layout and the floor plan of the studio they gave to me. It came with a...

Provides: Senior Apartments

Faircrest Apartments is a 55+ Senior Community nestled in a neighborhood of single family homes in the City of St. Francis with convenient access to the 794-Lake Park Freeway. Built in 1993, the traditional brick and sided two-story building contains 43 (24 one bedroom and 19 two bedroom)...

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Hawthorne Terrace Apartments

7700 W Portland Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI 53213

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Provides: Senior Apartments

Cambridge Apartments

1831 N Cambridge Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Provides: Senior Apartments

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Crest View of Woodland Ridge

3904 S. Prairie Hill Lane, Greenfield, WI 53228

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Provides: Senior Apartments

Located at the Woodland Ridge of Greenfield, WI, the Crestview 55+ Adult Community is proud to provide an excellent choice in housing for active adults. Crestview offers 76 income eligible apartments in one- and two- bedroom floor plans. While located close to all the shopping, restaurants, and...

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Oaks Landing

1700 W Bender Rd, Glendale, WI 53209

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Provides: Senior Apartments

Oaks Landing features premier 55+ apartments in Glendale, WI for a maintenance-free lifestyle. Our beautifully designed one and two bedroom apartments offer a refined style priced at an attractive rate in your North Shore neighborhood.You will be impressed with our spacious floor plans, open...

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Euphoria West Allis

2330 S 54th St, West Allis, WI 53219

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Richardson Manor

1919 North 11th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205

i toke the tour and i like it would like to move in.

Provides: Senior Apartments

Parkwood Highlands Apartments 55+

13800 West Park Central Blvd, New Berlin, WI 53151

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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14 reviews

I am currently a resident at Parkwood Highlands. This is an Independent Senior complex. Most of the activities are resident generated. There are 1-2 owner activities per month. As for value,...

Provides: Senior Apartments
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Parkwood Highlands is conveniently located in New Berlin, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments and townhomes for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors.Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the...


Thompson Meadows

3120 E. Norwich Avenue, Saint Francis, WI 53235

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5 reviews

We have been satisfied with our stay at Thompson Meadows. I would recommend these senior apartments as long as you are able to afford them.

Provides: Senior Apartments

Thompson Meadows is an apartment community designed for seniors 55 and older. We offer spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. We are located in a quiet area close to shopping. Heat, air conditioning and hot water are included in the rent. Pets are welcome. (Some restrictions do apply). Thompson...

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Clare Heights

717 W. Holt Ave. #101, Milwaukee, WI 53215

I love living in this community. It is so safe and comfortable. I love the underground parking, it really helps for Dr. Appts and groceries along with the elevator. Valerie [removed] is a wonderful manager...

Provides: Senior Apartments

Clare Heights Apartments, located on the southern edge of a quiet residential neighborhood, offers 44 units of one and two bedroom apartments for those 55 and better. The convenient location near bus lines, neighborhood shopping centers, restaurants and parks, features trees and professionally...


The Berkshire - West Allis

1414 S. 65th Street, West Allis, WI 53214

Friendly service, something going on every day. Close to everything you could need. underground parking included. nice large rooms with open floor plan, tons of closet space.

Provides: Senior Apartments

General Capital Group is proud to announce an exciting new housing community in West Allis, specifically designed for adults 55 and better. A newly constructed, affordable apartment community. The Berkshire provides one and two bedroom apartment homes in an ideal location. The Berkshire offers...

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Brewery Point Apartments

1244 N 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly

A beautiful facility with a beautiful view. The staff is professional and caring. The level of service here is excellent and so far we do not have any complaints. The other residents here are friendly too.

Provides: Senior Apartments

Brewery Point Apartments is a modern senior housing community located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Milwaukee County. Our convenient location in the downtown Milwaukee area means great views of the city skyline for our residents, and convenient accommodations for visiting...

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Cottonwood Trails

4600 S. Nicholson Ave., Cudahy, WI 53110

We liked the apt. may be out of our budget.

Provides: Senior Apartments

The Cottonwood Trails 55+ Adult Community offers 49 income eligible apartments. Cottonwood Trails offers a quiet, non-smoking environment for those interested in independent living. Located near the bus route, stores, restaurants, and a shopping center, there is a need to visit to appreciate the...


Meetinghouse Apartments

10901 West Donna Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53224

The staff members are great, and what we first liked about Meetinghouse Apartments was the manager at the time invited our loved one and our family to an open house. It was very welcoming, nice and the place...

Provides: Senior Apartments

Welcome to Meetinghouse Apartments!The Meetinghouse at Milwaukee Senior Community is an amazing option for 55 plus apartment living.

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Garden Terrace/Garden Place Apartments

10851 W Donna Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53224

Provides: Senior Apartments

We bring together personalized quality services, spacious apartments and a variety of amenities at a price you can afford.  Experience an independent lifestyle with optional supportive services in your state-of-the-art apartment home.  You'll enjoy peace of mind knowing our caring staff is there...

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Algonquin Manor

5005 W Bradley Road, Brown Deer, WI 53223

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly

My mother has told me how much she enjoys thier little picnics and birthdays and things. Cathryn, who runs the place, makes it what it is. She has such a friendly disposition. My mother also says Nick, the...

Provides: Senior Apartments

Algonquin Manor is an independent senior living community which provides one and two bedroom apartment homes for seniors who are 55 and better. Algonquin contains 80 luxurious apartment homes ranging approximately 670 to 790 square feet for a one bedroom to approximately 950 to 1050 square feet...


Dr. Wesley Scott Senior Living

2800 W. Wright Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210

Provides: Senior Apartments, Independent Living

Calvary Gardens

1555 W. Chambers St # 202, Milwaukee, WI 53206

Provides: Senior Apartments
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Cost of senior apartments in Milwaukee, WI

The average cost of senior living in Milwaukee is 835 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include New Berlin, WI with an average of 1,140 per month.

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In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:


Milwaukee is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Milwaukee include MCTS, Lake Express High Speed Ferry, and Amtrak Hiawatha. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Milwaukee has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

Health care

Milwaukee offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Ascension Columbia St Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee and Aurora St Lukes Medical Center.

Senior activities

Best known for famous breweries and Brewers baseball, Milwaukee is a thriving city rich in cultural and historical attractions. Residents can spend their days exploring the many sights, flavors, and sounds of the Historic Third Ward, a revitalized warehouse district home to eclectic eateries, unique boutiques, and remarkable art. Whether it’s picking produce and gaining culinary knowledge in the Milwaukee Public Market or touring the famed Pabst Mansion, there’s plenty to see and do in Milwaukee.

What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Milwaukee, WI


Senior apartments are communities designed exclusively for residents 55+ and offer amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer an easier lifestyle for older adults by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social activities and few additional services compared to independent or assisted living options.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Milwaukee, WI

The median monthly cost for senior apartments in Milwaukee is about $852 in the city proper and $1,148 within the metropolitan area. When it comes to senior apartments, Milwaukee, WI offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


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Cost of Living


A city on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee combines waterfront views with active, constantly expanding nightlife and culture. Recently named the “Coolest City in the Midwest” by Vogue, Milwaukee cost of living remains low, despite recent bursts of urban development. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
90 91 $1,061 21.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent $115,152 $38,289 No estate tax or inheritance tax



Local Hospitals


The Milwaukee region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Mayo Clinic Health System Prairie du Chien – This Mayo Clinic location holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and was named Best Hospital statewide and regionally by U.S. News & World Report. Services include audiology, orthopedics, diabetes care, and cardiology.
  • Ascension St. Francis Hospital – This community is known for its Accredited Chest Pain Center and Certified Stroke Center. Other specialty areas encompass cancer care, orthopedics, and a 24/7-staffed emergency community. The hospital also emphasizes its large staff of more than 700 doctors.
  • ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital – This 262-bed community focuses on specialty areas like spine and nervous system care, cancer rehabilitation, stroke care, and heart and vascular treatment.



Weather and Climate


The climate of Milwaukee, WI is considered hot-summer humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Milwaukee is 71%. This number peaks in December, with 75% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
71°F 84°F (July) 57°F (July) 26°F 37°F (December) 16°F (January)


Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
48 (Good) 63 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 5” (June) 45”



Demographics and Values


Milwaukee leans liberal, and has been a long-standing Democratic stronghold. The technology, healthcare, and brewing industries thrive within the city. Rockwell Automation, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, and Roundy’s — a subsidy of Kroger — have established themselves as leading employers. ManpowerGroup Global, a fortune 500 company and the third-largest staffing agency in the nation, is headquartered in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee is a majority-minority area with a rich, diverse cultural makeup. The city has a local chapter of the NAACP, as well as an involved and passionate Black Chamber of Commerce. Each year, the Bronzeville Week celebration pays homage to Black businesses and encourages community support. The Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum chronicles the history and accomplishments of the city’s pivotal, Black leaders. The city’s Juneteenth festival stands out as one of the nation’s most exuberant.

Milwaukee’s South Side overflows with Latin restaurants, including specialties like Cuban and Peruvian cuisine. The Mexican Fiesta occurs annually over three days in August, bringing street food, mariachi bands, and traditional dancers. The Latino Arts program uplifts music, visual art, literature, and other works that reflect Hispanic culture. The Mexican Consulate dedicates itself to community outreach, health care, education, and financial services.

The Jewish Museum Milwaukee traces Jewish experiences and influences throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. The institution regularly hosts events to celebrate the Jewish community, including a Lunch & Learn book club series.


2016 Presidential Election Results for Milwaukee County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
65.48% 28.58% 5.93%


Population Statistics

Population Population density Population trend
590,000 2,389 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.32% since 2010



Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
31 21% 8% 4% 3%


Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
30% 24% 8%


Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4.3% 38.8% 18.4% 0.6% <1% 44.6% 4%



Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
39 16



Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
9% 65% 14% 27% 5% 5%


Milwaukee is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry. The Advocate named Milwaukee “the most underappreciated gay Mecca in the U.S.,” backed by resources like the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center and Sanctuary Restaurants, a long list of eateries focused on creating a safe, affirming atmosphere. The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival spans four days each year, while PrideFest packs three days of comedy, discussion, and rousing drag performances.


Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation


Milwaukee has been a leader in the craft beer and brewing industry since the 19th century. This tradition continues today, with both major beer companies — like Miller — and clusters of lively, independent gastropubs contributing to the beer lover’s paradise. Lakefront Brewery, one of the premiere producers of organic and gluten-free beer, presents waterfront views, in contrast to the landlocked, cobblestone locale of the Historic Pabst Brewery. This versatility transcends across Milwaukee’s many breweries, making for an eclectic tour.

Milwaukee derives much of its charm from its natural, lakeshore surroundings. The Milwaukee RiverWalk District, the city’s main pedestrian walkway, combines these gorgeous views with quirky, local commerce. The North Point Lighthouse is an iconic staple of Milwaukee architecture and sightseeing, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Visitors can oversee a grand, panoramic expanse, as well as explore a maritime museum. Lake Park, Boerner Botanical Gardens, Mequon Nature Preserve, and many other wildlife havens ensure nature enthusiasts plenty to explore. The city has a notable, 185-acre Audubon Nature Center that strives to provide meaningful interaction with the environment.

Additionally, the city flaunts a renowned museum scene. The Milwaukee Art museum contains 31,000 works, with a focus on German Expressionism, Haitian art, and American art. Milwaukee Public Museum enriches visitors’ historical knowledge, displaying the largest-known dinosaur skull, and permanent exhibitions on Africa, Asia, Europe, the Arctic, Middle America, and the Costa Rican Rainforest. Among the city’s more off-the-wall treasures are the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts, and the Harley-Davidson Museum.



Many people living in Milwaukee count walking among their primary modes of transportation, as the city ranks 13th most walkable in the nation. The 2-mile streetcar connects some of Milwaukee’s most popular neighborhoods, in addition to a more wide-ranging, ADA-accessible bus system. The Milwaukee Intermodal Station has 14 daily Amtrak departures, making for easy getaways to cities like Chicago and Minneapolis.

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