As the cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton sings, "there's nothing like summer in the city."
Our team of self-described Milwaukee fanatics put together this list of recommended adventures, activities and edible delights — all of which can be found in and around the city.
How many of these have you experienced? Try a few more before the days get shorter and the temperatures drop!
Take in a Milwaukee Brewers' game
Catch a movie under the moonlight at the Deer District outside of Fiserv Forum
Enjoy a drink on the patio at Rock Bottom
Rent kayaks from Milwaukee Kayak Company and explore the Milwaukee River
Take a ride on The Hop, Milwaukee's streetcar
Start walking now to raise money for the Cancer Crush, presented by the Medical College of Wisconsin
Get a Pete's Pop at one of Milwaukee's farmers markets
Grab a bite to eat at Zócalo, the food truck park on 5th Street
Check out local restaurants and vendors at Sherman Phoenix
Soak up the sun at Atwater or Bradford Beach
Find a bench in Lake Park and read about baseball with Bud Selig's "For the Good of the Game"
Take a tour of the Harley-Davidson Museum
Visit the new West Bend Sport Court at Regner Park
Check out one of the many Milwaukee beer gardens
Enjoy Wisconsin Foodie's farm dinner at St. Brigid's Meadow Farm
Catch a show at the coolest stage in town, the BMO Harris Pavilion
Take a walking tour of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home
Visit brew sails on the Denis Sullivan
Visit the Evicted exhibit in the Near West Side
Visit Milwaukee a la Carte at the Zoo, presented by Meijer