Milwaukee is located on the shore of Lake Michigan where land meets water and there are many great beaches in this city. However, be warned that taking a plunge in winter is a chilling experience and make sure you check the water quality and temperature before taking a dip. Some of the most well known beaches include Bradford and McKinley Beach.
Map Showing the Best Beaches in Milwaukee
Atwater Beach- North Shore Beach
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This is a beach located in Shorewood and it is pristine and uncrowded. It has also undergone a cleanliness drive and is one of the best beaches in town.
Address- East Capitol and North Lake Drive, Shorewood
Telephone Number- 14148472700
Bender Park- Southside Lakefront
This beach is located at the southside lakefront and it has a safe harbor and boat launching facilities as well.
Address- 4503, East Ryan Road, Oak Creek, Milwaukee-WI
Telephone Number- 14147621550
Big Bay Park- Perfect Sunbathing Beach
This is the top beach for soaking in the sun on a warm day though it is not recommended for swimming. This beach is wonderful for lounging or playing sports and it is located in Whitefish Bay.
Address- 5000 North Lake Drive, Whitefish Bay
Telephone Number- 17157476425
Bradford Beach- Renaissance Beach
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Whenever the weather becomes nice and hot, everyone in Milwaukee heads out to Bradford Beach which is a lakeside gem. Known for its beautiful water and powdery sand, Bradford Beach is one of the top ones in Milwaukee.
Address- 2400, North Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee
Telephone Number- 2625157847
Tietjen Beach- Lengthy Beach
This is set in the bluffs north of Milwaukee in a space of 50 acres within the Doctors Park.
Address- 1870, East Fox Lane, Fox Point, Milwaukee, WI
Grant Park Beach- South Milwaukee Beach
Grant Park Beach is located in Grant Park in Southern Milwaukee. The cool waters and trail of Grant Park are worth exploring.
Address- 100, South Hawthorne Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI
Telephone Number- 14147624646
Klode Park - Pristine Beach
This is one of the most uncrowded beaches in Milwaukee located north of downtown in Whitefish Bay. It offers an amazing view, a beautiful path to the beach and breathtaking scenic beauty.
Address- 5900, North Lake Drive, Whitefish Bay, Milwaukee WI
McKinley Beach- Popular Beach
This is located south of Bradford Beach on the lakefront and you can enjoy the warm weather and the cool waters here. It is less crowded than Bradford beach and also has a playground.
Address- 1750, North Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI
Telephone Number- 14142735224
South Shore Beach- Beautiful Beach
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This beach is nestled in Bay View and it offers a breathtaking view of the Yacht Club nearly. It even boasts of a sand volleyball court and a massive park with picnic tables for relaxing and enjoying yourself. Apart from this , it also has a playground.
Address- 2900, South Superior Street, Milwaukee WI
Telephone Number- 14144824270