When looking through a list of things to do in Milwaukee, you could easily mistake it for a summary of Milwaukee tours. That’s because the 200-year-old town sticks close to its German roots—and that means Milwaukee brewery tours. These cover everything from new craft breweries to Sprecher’s root beers, sodas, and beers. The highlight of these tours has to be Miller’s free brewery tours, which dive deep into history and the brewery’s caves to see where 19th-century residents chilled their beers with ice chiseled from Lake Michigan. If you're not too tired from walking during the tour, hit up some Milwaukee events such as the two-week-long Summerfest, which blends the aesthetic of a state fair with a music festival.

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