Airbnb Reveals Milwaukee as 2020’s Top Destination to Visit (and Here’s Where to Stay)

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It’s official: We’ve made it more than halfway through 2019. And if you’re anything like us, you’re probably already looking to plan your vacation for next year. Luckily Airbnb released its forecast for the top places to visit in 2020, with Milwaukee coming in at number one. 

Yep, we’re totally serious. Based on the company’s booking data, the Wisconsin city saw a 729 percent booking increase since last September. Pretty impressive.

On the shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee has an exciting bar and restaurant scene full of cultural and family-friendly attractions like the Milwaukee County Zoo and the Manfred Olson Planetarium. So, if you’re considering taking your next trip to this historical metropolis, we’ve rounded up our top picks for places to stay. 

See the list below. 

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1. Joseph Steiner House

Located in historic Brewer's Hill, guests can book a private room in this 1872 home equipped with all modern conveniences. Not to mention it’s also the home office of the city’s Shakespeare in the Park.

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2. Modern Apartment Downtown

In the heart of the East Side, this fairly new one bedroom is just steps away from Brady and Water Streets (that means plenty of shopping and nightlife) and is situated right on the Riverwalk. 

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Charming Central Milwaukee Apartment

Another historic building—this apartment features one queen bed (air mattress available if needed), a stand-up shower, high vaulted ceilings and a fully stocked kitchen (!). 

luxury east side loft

Luxury East Side Loft

You had us with that view. 

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Contemporary Urban Studio In Walker's Point

Just minutes away from downtown, this cozy studio sleeps four people, with one bedroom (two beds) and one bathroom.