Milwaukee's Veterans Park in the snow

Your Foolproof Guide to Surviving a Milwaukee Winter

All our best tips and tricks for weathering the long, cold Wisconsin winter.

8 of the Coziest Coffee Shops Across Milwaukee
Come for the coffee, stay for the calm atmosphere.

4 Ideas for Wisconsin Winter Staycations
You don’t have to go far to get the most out of winter.

The Homebody’s Guide to Winter in Milwaukee
Whether you are staying indoors this winter because you have to, or you just can’t stand the cold, there are still plenty of things to do while keeping warm. This is the ultimate shut-in’s guide for winter 2017-18.

Cozy home. Candles, book and cup of tea

Where to Go Sledding in Milwaukee: 12 Great Hills and Parks
Winter is here, and Milwaukee has a number of terrific sledding hills for you and your family to go whipping down (and then trudging back up).

Father and son sledding down hill

How to Survive a Milwaukee Winter Without Becoming a Couch Potato
Summer makes it easy to eat right and stay in shape, but the cold weather can bring out some bad habits. Use these tips to eat right and stay fit all the way till spring.

8 Clever Cures for the Wintertime Blues That Are SO Milwaukee
We asked readers how they keep their spirits up when the mercury falls. Their advice almost had us wishing for a cold front. Almost.

Winter sunset in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

How to Winterize Your Wardrobe
Shop local for winter gear that will stand up to the frigid temps, as modeled by our own senior editor, Matt Hrodey.

Top 10 Signs Winter Has Begun To Ruin the New Year
Everyone has their breaking point, even hardcore Milwaukeeans.

Get Cozy This Winter With Ann Christenson’s Baked Oatmeal Recipe
Comfort me with baked oatmeal! Here’s my recipe for a jump-out-of-bed cold morning breakfast.

Milwaukee’s Best Outdoor Winter Workouts
Consider the city your winter gym: every road and sidewalk, field and staircase, hill, trail and sandy beach is yours.

Milwaukee Cheap & Free: Get Outside This Winter
When cabin fever strikes, make like a true Wisconsinite and take advantage of the crisp winter air and snowy landscape (while spending next to nothing).

Milwaukee cross-country skiing

7 of Milwaukee’s Coziest Bars
Find your ‘hygge’ in Milwaukee this holiday season at one of these comfy, cozy watering holes.

Extreme Outdoor Activities You Should Try in Milwaukee This Winter
Don’t let winter get you down. Embrace the ice and snow with these thrilling outdoor options to enjoy winter in Wisconsin.