50 Suburbs Rated

The route home for a growing number of metro Milwaukee residents stretches the definition of suburbs. For many, the drive first includes 20 to 30 minutes of freeway cruising past city neighborhoods, inner-ring communities and beyond. Exit, and the rest of the route meanders along rustic roads, with no hint of a metropolis in sight. Home may be in the village of Jackson, Saukville or Fredonia; the town of Summit, Merton or Erin; the city of Oconomowoc, Grafton or Port Washington. It may be lakeside, wooded, in a clear-cut subdivision cropping up on former farmland or skirting a small downtown…