Just minutes west of downtown Milwaukee, is home to a broad array of retailers and restaurants. Shopping and dining opportunities are available along Bluemound Road, to the north along Capitol Drive and in other areas of Brookfield and Elm Grove, just to the east. Brookfield’s Convention and Visitors Bureau is at 800-388-1835 or visitbrookfield.com.




With lots of holiday happenings as well as shops, wineries, galleries and more, this historic, picturesque spot located 20 minutes north of Milwaukee is a must-visit.



At the corner of Washington and Spring

(262) 377-5856 or (888) 426-7382.


Cedar Creek Winery

A family-run winery crafting an array of award-winning wines. The winery offers a unique experience with tastings and tours daily. Offers an array of traditional-style red, white and blush grape wines that range from dry to sweet, and have received recognition in both national and international wine competitions. cedarcreekwinery.com

(262) 377-8020

Located in the historic Cedar Creek Settlement, N70 W6340 Bridge Road


Cedar Creek Pottery

Since its inception in 1978 Cedar Creek Pottery has been dedicated to providing high quality handmade pottery–and a selection of fine crafts–in a charming setting. cedarcreekpottery.com

(262) 375-1226

Located in the historic Cedar Creek Settlement

N70 W6340 Bridge Road


Cedarburg Toy Company

Locally crafted and American- made toys, books and treasures for all ages. From Science Kits to items like Organic Bibs and Dolls to Stuffed Animals and even toys made from Recycled Milk Jugs. cedarburgtoyco.com

(262) 377-7224

W62 N590 Washington Ave.


Access Boutique

Jewelry, handbag and accessory boutique. A budget-friendly way to accessorize! The arrangement by colors makes matching an accessory to that special outfit a breeze.  Also at 159 N. Broadway in the Third Ward. shopaccessboutique.com

W63 N6672 Washington Ave.



A collection of eclectic handmade personal accessories, home decor and gifts by U.S.-based artisans. The shop caters to those who love unique products, unparalleled customer service and quality to be found when you venture beyond national chains.

W63 N680 Washington Ave



Cultural Center is operated by the Cedarburg Artists Guild to showcase original artwork of members. Group shows change every two months.

W62 N546 Washington Ave.



 "Cool" and fun art is the focus here, with a special emphasis on Wisconsin artists. Explore the wide range of items, media and style that ensures there is something here for every taste and budget.

W62 N580 Wahington Ave

You actually enter the gallery through the building's back porch, located across the street from the pagoda jewelry store.



Owner Elvia Pena-Savage displays artworks that will inspire and intrigue. You'll find large abstract paintings created in watercolors, acrylics and oils.

In the Washington Avenue Shoppes in the center of town



one of the area's most popular bed and breakfasts. All rooms have private baths and central air, and there are several whirlpool suites. stagecoach-inn-wi.com

W61 Washington Avenue

262-375-0208 (toll free 888-375-0208)






Grafton’s revitalized downtown highlights its Paramount Records blues legacy. There’s a one-of-a-kind Walk of Fame tribute to blues artists who recorded at the Grafton studio in the late 1920s, unique fountain and stage area. A number of distinctive restaurants and shops can be found in the downtown area. Visit the  Web site for more on this growing area just 20 minutes north of Milwaukee west of I-43.




Just north and east of Cedarburg, about 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Port Washington enjoys a beautiful setting on Lake Michigan. The city's historic district boasts the largest collection of pre-Civil War buildings in Wisconsin and a strong maritime heritage. For more info, stop in at the Port Washington Tourism Council office at 126 E. Grand Ave., in the "Pebble House," covered entirely with smooth colored stones from the Lakeshore.


Port Washington Tourism

Council office

126 E. Grand Ave.



Blue Heron Artisans Marketplace

Gift Shop featuring Handcrafted goods made in Wisconsin from over 50 artisans. An eclectic mix of original artwork, pottery, jewelry, children's clothes, hats & scarves, purses, candles, organic soaps, personal care items, baby accessories, home decor & more.  blueheronport.com

102 E. Pier St.

(262) 268-0243


Pear & Simple

Find an amazing array of items arranged to inspire ideas for the home, gift-giving and yourself. Choose from women’s accessories, jewelry, home decor, garden items, baby and children’s gifts, Port Washington souvenirs, marine-themed items, gourmet foods and seasonal items.


314 N. Franklin St.

(262) 284-1700


CoCa LeNa

A one-stop sweet shop packed with deliciously sweet edibles, stylish greeting cards and a fresh collection of personalized gifts for all!

Across the street from Pear & Simple

327 N. Franklin St.

(262) 284-2800


Baltica Bistro

Lunch, desserts, wine, tea and a gift shop that features many one-of-a-kind and hand-crafted gifts from around the world including:  Polish Pottery from Boleslawiec,  eclectic mix of European gifts, and exquisite fair trade items. Also carry local artwork.  At Baltica you will find timeless heirlooms that can be passed on from one generation to another. Mon-Sat from 10am-3pm.


223 N. Franklin St.

(262) 268-8832


Moda Bella

Create an entire outfit or find the perfect accessory. Budget-friendly, on-trend apparel for every personality, from classic to urban chic. Featuring sizes Junior XS to Queen 3X.

215 N. Franklin St.

(262) 261-5105


Broadway Popcorn Company

More than 40 years of popping expertise and 19 different varieties. Popped and packed fresh daily, and made with the highest quality ingredients. Corporate gifts are a specialty. broadwaypopcorn.com

322 N Franklin St.

(262) 355-5850