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Veteran's Park

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Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
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Address: 1010 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Park at the south end of the Lakefront Trail.

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Summer days!

If you are here in the summer, what a great spot to picnic, walk/run, bike, and just hang out than Veteran's Park. There is a lot of space for any activity. Lots of families... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are here in the summer, what a great spot to picnic, walk/run, bike, and just hang out than Veteran's Park. There is a lot of space for any activity. Lots of families. Kites to buy and family bikes for rent. Also, there are little paddleboats to rent on the pond. Long walkway along the water that is beautiful... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It's rather flat and boring. It's mostly used for special events. I guess it'd be a great place to run but walking gets old quickly. Nothing much to look at.

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went on a Sunday when it was least crowded & it was really an awesome place. Tons of tributes to all branches of the military as well as major wars. The open area is on the Lakefront & is incredibly large.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

There's a bit of something for everyone from biking, rollerblading, walking, paddleboats, kite flying, etc.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was nice and quiet the day that we visited. The memorial to the Veterans is done with bricks engraved with numerous names. We enjoyed reading the information and quietly remembering all they gave for our country. The location is nice by Lakeshore Park and the water. You can access it by walking, car, bicycle etc.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

First note, watch out for goose droppings. Second note, watch out for bikes going too fast. Otherwise this is a great walk along the lake to get some fresh air and take in the sights.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The park looks like it would be quite busy during the day, but we were there late evening, so it wasn't as busy. But it looks like there are some fun activities during the day. It does offer a nice stroll along the lake with some nice views. Would definitely recommend.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

A really nice and beautiful lakeside park. Right off of downtown, it has lots of great open space, water features, paths and benches and trails.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a great, centrally located green space in downtown Milwaukee. There are often planned events happening there which are always wonderful to witness!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The combination of scenery of the waterfront, marina, skyline and park is very nice. Lots of options for bicycles, kayaks and kite flying. Good ice cream and lots of walking/riding paths along the waterfront. Really nice quiet spot just off downtown.

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