With such a diversity of cultures and traditions, Milwaukee appears awesome for many travelers, visiting the city. Sometimes, Milwaukee is called the City of Festivals, since it celebrates it rich heritage throughout the year with delightful ethnic and cultural festivals. Being only in one place, in the city of Milwaukee, you can percept and comprehend the least details of world cultures, represented through the Asian Moon Festival, Rainbow Summer, Polish Fest, RiverSplash!, Lakefront Festival of Arts, Bavarian VolksFest, Bastille Days, CajunFest, Festa Italiana, German Fest, African World Festival, PrideFest, Irish Fest, Mexican Fiesta, Labor Fest, Oktoberfest, Indian Summer Festival, and the Arab World Fest and the Holiday Folk Fair. Milwaukee's Summerfest is the world's largest music festival according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Milwaukee boasts of even more features, unique to the city and found nowhere else. The Miller Park is the only ballpark in North America with a fan-shaped, convertible roof and a natural grass playing field. The Hilton Milwaukee City Center features the Paradise Landing, the first urban indoor water park of its kind in the United States. It offers families a unique tropical getaway all the year round. The Paradise Landing comprises twenty thousand square feet of fun and excitement area, including a three-story Jamaican village with four water slides, an idyllic lagoon, a kiddy pool, a hydrotherapy spa and an interactive game center for kids.
Although the Paradise Landing is famous all around, the newest family fun destination is the Country Springs Hotel, the Water Park and Conference Center. The Springs Water Park provides over forty five thousand square feet of water park adventure fun, one hundred and eighty seven guest rooms and suites, the Wildflowers Restaurant, the Copper's Pub & Grill, featuring over thirty five thousand square feet of luxurious and flexible meeting space. A public golf course with magnificent views and a recreational setting is nearby.
Among the newest achievements of Milwaukee is the breathtaking Midwest Airlines Center, one of the world's most technologically elite convention centers with a one hundred and eighty eight thousand six hundred and ninety five square feet exhibit hall, a luxurious, thirty seven point five hundred and eight square feet ballroom and thirty nine point three hundred and sixty four square feet of meeting space.
Milwaukee is an architecturally astounding masterpiece with its Milwaukee's lakefront, the expansion of the Milwaukee Art Museum, designed by the world-famous architect Santiago Calatrava. The expansion features a wide new gallery space, a lake-view restaurant, a three hundred-seat auditorium, a museum store and elegant public gardens. This monumental project with its giant moving sunscreen and wing-like brise soleil is the first project of the famous designer, completed in the USA.
As with the diversity of cultures, Milwaukee is renowned for its fine ethnic cuisines. There is something for any taste - from German to Italian, French, Irish, Mexican, Indian, Greek and English.
Where to stay? Undoubtedly, the Pfister Hotel offers the premier accommodation. The hotel with its award-winning dining, indoor pool, personalized services and world-class Victorian art collection, is proud to be among the World's Best Places to Stay by Conde Nast Traveler. A variety of packages, ranging from one hundred and seventy nine dollars up to two hundred and forty five (a double occupancy) allows you to choose from accommodation plans that include museum passes, breakfast or a room upgrade.