Explore Greater Milwaukee While in Germantown
The Country Inn & Suites in Germantown puts you a short drive away from an array of things to do in the Milwaukee area. Our hotel’s convenient location makes it easy to get to your tee time at Erin Hills Golf Course or BlackStone Creek Golf Club. Be sure to spend a day in downtown Milwaukee, just a 30-minute drive away, to enjoy shopping, restaurants and outdoor activities on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Museums and Art Galleries
- Bast Bell Museum (3.1 miles)
More than 5,000 bells from around the world are on display in this museum, housed in a restored 1870s barn in Dheinsville. Don’t miss the 1,063-pound bell in a tower constructed from an old silo.
Phone: +1 (262) 628-3170
- Cedarburg General Store Museum (18 miles)
Experience the charm of yesteryear in this 1860s-era general store museum, which includes period grocery and apothecary items.
Phone: +1 (262) 377-5856
- Museum of Wisconsin Art (16 miles)
Intriguing for even the smallest guests, MOWA features a stunning collection of the works of Wisconsin-based artists like Carl von Marr.
Phone: +1 (262) 334-9638
- Wisconsin Automotive Museum (17.3 miles)
Fans of classic cars and transportation memorabilia can see an ever-changing collection, including a 1913 steam locomotive, at the state’s largest auto museum.
Phone: +1 (262) 673-7999
- Dheinsville Historic Park & Museums (2.4 miles)
You might think you’ve found a door to the past when you roam through 22 original structures from the 1850s, built by the German immigrants who founded this settlement.
Phone: +1 (262) 628-3170
- Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary (12 miles)
This stunning facility features a basilica and a monastery that has been converted into a guest house. Be sure to climb the 178 stairs of the tower for a breathtaking view.
Phone: +1 (262) 628-1838
- Pabst Mansion (21.4 miles)
Relive America’s Gilded Age through the legacy of Frederick Pabst, founder of Pabst Brewing Company. You can admire dozens of rooms in the mansion, each restored to its original grandeur.
Phone: +1 (414) 931-0808
- Downtown Milwaukee (23 miles)
With an abundance of restaurants, the state’s largest natural history museum and four professional sports teams, Milwaukee is a destination the whole family will enjoy.
Phone: +1 (414) 220-4700
- Milwaukee County Zoo (16 miles)
Inspire a love of nature in your family at the Milwaukee County Zoo, home to more than 2,000 animals. Get a bird’s-eye view of the zoo from the Sky Safari, and mimic the apes at the zoo’s ropes course.
Phone: +1 (414) 771-3040
- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (19 miles)
Cheer on the Panthers, gaze at the stars at the planetarium or catch a movie at the campus theater during your visit to this vibrant school, just five blocks from Lake Michigan.
Phone: +1 (414) 229-1122
Sports and Activities
- Erin Hills (15 miles)
Erin Hills was sculpted in part by humans and by glaciers, offering stunning views of the countryside, beautiful fairways and a challenge for golfers of all skill sets.
Phone: +1 (866) 772-4769
- Kettle Hills Golf Course (5 miles)
Walk along the well-manicured fairways of this 36-hole course, which offers everything from competitive leagues to tee times for kids. After a day on the greens, head to the clubhouse for a burger and a front-row seat to one of the holes.
Phone: +1 (262) 628-0200
- Pettit National Ice Center (18 miles)
For a cool adventure, spend an afternoon skating at this official U.S. Olympic training site. The facility also houses an indoor running track, which is open to the public.
Phone: +1 (414) 266-0100