there are three great areas close to Milwaukee that are family friendly and fun!
1. Door County. Located approximately 2.5 hours North of Milwaukee, this is an amazing vacation spot with gorgeous beaches and lots for the family to do. Voted one of the top 10 Vacation Destinations in North America. It is my (Muriel) personal favorite as I have been going there since I was a child. Please ask me any questions and I would be glad to help you plan your Door County getaway.
2. Lake Geneva. Located approximately 45 minutes south west from Milwaukee, it is a very popular place for Chicagoans to vacation. The lake is gorgeous, great golf courses, resorts and there is major shopping.
3. Wisconsin Dells. Located approximately 2 hours west of Milwaukee, it is known as the water park capital of the world! There are tons of resorts, lots of shopping, amusement parks and tourists!