Wauwatosa in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, is home to more than 46,000 people. The city, known as "the city of homes," is named after the Potawatomi word for "firefly." Come and see the city's attractions with a bus rental and charter in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
Go to Wisconsin Lutheran College, where you can find the Center for Arts and Performance, which offers various art, theater, and music events.
You may also want to visit the Village Playhouse, which has been providing quality theater to the greater Milwaukee area for more than three decades. There's also the Children's Theatre of Wauwatosa.
On select Wednesday during the summer, the city has Tosa Tonight, a family-friendly concert series that offers free music at the Rotary Performance Pavilion in Hart Park.
There's also the Firefly Art Fair, which is one of the county's premiere outdoor art fests. There are juried artists that showcase an eclectic array of art in various media.
Other events and festivals in the city that you may want to witness or be a part of include Tosafest, 10 Days in Tosa, Scottist Fest, and Milwaukee Highland Games. There's also Windows into Wauwatosa, a free event that helps you appreciate and learn more about the city's architectural history by taking participants inside local buildings that are not open to the public at any other time. There's also the Tour of Homes, where you can admire the beauty of local architecture, and the Secret Gardens of Wauwatosa Tour, where you can explore the city's gardens.
Get on a bus rental and charter in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, and tour Church Street Historic District, Washington Highlands Historic District, Wauwatosa Avenue Residential Historic District, or Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy Historic District, which are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The National Register has also included historic houses like the Sunnyhill Home, Pearl C. Norton House, Kneeland-Walker House, Willis Hopkins House, Lowell Damon House, and Thomas B. Hart House. And there are also other national historic sites and structures such as Honey Creek Parkway, Wauwatosa Arcade Building, and Wauwatosa Woman's Club Clubhouse.
But what is perhaps the most popular historic venue in the city is the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, which was designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1956. It is a fine example of a traditional Byzantine-style structure.
Mayfair is the region's premiere shopping center, with over 160 shops and restaurants, including retailers like Banana Republic, Sephora, Crate & Barrel, American Eagle Outfitters, Pottery Barn, LEGO Store, and Coach, and restos like PF Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, and Maggiano's Little Italy. You can also catch the latest films at the 18-screen AMC Theatre.
You can also explore The Village, which is a European-style shopping district with one-of-a-kind stores and boutiques, as well as exciting dining options. There's also East Tosa, which is an urban community with a classic "Main Street" atmosphere with a 16-block district that offers a variety of goods and services.
If golfing is your thing, you can check out Currie Park Golf Course, a scenic 18-hole course that is great for the middle-handicap player. It also has the Currie Park Golf Dome, which is a heated indoor driving range that allows you to play in the off months.
You can also try Madison Park Golf Course, a 9-hole, Par 3 course perfect for beginners. Or Hansen Park Golf Course, an 18-hole executive course.
Enjoy the outdoors by taking the whole gang to parks and recreational venues. There's Hart Park, a 19.5-acre park with a playground, a splash pad, tennis courts, a softball diamond, sand volleyball courts, and a running track. Then you can bike, walk, run, or go rollerblading on the Oak Leaf Trail, which connects Hart Park to The Village.
Also worth a visit is Hoyt Park, which is a hotspot for kids, thanks to TOSA Pool. It is an outdoor community pool with lap lanes and a giant slide. Adults will also enjoy the beer garden adjacent to the park.
The city also has other trails like the scenic Hank Aaron State Trail and the unique Monarch Trail, where you can witness the rare and the beautiful monarch butterflies as they migrate in the fall.
Make sure to call BusRental.com at 1-866-569-2012 to book a bus rental and charter in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. It is the ideal group transportation option available.