Considering a Move to Milwaukee for a Contract Aviation Job?

New to Milwaukee?

Ever consider a contract job in Milwaukee? Milwaukee is located along the western shores of Lake Michigan and is famously known for its abundant number of breweries and the large roll they played in the beer industry. Beyond beer and cheese this city is also home to many museums, historical tours, and outdoor activities. If you have considered a job in Milwaukee read on to learn more about this city.

Weather in Milwaukee

While staying in Milwaukee you'll have the opportunity to enjoy all four seasons. During the summer months the weather is warm with temperatures average around 81℉. The winter months are often cold and windy averaging around 29℉. During winter months you are likely to see snow and it is partly cloudy year-round.


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Cost of Living in Milwaukee

With a population of 596k people Milwaukee is a bustling city. Renting a one-bedroom apartment will run about $950 a month with an average commute around 22 minutes.

Dining in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is the second highest bars-per-capita in the country, coming in at one bar per 1,800 people. So it's no wonder that one of the most recommended places to check out is Good City Brewing located in Historic Water Tower. From porters to pilsners and fancy imperial stouts this place has it all when it comes to locally brewed beers on tap. They are also serving up delicious pub favorites like a Sriracha Russian topped burger, to chicken mac and cheese and a Friday Fish Fry. This place is certainly a local favorite.

Another city favorite is Mader's Restaurant, a classic German restaurant that has been in operation for over 100 years; they first opened their doors in 1902. In the early 1900's most of Milwaukee's population were German immigrants so it's no wonder this restaurant has been in operation for a century. They offer traditional dishes from Spaetzles to Schnitzels and everything in between. You can even find this city favorite featured on 'Delicious Destinations'.

What to Do in Milwaukee

There seems to be an endless amount of outdoor recreation around the Milwaukee area, everything from rock climbing to disc golf to ziplining you have countless options to choose from. You can even venture north of the city and book a weekend away at Wildman Adventure Resort where you can go white water rafting or spend the day paintballing with friends.

If history and museums are more your speed there are plenty of those as well. Make a stop into the 1897 Clark County Jail Museum where you can tour the odd combination of Victorian Home meets jail cells. Or check out Harley-Davidson Museum and discover the culture and history of the sport through stories and interactive exhibits. Wisconsin is also home to the Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Estate where architecture lovers can tour this beautiful piece of Americana history.

Where to Stay

With multiple hotel options in the area it can be a bit overwhelming to find one, Extended Stay America located conveniently close to the airport is a good option. Rooms come with full kitchens making long term stays more comfortable, as well as offering free Wi-Fi and breakfast and on-site laundry.

If you are traveling with an RV or camper there are not many options in the Milwaukee area, but the Wisconsin State Fair Park is long term stay friendly and located close to I-94. They offer sites with full hook up, laundry services, and mail services and is open year-round.

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