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Best Beaches in the Milwaukee, WI Area

It has been quite the warm summer already and it shows no signs of giving us some relief from the hot sunny days.  Great news though for those of you who live near or in the Milwaukee area or even if you are planning a visit to the area for the day, Milwaukee has a number of beaches that anyone can visit to make those hot summer days better. When the heat gets to be too much, there is nothing better than laying on the beach and cooling off in the lake. See our list of the some of the best beaches in the Milwaukee, WI area.  

Bradford Beach in Milwaukee, WI

This is Milwaukee’s most popular beach for swimming and sunbathing. The Bradford Beach is guarded from mid June to mid August, every day of the week from 11am-5pm. There is a bathhouse, two concession buildings and sand volleyball courts. Bradford Beach is also Blue Wave Certified, which is a national environmental certification for beaches to help maintain robust, healthy and vibrant beaches.

Grant Beach in South Milwaukee, WIlake Michigan beach sunset

Grant Beach is a great beach to go to if you want to relax somewhere that usually is not as busy. There is a beach house and concessions. There is also a full playground and some picnic tables available as well.

Kohler-Andrae State Park in Sheboygan, WI

Located a couple miles from Sheboygan, WI, the Kohler-Andrae State Park beach is large sandy beach not usually extremely busy. Being a state park, there are available campsites for those who would like to visit for a weekend.

North Beach in Racine, WI

North Beach in Racine, WI is a certified Blue Wave clean beach and is frequently found on Top 10 best beach lists throughout the area. There is a concession stand and bathhouse/restrooms available. The beach also features wheelchair accessible mat extending down to the shoreline, sand volleyball courts, Kid’s Cove playground, picnic areas and live music on weekends.

See the full list of beaches in Milwaukee, WI right here. We hope you enjoy some of the local beaches and take some time to relax and bet the heat this summer. Planning a visit to the area? Then be sure to check out one of these great beaches in the area!