Milwaukee is included as one of five “top spots for slow travel in 2023.” These destinations are “forward-thinking communities…offering more opportunities for meaningful travel,” National Geographic says.
“Wisconsin’s biggest and liveliest city combines a blue-collar, back-thumping energy with a close-knit creative community that’s turning heads beyond the Great Lakes,” National Geographic says.
Milwaukee attractions mentioned include: the Harley-Davidson Museum, RiverWalk, Deer District, Bronzeville, Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee Public Market, Milwaukee Art Museum and breweries.
Oh, and there’s a reference to Laverne and Shirley, too.
The other “top spots for slow travel in 2023,” according to National Geographic are: Laos; Dodecanese Islands, Greece; Ghana; and Alberta, Canada.
In other categories, National Geographic’s list of top travel destinations for 2023 includes: Botswana; the Scottish Highlands; Slovenia; Big Bend National Park; the Azores; Egypt; Busan, South Korea; Italy’s Appian Way; Charleston, South Carolina; Longmen Grottoes in China; Switzerland; Trinidad & Tobago; San Francisco; Colombia; Manchester, England; Choquequirao, Peru; New Zealand; Utah; Austria; Revillagigedo National Park, Mexico.