Introduction to Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is 5 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village’s population is approximately 14,163.
Whitefish Bay History
Native Americans were the original inhabitants of Whitefish Bay. In 1889, Captain Frederick Pabst, a beer baron of Milwaukee County, established a lakeshore resort in the area. The Pabst Whitefish Bay Resort made Whitefish Bay a popular summer getaway and was incorporated as the Village of Whitefish Bay in 1982.
Whitefish Bay and nearby Attractions
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum
- Pabst House
- Milwaukee Art Museum
- Big Foot Beach State Park
- Whitefish Bay Golf Club
Things To Do In Whitefish Bay
The Betty Brinn Children's Museum and the Milwaukee Art Museum are accessible from Whitefish Bay. The 272-acre Big Foot Beach State Park, situated along Lake Geneva, is a popular local spot as well. The Whitefish Bay Golf Club is the local golf course.
Whitefish Bay Transportation
General Mitchell International is nearby.
Whitefish Bay Higher Education
Cardinal Stritch University, Marquette University and the Milwaukee Area Technical College are some of the local colleges and universities.