Located along the western shore of Lake Michigan in the southeast corner of Milwaukee County and adjacent to the City of Milwaukee is Oak Creek. Oak Creek sports a population of 34,451 residents as of 2010.
Throughout the year, Oak Creek hosts many different events for residents. During the summer month, residents can enjoy beer tastings at the the Oak Creek Beer Garden and experience different foods during the Oak Creek Food Truck Tour. Both of these events bring in different flavors from around the area and make them readily available to those who attend these events. During the fall and winter months there are events such as a city wide trick-or-treat, farmers market, and a tree lighting ceremony at the Drexel Town Square.
Around the city there are 10 different designated walking paths where you can get out and explore the town, all while staying active. Many of these routes head by or through local parks, so it’s a great way to see the city’s designated green areas. More information about Oak Creek’s walking trails can be found here. If you want a walk with a view, check out the Bender Park Hiking Trail located right along Lake Michigan for some memorable views.
If you’re a food enthusiast, you’ll be happy to know that Oak Creek has many different options for locally crafted eats. For some authentic American style cuisine, check out Water Street Brewery. Water Street Brewery serves up high quality food and has their own in house beer on tap. It’s a great place to go after work to get a bite to eat and catch the game. Want to try something new, check out Cubanitas. They serve up authentic Cuban style food and is highly recommended by the locals.
Oak Creek offers spectacular views of Lake Michigan along with many different activities to do throughout the year. If you’re looking to make the move to Oak Creek, check out one of the listings below and plan your trip to Oak Creek today!