Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Wauwatosa

The wildlife and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Wauwatosa. Renowned for its zoo, shopping and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. BMO Harris Bradley Center and Milwaukee Art Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Wauwatosa

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Wauwatosa a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Milwaukee County Zoo (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Oceans of Fun (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Sky Trail (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Sky Safari (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Wisconsin State Fair Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Palermo's Pizza Factory (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wauwatosa

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wauwatosa is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cathedral Square (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Cass Street Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Veteran's Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Lakeshore State Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Riverwalk Plaza (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Wauwatosa

Fly into Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Waukesha, WI (UES-Waukesha County), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Wauwatosa?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 219 vacation rentals near Wauwatosa. From 92 Houses to 112 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wauwatosa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wauwatosa?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wauwatosa:

  • Lower East Side: 107 vacation rentals
  • Historic Third Ward: 24 vacation rentals
  • Westown: 52 vacation rentals
  • East Town: 107 vacation rentals
  • Upper East Side: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wauwatosa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wauwatosa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Milwaukee County Zoo: 269 vacation rentals
  • Mayfair Mall: 276 vacation rentals
  • Oceans of Fun: 274 vacation rentals
  • Eschweiler Buildings: 273 vacation rentals
  • Sky Safari: 272 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wauwatosa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wauwatosa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 92 Houses in Wauwatosa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wauwatosa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 112 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wauwatosa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Wauwatosa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.