We welcome you to GMI and to the Midwest!
This page is meant as a rough guide to help you figure out your visit to GMI. All of us are here to help if you have any questions related to any of this information or would like additional options. Milwaukee and Chicago have many things to offer – and if you have some time to relax a bit, we recommend you do so!
Major area airports:
MKE: If you are arriving in Milwaukee (Mitchell International, airport code MKE):
ORD: If you are arriving in Chicago (O’Hare International, airport code ORD):
O’Hare airport information can be found here.
It takes about 1.5-2 hours to get from O’Hare to GMI. See route here. Since ORD is larger, more flight options are available. Traffic can be a bit heavy depending on times.
Places near GMI to stay based on your preferences:
Hampton Inn and Suites, Grafton:
Towneplace Suites by Marriott, Grafton:
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee-Park Place
Home2 Suites by Hilton Menomonee Falls Milwaukee
Residence Inn by Marriott Milwaukee North/Glendale
Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee North
Radisson Hotel Milwaukee NW (Menomonee Falls)
Interesting things to do while in the area:
- The official visitor map for Milwaukee: (PDF / official page).
- Here’s a list of top things to do in Milwaukee on TripAdvisor.
- If you have a keen interest in our local beers, this site offers a good jumping off point.
- If you are planning to travel through Chicago and are interested in some things to do while there, we have a list of some of the highly-rated sights that you can visit.
Download this PDF file if you are interested.