Want to get out of the house this Thanksgiving weekend? Check these places out

MILWAUKEE -- Joining Wake Up is Claire Koenig from Visit Milwaukee to talk about all there is to do this upcoming Thanksgiving week.

Activities for Thanksgiving Day

Whether you're flying solo or getting together with your family, Thanksgiving doesn't have to mean you're confined to your house. Here are a few wonderful ways to experience Milwaukee on Thanksgiving.

  • If you're a Milwaukee County resident, bring your ID to the Milwaukee County Zoo for free admission!
  • If you'd rather stay indoors - or make an escape to the tropics - The Domes are also open!
  • The Holiday Lights Festival in Downtown's Pere Marquette Park is a great, free way to feel festive
  • And if you're up for gaming, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is open 365 days a year

Don`t feel like cooking for Thanksgiving? Let these local restaurants handle the work.

  • Hilton City Center features a turkey buffet in its café
  • Miller Time Pub, which is on the ground floor of the Hilton City Center, features a plated turkey feast. And also attached the Hilton City Center, the Milwaukee Chophouse will feature a Thanksgiving dinner
  • Kil@wat, in the Intercontinental Hotel, has a Turkey Day buffet
  • The Pfister hosts a brunch in the ballroom
  • Tre Rivali, in the Kimpton Journeyman, will feature a buffet with an Italian twist