Almost Home offers a wide variety of Waukesha, WI corporate housing options for every short or long term furnished apartment need you may have. Contact us today to receive a temporary housing quote customized just for you in your desired area of the city.
Waukesha Corporate Housing – First Time in the AreaWe wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Waukesha and therefore provide the following informative summary of various aspects of this city. Take a few moments to acquire the knowledge of a long-time resident before you arrive.
EconomyThose staying in corporate housing in Waukesha, WI for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. Waukesha sits within an intelligence corridor that spans between Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison. The road and rail combo provides easy access to Waukesha and links the suburb with the major metropolitan area. The area is a mix of tertiary academic opportunity that gives rise to jobs, education and research related industries including high tech and manufacturing. It is the center of a knowledge based economy that is posed to experience significant growth in America’s next economic phase.
ClimateKnowing what clothing to bring with you to your Waukesha, WI furnished apartment is somewhat dependent on the local climate. Waukesha enjoys four distinct seasons. Summers are mildly warm and humid with temperatures rising to 82°F with lows in the 60s in July. In the fall, temperatures cool to lows of 50°F in September then to lows of 38°F in October. Days are cool with temperatures in the 60s. Winter is characterized by temperatures in the 20s in November and extending to March, before warming up to spring in April with temperatures of 56°. January is the coldest with lows in the teens. So, be sure to dress right and then venture out of your Waukesha, WI corporate apartment to enjoy the wide variety of outdoor activities that this area offers.
HistoryBeing a temporary resident in Waukesha, WI corporate housing need not relegate you to feeling like a complete outsider. Acquaint yourself with Waukesha’s history by reading our brief historical summary provided below.The original settlers in this area, before the European settlers, were the Sioux and the Algonquin. These tribes can be traced back to the mid 1600’s. At the time The Sioux were moving westward while the Algonquin were moving eastward. Both advances stalled when they met in the area that is now Wisconsin. Their respective tribes soon settled in the area.Originally named the Village of Prarieville, the town changed names to the City of Waukesha in 1896. The city’s growth was rapid and some residents did seek, unsuccessfully, to limit the growth of the town. However the growth of the city continued on to the early 20th century and as such various ways of administering the growing town was incorporated. There was constant growth and change in the way City Hall was managed and where it was housed, as more and more managers and members were brought on board.
Places to Eat Near Waukesha Corporate HousingAll of Almost Home’s Waukesha, WI furnished apartments have fully equipped kitchens, making cooking both easy and enjoyable. However, many of our residents still enjoy dining out from time to time. You might want to give the following restaurants a try:
- Daddy-Oh’s on W Broadway: Daddy-Oh’s is a pleasant restaurant which specializes in brunch, although they do serve breakfast starting at 7 am. It’s a casual place where the wait staff is friendly and attentive. It’s a good place to take the kids for Sunday breakfast. Try the Fried Fish that’s fresh and made from scratch. They have a good selection of soups as well.
- Key Westconsin on Riverfront Plz: Key’s is a simple seafood restaurant that serves fresh catch. They are optimized for lunch and have courteous and prompt waiters. There is free WiFi in the restaurant. There is also outdoor seating in addition to the dining hall and the bar.
- Bernie’s Tap Room on W Main St: Bernie’s is a simple pub that combines an interesting menu with a long list of beers. Happy hours are crowded and the best night here is on Fridays. The restaurant is casual and clean and the staff are fast. Parking is adequate, mostly on the street. They are open till midnight on most days. Try the Duck Confit Flatbread.
- Cafe De Arts on E Saint Paul Ave: This is a quaint little cozy place that bakes desserts on the premises and specializes in tea and coffee. They have sandwiches too. Prices here are cheap for a wide variety of desserts and sandwiches. They offer delivery and have take out as well. They also have free WiFi and there is plenty of convenient street parking in close proximity.
- Pat’s Rib Place on E Sunset Dr: Pat’s is a local favorite when it comes to barbecue ribs. They are inexpensive and provide good value in terms of quantity and variety. The atmosphere is casual and the wait staff is friendly. There is a limited selection of beer and wine available. Try the pulled pork and smoked fries.
Things to do in Waukesha, WIStepping out of your Waukesha, WI temporary housing is bound to present you with numerous interesting activities. We have listed a few possible entertainment options that may appeal to you.
- Museum: The Waukesha County Museum located on Main St houses a number of cultural and historic artifacts that date back to the early days of Wisconsin. From exhibits of the underground railroad to exhibits of Les Paul, the museum has something for every taste.
- Theater: The Waukesha Civic Theater located on West Main St showcases entertaining stage shows that include compelling plays, comedies as well as choral and musicals. Tickets range in prices from $10 to full price of $23.
- Golf: Morning Star Golf Club has an engaging personality when it comes to challenging golf. The course is carved from the side of a slope that used to be a quarry. That, and the use of contours, makes every game interesting. Each shot here requires precise planning and execution. There is also a 9,000 square foot putting green practice area.
- Parks: The Minooka Park Trail is ideal for mountain biking with its paved paths across 26 miles of shady trees and rolling hills. In the winter, these trails double up as ski paths for cross country skiing.