If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking to embark on a new adventure this year. Luckily for you, Wauwatosa checks all the boxes for a fun-filled getaway no matter what your goals and resolutions are for the new year.
Our tip for you to prepare for this fresh start: Write down your goals for next year, book your trip to Tosa at any of our local hotels, and start the new year off on the right foot here in our charming city.
Read on for inspiration for numerous New Year’s resolutions and how to check them off in Wauwatosa.
Resolution: Get Active
1st & Bowl. Take your talents to Tosa with 1st & Bowl — the area’s first Football Bowling bar. Located only in Tosa, their large warehouse is filled with 15 bowling lanes, two Basketball Connect 4 play areas, a bean bag toss area, an outdoor patio space, a full-service sports bar and restaurant, and an area for arcade games, board games, and Jenga.
Outdoor Walks & Hikes. We’re always looking for any excuse to get outdoors. With so many open-air parks in Wauwatosa, the hardest decision is not choosing between going for a run, bike ride, or rollerblading, it’s choosing between which parks and trails to explore first.
Resolution: Eat Right
Urban Beets. A premier plant-based cafe in Wauwatosa, Urban Beets & Juicery is made for eating well and fueling your body so you can feel great. This spot is locally-owned and operated and serves fresh, raw juice, smoothies, acai bowls, salads, and gluten-free options. Plus, they have plenty of raw desserts and sake cocktails, too.
Firefly Tosa. A woman-owned restaurant right outside of Tosa Village, Firefly Tosa provides a modern twist on classic comfort food and libations, as well as a focus on great taste and creativity. It’s known for its scratch-made plates in a lively, warm atmosphere.
FreshFin Poke. Located in East Tosa, FreshFin Poke prides itself on the quality and sustainability of its Yellowfin Tuna and Atlantic-Canadian Salmon. They promote a healthier lifestyle for their community of customers with fresh and scratch-made ingredients.
Resolution: Make A Difference
Shop Small. Lined with numerous small, local shops and businesses, Harwood Ave in Tosa Village is the perfect place for your dollar to go that much further. With everything from women’s clothing boutiques to a handmade soap company, Harwood Ave has everything you need to treat yourself or grab that perfect gift for a friend.
Resolution: Pick Up a New Hobby
Arte Bar & Painting Lounge. Perfect for anyone looking to try something new this year, Arte Bar & Painting Lounge is great for all skill levels. Located in Tosa Village, sign up for any of their instructor-led classes or paint your own masterpiece in an open-canvas painting session.
Creative Fire. Bring out your creative side at Creative Fire’s art and pottery studio. Mold something special at one of their many classes for adults and children of all skill levels. Plus, bring home a special souvenir to remember your trip and for motivation to stick with your new skill throughout the year.
GreyHouse Creative Market. Sipping and shopping may not be a new activity, but GreyHouse Creative Market has plenty of DIY craft workshops so you can learn new ways to flex your creative muscle. Put your creative cap on and create a fun keepsake from your visit to Wauwatosa.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, please check the local hotel and travel restrictions and retail and restaurant hours/menus before you go.