15 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

15 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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15 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Edinburgh
Fly:  13​h
Milwaukee
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
Madison
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Bayfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Green Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
Edinburgh

3
days
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Step out of the city life by going to Horicon Marsh and Wehr Nature Center. Change things up with a short trip to Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve in Grafton (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Miller Park, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, look for gifts at Wisconsin State Fair Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee trip itinerary builder tool .

Edinburgh, UK to Milwaukee is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in June, expect Milwaukee to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, Wisconsin State Fair Park, Horicon Marsh, Wehr Nature Center
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Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve ©
Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve
Wehr Nature Center
Wehr Nature Center
Miller Park ©
Miller Park

2
days
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
On the 26th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Capitol Square -South, and then ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Henry Vilas Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of House on the Rock, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Madison online attractions planner .

Take a bus from Milwaukee to Madison in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Spring Green
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Henry Vilas Zoo ©
Henry Vilas Zoo
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

3
days
Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©
Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Devil's Lake State Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park, get your game on at Wizard Quest, identify plant and animal life at International Crane Foundation, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wisconsin Deer Park.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Madison to Wisconsin Dells takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Wisconsin Dells sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bayfield.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Baraboo
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Devil's Lake State Park ©
Devil's Lake State Park
Zipline
Wisconsin Deer Park ©
Wisconsin Deer Park

1
day
Bayfield

Bayfield
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Gourmet Garage, then explore the fascinating underground world of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves, then take an in-depth tour of Bayfield Maritime Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Houghton Falls Nature Preserve.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bayfield trip planning site .

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Bayfield in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Bayfield when traveling from Wisconsin Dells in July, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Green Bay.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Houghton Falls Nature Preserve
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Houghton Falls Nature Preserve
Houghton Falls Nature Preserve
Gourmet Garage ©
Gourmet Garage

3
days
Green Bay

Green Bay ©
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Visiting Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and The Farm will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Green Bay: Renard's Cheese (in Sturgeon Bay), Fish Creek (Peninsula State Park & White Cottage Red Door) and The Ridges Sanctuary (in Baileys Harbor). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Lambeau Field.

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Traveling by car from Bayfield to Green Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Green Bay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, Fish Creek, The Ridges Sanctuary
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Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
Peninsula State Park ©
Peninsula State Park
The Farm ©
The Farm

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