5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Madison
Madison
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
Milwaukee
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Green Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Madison

2
days
Madison

Madison
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
On the 12th (Tue), meet the residents at Henry Vilas Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and then get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Memorial Union Terrace and then immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Lake State Park.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madison trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Madison. December in Madison sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 17°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Devil's Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin State Capitol ©
Wisconsin State Capitol
Devil's Lake State Park ©
Devil's Lake State Park

2
days
Milwaukee

Milwaukee
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Pabst Mansion, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and finally see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of St. Josaphat, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Milwaukee County Zoo, and then admire all the interesting features of Miller Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Milwaukee travel itinerary creator.

Take a bus from Madison to Milwaukee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Milwaukee County Zoo
Milwaukee County Zoo
Harley-Davidson Museum
Harley-Davidson Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
day
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.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden and then admire all the interesting features of Lambeau Field.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Green Bay itinerary builder.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Green Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Milwaukee in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Green Bay, with lows of 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Green Bay Botanical Garden
Green Bay Botanical Garden
Lambeau Field
Lambeau Field

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