10 days in Wisconsin Dells, Madison & Bayfield Itinerary

10 days in Wisconsin Dells, Madison & Bayfield Itinerary

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10 days in Wisconsin Dells, Madison & Bayfield Itinerary

Start: Wisconsin Dells
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Madison
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Bayfield
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Wisconsin Dells

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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.
You've now added The Alp and Dell Cheese Store to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wisconsin Dells: Minnesota Marine Art Museum (in Winona) and EAA Aviation Museum (in Oshkosh). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Elusive Escape Rooms, see the interesting displays at Mr Marvel's Wondertorium, find something for the whole family at Mt. Olympus Resort, and don't miss a visit to Carr Valley Cheese.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells route planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Wisconsin Dells. In March in Wisconsin Dells, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 22°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Alp and Dell Cheese Store, EAA Aviation Museum, Minnesota Marine Art Museum
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Elusive Escape Rooms ©
Elusive Escape Rooms
Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park ©
Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park
Zipline

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
You've now added Beer Tastings & Tours to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Capitol Square, then get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , then examine the collection at The House on the Rock, then get to know the resident critters at Henry Vilas Zoo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Livsreise.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Madison trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. March in Madison sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Spring Green, Rotary Botanical Gardens, Livsreise
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Olbrich Botanical Gardens ©
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin State Capitol ©
Wisconsin State Capitol
Henry Vilas Zoo ©
Henry Vilas Zoo

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Bayfield

Bayfield ©
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get engrossed in the history at Bayfield Maritime Museum, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Meyers Beach Sea Caves. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Gourmet Garage, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then admire the majestic nature at Copper Falls State Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bayfield travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Madison to Bayfield takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Madison in March, things will get little chillier in Bayfield: highs are around 36°F and lows about 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Copper Falls State Park
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Spas
Copper Falls State Park ©
Copper Falls State Park

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