11 days in Minneapolis & Wisconsin Itinerary

11 days in Minneapolis & Wisconsin Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 1 night
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Bayfield
— 2 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
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Green Bay
— 1 night
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Sister Bay
— 2 nights
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Lake Geneva
— 1 night
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Milwaukee
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Minneapolis — 1 night

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis road trip planner.

Houston to Minneapolis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in June, expect Minneapolis to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 61°F. You'll set off for Bayfield on the 25th (Sat).
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Bayfield — 2 nights

Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore Bayfield's surroundings by going to Copper Falls State Park (in Mellen) and Presque Isle River (in Ontonagon). The adventure continues: Head underground at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Apostle Islands Booksellers.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bayfield online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Minneapolis to Bayfield in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in June: high temperatures in Bayfield hover around 73°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.
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Wisconsin Dells — 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Tue), cool off at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park and then get a dose of the wild on Original Wisconsin Ducks.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells vacation planning site.

Getting from Bayfield to Wisconsin Dells by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Wisconsin Dells when traveling from Bayfield in June, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Green Bay.
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Tours · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Green Bay — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Green Bay journey planner.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Green Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. June in Green Bay sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sister Bay.
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Sister Bay — 2 nights

Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 1st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sister Bay Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll around Waterfront Park. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cana Island Lighthouse, then stop by Lautenbach's Orchard Country, and then immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sister Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Green Bay to Sister Bay in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Green Bay in June, expect nights in Sister Bay to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Geneva.
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Lake Geneva — 1 night

Lake Geneva is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA. The population was 7,651 at the 2010 census. To see maps and tourist information, go to the Lake Geneva trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sister Bay to Lake Geneva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In July in Lake Geneva, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. You will leave for Milwaukee on the 3rd (Sun).
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Milwaukee — 1 night

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Lynden Sculpture Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, and then appreciate the history behind War Memorial Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milwaukee online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lake Geneva to Milwaukee takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Lake Geneva in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Milwaukee, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Wisconsin travel guide

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The Badger State
Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland" because of its status as the nation's most famous producer of milk and cheese. A growing favorite with foreign tourists, the state is a perfect holiday destination for nature lovers, offering year-round outdoor activities like fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking. Dotted with thousands of inland lakes and waterways alongside apple and cherry orchards, Wisconsin also offers numerous urban tourist attractions, its cities hosting renowned beer and art festivals each year.
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