11 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

11 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Milwaukee
— 3 nights
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Oshkosh
— 3 nights
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Madison
— 4 nights
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Milwaukee

— 3 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pabst Theater as well as Comedy Cafe. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market, and sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee trip itinerary maker app.

Chicago to Milwaukee is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Chicago in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milwaukee: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oshkosh.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Oshkosh

— 3 nights
Oshkosh is a city in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States, located where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago from the west. Get out of town with these interesting Oshkosh side-trips: Horicon Marsh (in Mayville), Stevens Point (Stevens Point Sculpture Park & Green Circle Trail) and Nueske's (in Wittenberg). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at EAA Aviation Museum, look for gifts at Seroogy's Chocolates, and do a tasting at Captain's Walk Winery.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oshkosh trip maker app.

Drive from Milwaukee to Oshkosh in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Oshkosh are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madison.

Things to do in Oshkosh

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Madison

— 4 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madison: Wisconsin Dells (Wisconsin Deer Park, Original Wisconsin Ducks, &more), Portage WWII History Museum (in Portage) and Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, stop by Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madison trip planner.

Drive from Oshkosh to Madison in 2 hours. April in Madison sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Tours · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Wisconsin travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Zoos
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.