12 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

12 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
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Madison
— 3 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
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Green Bay
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, then make a trip to North Point Water Tower, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Basilica of St. Josaphat, then steep yourself in history at Kneeland-Walker House, then get to know the resident critters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee trip builder app.

Los Angeles to Milwaukee is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days in Milwaukee, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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Madison

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Explore Madison's surroundings by going to Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ), Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville) and Governor Dodge State Park (in Dodgeville). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, meet the residents at Henry Vilas Zoo, and make a trip to Capitol Square.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madison trip tool.

Drive from Milwaukee to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Madison, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

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Wisconsin Dells

Waterpark Capital of the World

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.
Wisconsin Dells is known for theme parks, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park, admire the majestic nature at Devil's Lake State Park, find something for the whole family at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and get your game on at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Madison to Wisconsin Dells in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Green Bay

Home of the Packers

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.
Explore Green Bay's surroundings by going to Vern's Cheese Store (in Chilton), Bookworm Gardens (in Sheboygan) and Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish (in Kohler). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, walk around Cave Point County Park, and get in on the family fun at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Green Bay planning site.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Green Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. August in Green Bay sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

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.