12 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

12 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip maker

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Milwaukee
— 1 night
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Fish Creek
— 2 nights
Drive
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Green Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Madison
— 1 night
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive
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La Crosse
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chippewa Falls
— 1 night
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Apostle Islands
— 1 night
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Milwaukee

— 1 night

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 12th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve and then grab your bike and head to Grant Park. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joan of Arc Chapel, get engrossed in the history at Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, see the interesting displays at Grohmann Museum, then don't miss a visit to North Point Water Tower, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mitchell Gallery of Flight.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee travel route tool.

Philadelphia to Milwaukee is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Milwaukee is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: high temperatures in Milwaukee hover around 76°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Fish Creek

— 2 nights
Fish Creek is an unincorporated community located in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Gibraltar and is located on Highway 42 along Green Bay.HistoryThe first settler of Fish Creek was Increase Claflin and his family circa 1844, but the village founder is considered to be entrepreneur Asa Thorp. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): do a tasting at Lautenbach's Orchard Country, take in the exciting artwork at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, then learn about winemaking at Harbor Ridge Winery, and finally look for gifts at Door County Creamery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, race across the water with Door County Adventure Rafting, then identify plant and animal life at The Ridges Sanctuary, and finally do a tasting at Island Orchard Cider.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fish Creek tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Milwaukee to Fish Creek by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Wineries · Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Green Bay

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, stop by Scray Cheese, then examine the collection at National Railroad Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Green Bay trip maker.

Getting from Fish Creek to Green Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Green Bay sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Green Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Madison

— 1 night

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): learn about all things military at Wisconsin Veterans Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, then examine the collection at National Mustard Museum, and finally do a tasting at Fisher King Winery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Madison trip planner.

You can drive from Green Bay to Madison in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. June in Madison sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Wisconsin Dells

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): learn about all things military at Portage WWII History Museum, then contemplate the long history of H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Carr Valley Cheese, examine the collection at Mid-Continent Railway Museum, then examine the collection at Al. Ringling Mansion, then take a memorable excursion with International Crane Foundation, and finally take a memorable tour with Lost Canyon Tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells day trip website.

Drive from Madison to Wisconsin Dells in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to La Crosse.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

La Crosse

— 2 nights
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. On the 20th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Watkins Museum and Store, admire the masterpieces at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, and then learn about winemaking at ELMARO Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Winona County Historical Society, get a new perspective on nature at International Owl Center, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our La Crosse vacation builder app.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to La Crosse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in La Crosse sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Chippewa Falls.

Things to do in La Crosse

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Chippewa Falls

— 1 night
Chippewa Falls is a city located on the Chippewa River in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): grab your bike and head to Chippewa River Trail and then steep yourself in history at Wisconsin Logging Museum:Home of the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chippewa Falls journey maker app.

Traveling by car from La Crosse to Chippewa Falls takes 2 hours. Traveling from La Crosse in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chippewa Falls, with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Apostle Islands.

Things to do in Chippewa Falls

Museums · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Apostle Islands

— 1 night
A trip to Apostle Islands offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and family-friendly attractions.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Apostle Islands trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chippewa Falls to Apostle Islands. In June, Apostle Islands is a bit cooler than Chippewa Falls - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Apostle Islands

Nature · Parks

Wisconsin travel guide

4.2
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.

Door County travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · State Parks · Gift & Specialty Shops
Door County owes its status as a top Midwest vacation destination to its 480 km (300 mi) of shoreline along Lake Michigan. Coupled with five scenic state parks, 11 lighthouses, and 80 cultural venues, the natural scenery dominates here. The region hosts several museums, theaters, and art galleries. Art classes and workshops serve as big draws throughout the year, while live music and plays fill the entertainment schedule.