12 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

12 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip planner

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Fish Creek
— 1 night
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Sheboygan
— 2 nights
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 4 nights
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Appleton
— 2 nights
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Fish Creek

— 1 night
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 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sister Bay Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then stroll around Waterfront Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, and then stop by J. Jeffrey Taylor.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fish Creek trip planner.

Green Bay to Fish Creek is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July in Fish Creek, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Sheboygan

— 2 nights
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 29th (Thu), bet on your favorite at Road America and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bookworm Gardens. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Luxembourg American Cultural Society, learn about all things military at Wisconsin Maritime Museum, and then tee off at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sheboygan trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Fish Creek to Sheboygan takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Lynden Sculpture Garden, then stroll through Atwater Park & Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Milwaukee County Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at MobCraft Beer.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Milwaukee travel route builder app.

Getting from Sheboygan to Milwaukee by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Wisconsin Dells

— 4 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park and Original Wisconsin Ducks. Step out of Wisconsin Dells with an excursion to Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center in Spring Green--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Wisconsin Dells online journey planner.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Wisconsin Dells in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Wisconsin Dells, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Appleton.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Appleton

— 2 nights
Appleton is a city in Outagamie (mostly), Calumet, and Winnebago counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Badger Sports Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Badger Sports Park and then see the interesting displays at EAA Aviation Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Bay Beach Amusement Park and then admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden.

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Getting from Wisconsin Dells to Appleton by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Appleton

Fun & Games · Parks · 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.