15 days in Northeast Wisconsin Itinerary

15 days in Northeast Wisconsin Itinerary

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15 days in Northeast Wisconsin Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Green Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sister Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Minocqua
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Washington Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Washington DC

4
nights
Green Bay

Green Bay ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Door County Historical Museum and Heritage Hill State Historical Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area and Captain's Walk Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Sturgeon Bay (Renard's Cheese, The Garden Door, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, look for all kinds of wild species at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, stroll through Fonferek Glen County Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Walk of Legends.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Green Bay day trip tool .

Washington DC to Green Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Green Bay due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Green Bay at 77°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sister Bay.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area
Highlights from your plan
Cave Point County Park ©
Cave Point County Park
Door County Historical Museum ©
Door County Historical Museum
Heritage Hill State Historical Park ©

4
nights
Sister Bay

Sister Bay ©
Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edgewood Orchard Galleries and Island Orchard Cider. Step off the beaten path and head to Nicolet Bay Beach and Sister Bay Beach. There's still lots to do: hike along Eagle Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Newport State Park, stroll through Alpine Beach, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Nor Door Sport & Cyclery.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sister Bay trip itinerary planning site .

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 a bit cooler, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Minocqua.

Things to do in Sister Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Fish Creek, Ellison Bay, Cana Island Lighthouse, Alpine Beach
Highlights from your plan
Newport State Park ©
Newport State Park
Ellison Bluff State Natural Area ©
Ellison Bluff State Natural Area
Edgewood Orchard Galleries ©
Edgewood Orchard Galleries

3
nights
Minocqua

Minocqua ©
Minocqua is a town in northwestern Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bearskin State Trail and Northwoods Petroleum Museum. Get some cultural insight at Three Lakes Winery and Ojibwe Museum & Cultural Center. When in Minocqua, make a side trip to see Three Eagle Trail in Three Lakes, approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Northwoods Wildlife Center, push the limits with an extreme tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tomahawk.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Minocqua trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Sister Bay to Minocqua in 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington Island.

Things to do in Minocqua

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Three Lakes, Ojibwe Museum & Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Northwoods Wildlife Center ©
Northwoods Wildlife Center
Three Lakes Winery ©
Three Lakes Winery
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Washington Island

Washington Island ©
Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Schoolhouse Beach, then see the interesting displays at Washington Island Art and Nature Center, then see the interesting displays at Jacobsen Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington Island Stavkirke. Keep things going the next day: stop by Island Lavender Farm Market, make a trip to Fair Isle Books & Gifts, see the interesting displays at Jackson Harbor Maritime Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Mountain Park Lookout Tower, and finally identify plant and animal life at Little Lake Nature Preserve.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington Island vacation planning app .

You can drive from Minocqua to Washington Island in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Minocqua to Washington Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Washington Island, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington Island

Parks Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Schoolhouse Beach ©
Schoolhouse Beach
Jacobsen Museum ©
Jacobsen Museum
Washington Island Stavkirke ©
Washington Island Stavkirke