15 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

15 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
Drive
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Bayfield
— 3 nights
Drive
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Washington Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Fish Creek
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sheboygan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Green Bay
— 3 nights
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Wisconsin Dells

— 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Thu), see the interesting displays at National Mustard Museum, learn about winemaking at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, and then appreciate the views at Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk, get engrossed in the history at H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum, and then do a tasting at Fawn Creek Winery.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells day trip tool.

Detroit to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Detroit in July, Wisconsin Dells is little chillier at night with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bayfield.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Museums · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 3 nights
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Copper Falls State Park and Meyers Beach Sea Caves. Get in touch with nature at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves and Big Bay Town Park. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, look for gifts at Apostle Islands Booksellers, learn about winemaking at Hauser's Superior View Orchard, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bayfield travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Bayfield takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bayfield when traveling from Wisconsin Dells in July, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington Island.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Washington Island

— 1 night
Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Washington Island Farm Museum, see the interesting displays at Jacobsen Museum, then stroll through Schoolhouse Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Washington Island Stavkirke.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington Island route maker.

Traveling by car from Bayfield to Washington Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bayfield to Washington Island due to the time zone difference. In July in Washington Island, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Washington Island

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Fish Creek

— 3 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. Get some cultural insight at Lautenbach's Orchard Country and Island Orchard Cider. Visiting The Ridges Sanctuary and Eagle Trail will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nicolet Bay Beach, don't miss a visit to Holy Transfiguration Chapel and Woods, enjoy the sand and surf at Sister Bay Beach, and browse the exhibits of Edgewood Orchard Galleries.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Fish Creek online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Washington Island to Fish Creek takes 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington Island to Fish Creek due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Fish Creek are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Beaches

Side Trips

Sheboygan

— 3 nights
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wisconsin Maritime Museum and Wade House. Explore hidden gems such as Bookworm Gardens and Mariners Trail & Rawley Point Bike Trails. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park, tee off at Blackwolf Run, bet on your favorite at Road America, and catch a live performance at John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sheboygan road trip planning site.

Drive from Fish Creek to Sheboygan in 2.5 hours. July in Sheboygan sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Green Bay.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Green Bay

— 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Door Peninsula Winery and National Railroad Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Green Bay Botanical Garden and Paine Art Center and Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Green Bay: Sturgeon Bay (The Farm & Door County Maritime Museum), High Cliff State Park (in Sherwood) and Menominee Park (in Oshkosh). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Green Bay tour planner.

Traveling by car from Sheboygan to Green Bay takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Museums · Trails · Wildlife

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.