15 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

15 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin travel planner

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Sheboygan
— 1 day
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Fish Creek
— 3 nights
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Green Bay
— 3 nights
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Bayfield
— 4 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 4 nights
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Sheboygan

— 1 day
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 17th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Harrington Beach State Park, Michegan, admire the majestic nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park, and then play a few rounds at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sheboygan trip planning app.

Chicago to Sheboygan is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in August; daily highs in Sheboygan reach 78°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

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. Step out of the city life by going to Peninsula State Park and Eagle Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Schoolhouse Beach and Nicolet Bay Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fish Creek: Newport State Park (in Ellison Bay), Charlie's Smokehouse (in Gills Rock) and Washington Island Stavkirke (in Washington Island). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ellison Bluff State Natural Area, walk around Sunset Beach Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Ridges Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to George Burr Gallery.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fish Creek travel planning app.

You can drive from Sheboygan to Fish Creek in 2.5 hours. In August in Fish Creek, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and Mariners Trail & Rawley Point Bike Trails. Escape the urban bustle at Whitefish Dunes State Park and Menominee Park. Get out of town with these interesting Green Bay side-trips: Sturgeon Bay (Kurtz Corral & The Garden Door), St. Mary's Church (in Appleton) and Point Beach State Forest (in Two Rivers). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area and join the crowd at Kastle Karts.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Green Bay trip planning tool.

Drive from Fish Creek to Green Bay in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bayfield.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 4 nights
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Copper Falls State Park and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves. Get in touch with nature at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and Kayaking & Canoeing. Venture out of the city with trips to Potato River Falls (in Hurley), Houghton Falls Nature Preserve (in Washburn) and Morgan Falls St. Peter's Dome Trail (in Mellen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Big Bay State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Big Bay Town Park, Head underground at Meyers Beach Sea Caves, and get engrossed in the history at Bayfield Maritime Museum.

Plan my day in Bayfield using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Green Bay to Bayfield by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Visiting Zipline and Horicon Marsh will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Governor Dodge State Park and Elroy-Sparta State Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Wisconsin Dells: Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area (in Baraboo), Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center (in Spring Green) and Veterans Memorial Park (in Oconomowoc). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Lapham Peak, cool off at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Circle Trail, and surround yourself with nature on Original Wisconsin Ducks.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Wisconsin Dells day trip app.

You can drive from Bayfield to Wisconsin Dells in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Wisconsin Dells sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · 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.