17 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

17 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin tour planner

Make it your trip
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheboygan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 5 nights
Drive
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Oshkosh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sturgeon Bay
— 4 nights
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Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Milwaukee is known for museums, breweries & distilleries, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright American System-Built Homes.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Milwaukee trip builder app.

New York City to Milwaukee is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Milwaukee reach 80°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Sheboygan

— 3 nights
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Sheboygan side-trips: Green Bay (Green Bay Botanical Garden & Bay Beach Amusement Park), 1860 Light Station (in Port Washington) and Wisconsin Maritime Museum (in Manitowoc). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens, tee off at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish, bet on your favorite at Road America, and admire the majestic nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sheboygan trip maker.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Sheboygan in an hour. Traveling from Milwaukee in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sheboygan, with lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Museums · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Wisconsin Dells

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Wisconsin Dells side-trips: Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ) and Madison (Olbrich Botanical Gardens & Wisconsin State Capitol). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wisconsin Deer Park, immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Lake State Park, and play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sheboygan to Wisconsin Dells in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Oshkosh.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Oshkosh

— 2 nights
Oshkosh is a city in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States, located where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago from the west. On the 17th (Sat), browse the fresh offerings at Oshkosh Farmers Markets and then examine the collection at EAA Aviation Museum. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at High Cliff State Park, then see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, and then enjoy some diversion at Riverside Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oshkosh trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Oshkosh takes 2 hours. July in Oshkosh sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Oshkosh

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay

— 4 nights
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sturgeon Bay: Cana Island Lighthouse (in Baileys Harbor), Off The Wheel Pottery (in Egg Harbor) and Sister Bay (Sister Bay Beach & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's still lots to do: stroll around Cave Point County Park, head outdoors with Door County Charters, immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, and view the masterpieces at Edgewood Orchard Galleries.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sturgeon Bay driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Oshkosh to Sturgeon Bay takes 2 hours. July in Sturgeon Bay sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 60°F at night. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

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.