18 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

18 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin travel planner

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Milwaukee
— 4 nights
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Janesville
— 2 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 4 nights
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La Crosse
— 2 nights
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Green Bay
— 5 nights
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Milwaukee

— 4 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of St. Josaphat, see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lynden Sculpture Garden.

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Manchester, UK to Milwaukee is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Manchester in December, with highs in Milwaukee at 1°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Janesville.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Janesville

— 2 nights
Janesville is a city in southern Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old World Wisconsin and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Rock County Historical Society and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rotary Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Janesville online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Janesville takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Janesville are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Janesville

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wisconsin Dells: Madison (Wisconsin State Capitol & Memorial Union Terrace). Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, examine the collection at Tommy Bartlett Exploratory, enjoy some friendly competition at Knuckleheads, and make a trip to Carr Valley Cheese.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells online journey maker.

Drive from Janesville to Wisconsin Dells in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Wisconsin Dells can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to La Crosse.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

La Crosse

— 2 nights
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. On the 29th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Grandad Bluff and then ski along the peaceful trails at Snowflake Ski Club. On the next day, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of La Crosse, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse, and then walk around Riverside Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our La Crosse online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to La Crosse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in La Crosse

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Green Bay

— 5 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 Green Bay's surroundings by going to Peninsula State Park (in Fish Creek), Cave Point County Park (in Sturgeon Bay) and Oshkosh (Paine Art Center and Gardens & Hughes Home Maid Chocolates). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, find something for the whole family at Bay Beach Amusement Park, and admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Green Bay trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from La Crosse to Green Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Green Bay can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Museums · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

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.