3 days in South Central Wisconsin Itinerary

3 days in South Central Wisconsin Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly to Dane County Regional Truax Field, Drive to Lake Mills
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Lake Mills
— 1 day
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive

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Lake Mills — 1 day

Lake Mills is a city in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 20th (Fri), stroll through Sandy Beach, then kick back and relax at Bartel's Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Ephraim Pottery.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lake Mills driving holiday planner.

Minneapolis to Lake Mills is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, Lake Mills is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.
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Wisconsin Dells — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for gifts at Baraboo Candy Company, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wisconsin Deer Park, then make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Original Wisconsin Ducks, then make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park, and finally hunt for treasures at Country Bumpkin Farm Market.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Wisconsin Dells tour website.

Drive from Lake Mills to Wisconsin Dells in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wisconsin Dells can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive back home.
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