3 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

3 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip maker

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Milwaukee
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Milwaukee

— 1 night

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 2nd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and then stroll through Atwater Park & Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Bartel's Beach, then wander the streets of Historic Third Ward, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery.

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Cedar Rapids to Milwaukee is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Original Wisconsin Ducks, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Wisconsin Dells in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

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.