3 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

3 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Milwaukee
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Madison
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Milwaukee

— 1 day

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lynden Sculpture Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and then learn more about the world around you at Milwaukee Public Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milwaukee travel route planning app.

Chicago to Milwaukee is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Madison

— 1 night

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo and then get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Madison takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Madison can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells journey planner.

You can drive from Madison to Wisconsin Dells in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. November in Wisconsin Dells sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Tours · Theme Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

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.