31 days in Richland Center & Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

31 days in Richland Center & Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin attractions planner
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Richland Center
— 9 nights
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Prairie du Chien
— 10 nights
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Alma
— 4 nights
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La Crosse
— 7 nights
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Richland Center — 9 nights

Richland Center is a city in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States, which also serves as the county seat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Richland Center: New Glarus Brewing Company (in New Glarus), Spring Green (The House on the Rock, Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , &more) and Blue Mounds (Blue Mound State Park & Cave of the Mounds). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Devil's Lake State Park, see the interesting displays at Mid-Continent Railway Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area, and experience rural life at Oakwood Fruit Farm.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Richland Center trip planner.

Chicago to Richland Center is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Richland Center are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Prairie du Chien.
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Prairie du Chien — 10 nights

Prairie du Chien is a city in and the county seat of Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore Prairie du Chien's surroundings by going to Decorah (Decorah Fish Hatchery, Toppling Goliath Brewing Company, &more), Chapel of St. Anthony Padua (in Festina) and The Cunningham Museum (in Lancaster). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Villa Louis, take in the views from Blackhawk Bridge, appreciate the history behind Effigy Mounds National Monument, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Prairie du Chien itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Richland Center to Prairie du Chien takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alma.
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Alma — 4 nights

Alma is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Change things up with a short trip to Little House Wayside in Pepin (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll around Buena Vista Park, see the interesting displays at Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, take an in-depth tour of Castlerock Museum, and learn about winemaking at Villa Bellezza.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Alma trip site.

Getting from Prairie du Chien to Alma by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to La Crosse.
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La Crosse — 7 nights

La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Change things up with these side-trips from La Crosse: Elroy-Sparta State Trail (in Elroy), Sparta (Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum & World's Largest Bicyclist) and Trempealeau (Perrot State Park & ELMARO Vineyard). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Grandad Bluff, stroll around Riverside Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of La Crosse, and admire the natural beauty at Riverside International Friendship Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our La Crosse online travel route builder.

Getting from Alma to La Crosse by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in La Crosse can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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