31 days in Richland Center & Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

31 days in Richland Center & Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

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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
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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Richland Center: Blue Mounds (Blue Mound State Park & Cave of the Mounds), Spring Green (The House on the Rock, Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , &more) and New Glarus Brewing Company (in New Glarus). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Lake State Park, learn about winemaking at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, visit Forevertron, and experience rural life at Oakwood Fruit Farm.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Richland Center trip itinerary website.

Chicago to Richland Center is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Chicago in March, Richland Center is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to 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. Get out of town with these interesting Prairie du Chien side-trips: Decorah (Decorah Fish Hatchery, Toppling Goliath Brewing Company, &more), Chapel of St. Anthony Padua (in Festina) and The Cunningham Museum (in Lancaster). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at The Planted Tree, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church, admire the majestic nature at Pikes Peak State Park, and pause for some photo ops at Effigy Mounds National Monument.

Before you visit Prairie du Chien, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Richland Center to Prairie du Chien takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in March, and nighttime lows around 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow 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. When in Alma, make a side trip to see Little House Wayside in Pepin, approximately Pepin away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Buena Vista Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Great Alma Fishing Float, see the interesting displays at Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, and admire the engineering at Lock and Dam 4.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Alma day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Prairie du Chien to Alma takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Alma are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Sparta (Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum & World's Largest Bicyclist), Trempealeau (Perrot State Park & ELMARO Vineyard) and Elroy-Sparta State Trail (in Elroy). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Riverside Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Riverside International Friendship Gardens, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Dahl Auto Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read La Crosse online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Alma to La Crosse takes 1.5 hours. In April in La Crosse, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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