31 days in Richland Center & Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

31 days in Richland Center & Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip itinerary 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: Spring Green (The House on the Rock, Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , &more), Blue Mounds (Blue Mound State Park & Cave of the Mounds) and New Glarus Brewing Company (in New Glarus). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Lake State Park, stop by Forevertron, admire the verdant scenery at Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area, and walk around Kickapoo River.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Richland Center holiday planner.

Chicago to Richland Center is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Decorah (Decorah Fish Hatchery, Toppling Goliath Brewing Company, &more), Chapel of St. Anthony Padua (in Festina) and The Cunningham Museum (in Lancaster). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Villa Louis, see the interesting displays at Bily Clocks Museum, appreciate the history behind Effigy Mounds National Monument, and admire the majestic nature at Wyalusing State Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Prairie du Chien sightseeing website.

Getting from Richland Center to Prairie du Chien by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Prairie du Chien sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough 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. There's lots more to do: stroll around Buena Vista Park, do a tasting at Villa Bellezza, examine the collection at Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, and admire the engineering at Lock and Dam 4.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alma online journey planner.

Drive from Prairie du Chien to Alma in 2.5 hours. In May in Alma, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can 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. Explore La Crosse's surroundings by going 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). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Riverside Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, grab your bike and head to La Crosse River State Trail, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the La Crosse day trip planner.

Getting from Alma to La Crosse by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in La Crosse sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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