31 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

31 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin itinerary planner

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Wausau
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Bayfield
— 3 nights
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Chippewa Falls
— 4 nights
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La Crosse
— 3 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 4 nights
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Madison
— 4 nights
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Milwaukee
— 4 nights
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Sheboygan
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Green Bay
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Wausau

— 1 night
Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 29th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, fly down the slopes at Granite Peak, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bull Falls Brewery. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Wisconsin Korean War Veterans Memorial, explore the landscape on two wheels at Green Circle Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Nine Mile Forest.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Wausau itinerary builder site.

Appleton to Wausau is an approximately 2-hour car ride. February in Wausau sees daily highs of 25°F and lows of 7°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bayfield.

Things to do in Wausau

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 3 nights
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Copper Falls State Park (in Mellen), ABC Raceway (in Ashland) and La Pointe (Madeline Island Museum & Madeline Island Candles). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves, take an in-depth tour of Bayfield Maritime Museum, explore the striking landscape of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, and ski along the peaceful trails at Pike's Creek Mt Ashwabay Ski Trails.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayfield trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Wausau to Bayfield takes 3.5 hours. March in Bayfield sees daily highs of 36°F and lows of 17°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chippewa Falls.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chippewa Falls

— 4 nights
Chippewa Falls is a city located on the Chippewa River in Chippewa County in the U.S. Explore Chippewa Falls' surroundings by going to Oliphant Brewing (in Somerset), 45th Parallel Spirits (in New Richmond) and Cascade Falls (in Osceola). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, take an in-depth tour of Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology, immerse yourself in nature at Tower Ridge Recreational Area, and appreciate the views at Chippewa Valley.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chippewa Falls online route planner.

Traveling by car from Bayfield to Chippewa Falls takes 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to La Crosse.

Things to do in Chippewa Falls

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

La Crosse

— 3 nights
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Crosse: Westby (Snowflake Ski Club & Branches Winery). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse, stroll around Riverside Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and admire the natural beauty at Riverside International Friendship Gardens.

To find reviews and other tourist information, use the La Crosse online itinerary planner.

Getting from Chippewa Falls to La Crosse by car takes about 2 hours. In March in La Crosse, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in La Crosse

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wisconsin Dells

— 4 nights

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.
Wisconsin Dells is known for theme parks, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get to know the resident critters at Wisconsin Deer Park, have some family-friendly fun at Wizard Quest, and find something for the whole family at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Wisconsin Dells online visit planner.

You can drive from La Crosse to Wisconsin Dells in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trip

Madison

— 4 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madison: Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville), Lewis Station Winery (in Lake Mills) and Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ). The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, make a trip to Memorial Union Terrace, meet the residents at Henry Vilas Zoo, and stop by Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madison trip planner.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In March in Madison, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Milwaukee

— 4 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Step out of Milwaukee with an excursion to SC Johnson Headquarters in Racine--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, get to know the resident critters at Milwaukee County Zoo, see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our Milwaukee route maker website.

Traveling by car from Madison to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in March, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Sheboygan

— 3 nights
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Horicon Marsh (in Mayville), The Spice Crate (in Fond du Lac) and Shalom Wildlife Zoo (in West Bend). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Wisconsin Maritime Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Bookworm Gardens, and join the crowd at Road America.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sheboygan tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Sheboygan takes an hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Milwaukee in March since evenings lows in Sheboygan dip to 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Green Bay.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Green Bay

— 4 nights

Home of the Packers

Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Change things up with these side-trips from Green Bay: Oshkosh (Paine Art Center and Gardens & EAA Aviation Museum), Sturgeon Bay (The Garden Door & Cave Point County Park) and St. Mary's Church (in Appleton). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Plum Bottom Gallery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stillmank Brewing Company.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Green Bay driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Sheboygan to Green Bay takes 1.5 hours. In March in Green Bay, expect temperatures between 39°F during the day and 22°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.