31 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

31 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin sightseeing planner

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Green Bay
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Fish Creek
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Sheboygan
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Milwaukee
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Madison
— 4 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
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La Crosse
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Green Bay

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Green Bay: Sturgeon Bay (The Farm, Cave Point County Park, &more) and EAA Aviation Museum (in Oshkosh). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, identify plant and animal life at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, and find something for the whole family at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Green Bay trip maker site.

Appleton to Green Bay is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In May in Green Bay, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fish Creek

— 3 nights
Fish Creek is an unincorporated community located in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Gibraltar and is located on Highway 42 along Green Bay.HistoryThe first settler of Fish Creek was Increase Claflin and his family circa 1844, but the village founder is considered to be entrepreneur Asa Thorp. Fish Creek is known for nature, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse, walk around Waterfront Park, and take in the waterfront activity at Egg Harbor Marina.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fish Creek online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Green Bay to Fish Creek takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Green Bay in May: highs in Fish Creek hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

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 Shalom Wildlife Zoo (in West Bend), Cedar Valley Cheese (in Belgium) and Horicon Marsh (in Mayville). There's lots more to do: tee off at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish, admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Fischer Creek State Recreation Area, and brush up on your military savvy at Wisconsin Maritime Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sheboygan trip planner.

You can drive from Fish Creek to Sheboygan in 2.5 hours. In May in Sheboygan, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Milwaukee

— 5 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Venture out of the city with trips to Racine (The DeKoven Center, SC Johnson Headquarters, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Riverwalk, contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, and hunt for treasures at Milwaukee Public Market.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Milwaukee online trip maker.

Getting from Sheboygan to Milwaukee by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madison: Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville), Cave of the Mounds (in Blue Mounds) and Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, stroll around Indian Lake Park, stop by Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier, and don't miss a visit to Memorial Union Terrace.

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Drive from Milwaukee to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Madison, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Wisconsin Dells

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Wisconsin Dells: Vines & Rushes Winery (in Ripon) and Green Circle Trail (in Stevens Point). There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park, play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wisconsin Dells trip planning site.

You can drive from Madison to Wisconsin Dells in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. May in Wisconsin Dells sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to La Crosse.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

La Crosse

— 4 nights
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from La Crosse: Rush River Produce (in Maiden Rock), Buena Vista Park (in Alma) and Chippewa Falls (Irvine Park & Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grandad Bluff, Head underground at Crystal Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the La Crosse trip site.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to La Crosse in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in La Crosse sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bayfield.

Things to do in La Crosse

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 3 nights
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayfield: ABC Raceway (in Ashland), Copper Falls State Park (in Mellen) and Potato River Falls (in Hurley). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, view the masterpieces at Stone's Throw Art Gallery, Head underground at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves, and shop like a local with Eckels Pottery & Fine Craft Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bayfield vacation planner.

Drive from La Crosse to Bayfield in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from La Crosse in May; daily highs in Bayfield reach 62°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bayfield

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

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.