32 days in South Central Wisconsin Itinerary

32 days in South Central Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Central Wisconsin trip planner

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Fort Atkinson
— 9 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 14 nights
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New Glarus
— 8 nights
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Fort Atkinson

— 9 nights
Fort Atkinson is a city in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Fort Atkinson side-trips: Beloit (The Apple Hut, Beloit Farmer's market, &more), Mayville (Horicon National Wildlife Refuge & Horicon Marsh) and Janesville (Wisconsin Wagon Company, Rotary Botanical Gardens, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Glacial River Bike Trail, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tyranena Brewing Company, walk around Dorothy Carnes County Park & Rose Lake State Natural Area, and take an in-depth tour of Hoard Historical Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Atkinson attractions planner.

Chicago to Fort Atkinson is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in November, with highs in Fort Atkinson at 44°F and lows at 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Fort Atkinson

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Wisconsin Dells

— 14 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wisconsin Dells: Madison (Vilas Park, Henry Vilas Zoo, &more), National Mustard Museum (in Middleton) and Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters Historic Site (in Portage). There's lots more to do: make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, go for a walk through Riverwalk, experience the excitement of Knuckleheads, and surround yourself with nature on Original Wisconsin Ducks.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Fort Atkinson to Wisconsin Dells takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Wisconsin Dells can reach 30°F, while at night they dip to 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to New Glarus.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

New Glarus

— 8 nights
New Glarus is a village in Green County, Wisconsin, United States at the intersection of Wisconsin Highways 69 and 39. Get out of town with these interesting New Glarus side-trips: Spring Green (Tower Hill State Park, Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , &more), Blue Mounds (Blue Mound State Park & Cave of the Mounds) and Middleton (Capital Brewery & Pope Farm Conservency). The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Glarus Brewing Company, see the interesting displays at National Historic Cheesemaking Center, take an in-depth tour of Mineral Point Railroad Museum, and steep yourself in history at Folklore Village.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the New Glarus vacation maker site.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to New Glarus in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in New Glarus are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 20°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in New Glarus

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Museums

Side Trips