47 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

47 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Chippewa Falls
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Chippewa Falls
— 6 nights
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Fish Creek
— 6 nights
Drive
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Green Bay
— 7 nights
Drive
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Sheboygan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milwaukee
— 9 nights
Drive
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Mayville
— 1 night
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 9 nights
Drive
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Madison
— 6 nights
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Chippewa Falls — 6 nights

Chippewa Falls is a city located on the Chippewa River in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chippewa Candy Shop and Antique Emporium. Attractions like Crystal Cave and Downtown Farmers Market make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chippewa Falls: The Potter's Shed (in Shell Lake), Menomonie (Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area & Red Cedar Speedway) and Crex Meadows Wildlife Area (in Grantsburg). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Lake Hallie Golf Course, sample the tasty concoctions at Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, admire the majestic nature at Brunet Island State Park, and learn about winemaking at ELMARO Vineyard.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Chippewa Falls trip planner.

Peoria to Chippewa Falls is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Peoria in October, with highs in Chippewa Falls at 59°F and lows at 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Fish Creek.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips

Fish Creek — 6 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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edgewood Orchard Galleries and Cana Island Lighthouse. Take a break from the city and head to Peninsula State Park and Sister Bay Scenic Boat Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fish Creek: Door County Charters (in Sturgeon Bay) and Newport State Park (in Ellison Bay). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Wood Orchard, immerse yourself in nature at Potawatomi State Park, walk around Cave Point County Park, and relax in the rural setting at Dairy View.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fish Creek trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Chippewa Falls to Fish Creek takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Green Bay.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Tours
Side Trips

Green Bay — 7 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rib Mountain State Park and High Cliff State Park. You'll explore and learn at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Green Bay side-trips: Appleton (Badger Sports Park, St. Mary's Church, &more), Heckrodt Wetland Reserve (in Menasha) and Von Stiehl Winery (in Algoma). Next up on the itinerary: see where the action happens at Lambeau Field, stroll through Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at National Railroad Museum, and stop by Janke Book Store.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Green Bay day trip planning site.

Getting from Fish Creek to Green Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Green Bay can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Sheboygan.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

Sheboygan — 2 nights

Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stop by Cedar Valley Cheese, then admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens, and then admire the majestic nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish and then enjoy some music at Capitol Civic Centre.

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Traveling by car from Green Bay to Sheboygan takes 1.5 hours. In November in Sheboygan, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milwaukee.
Parks · Golf · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Milwaukee — 9 nights

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Bring the kids along to Harley-Davidson Museum and Basilica of St. Josaphat. Shop till you drop at Historic Third Ward and Brookfield Square. Explore Milwaukee's surroundings by going to North Beach Park (in Racine), Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets (in Pleasant Prairie) and Lake Geneva (Hawks View Golf Club, Geneva Lake Shore Path, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, kick back and relax at Bradford Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market, and learn more about the world around you at Milwaukee Public Museum.

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You can drive from Sheboygan to Milwaukee in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mayville.
Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums
Side Trips

Mayville — 1 night

Mayville is a city in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States, located along the Rock River and the Horicon Marsh. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stroll through Horicon National Wildlife Refuge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horicon Marsh.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mayville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Mayville takes an hour. In November, Mayville is a bit cooler than Milwaukee - with highs of 43°F and lows of 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Wisconsin Dells.
Parks · Wildlife

Wisconsin Dells — 9 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Devil's Lake State Park. Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center and Tommy Bartlett Exploratory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wisconsin Dells: Branches Winery (in Westby), Grandad Bluff (in La Crosse) and Buckhorn State Park (in Necedah). The adventure continues: tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, cool off at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, get your game on at Wizard Quest, and get to know the resident critters at Wisconsin Deer Park.

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Traveling by car from Mayville to Wisconsin Dells takes 1.5 hours. November in Wisconsin Dells sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Madison.
Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Madison — 6 nights

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Bring the kids along to State Street & Downtown Madison and Olbrich Botanical Gardens. The House on the Rock and National Mustard Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madison: Governor Dodge State Park (in Dodgeville), Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center (in Spring Green) and MacKenzie Center (in Poynette). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Henry Vilas Zoo, stop by Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, Head underground at Cave of the Mounds, and kick back and relax at Troll Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madison trip planning app.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Madison can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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.