5 days in Wisconsin & Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Wisconsin & Minnesota Itinerary

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5 days in Wisconsin & Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Chicago
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Milwaukee
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Bloomington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wabasha
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Chicago


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1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Miller Brewery Tour, and then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, take a stroll through Historic Third Ward, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee trip itinerary planner .

Chicago to Milwaukee is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Milwaukee County Zoo ©
Milwaukee County Zoo
Lakefront Brewery ©
Lakefront Brewery

2
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America, then buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, then enjoy some diversion at Target Field, and finally explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bloomington trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Milwaukee to Bloomington in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Bloomington are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Wabasha.

Things to do in Bloomington

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Saint Paul
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Target Field ©
Target Field
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory ©
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

1
night
Wabasha

Wabasha ©
Wabasha is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Eagle Center. On the 16th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at National Eagle Center, then see the interesting displays at LARK Toys, and then learn about winemaking at Villa Bellezza.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wabasha trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bloomington to Wabasha takes 2 hours. In August in Wabasha, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wabasha

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

LARK Toys, Villa Bellezza
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National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
LARK Toys ©
LARK Toys
Villa Bellezza ©
Villa Bellezza

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