5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Milwaukee, Train to Wisconsin Dells
Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
Fish Creek
— 1 night
— 2 nights


Wisconsin Dells

— 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on Original Wisconsin Ducks and then find something for the whole family at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of The House on the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then go for a walk through Riverwalk.

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Saint Louis to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint Louis in November: high temperatures in Wisconsin Dells hover around 43°F and lows are around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Museums · Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fish Creek

— 1 night
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. On the 17th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Cana Island Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to George Burr Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Door County Brewing.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fish Creek online trip maker.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Fish Creek in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. In November, daily temperatures in Fish Creek can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips


— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Miller Brewery Tour, and then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Mitchell Gallery of Flight, meet the residents at Milwaukee County Zoo, then learn more about the world around you at Milwaukee Public Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Milwaukee trip builder.

Traveling by car from Fish Creek to Milwaukee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Fish Creek in November, you will find days in Milwaukee are a bit warmer (48°F), and nights are about the same (33°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Wisconsin travel guide

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.