5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Fly
1
Madison
— 1 night
Drive
2
Sister Bay
— 1 night
Drive
3
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Fly

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Madison

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Capitol Square, then ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, and then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of The House on the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then identify plant and animal life at Spring Green Preserve.

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New York City to Madison is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Madison due to the time zone difference. In September, Madison is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sister Bay.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
night
Sister Bay

Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 15th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, then don't miss a visit to George Burr Gallery, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by car from Madison to Sister Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madison in September: highs in Sister Bay hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Sister Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

2
nights
Milwaukee

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright American System-Built Homes, contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Milwaukee County Zoo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, and then admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum.

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Traveling by car from Sister Bay 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 Sister Bay in September, Milwaukee is a bit warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.