56 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

56 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Milwaukee
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Milwaukee
— 6 nights
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Sheboygan
— 5 nights
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Green Bay
— 6 nights
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Fish Creek
— 5 nights
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Wausau
— 6 nights
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Bayfield
— 6 nights
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Chippewa Falls
— 6 nights
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La Crosse
— 7 nights
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Madison
— 8 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Exeter

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Milwaukee — 6 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Get out of town with these interesting Milwaukee side-trips: SC Johnson Headquarters (in Racine), Kishwauketoe Conservancy (in Williams Bay) and Lake Geneva (Geneva Lake Shore Path & Geneva Lake). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, learn more about the world around you at Milwaukee Public Museum, and explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee travel planning tool.

Exeter, UK to Milwaukee is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Exeter to Milwaukee, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Milwaukee, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sheboygan.
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Sheboygan — 5 nights

Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Sheboygan: Two Rivers (Mariners Trail & Rawley Point Bike Trails & Neshotah Park), Manitowoc (Wisconsin Maritime Museum & West of the Lake Gardens) and West Bend (Eisenbahn State Trail & Shalom Wildlife Zoo). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens, don't miss a visit to Acuity Flagpole, identify plant and animal life at Horicon Marsh, and walk around Ellwood H. May Environmental Park.

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Drive from Milwaukee to Sheboygan in an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Sheboygan when traveling from Milwaukee in September, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Green Bay.
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Green Bay — 6 nights

Home of the Packers

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Green Bay: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass (in Neenah), Sturgeon Bay (The Farm, Cave Point County Park, &more) and Oshkosh (EAA Aviation Museum & St Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, identify plant and animal life at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, find something for the whole family at Bay Beach Amusement Park, and get to know the resident critters at NEW Zoo & Adventure Park.

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Traveling by car from Sheboygan to Green Bay takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fish Creek.
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Fish Creek — 5 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fish Creek: Death's Door Maritime Museum (in Ellison Bay) and Washington Island (Washington Island Stavkirke & Schoolhouse Beach). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, get interesting insight from Tours, visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, and identify plant and animal life at The Ridges Sanctuary.

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You can drive from Green Bay to Fish Creek in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wausau.
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Wausau — 6 nights

Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore Wausau's surroundings by going to Stevens Point (Green Circle Trail & Stevens Point Brewery), Wildwood Wildlife Park & Nature Center (in Minocqua) and Wisconsin Korean War Veterans Memorial (in Plover). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Boulder Junction Area Trail System, hike along Three Eagle Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulder Junction.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wausau road trip planning tool.

Getting from Fish Creek to Wausau by car takes about 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Wausau are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bayfield.
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Bayfield — 6 nights

Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore Bayfield's surroundings by going to Copper Falls State Park (in Mellen), ABC Raceway (in Ashland) and Rest Lake Park (in Manitowish Waters). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the activities along Flambeau River, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take an in-depth tour of Bayfield Maritime Museum.

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Drive from Wausau to Bayfield in 3.5 hours. October in Bayfield sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chippewa Falls.
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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. Explore Chippewa Falls' surroundings by going to Memorial Park (in Ladysmith), Eau Galle Lake & Recreational Area (in Spring Valley) and Menomonie (Red Cedar State Trail & Devil's Punchbowl Preserve). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Leinie Lodge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, stroll around Irvine Park, and hunt for treasures at Downtown Farmers Market.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chippewa Falls itinerary app.

You can drive from Bayfield to Chippewa Falls in 3 hours. In October in Chippewa Falls, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to La Crosse.
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La Crosse — 7 nights

La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Venture out of the city with trips to Elroy-Sparta State Trail (in Elroy), Alma (Lock and Dam 4, Buena Vista Park, &more) and Cranberry Discovery Center (in Warrens). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Grandad Bluff, see the interesting displays at Dahl Auto Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and learn about winemaking at ELMARO Vineyard.

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Traveling by car from Chippewa Falls to La Crosse takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Madison.
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Madison — 8 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madison: Wisconsin Dells (Wisconsin Deer Park, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Baraboo (Devil's Lake State Park & Driftless Glen Distillery) and Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , brush up on your military savvy at Portage WWII History Museum, trek along Pheasant Branch Creek Conservancy, and explore the world behind art at Chazen Museum of Art.

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You can drive from La Crosse to Madison in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Madison are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Wisconsin travel guide

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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.
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