6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Fish Creek
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Green Bay
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— 2 nights


Milwaukee — 1 night

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 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Hill, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of St. Josaphat, then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at North Point Water Tower.

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New York City to Milwaukee is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Milwaukee at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fish Creek.
Historic Sites · Museums
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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Alexander Noble House Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Cana Island Lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, and finally view the masterpieces at Plum Bottom Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fish Creek road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Fish Creek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Milwaukee in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fish Creek: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Green Bay.
Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Green Bay — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at The Automobile Gallery, examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, and then see the interesting displays at National Railroad Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Green Bay trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Fish Creek to Green Bay in 1.5 hours. In October in Green Bay, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Madison.

Madison — 2 nights

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 23rd (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Mustard Museum, examine the collection at The House on the Rock, and then admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center .

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Madison trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Green Bay to Madison takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

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.