6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin visit planner

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Make it your trip
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Madison
— 2 nights
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Fish Creek
— 1 night
Drive
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
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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.
Bring the kids along to Zipline and Wisconsin State Capitol. Explore Madison's surroundings by going to Spring Green (Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center & The House on the Rock) and Devil's Lake State Park (in Baraboo). It doesn't end there: meet the residents at Henry Vilas Zoo and don't miss a visit to Capitol Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Madison driving holiday planning app.

Indianapolis to Madison is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in October; daily highs in Madison reach 62°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, and then view the masterpieces at J. Jeffrey Taylor.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fish Creek travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Madison to Fish Creek in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madison in October: highs in Fish Creek hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Milwaukee

— 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 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Josaphat and then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fish Creek to Milwaukee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks

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.