6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Start: Moline
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Milwaukee
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Ellison Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Moline

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, then don't miss a visit to Ten Chimneys, and then steep yourself in history at Old World Wisconsin.

Plan my day in Milwaukee using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Moline to Milwaukee is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. October in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Ellison Bay.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Holy Hill, Old World Wisconsin, Ten Chimneys, John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Old World Wisconsin ©
Old World Wisconsin
Ten Chimneys ©
Ten Chimneys

2
nights
Ellison Bay

Ellison Bay ©
Ellison Bay is an unincorporated census-designated place in northern Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Liberty Grove and is located on Highway 42 along the Green Bay. On the 15th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington Island Stavkirke, then enjoy the sand and surf at Schoolhouse Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Ellison Bluff State Natural Area. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Lautenbach's Orchard Country, then identify plant and animal life at The Ridges Sanctuary, and then hike along Newport State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ellison Bay visit planner.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Ellison Bay in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Milwaukee in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ellison Bay: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Ellison Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Washington Island, Lautenbach's Orchard Country, The Ridges Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Ellison Bluff State Natural Area ©
Ellison Bluff State Natural Area
Newport State Park ©
Newport State Park
The Ridges Sanctuary ©
The Ridges Sanctuary

2
nights
Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at National Mustard Museum, sample the fine beverages at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, then identify plant and animal life at International Crane Foundation, and finally contemplate the long history of H.H. Bennett Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area, see the interesting displays at Al. Ringling Mansion, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Witches Gulch.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells day trip website .

Traveling by car from Ellison Bay to Wisconsin Dells takes 4 hours. October in Wisconsin Dells sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Baraboo, Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, National Mustard Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Mustard Museum ©
National Mustard Museum
Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area ©
Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area
International Crane Foundation ©
International Crane Foundation

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