6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin sightseeing planner

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Green Bay
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights


Green Bay

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.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden and then find something for the whole family at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Green Bay driving holiday planner.

Minneapolis to Green Bay is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Green Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Green Bay

Theme Parks · Parks


— 1 night

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 20th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, get to know the resident critters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milwaukee online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Green Bay to Milwaukee takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Green Bay in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 64°F in Milwaukee. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks


— 2 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the galleries of The House on the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then don't miss a visit to Memorial Union Terrace. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and then get to know the resident critters at Henry Vilas Zoo.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madison trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Madison sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Wisconsin Dells

— 2 nights

Waterpark Capital of the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Wisconsin Deer Park, then get in on the family fun at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park and then have some family-friendly fun at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madison to Wisconsin Dells takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

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.