7 days in Aurora & Northeast Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
Make it your trip
— 1 day
Green Bay
— 2 nights
Fish Creek
— 3 nights
Washington Island
— 1 night


Aurora — 1 day

Aurora, a suburb of Chicago, is a city predominantly in Kane County and DuPage County, with portions extending into Kendall and Will counties. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Red Oak Nature Center, then learn about all things military at First Division Museum at Cantigny, and then steep yourself in history at Cantigny Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Aurora trip planner.

Chicago to Aurora is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Aurora, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Green Bay.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips

Green Bay — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Door County Maritime Museum, see what you can catch with Door County Charters, and then learn about winemaking at Von Stiehl Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area, examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Green Bay online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Aurora to Green Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fish Creek.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Tours
Side Trips

Fish Creek — 3 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. Visiting Peninsula State Park and Nicolet Bay Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Edgewood Orchard Galleries and Alexander Noble House Museum. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about winemaking at Stone's Throw Winery, enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sister Bay Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fish Creek online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Green Bay to Fish Creek in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Fish Creek can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Washington Island.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
Side Trips

Washington Island — 1 night

Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Washington Island Stavkirke, see what you can catch with Cast N Catch Charters, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Schoolhouse Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Washington Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fish Creek to Washington Island takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In July in Washington Island, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Beaches
Side Trip