7 days in Brookfield & Wisconsin Itinerary

7 days in Brookfield & Wisconsin Itinerary

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7 days in Brookfield & Wisconsin Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Brookfield
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Milwaukee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Madison
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Green Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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night
Brookfield

Brookfield ©
Brookfield is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States, 13mi west of downtown Chicago. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get your game on at Galloping Ghost and then meet the residents at Brookfield Zoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, and then hike along Little Red Schoolhouse.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brookfield online visit planner .

Detroit to Brookfield is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Detroit to Brookfield, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Brookfield are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Brookfield

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, Little Red Schoolhouse, Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
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Little Red Schoolhouse ©
Little Red Schoolhouse
Brookfield Zoo ©
Brookfield Zoo
Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve ©
Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, explore and take pictures at Miller Park, then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Brookfield to Milwaukee takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Miller Park ©
Miller Park
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

1
night
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, then get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, and finally don't miss a visit to Capitol Square.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Madison trip maker app .

You can drive from Milwaukee to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Milwaukee in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Madison, with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Olbrich Botanical Gardens ©
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin State Capitol ©
Wisconsin State Capitol
Henry Vilas Zoo ©
Henry Vilas Zoo

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then have some family-friendly fun at Wizard Quest. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Madison to Wisconsin Dells takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center
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Zipline
Noah's Ark Water Park ©
Noah's Ark Water Park

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night
Green Bay

Green Bay ©
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 (Sun): see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, then admire all the interesting features of Lambeau Field, then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, and finally stop by Seroogy's Chocolates.

Discover how to plan a Green Bay trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Green Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September in Green Bay, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Seroogy's Chocolates
Highlights from your plan
Lambeau Field ©
Lambeau Field
Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame ©
Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame
Green Bay Botanical Garden ©
Green Bay Botanical Garden

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