7 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

7 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin vacation builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Milwaukee
— 1 day
Drive
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Racine
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Madison
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Train to S6 & Clybourn, Fly to Boston

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Milwaukee

— 1 day

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
You've now added American Family Field to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sun), see where the action happens at American Family Field, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and then stroll through Atwater Park & Beach.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee attractions planner.

Boston to Milwaukee is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Milwaukee. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Racine.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Racine

— 2 nights
Racine is a city in and the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. Mars Cheese Castle has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach Park, get to know the resident critters at Racine Zoo, then visit a coastal fixture at Wind Point Lighthouse, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Mars Cheese Castle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Racine trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Racine in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Madison.

Things to do in Racine

Parks · Nightlife · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes National Mustard Museum, All American Segway Tours and Cave of the Mounds. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at National Mustard Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Mounds, then identify plant and animal life at University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Owens Conservation Park. On the next day, wander the streets of State Street & Downtown Madison and then see the sights in a new way with All American Segway Tours.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Madison day trip website.

Traveling by car from Racine to Madison takes 2 hours. In August in Madison, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.
You've added Witches Gulch, Wildthing Jetboat Tours - Day Tours, Devil's Lake State Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get some thrills on the water with Wildthing Jetboat Tours - Day Tours, then make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally identify plant and animal life at Witches Gulch. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Devil's Lake State Park and then make a trip to Carr Valley Cheese.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells day trip planning site.

Getting from Madison to Wisconsin Dells by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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.