8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip maker

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Milwaukee
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheboygan
— 1 night
Drive
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Green Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive
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Madison
— 2 nights
Drive

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Milwaukee

— 1 night

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 15th (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Historic Third Ward. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, then stop by Wisconsin State Fair Park, and then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee route planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Milwaukee. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sheboygan

— 1 night
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens, then join the crowd at Road America, and then tee off at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheboygan trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Sheboygan in an hour. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Sheboygan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Green Bay

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at Scray Cheese, then see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, then admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden, and finally get in on the family fun at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Green Bay holiday tool.

Drive from Sheboygan to Green Bay in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

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 19th (Wed): cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park and then get your game on at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wisconsin Deer Park, then make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Wisconsin Dells trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Green Bay to Wisconsin Dells in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the striking features of The House on the Rock, then admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then make a trip to Memorial Union Terrace. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madison online travel planner.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. August in Madison sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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.