8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Milwaukee
— 1 night
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Sheboygan
— 1 night
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Green Bay
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
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Madison
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, look for gifts at Wisconsin State Fair Park, and then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Milwaukee trip maker.

Kalamazoo to Milwaukee is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kalamazoo to Milwaukee. In August in Milwaukee, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Sheboygan

— 1 night
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens, then bet on your favorite at Road America, and then play a few rounds at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sheboygan travel planning site.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Sheboygan in an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Milwaukee in August since evenings lows in Sheboygan dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Golf · Outdoors

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.
On the 4th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, and then find something for the whole family at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Green Bay online journey planner.

You can drive from Sheboygan to Green Bay in 1.5 hours. August in Green Bay sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Green Bay

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park and then have some family-friendly fun at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Wisconsin Deer Park, cool off at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Green Bay to Wisconsin Dells in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the striking features of The House on the Rock, admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then don't miss a visit to Memorial Union Terrace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Madison travel planning app.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel 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.