8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Start: Erie
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Green Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fish Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Madison
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Milwaukee
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Erie

1
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 21st (Sat): examine the collection at National Railroad Museum and then walk around Fonferek Glen County Park. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, brush up on your military savvy at Wisconsin Maritime Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Green Bay vacation builder website .

Erie to Green Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Erie to Green Bay is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Erie in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Green Bay, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Green Bay

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wisconsin Maritime Museum
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Wisconsin Maritime Museum ©
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Green Bay Botanical Garden ©
Green Bay Botanical Garden
National Railroad Museum ©
National Railroad Museum

2
nights
Fish Creek

Fish Creek ©
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. On the 23rd (Mon), do a tasting at Lautenbach's Orchard Country, stop by Wood Orchard, then do a tasting at Door Peninsula Winery, then examine the collection at Door County Maritime Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Garden Door. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, sample the tasty concoctions at Door County Brewing, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Ridges Sanctuary, and finally admire the majestic nature at Whitefish Dunes State Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fish Creek route planning site .

You can drive from Green Bay to Fish Creek in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Fish Creek are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, Baileys Harbor, Wood Orchard
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Whitefish Dunes State Park ©
Whitefish Dunes State Park
Lautenbach's Orchard Country ©
Lautenbach's Orchard Country
The Ridges Sanctuary ©
The Ridges Sanctuary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center and then make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Witches Gulch, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then identify plant and animal life at International Crane Foundation.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells trip maker .

Traveling by car from Fish Creek to Wisconsin Dells takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and bus. September in Wisconsin Dells sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , International Crane Foundation
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Noah's Ark Water Park ©
Noah's Ark Water Park

1
night
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at National Mustard Museum, admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, then ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, and finally get advice or help at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Madison road trip site .

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Museums

Side Trip

National Mustard Museum
Highlights from your plan
Olbrich Botanical Gardens ©
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
National Mustard Museum ©
National Mustard Museum

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Mitchell Gallery of Flight, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery, then explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee tour itinerary maker site .

Drive from Madison to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Lakefront Brewery ©
Lakefront Brewery

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