8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin visit planner

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Sheboygan
— 1 night
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Sturgeon Bay
— 2 nights
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Bayfield
— 2 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
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Sheboygan

— 1 night
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 15th (Sat), listen to music at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Bookworm Gardens, then immerse yourself in nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Acuity Flagpole. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish, then learn about all things military at Wisconsin Maritime Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at West of the Lake Gardens, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariners Trail & Rawley Point Bike Trails.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sheboygan online journey planner.

Milwaukee to Sheboygan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sheboygan, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay

— 2 nights
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Lautenbach's Orchard Country, take in the exciting artwork at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, walk around Waterfront Park, then look for gifts at Door County Creamery, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Ridges Sanctuary, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Door County Brewing. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Door Peninsula Winery, then immerse yourself in nature at Whitefish Dunes State Park, then experience rural life at The Farm, and finally see the interesting displays at Door County Maritime Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sturgeon Bay online trip planner.

Getting from Sheboygan to Sturgeon Bay by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bayfield.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 2 nights
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Madeline Island Museum, then Head underground at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves, then Head underground at Meyers Beach Sea Caves, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, experience rural life at Hauser's Superior View Orchard, take an in-depth tour of Bayfield Maritime Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then look for gifts at Apostle Islands Booksellers, and finally identify plant and animal life at Houghton Falls Nature Preserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bayfield online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sturgeon Bay to Bayfield in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Sturgeon Bay in August, Bayfield is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): go for a walk through Riverwalk, do a tasting at Fawn Creek Winery, make a splash at Wilderness Territory, then identify plant and animal life at International Crane Foundation, and finally let little ones run wild at MagiQuest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio, take in breathtaking views at Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, then examine the collection at National Mustard Museum, and finally explore the activities along Lake Mendota.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Wisconsin Dells trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Bayfield to Wisconsin Dells in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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.