8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Lake Geneva
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Madison
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Green Bay
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  3​h
End: Chicago

1
night
Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Kenosha Public Museum, then learn about all things military at Civil War Museum, and then make a trip to J. Lauber's Ice Cream Parlor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Geneva Lake Museum of History, look and learn at Yerkes Observatory, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Geneva Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lake Geneva trip planner .

Chicago to Lake Geneva is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Lake Geneva, with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Lake Geneva

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kenosha, J. Lauber's Ice Cream Parlor, Yerkes Observatory
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Geneva Lake Museum of History ©
Geneva Lake Museum of History
Civil War Museum ©
Civil War Museum
Kenosha Public Museum ©
Kenosha Public Museum

2
nights
Madison

Madison
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Chazen Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at National Mustard Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Camp Randall Stadium University of Wisconsin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Madison Children's Museum, then examine the collection at Wisconsin Veterans Museum, and then listen to music at Overture Center for the Arts.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Madison vacation planner .

You can drive from Lake Geneva to Madison in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

National Mustard Museum
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Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Overture Center for the Arts ©
Overture Center for the Arts
National Mustard Museum ©
National Mustard Museum

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.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate the long history of H.H. Bennett Studio, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Warfare, then examine the collection at Mr Marvel's Wondertorium, and finally learn about all things military at Portage WWII History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at International Crane Foundation, make a splash at Wilderness Territory, and then make a trip to Carr Valley Cheese Co.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Madison to Wisconsin Dells takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Green Bay.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

International Crane Foundation, Portage WWII History Museum
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Wilderness Territory ©
Wilderness Territory
Capones Old Time Pic. Studio ©
Capones Old Time Pic. Studio
Carr Valley Cheese ©
Carr Valley Cheese

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Door County Maritime Museum, stop by Renard's Cheese, and then identify plant and animal life at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Railroad Museum and then learn about all things military at Wisconsin Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Green Bay journey planning website .

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Green Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Maritime Museum
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Wisconsin Maritime Museum ©
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Door County Maritime Museum ©
Door County Maritime Museum
National Railroad Museum ©
National Railroad Museum

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