8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin visit planner

Make it your trip
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Green Bay
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
Drive
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Madison
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
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Green Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame and then get in on the family fun at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Green Bay, use our trip itinerary maker.

Dayton to Green Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dayton to Green Bay is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dayton in May; daily highs in Green Bay reach 68°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Green Bay

Museums · Theme Parks

Wisconsin Dells

— 3 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zipline and Noah's Ark Water Park. There's still lots to do: make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wisconsin Deer Park, test your team's savvy at Elusive Escape Rooms, and get your game on at Laser Warfare.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Wisconsin Dells day trip website.

Drive from Green Bay to Wisconsin Dells in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Wisconsin Dells can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · 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 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The House on the Rock, admire the landmark architecture 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 next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo, get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and finally stop by Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madison travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Madison takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Madison are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, then look for gifts at Indulgence Chocolatiers, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, learn more about the world around you at Milwaukee Public Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Milwaukee trip planner.

You can drive from Madison to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.