8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin holiday planner

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Green Bay
Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 2 nights


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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame and then get in on the family fun at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

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

Dayton to Green Bay is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dayton to Green Bay is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dayton in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Green Bay, with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.
Kids will enjoy Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park and Zipline. And it doesn't end there: cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wisconsin Deer Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Laser Warfare.

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You can drive from Green Bay to Wisconsin Dells in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip


— 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 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The House on the Rock, then admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then look for gifts at Arcadia Books. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Henry Vilas Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and then get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madison online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Madison takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip


— 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 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Mitchell Gallery of Flight, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Milwaukee County Zoo, then explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, sample the fine beverages at Great Lakes Distillery, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Shalom Wildlife Zoo.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Milwaukee attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Madison to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Wisconsin travel guide

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.