8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip planner

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Minocqua
— 2 nights
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Bayfield
— 2 nights
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Boulder Junction
— 2 nights
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Eagle River
— 1 night
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Minocqua

— 2 nights
Minocqua is a town in northwestern Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States. Kids will enjoy Wildwood Wildlife Park & Nature Center and Bearskin State Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Minocqua: Wausau (Rib Mountain State Park & Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum) and 45 x 90 Geographical Marker (in Athens). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Northwoods Wildlife Center, get your game on at Holiday Acres, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Northern Waters Distillery, and explore the activities along Lake Tomahawk.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Minocqua trip planner.

Wausau to Minocqua is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bayfield.

Things to do in Minocqua

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 2 nights
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua. On the 16th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Copper Falls State Park, catch a live performance at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Big Bay Town Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Bayfield Maritime Museum, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bayfield travel planner.

You can drive from Minocqua to Bayfield in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Boulder Junction.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Boulder Junction

— 2 nights
Boulder Junction is a town in Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stroll through Boulder Junction Area Trail System, explore the landscape on two wheels at Boulder Junction, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Turtle Flambeau Flowage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at North Lakeland Discovery Center, stroll around Little Star Beach Park, and then walk around Rest Lake Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Boulder Junction road trip planning app.

Drive from Bayfield to Boulder Junction in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Eagle River.

Things to do in Boulder Junction

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Eagle River

— 1 night
Eagle River is a city in Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the engaging exhibits at Northwoods Children's Museum and then have some family-friendly fun at Elmer's Fun Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Eagle River day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Boulder Junction to Eagle River takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Eagle River are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Eagle River

Childrens Museums · Fun & Games · Museums

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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.