8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip planner

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Milwaukee
— 1 day
Drive
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Sheboygan
— 1 night
Drive
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Green Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
Drive
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Madison
— 2 nights
Drive

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Milwaukee

— 1 day

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 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, then stop by Indulgence Chocolatiers, and finally examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee travel planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Milwaukee. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Sheboygan

— 1 night
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Bookworm Gardens, and then play a few rounds at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sheboygan trip planner.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Sheboygan in an hour. 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 drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Green Bay

— 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, and then get in on the family fun at Bay Beach Amusement Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Green Bay travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sheboygan to Green Bay takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Green Bay can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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 Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park and Wisconsin Deer Park. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Timbavati Wildlife Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get your game on at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio.

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Drive from Green Bay to Wisconsin Dells in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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 21st (Fri): explore the galleries of The House on the Rock, admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo, then stop by Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier, then take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Memorial Union Terrace.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Madison trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Madison takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

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.