8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin vacation planner

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Sister Bay
— 2 nights
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
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Lake Mills
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
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Sister Bay

— 2 nights
Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Visit Schoolhouse Beach and Nicolet Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Kids will enjoy Boat Tours & Water Sports and Door County Creamery. Venture out of the city with trips to Egg Harbor (Schartner's Farm Market & Plum Bottom Gallery) and Washington Island (The Historic Island Dairy & Sand Dunes Beach Park). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, pick up some local products at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market, kick back and relax at Sister Bay Beach, and shop like a local with Frykman Studio Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sister Bay travel planning app.

New Richmond to Sister Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Sister Bay

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see Renaissance Book Shop, see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Atwater Park & Beach, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach Park, browse for treasures at Antiques on Second, then explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Third Ward.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Milwaukee holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sister Bay to Milwaukee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. July in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Lake Mills.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Shopping · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Mills

— 1 night
Lake Mills is a city in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 13th (Tue), stroll through Glacial Drumlin State Trail West, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bartel's Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ephraim Pottery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Mills trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Lake Mills takes an hour. July in Lake Mills sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Lake Mills

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Wisconsin Dells

— 2 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.
On the 14th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Country Bumpkin Farm Market, then surround yourself with nature on Original Wisconsin Ducks, then make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park and then stop by Kernel Popcorn's Factory.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Mills to Wisconsin Dells takes 1.5 hours. In July in Wisconsin Dells, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

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.