8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Sister Bay
— 1 night
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Washington Island
— 1 night
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
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Lake Mills
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Sister Bay

— 1 night
Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, kick back and relax at Nicolet Bay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alpine Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sister Bay Beach and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sister Bay online trip maker.

New Richmond to Sister Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Sister Bay can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Washington Island.

Things to do in Sister Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Washington Island

— 1 night
Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington Island holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Sister Bay to Washington Island takes 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sister Bay to Washington Island. In July, daytime highs in Washington Island are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Washington Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at The Spice House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market, then take a stroll through Historic Third Ward, then admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Milwaukee attractions website.

Traveling by car from Washington Island to Milwaukee takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington Island in July, Milwaukee is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lake Mills.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Mills

— 1 night
Lake Mills is a city in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States. To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Mills trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Lake Mills in an hour. In July in Lake Mills, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Lake Mills

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Wisconsin Dells

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for gifts at Kernel Popcorn's Factory, get to know the resident critters at Wisconsin Deer Park, then get a new perspective on things with Original Wisconsin Ducks, then get in on the family fun at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wisconsin Dells day trip app.

You can drive from Lake Mills to Wisconsin Dells in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · 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.