8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin holiday planner

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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Bayfield
— 2 nights
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Green Bay
— 2 nights
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Fish Creek
— 1 night
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Sheboygan
— 1 night
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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.
On the 15th (Sat), sample the fine beverages at Driftless Glen Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at International Crane Foundation, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Elroy-Sparta State Trail, then cool off at Wilderness Territory, then admire the verdant scenery at Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area, and finally trek along Balanced Rock Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wisconsin Dells journey planner.

Milwaukee to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Wisconsin Dells, with lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bayfield.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 2 nights
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Big Bay State Park, walk around Big Bay Town Park, then play a few rounds at Apostle Highlands Golf Course, and finally step off the mainland to explore Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves, then Head underground at Meyers Beach Sea Caves, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Houghton Falls Nature Preserve.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bayfield trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Wisconsin Dells to Bayfield by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wisconsin Dells in August, Bayfield is slightly colder at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Bayfield

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Green Bay

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Beach State Forest, then stroll through Mariners Trail & Rawley Point Bike Trails, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Washington House. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden, then admire the majestic nature at High Cliff State Park, then trek along Menominee Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area.

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Drive from Bayfield to Green Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In August in Green Bay, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Fish Creek

— 1 night
Fish Creek is an unincorporated community located in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Gibraltar and is located on Highway 42 along Green Bay.HistoryThe first settler of Fish Creek was Increase Claflin and his family circa 1844, but the village founder is considered to be entrepreneur Asa Thorp. On the 21st (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, admire the majestic nature at Ellison Bluff State Natural Area, then kick back and relax at Sister Bay Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Ridges Sanctuary, and finally trek along Eagle Trail.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Fish Creek day trip app.

You can drive from Green Bay to Fish Creek in 1.5 hours. August in Fish Creek sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Sheboygan

— 1 night
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Acuity Flagpole, admire the majestic nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park, then admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Wade House, and finally play a few rounds at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheboygan tour planning app.

Drive from Fish Creek to Sheboygan in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sheboygan can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.