9 days in Dodgeville, Baileys Harbor & Minneapolis Itinerary

9 days in Dodgeville, Baileys Harbor & Minneapolis Itinerary

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Dodgeville
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Baileys Harbor
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Minneapolis
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Dodgeville — 2 nights

Dodgeville is a city in and the county seat of Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. New Glarus Brewing Company has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at Minhas Craft Brewery and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Glarus Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The House on the Rock.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dodgeville online trip builder.

Des Moines to Dodgeville is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Dodgeville can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Baileys Harbor.
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Baileys Harbor — 3 nights

Baileys Harbor is a town in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baileys Harbor: Death's Door Maritime Museum (in Ellison Bay) and Washington Island (Schoolhouse Beach & Washington Island Stavkirke). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Door County Brewing Co., do a tasting at Stone's Throw Winery, and enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Baileys Harbor trip planner.

You can drive from Dodgeville to Baileys Harbor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Dodgeville in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Baileys Harbor: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Minneapolis.
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Minneapolis — 3 nights

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mall of America, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and other attractions you added. On the 12th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, then explore the world behind art at Walker Art Center, and then take in a show at Orpheum Theatre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): browse the different shops at Mall of America.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Baileys Harbor to Minneapolis takes 5.5 hours. While traveling from Baileys Harbor, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Minneapolis, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Door County travel guide

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State Parks · Nightlife · Gift & Specialty Shops
Door County owes its status as a top Midwest vacation destination to its 480 km (300 mi) of shoreline along Lake Michigan. Coupled with five scenic state parks, 11 lighthouses, and 80 cultural venues, the natural scenery dominates here. The region hosts several museums, theaters, and art galleries. Art classes and workshops serve as big draws throughout the year, while live music and plays fill the entertainment schedule.
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