9 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

9 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin trip planner

Make it your trip
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Milwaukee
— 1 night
Drive
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Madison
— 1 night
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sheboygan
— 1 night
Drive
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Sturgeon Bay
— 2 nights
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Milwaukee

— 1 night

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 20th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright American System-Built Homes and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Milwaukee County Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then stop by Indulgence Chocolatiers, and finally see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee trip maker tool.

Rochester to Milwaukee is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Rochester to Milwaukee is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Madison

— 1 night

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 22nd (Wed): stop by Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier, then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, then ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, and finally don't miss a visit to Memorial Union Terrace.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madison travel planning app.

Drive from Milwaukee to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Madison, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Shopping

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park, stop by Kernel Popcorn's Factory, and immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Lake State Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells online vacation builder.

You can drive from Madison to Wisconsin Dells in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July in Wisconsin Dells, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sheboygan.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Sheboygan

— 1 night
Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (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 find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sheboygan trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Sheboygan takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Sheboygan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Sturgeon Bay

— 2 nights
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 27th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Garden Door. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at The Farm, then stroll around Cave Point County Park, and then look for gifts at Door County Candle Company.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sturgeon Bay online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sheboygan to Sturgeon Bay takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Sturgeon Bay can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Outdoors

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.