9 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

9 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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9 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Chippewa Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
La Crosse
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Milwaukee is known for museums, breweries & distilleries, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, take a stroll through Historic Third Ward, and meet the residents at Milwaukee County Zoo.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Milwaukee travel route builder tool .

New York City to Milwaukee is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Milwaukee hover around 80°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chippewa Falls.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee County Zoo ©
Milwaukee County Zoo

2
nights
Chippewa Falls

Chippewa Falls ©
Chippewa Falls is a city located on the Chippewa River in Chippewa County in the U.S. You've now added Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Lazy Monk Brewing, do a tasting at River Bend Vineyard & Winery, then stroll around Irvine Park, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Lake Wissota State Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Leinie Lodge, and then stroll around Carson Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chippewa Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Chippewa Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July in Chippewa Falls, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to La Crosse.

Things to do in Chippewa Falls

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trip

Eau Claire
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Irvine Park ©
Irvine Park
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company ©
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Carson Park ©
Carson Park

2
nights
La Crosse

La Crosse ©
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. Riverside Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Grandad Bluff, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally walk around Riverside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, admire the masterpieces at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Riverside International Friendship Gardens.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our La Crosse trip planner .

You can drive from Chippewa Falls to La Crosse in 2 hours. In July in La Crosse, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in La Crosse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Minnesota Marine Art Museum
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Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Grandad Bluff ©
Grandad Bluff
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

2
nights
Wisconsin Dells

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 1st (Thu): cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Wizard Quest, and then examine the collection at Mr Marvel's Wondertorium. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Dells Zombie Outbreak and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells trip planner.

You can take a train from La Crosse to Wisconsin Dells in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from La Crosse in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Wisconsin Dells. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Zipline
Noah's Ark Water Park ©
Noah's Ark Water Park
Mr Marvel's Wondertorium ©
Mr Marvel's Wondertorium

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