5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin journey planner
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Milwaukee
— 1 day
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Sister Bay
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee — 1 day

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 28th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee itinerary planner.

Chicago to Milwaukee is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sister Bay.
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Sister Bay — 1 night

Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): walk around Sunset Beach Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, then explore the galleries of Edgewood Orchard Galleries, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sister Bay online tour planner.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Sister Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sister Bay, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Wisconsin Dells: Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center (in Spring Green) and Olbrich Botanical Gardens (in Madison). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, get to know the resident critters at Wisconsin Deer Park, make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Wisconsin Dells itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Sister Bay to Wisconsin Dells in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Wisconsin Dells can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.
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Wisconsin travel guide

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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.
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