5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): make a trip to Capitol Square, ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The House on the Rock, then admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then look for gifts at Arcadia Books.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Madison tour builder tool.

Philadelphia to Madison is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia to Madison, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Madison to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.
Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Green Bay — 1 night

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 17th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Bay Beach Amusement Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, and then examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

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Drive from Madison to Green Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Green Bay are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fish Creek.
Museums · Theme Parks · Parks
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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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Edgewood Orchard Galleries, don't miss a visit to George Burr Gallery, then admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, and finally get some thrills on the water with Door County Adventure Rafting.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fish Creek trip planner.

Traveling by car from Green Bay to Fish Creek takes 1.5 hours. In August in Fish Creek, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milwaukee.
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, then make a trip to Frank Lloyd Wright American System-Built Homes, and finally see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee trip maker.

Traveling by car from Fish Creek to Milwaukee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fish Creek in August since evenings lows in Milwaukee dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Wisconsin travel guide

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.