8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

8 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wisconsin vacation planner
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
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Green Bay
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee
— 1 night
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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.
Family-friendly places like Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park and Original Wisconsin Ducks will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wisconsin Dells: Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center (in Spring Green) and Madison (Wisconsin State Capitol, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, &more). There's lots more to do: cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park, meet the residents at Wisconsin Deer Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Timbavati Wildlife Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wisconsin Dells trip planner.

Newark to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Wisconsin Dells, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in Wisconsin Dells reach 79°F and lows reach 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Green Bay.
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Green Bay — 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bookworm Gardens and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Explore Green Bay's surroundings by going to Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish (in Kohler), The Garden Door (in Sturgeon Bay) and Peninsula State Park (in Fish Creek). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Bay Beach Amusement Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Green Bay day trip app.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Green Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Milwaukee.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally look for gifts at Indulgence Chocolatiers.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee day trip planner.

Drive from Green Bay to Milwaukee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Green Bay in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Milwaukee, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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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