9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fond du Lac
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Milwaukee
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Sturgeon Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fond du Lac
— 5 nights
End: Fond du Lac

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery, Historic Third Ward and Milwaukee Public Market. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market, wander the streets of Historic Third Ward, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milwaukee trip planning site .

Fond du Lac to Milwaukee is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°F, and evening lows to 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

#Shopping, #Tours, #Nightlife
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Milwaukee Public Market ©
Milwaukee Public Market
Historic Third Ward ©
Historic Third Ward

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Millennium Park as well as The Magnificent Mile. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a bus from Milwaukee to Chicago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Milwaukee in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chicago, with lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Chicago

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Riverwalk Lot
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay ©
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 20th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at The Ridges Sanctuary, then make a trip to Edgewood Orchard Galleries, and finally get engrossed in the history at Door County Historical Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Koepsel's Farm Market, then experience rural life at Door County Creamery, then savor the flavors at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Sturgeon Bay trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Sturgeon Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in Sturgeon Bay hover around 33°F and lows are around 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Fond du Lac.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Baileys Harbor, Sister Bay, Fish Creek
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Cana Island Lighthouse ©
Cana Island Lighthouse
Door County Creamery ©
Door County Creamery
Eagle Bluff Lighthouse ©
Eagle Bluff Lighthouse

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Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac ©
Fond du Lac is a city in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Mousehouse Cheesehaus and Hughes Home Maid Chocolates. Get some cultural insight at Wade House and Vines & Rushes Winery. Explore Fond du Lac's surroundings by going to Widmer's Cheese Cellars (in Theresa), Portage WWII History Museum (in Portage) and Museum of Wisconsin Art (in West Bend). There's more to do: stop by Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet Inc and hit the slopes at Tyrol Basin Ski & Snowboard Area.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fond du Lac vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Sturgeon Bay to Fond du Lac takes 2 hours. Traveling from Sturgeon Bay in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fond du Lac, with lows of 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fond du Lac

#Museums, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, Vines & Rushes Winery, Museum of Wisconsin Art, Mousehouse Cheesehaus, Tyrol Basin Ski & Snowboard Area
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Portage WWII History Museum ©
Portage WWII History Museum
Wade House ©
Wade House
Mousehouse Cheesehaus ©
Mousehouse Cheesehaus
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