Stoughton trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Stoughton

Trip Planner USA  /  Wisconsin  /  Stoughton
(4.6/5 based on 45+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: nightlife
Stoughton is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. It straddles the Yahara River about 20 miles southeast of the state capital, Madison. Stoughton is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,611.Known for its Norwegian heritage, Stoughton hosts a citywide celebration of Syttende Mai, the Norwegian constitution day. Part of the city's celebration of its Norwegian heritage is the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers dance group, sponsored by Stoughton High School. Stoughton's sister city is Gjøvik, Norway.HistoryStoughton was founded in 1847 by Luke Stoughton, an Englishman from Vermont. Many Norwegian immigrants settled in the town from 1865 through the early 1900s. Stoughton also claims to be the birthplace of the "Coffee Break", and hosts a small yearly parade to celebrate the distinction.For much of the history of the area, Stoughton has been the second-largest and economically important city in Dane County after Madison.In 1919, Stoughton Wagon Company began putting custom wagon bodies on Model T chassis; by 1929 Ford was by far the biggest seller of station wagons.On August 18, 2005, an F3 tornado cut a 10-mile path across rural subdivisions and farms north of Stoughton, killing one person and damaging hundreds of homes.
Make your own Stoughton vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our United States trip itinerary builder.
Source

Plan your trip to Stoughton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

See this by visiting one of the destinations below

Why?
Some destinations do not have accommodations and require staying in a nearby city. Here are places you can stay:
Sightseeing, parks, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, museums, casinos
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Trails, nature, adventure
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Parks, historic sites, shopping
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Wisconsin

5 days in La Crosse BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in La Crosse BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in La Crosse BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in La Crosse BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in La Crosse BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in La Crosse BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in La Crosse BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Fish Creek BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Lake Geneva BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Lake Geneva & Milwaukee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News