5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

5 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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1
Milwaukee
— 1 night
2
Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
3
Madison
— 2 nights

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Black Cat Alley, kick back and relax at Atwater Park & Beach, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery, then stop by The Spice House, and finally hunt for treasures at Milwaukee Public Market. On the next day, walk around Fox Brook Park, take an in-depth tour of Mitchell Gallery of Flight, and then take a stroll through Historic Third Ward.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Milwaukee holiday planner.

McHenry to Milwaukee is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June in Milwaukee, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Atwater Park & Beach, Fox Brook Park
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Fox Brook Park ©
Fox Brook Park
Lakefront Brewery ©
Lakefront Brewery
Historic Third Ward ©
Historic Third Ward

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Wisconsin Dells

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, look for gifts at Kernel Popcorn's Factory, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally find something for the whole family at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells trip maker tool.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Wisconsin Dells in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
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Zipline
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Kernel Popcorn's Factory ©
Kernel Popcorn's Factory

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Dane County Farmers Market, get a taste of the local shopping with State Street & Downtown Madison, and then stop by Mousehouse Cheesehaus. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bartel's Beach, sample the tasty concoctions at New Glarus Brewing Company, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Wisconsin Brewing Company.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Madison day trip site.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madison

Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

New Glarus Brewing Company, Mousehouse Cheesehaus, Bartel's Beach, Wisconsin Brewing Company
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Dane County Farmers Market ©
Dane County Farmers Market
New Glarus Brewing Company ©
New Glarus Brewing Company
Mousehouse Cheesehaus ©
Mousehouse Cheesehaus

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