34 days in Portland & South Central Wisconsin Itinerary

34 days in Portland & South Central Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Boston, Bus to Portland
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Portland
— 20 nights
Fly to Dane County Regional Truax Field, Drive to Mayville
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Mayville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Janesville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 9 nights
Train to S6 & Clybourn, Fly to Houston

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Portland

— 20 nights

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York), Boston (Museum of African American History, New England Aquarium, &more) and Wells Beach (in Wells). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and take a stroll through Old Port.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Portland itinerary planning app.

Houston to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Portland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in June, expect nights in Portland to be cooler, around 54°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Mayville.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mayville

— 2 nights
Mayville is a city in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States, located along the Rock River and the Horicon Marsh. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Horicon National Wildlife Refuge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horicon Marsh. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Erin Hills Golf Course and then admire the majestic nature at Pike Lake State Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mayville vacation maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Portland to Mayville. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Mayville are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Janesville.

Things to do in Mayville

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Janesville

— 2 nights
Janesville is a city in southern Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): kick back and relax at Bartel's Beach, then stroll around Dorothy Carnes County Park & Rose Lake State Natural Area, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rotary Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at CAMDEN Playground and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Janesville trip planner.

You can drive from Mayville to Janesville in 1.5 hours. July in Janesville sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Janesville

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trips

Wisconsin Dells

— 9 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wisconsin Dells: Spring Green (The House on the Rock, Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , &more), Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters Historic Site (in Portage) and Madison (Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Wisconsin State Capitol, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Timbavati Wildlife Park, make a splash at Noah's Ark Water Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wisconsin Deer Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells trip planner.

Traveling by car from Janesville to Wisconsin Dells takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trips