6 days in Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

6 days in Southwest Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwest Wisconsin visit planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Alma
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Alma
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Prairie du Chien
— 1 night
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La Crosse
— 3 nights
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Alma

— 1 night
Alma is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. On the 7th (Sat), admire the engineering at Lock and Dam 4 and then stroll around Buena Vista Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Little House Wayside and then examine the collection at Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Alma day trip planning website.

New York City to Alma is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Alma, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Alma hover around 79°F and lows are around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Prairie du Chien.

Things to do in Alma

Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Prairie du Chien

— 1 night
Prairie du Chien is a city in and the county seat of Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): look for gifts at Valley Fish & Cheese and then take an in-depth tour of Villa Louis.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Prairie du Chien trip planner.

You can drive from Alma to Prairie du Chien in 2.5 hours. August in Prairie du Chien sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to La Crosse.

Things to do in Prairie du Chien

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

La Crosse

— 3 nights
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Change things up with a short trip to Perrot State Park in Trempealeau (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Grandad Bluff, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of La Crosse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and stroll around Riverside Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read La Crosse day trip app.

You can drive from Prairie du Chien to La Crosse in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in La Crosse are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in La Crosse

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips