6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

6 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Madison
— 2 nights
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Sturgeon Bay
— 2 nights
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Madison

— 2 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
You've now added State Street & Downtown Madison to your itinerary. On the 28th (Fri), look for gifts at Bavaria Sausage Kitchen. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Matt Kenseth Racing Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aldo Leopold Nature Center, and then take in a show at Overture Center for the Arts.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Madison online attractions planner.

Holley to Madison is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Holley to Madison is minus 1 hour. In May in Madison, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay

— 2 nights
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Popelka Trenchard Glass, shop like a local with Sturgeon Bay Farmer's Market, then look for gifts at Dairy View, and finally enjoy the sea views from Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal North Pierhead Light. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Plum Bottom Gallery, view the masterpieces at Off The Wheel Pottery, then take an in-depth tour of Alexander Noble House Museum, and finally get outside with Fish Tales Charters.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sturgeon Bay day trip planner.

You can drive from Madison to Sturgeon Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Madison in May, expect nights in Sturgeon Bay to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Shopping · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wisconsin travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Zoos
The Badger State
Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland" because of its status as the nation's most famous producer of milk and cheese. A growing favorite with foreign tourists, the state is a perfect holiday destination for nature lovers, offering year-round outdoor activities like fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking. Dotted with thousands of inland lakes and waterways alongside apple and cherry orchards, Wisconsin also offers numerous urban tourist attractions, its cities hosting renowned beer and art festivals each year.