7 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

7 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Fly to Dane County Regional Truax Field, Drive to Wisconsin Dells
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
Drive
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Baileys Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to Eaton

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Wisconsin Dells

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on Original Wisconsin Ducks and then take an in-depth tour of H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, then stop by Kernel Popcorn's Factory, then make a splash at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells online attractions planner.

Eaton to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Eaton to Wisconsin Dells. Traveling from Eaton in July, plan for little chillier nights in Wisconsin Dells, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Baileys Harbor.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Baileys Harbor

— 2 nights
Baileys Harbor is a town in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 7th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Cana Island Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Sister Bay Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Frykman Studio Gallery, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, then take in the exciting artwork at Off The Wheel Pottery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nicolet Bay Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Baileys Harbor, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Baileys Harbor in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington Island.

Things to do in Baileys Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Washington Island

— 1 night
Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. On the 9th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington Island Stavkirke, then look for gifts at Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop, then kick back and relax at Schoolhouse Beach, and finally cast your line with Cast N Catch Charters.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington Island trip builder website.

You can drive from Baileys Harbor to Washington Island in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Baileys Harbor in July, Washington Island is a bit cooler at night with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Washington Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, then contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, and then take a stroll through Historic Third Ward. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then kick back and relax at Atwater Park & Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Milwaukee day trip tool.

Getting from Washington Island to Milwaukee by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington Island to Milwaukee is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington Island in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Milwaukee, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.