8 days in Milwaukee & Breckenridge Itinerary

8 days in Milwaukee & Breckenridge Itinerary

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Milwaukee
— 3 nights
2
Breckenridge
— 4 nights

3
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Milwaukee is known for museums, breweries & distilleries, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milwaukee road trip tool.

Chicago to Milwaukee is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in Milwaukee sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kneeland-Walker House
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Lakefront Brewery ©
Lakefront Brewery

4
nights
Breckenridge

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vail Recreation Path (in Vail), Buena Vista (Off-Road Tours & River Rafting & Tubing) and Aspen (Independence Pass Outfitting Company & Independence Pass). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Vail Pass Path, get outside with Mountain Nomads, explore the landscape on two wheels at Sawmill Creek Trail, and take in the exciting artwork at Two Wild Sisters.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Breckenridge driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Milwaukee to Breckenridge in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Breckenridge. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Milwaukee in August, with highs in Breckenridge at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Buena Vista, Aspen, Vail Recreation Path
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

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