21 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips Wisconsin trip planner
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Madison
— 5 nights
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La Crosse
— 4 nights
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Stevens Point
— 2 nights
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Oshkosh
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee
— 5 nights
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Madison — 5 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madison: Wisconsin Dells (Tommy Bartlett Exploratory, Zipline, &more), Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ) and Oakwood Fruit Farm (in Richland Center). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Glarus Brewing Company, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Henry Vilas Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madison road trip planning tool.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Madison is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 11.5 hours traveling from Colombo to Madison due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Colombo in April, with highs in Madison at 15°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to La Crosse.
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La Crosse — 4 nights

La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Venture out of the city with trips to Red Cedar State Trail (in Menomonie), Eau Galle Lake & Recreational Area (in Spring Valley) and Chippewa Falls (Irvine Park & Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Grandad Bluff, see human ingenuity at work at Lock and Dam No 7, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Riverside International Friendship Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our La Crosse online visit planner.

Drive from Madison to La Crosse in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in La Crosse sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stevens Point.
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Stevens Point — 2 nights

Stevens Point is the county seat of Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Glacial Lake Wisconsin, then look for all kinds of wild species at George W. Mead Wildlife Area, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Green Circle Trail. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, admire the masterpieces at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, and then sample the fine beverages at Timekeeper Distillery.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Stevens Point trip maker website.

Traveling by car from La Crosse to Stevens Point takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from La Crosse in April, expect Stevens Point to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Oshkosh.
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Oshkosh — 3 nights

Oshkosh is a city in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States, located where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago from the west. Explore Oshkosh's surroundings by going to Seroogy's Chocolates (in De Pere), Horicon Marsh (in Mayville) and Green Bay (Captain's Walk Winery, Room Escape Games, &more). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at EAA Aviation Museum and contemplate the long history of Hearthstone Historic House Museum.

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Oshkosh online trip maker.

You can drive from Stevens Point to Oshkosh in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Oshkosh can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milwaukee.
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Milwaukee — 5 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milwaukee: Lake Geneva (Geneva Lake Shore Path, Geneva Lake, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Great Lakes Distillery, examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, and hunt for treasures at Milwaukee Public Market.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Milwaukee online trip maker.

You can drive from Oshkosh to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Wisconsin travel guide

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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.
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