40 days in Wisconsin Itinerary

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Green Bay
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Fish Creek
— 3 nights
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Wausau
— 5 nights
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La Crosse
— 5 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 5 nights
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Janesville
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Sheboygan
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Milwaukee
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Green Bay — 5 nights

Home of the Packers

Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Get out of town with these interesting Green Bay side-trips: Von Stiehl Winery (in Algoma), Neenah (R. Harder Gallery of Gems and Minerals, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, &more) and Sturgeon Bay (Door County Maritime Museum & Cave Point County Park). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, identify plant and animal life at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Duck Creek Vineyard and Winery.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Green Bay attractions planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Green Bay is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Playa del Carmen to Green Bay is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in November, things will get colder in Green Bay: highs are around 8°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fish Creek.
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Fish Creek — 3 nights

Fish Creek is an unincorporated community located in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Gibraltar and is located on Highway 42 along Green Bay.HistoryThe first settler of Fish Creek was Increase Claflin and his family circa 1844, but the village founder is considered to be entrepreneur Asa Thorp. Fish Creek is known for nature, nightlife, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Door County Brewing Co., take in the exciting artwork at Lardiere Gallery and Studio, and enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fish Creek trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Green Bay to Fish Creek takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Wausau.
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Wausau — 5 nights

Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wausau: The Highground Veterans Memorial Park (in Neillsville), Stevens Point (Stevens Point Brewery & Central Wisconsin Children's Museum) and Children's Museum of Eau Claire (in Eau Claire). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Nine Mile Forest, look and learn at Kovac Planetarium, and get to know the resident critters at Wildwood Zoo.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Wausau trip maker website.

You can drive from Fish Creek to Wausau in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to La Crosse.
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La Crosse — 5 nights

La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Get out of town with these interesting La Crosse side-trips: Leinie Lodge (in Chippewa Falls), ELMARO Vineyard (in Trempealeau) and Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery (in Eau Claire). The adventure continues: walk around Riverside Park, explore and take pictures at Great River Road, admire the engineering at Lock and Dam No 7, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our La Crosse trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Wausau to La Crosse takes 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.
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Wisconsin Dells — 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wisconsin Dells: Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ), Madison (Memorial Union Terrace, Wisconsin State Capitol, &more) and J. Henry & Sons (in Dane). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 20th (Tue) at Noah's Ark Water Park. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, surround yourself with nature on Original Wisconsin Ducks, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take an in-depth tour of Portage WWII History Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Wisconsin Dells trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from La Crosse to Wisconsin Dells in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Janesville.
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Janesville — 4 nights

Janesville is a city in southern Wisconsin, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Janesville: Tyranena Brewing Company (in Lake Mills), New Glarus (New Glarus Brewing Company, Bailey's Run Vineyard & Winery, &more) and Lake Geneva (Geneva Lake Shore Path & Spas). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Rotary Botanical Gardens, do a tasting at Hawk's Mill Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Minhas Craft Brewery, and stroll around Leonard Leota Park.

To find photos and more tourist information, you can read our Janesville trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Janesville takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Janesville can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sheboygan.
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Sheboygan — 5 nights

Sheboygan is a city in and the county seat of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sheboygan: Horicon Marsh (in Mayville), Shalom Wildlife Zoo (in West Bend) and Ledgerock Distillery (in Fond du Lac). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Highway 42, relax and rejuvenate at Kohler Waters Spa, immerse yourself in nature at Kohler-Andrae State Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at 3 Sheeps Brewing Company.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sheboygan day trip planning tool.

Drive from Janesville to Sheboygan in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Milwaukee.
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Milwaukee — 7 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Explore Milwaukee's surroundings by going to Lapham Peak (in Delafield), Racine (SC Johnson Headquarters & Matt's Produce) and Cedar Creek Winery (in Cedarburg). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Milwaukee Public Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, and sample the tasty concoctions at Miller Brewery Tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milwaukee trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Sheboygan to Milwaukee takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the flight 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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