8 days in Milwaukee & Phoenix Itinerary

8 days in Milwaukee & Phoenix Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Milwaukee
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Milwaukee

— 3 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Bring the kids along to Basilica of St. Josaphat and Harley-Davidson Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Milwaukee: 60 to Escape (in Gurnee), Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum (in Grayslake) and Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, engage your brain at Discovery World, explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Milwaukee Public Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Milwaukee online road trip planner.

Phoenix to Milwaukee is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Milwaukee. Traveling from Phoenix in December, expect Milwaukee to be colder, temps between 35°F and 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Phoenix.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Phoenix

— 4 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Attractions like Off-Road Tours and Shamrock Farms make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Phoenix: Scottsdale (McDowell Sonoran Preserve & Taliesin West) and Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, explore the galleries of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Phoenix online holiday planner.

Getting from Milwaukee to Phoenix by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In December, Phoenix is much warmer than Milwaukee - with highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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