10 days in Great Lakes USA Itinerary

10 days in Great Lakes USA Itinerary

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Galena
— 2 nights
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Marquette
— 3 nights
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Fish Creek
— 2 nights
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Utica
— 2 nights
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Galena

Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. On the 16th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Horseshoe Mound, hit the slopes at Sundown Mountain, and then pause for some photo ops at Julien Dubuque Monument. On your second day here, stroll around West Street Sculpture Park, then take in the exciting artwork at River Bend Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen - Images of Nature Gallery, and finally admire the striking features of Market House State Historic.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Galena trip itinerary builder.

Saint Louis to Galena is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis in November, things will get little chillier in Galena: highs are around 45°F and lows about 27°F. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marquette.

Things to do in Galena

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Marquette

Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 19th (Thu), stroll through Marquette Mountain Ski and Bike Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Iron Ore Heritage Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Hogback Mountain, and then experience rural life at Jilbert Dairy.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marquette travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Galena to Marquette in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Galena to Marquette, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Galena in November, expect nights in Marquette to be about the same, around 24°F, while days are little chillier, around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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Fish Creek

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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at J. Jeffrey Taylor, then take an in-depth tour of Alexander Noble House Museum, then gear up at Nor Door Sport & Cyclery, and finally stroll around Sunset Beach Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Linden Gallery, then relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at Sacred Grounds, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hatch Distilling.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fish Creek trip site.

Traveling by car from Marquette to Fish Creek takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Marquette to Fish Creek is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in November, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Utica.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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Utica

North Utica, often known as Utica, is a village in Utica Township, LaSalle County, Illinois. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Illini State Park, appreciate the history behind The Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial, then explore the activities along Allen Park, and finally stroll through Washington Square Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Utica trip maker site.

Getting from Fish Creek to Utica by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fish Creek in November: highs in Utica hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Utica

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips