3 days in Galena & Dubuque Itinerary

3 days in Galena & Dubuque Itinerary

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3 days in Galena & Dubuque Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Drive:  9​h 15​min
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Galena
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Dubuque
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: Fort Smith

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night
Galena

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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., identify plant and animal life at Horseshoe Mound, then hit the slopes at Chestnut Mountain Resort, and finally view the masterpieces at Outside the Lines Art Gallery Galena.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Galena travel route builder site .

Fort Smith to Galena is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Smith in July, with highs in Galena at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dubuque.

Things to do in Galena

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Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Chestnut Mountain Resort ©
Chestnut Mountain Resort
Horseshoe Mound ©
Horseshoe Mound

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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. On the 14th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Fenelon Place Elevator Co. and then observe the fascinating underwater world at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dubuque trip planner .

Dubuque is just a stone's throw from Galena. In July in Dubuque, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubuque

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Fenelon Place Elevator Co. ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co.

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