4 days in Galena & Moline Itinerary

4 days in Galena & Moline Itinerary

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Fly to Madison, Bus to Dubuque, IA, Taxi to Galena
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Galena
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moline
— 1 night
Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Galena

— 2 nights
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 19th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant Home and then stroll around Grant Park. Here are some ideas for day two: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, sample the fine beverages at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Galena trip planner.

New York City to Galena is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Galena due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Galena reach 75°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Moline.

Things to do in Galena

Breweries & Distilleries · Spas · Historic Sites · Parks

Moline

— 1 night
Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Iowa 80 Trucking Museum, then try your luck at Jumer's Casino Rock Island, and then steep yourself in history at Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House. Keep things going the next day: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Archeology.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Moline holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Galena to Moline takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Moline

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Shopping

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