4 days in Midwest Itinerary

4 days in Midwest Itinerary

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4 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  3​h
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Rock Island
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Galena
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Fish Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Chicago

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Rock Island

Rock Island
Rock Island is a city in and the county seat of Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): try to win big at Jumer's Casino Rock Island.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rock Island vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Chicago to Rock Island is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Rock Island when traveling from Chicago in November, with lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Galena.

Things to do in Rock Island

Casinos Fun & Games

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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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): meet the residents at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., then contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant Home, and finally sample the fine beverages at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co..

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galena trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Rock Island to Galena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rock Island in November, expect nights in Galena to be about the same, around 27°F, while days are slightly colder, around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Galena

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Dubuque
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Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home

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Fish Creek

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 23rd (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Cana Island Lighthouse, stroll through Cave Point County Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): do a tasting at Harbor Ridge Winery, then do a tasting at Door Peninsula Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Lautenbach's Orchard Country.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fish Creek attractions planner.

You can drive from Galena to Fish Creek in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, Harbor Ridge Winery, Cana Island Lighthouse
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Lautenbach's Orchard Country ©
Lautenbach's Orchard Country
Harbor Ridge Winery ©
Harbor Ridge Winery
Door Peninsula Winery ©
Door Peninsula Winery

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