5 days in Galena & Chicago Itinerary

5 days in Galena & Chicago Itinerary

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Galena
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Chicago
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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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Galena Veterans Memorial Park and then sample the fine beverages at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Fenelon Place Elevator Co. and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Galena sightseeing planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Galena. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in March, and nighttime lows around 24°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Galena

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cloud Gate as well as Holy Name Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Field Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planning app.

Drive from Galena to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Galena in March, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°F.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums