5 days in Union & Galena Itinerary

5 days in Union & Galena Itinerary

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5 days in Union & Galena Itinerary

Start: Union
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Union


Union ©
Union is a village in McHenry County, Illinois, United States. Illinois Railway Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Illinois Railway Museum, find something for the whole family at Onesti's Wild West Town, and then do a tasting at Prairie States Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Tom's Farm Market and Greenhouse, relax in the rural setting at Edwards Apple Orchard, and then relax in the rural setting at Kuipers Family Farm.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Union trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Union. In November, daily temperatures in Union can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Galena.

Things to do in Union

Museums Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Edwards Apple Orchard, Kuipers Family Farm, Tom's Farm Market and Greenhouse, Prairie States Winery
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Edwards Apple Orchard ©
Edwards Apple Orchard
Illinois Railway Museum ©
Illinois Railway Museum
Onesti's Wild West Town ©
Onesti's Wild West Town


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. Psychic Medium Chris McBrien has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Brewery Pottery, then admire the striking features of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , and then admire the majestic nature at Pikes Peak State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Thunderbay Falls, stroll through Chestnut Mountain Resort, identify plant and animal life at Horseshoe Mound, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Fenelon Place Elevator Co..

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galena tour website .

You can drive from Union to Galena in 2.5 hours. November in Galena sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Galena

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Dubuque, Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center , Pikes Peak State Park, Brewery Pottery
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Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Pikes Peak State Park ©
Pikes Peak State Park