9 days in Schaumburg, Gurnee & Galena Itinerary

9 days in Schaumburg, Gurnee & Galena Itinerary

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Schaumburg
— 3 nights
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Gurnee
— 2 nights
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Galena
— 3 nights
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Schaumburg — 3 nights

Schaumburg is a village located in Cook County and DuPage County in northeastern Illinois, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Schaumburg: Six Flags Great America (in Gurnee), Chicago Botanic Garden (in Glencoe) and Horseshoe Hammond (in Hammond). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan and get your game on at LEGOLAND Discovery Center.

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Springfield to Schaumburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. July in Schaumburg sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gurnee.
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Gurnee — 2 nights

Gurnee is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great America. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Elawa Farm and then make a splash at KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort.

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Getting from Schaumburg to Gurnee by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Gurnee are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Galena.
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Galena — 3 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galena: Eagle Point Park (in Dubuque) and Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., examine the collection at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant Home, and stop by Galena Canning Company.

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Traveling by flight from Gurnee to Galena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Galena, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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