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Galena to Buffalo Grove drive

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 Loves Park
 Hampshire (Illinois)
   Buffalo Grove 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Galena to Buffalo Grove road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Galena to Buffalo Grove. If you're planning a road trip to Buffalo Grove, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Galena and Buffalo Grove. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Galena and Buffalo Grove. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Galena
drive for about 1 hour

11:06 am  Freeport
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:06 pm
drive for about 43 minutes

12:49 pm  Loves Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:49 pm
drive for about 41 minutes

2:30 pm  Hampshire (Illinois)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:30 pm
drive for about 36 minutes

4:06 pm  Schaumburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:06 pm
drive for about 25 minutes

5:30 pm  arrive in Buffalo Grove

driving ≈ 3.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Galena, Illinois.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?


Loves Park

Hampshire (Illinois)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Buffalo Grove?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Chicago Botanic Garden  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Buffalo Grove.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Buffalo Grove to Galena drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Galena? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Galena.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Galena to Buffalo Grove. Or get a full Galena to Buffalo Grove flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Galena well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Galena!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 149 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 49 minutes
1 Galena travel answer
1 Schaumburg travel answer


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