From Galva, Iowa City is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the northwest, and Cedar Rapids - Iowa City is 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the northwest.
Galva isn't the only place in this popular region worth experiencing; those with enough time should also drive a little further out to experience the unique qualities of the surrounding scenery, communities and cultural attractions. You'll also find Bradford, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Geneseo 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south.
Kewanee, is another good place to head to. It is around 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Galva and offers a great selection of visitor attractions, such as Ryan's Round Red Barn, Johnson Sauk Trail State Park and Baker Park Golf Course. If you still have time left, it's worth investigating Windmont Park and Wanee Theatre before returning to Galva.
If the weather isn't that great, head to Northern Illinois' nature museums and history museums.
Enjoy Northern Illinois' alluring waterways. Swimming and fishing are just two of the most popular ways to get active here.
When planning your vacation to Galva, it's handy to remember that the most convenient major airport, Quad City International Airport, is situated in in Moline, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.