From Platteville, it's 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the southwest to Cedar Rapids - Iowa City and 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southwest to Iowa City.
Intrepid travelers can use Platteville as a starting point for other adventures. Southwest Wisconsin is home to plenty of natural and cultural sights. Darlington, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, while East Dubuque is located 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast.
Dubuque is 19 miles (31 kilometers) from Platteville. This center has a diverse range of things to see, like Fourth Street Elevator, Kennedy Mall and Crystal Lake Cave. If you have enough time, be sure to visit Riverboat Museum, Loras College and University of Dubuque before returning to Platteville.
De-stress the way the locals do in Southwest Wisconsin. Go camping and bird watching while you are here. Get outside and make the most of the local adventure options in the area around Platteville. Try mountain biking or give hiking a try.
Sadly, vacations can't go on forever, so when it's time go home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Dubuque, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest.