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Gardens & Galena
We’ll begin our day leisurely exploring the Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Garden. We’ll discover a Formal Rose Garden, Bausman Old Rose Garden, English Knot Garden, Formal English Garden, Herb Garden, McGreger’s Children’s Garden, Hosta Garden, Japanese Garden, Children’s Flower and Vegetable Garden, Iowa State and All American Test Gardens, Annual and Perennial Gardens and Dwarf Conifers. A visit to Eagle Point Park perched high above the Mississippi River will provide a spectacular Tri-State view of Iowa, Illinois & Wisconsin. A short drive to Galena, IL will start with a delicious Italian Family Style lunch at Vinny Vanucchi’s Little Italy Restaurant followed by 2 hours of shopping in the many unique downtown Galena shops.
Our final stop will be shopping at Murphy’s Gardens, Greenhouse & Garden Center in rural Galena. Murphy’s 8 greenhouses are bursting with a vast & diverse collection of perennials, ornamental grasses, perennial vines, native plants, specialty annuals, culinary herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets, container gardens, flowering shrubs and a small selection of flowering trees. Their gift shop complements their fine selection of plants, offering an eclectic gathering of glazed pottery, birdbaths, birdhouses, locally crafted garden decor, one-of-a- kind garden sculptures and other enhancements to personalize your landscape. Moderate to considerable walking.
|5:55 am||RICHLND CTR||9:35 pm||7:10 am||BARABOO||8:25 pm|
|6:30 am||LAVALLE||9:05 pm||7:35 am||SAUK CITY||8:00 pm|
|6:45 am||REEDSBURG||8:50 pm||8:00 am||SPRING GREEN||7:35 pm|