The average price of a 7-day trip to Galena is $2,089 for a solo traveler, $3,752 for a couple, and $7,034 for a family of 4. Galena hotels range from $78 to $383 per night with an average of $143, while most vacation rentals will cost $280 to $700 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ) are between $575 and $869 per person for economy flights and $1,804 to $2,727 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $74 to $149 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Galena, IL, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to DBQ and stay in a Galena hotel:

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 6th to October 7th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Galena is usually early September.

 

Average Galena Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Galena for a week is $1,465-$3,096($209-$442 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $149 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $443 to $739 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $144 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $179 to $219 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Galena for a week is $2,690-$5,138($384-$734 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $298 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $886 to $1,478 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $144 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $179 to $219 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Galena for a week is $4,852-$8,970($693-$1,281 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $296 to $596 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,772 to $2,956 for economy

Lodging: $168 to $288 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $286 to $307 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Galena

How cheap can you make a vacation to Galena? The cheapest trip to Galena is about $154 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $180 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $69.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Galena for a week is $1,081-$2,507($154-$358 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $64 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $443 to $739 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $78 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $220 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Galena for a week is $1,748-$3,694($250-$528 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $128 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $886 to $1,478 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $78 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $220 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Galena for a week is $3,496-$6,860($499-$980 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $256 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,772 to $2,956 for economy

Lodging: $138 to $156 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $270 to $352 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Galena cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Galena Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Galena.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Galena for a week is $3,753-$13,093($536-$1,870 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $163 to $298 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $992 to $2,187 for first class

Lodging: $270 to $383 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $700 to $1,470 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Galena for a week is $5,886-$17,366($841-$2,481 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $326 to $596 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,984 to $4,374 for first class

Lodging: $270 to $383 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $700 to $1,470 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Galena for a week is $11,772-$30,322($1,682-$4,332 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $652 to $1,192 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,968 to $8,748 for first class

Lodging: $540 to $766 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,120 to $2,205 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Galena Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Galena is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Galena due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Galena Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Galena hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Galena.

 

Flight Costs to Galena

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $869 average in mid December to a low of $575 in early September. Median flight price is $438. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Galena our data includes 154 originating airports, and 63 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Galena from an airport like Waisha (SWA) in Shantou (China) for an average $6,099 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Blue Grass (LEX) in Lexington, KY (the United States) at an average of just $310.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Galena, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $294, so you can easily save about 51% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Galena can easily cost $480 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $32 per person. Private tours can cost $955 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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