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Silver Creek & Stephenson Railroad Steam Train Rides, Silvercreek Museum Soup Supper
All aboard the antique steam train as a 36 ton, 1912 Heisler steam locomotive pulls three cabooses, and two passenger flatcars for a four mile ride through farmlands and across a bridge 30 feet above Yellow Creek. Purchase your ticket at the Silver Creek Deport, and browse for novelties in the Freight House. Visit the Silver Creek Museum which offers 25 rooms of early Americana and featuring the 130 ton Cooper Corliss Steam Engine and its over 25' fly wheel. The museum will feature homemade soups, sandwiches and dessert. Train: Adults: $7; Children under 12: $3; Cab Rides: Inquire at the Depot; Museum: Adults: $4; Children under 12: Free.
9 East Coffee
Coffee house and cafe specializing in espresso-based drinks, homemade desserts, pastries, soups and sandwiches, plus daily specials to accompany a superb cup of coffee. Free internet access, outdoor dining, and entertainment. Look for 9 East on Facebook. Credit Cards accepted. Open: Monday thru Friday: 7 am - 3 pm; Saturday;: 7 am - 2 pm.
Jane Addams Burial Site
Jane Addams, born and raised in Cedarville, was an internationally famous humanitarian and social work pioneer who founded Chicago's Hull House and won the Nobel Peace Prize. She is buried in this lovely old hillside cemetery.
Fisherman's Cabin at Rocky Waters Vineyard & Winery
Walk in the vineyard, swim in the lake or just come and relax in the peace and quiet of the log home, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Brierwreath Manor Bed & Breakfast
Elegant Queen Anne with wraparound porch located one block from Main Street. Antique furnishings, queen and twin beds, hot/cold drink buffet and homemade chocolate chip cookies for your comfort.
Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill in The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill in The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel is Galena's premier live entertainment venue. The rich interior, handcrafted in Ireland, embraces an earlier time. The expanded pub menu includes classic dishes and modern twists using traditional ingredients. Hand-cut steaks/chops, salmon, shepherd's pie, traditional fish 'n' chips. Outstanding wine selection; great draft beers.
Winslow Historical Society Museum
Discover the history of Winslow. Featuring displays relating to discovery of cream cheese, which had its beginnings in Winslow and later made famous as Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Also see the history of Doc Carver's Wild West Show. Each open date will also feature a brat stand and a farmers market. Open: April thru October: Second Saturday of each month: 10 am 3 pm.
Apple River Canyon State Park - Thompson/Salem Units
This 1,150 acre area allows hunting, fishing; no boating/biking. See postings/fact sheets at registration. Sign in/out at lots #1 or #2. The vegetative cover at the site is a mixture of steep timbered slopes and bluffs with grassland, row crops and hay fields predominate on ridge tops. The topography can be severe especially bordering the Apple River.
Richland Creek Trailhead
The Richland Creek Trailhead serves as the main trailhead for the northern end of the Jane Addmas Recreation Trail. It features parking, a large shelter house with electricity, lights and picnic tables, a restroom, water and a primitive campground area.
Sunset Grille - Chestnut Mountain Resort
Perched high atop a wooded palisade overlooking the Mississippi, the restaurant features a 1,400-square-foot outdoor dining deck and breathtaking views.
Stockton Heritage Museum
Stockton Heritage Museum is a not-for-profit entity dedicated to the preservation and teaching of Stockton area history. Discover exhibits on the Chicago Great Western Railroad, model trains, history of Kraft Foods, and Stockton-area history exhibits.
Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Located on the campus of Highland Community College - features a variety of fine arts programming including vocal and music concerts, live theater, special performances, and the popular Summerset Theater Program, a community performing arts theater.
The Corner Stone
Galena's hottest nightlife! Great place to relax with friendly staff and locals. Featuring live music Wednesday – Sunday all year! Full bar with more than 60 different beers, plus wine, martinis and cocktails.
Stella's Café & Catering
Offering excellent ambiance, exceptional food and decadent desserts. Homemade soups, fresh baked bread, serving your catering needs.
Midwest's leading mattress retailer, including Sealy, Simmons, Stearns & Foster and Tempur-Pedic. Plus furniture and accessorites for the entire home at a price for all budgets. Open: Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm; Monday thru Friday: 9 am - 8 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 5:30 pm.
Casual cafe located in the heart of Galena's Main Street serving homestyle food at hometown prices.
A Charming Galena Vacation Home Rental
Nestled along a secluded ridge, this inviting Galena Territory home provides luxury accommodations for up to 12 guests. Enjoy panoramic views, plasma TVs, billiards, foosball, designer kitchen and spacious decks.
Phat Quarters, Inc.
A quilt shop offering more than 2,000 bolts of fabric, patterns, notions, classes, Horn cabinets and Bernina sewing machines/products.
Zealous Art Studio
This exceptional art gallery features local artists - paintings, photography, ceramics, woodworking and much more. Also offered are children's art classes as well as pottery classes. Open: Monday thru Saturday: 10 am - 7 pm.
A Bushel & A Peck
Venture out into the country and experience an authentic general store. New and used home décor and furnishings, antiques, local food products, honey, fresh eggs.
Apple Canyon Lake Golf Course
Scenic, challenging nine-hole course carved into the Jo Daviess County hills. Full-service pro shop, bar, grill. Call for tee time.
Comfortable, luxurious vacation homes located at Apple Canyon Lake. Each home sleeps up to eight people. Some homes are pet friendly. Ideal for large or multiple families. Lake views.
48th Annual Willow Folk Festival
Amateur and professional bluegrass, country and spiritual singers perform with acoustic musicians from a hay wagon or on a country church lawn. Homecooked food is available.
SK-8 Skateboard Heaven
This 11,000-sq.-ft. skateboard park features obstacles, ramps, rails, ledges, spines and bowls. Built specifically for skateboards and in-line skates, this facility is popular with both skaters and spectators.
Art in the Park
Join the Freeport Park District and the Freeport Art Museum as they welcome back the 8th annual, award winning, Art in the Park. Come out to Krape Park and enjoy the sights and sounds at this free community event. Cruise the walks and view the fine art on display by local and regional artists. Purchase a wonderful new piece of artwork to take home with you. Listen as local performing artists take the stage throughout the day. Partake in creative hands-on activities with the kids. Don't miss out on this enjoyable event. For information on presenting as a artist, please call the Freeport Park District. Visit www.artintheparkfreeport.com for more information. Food will be available. 10 am - 5 pm.
The Powell House
The recently renovated Powell House is a three-bedroom/two-bath home in The Galena Territory near the Owners' Club. Reasonably priced, sleeps eight and features a fully-equipped kitchen with seating for eight.
Country Crafts & Sports
Located in the old Stanley Theatre, find heritage lace, sports memorabilia, crafts, collectibles, Webkinz, personalized items and many seasonal treasures.
The Courtyard Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel
Lovely four-story atrium serving breakfast daily. Join us for lunch (Sat. & Sun.) and for our wonderful brunch on Sunday.
Uniquely Yours Quilt Shop
Enjoy this store offering over 7000 bolts of the finest quality 100% cotton quilting fabric, quilt books, patterns, supplies and classes. Original designs and patterns plus kits galore. Open: Tuesday thru Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, Monday and Evenings: by appointment.
McArthurs Reclaimed Treasures Antiques
McArthurs specializes in reclaimed garden treasures and also has a wide variety of antiques, and collectibles on two floors. This wonderful shop is a must for lovers of garden antiques. Open: Sunday, Monday and Wednesday thru Saturday: 10 am - 4:30 pm.
High quality home furnishings; Lee upholstery, home accessories, Dash and Albert rugs, fine antique furniture and fine art.
Lincoln/Douglas Debate Ceremony
Annual public ceremony with speakers, marking the anniversary of the historic, 1858 meeting and debate between Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln in Freeport, Illinois. The event starts at 7 pm.
Offers picnic & playground areas, sand volleyball courts, soccer field, basketball court.
Country View Home
Country home nestled among 80 acres of beautiful wilderness for the ultimate getaway. The perfect natural setting for the entire family or a group of friends.
A Clover On Main Spa
A full-service Aveda salon, day spa, wellness and retail center exclusively featuring a full line of bareMinerals cosmetics.
Old Market House State Historic Site
This 165-year-old building was the center of Galena's community life during the town's Golden Era. The Ulysses S. Grant exhibit features several artifacts from this president and Civil War hero.
Hanover Bluff Natural Area
Sixteen-acre public lake located in southern Jo Daviess County. Largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish. No boating. Sign in/out at the visitor parking lot. 350 acres for public hunting.
At Harvest Home
Harvest Home is nestled in a secluded area of The Galena Territory, 10 minutes to Galena's historic Main Street. The Territory offers great views, activities, and peace and quiet.
The Summit - Chestnut Mountain Resort
Enjoy a sandwich, pizza or appetizers while overlooking the Mississippi River! Wide variety of beers. The place for food and fun!
Galena Convention Center
Special events, shows and auctions are held at this convention center that features a large dance floor and antique Art Deco bar.
Located on Main Street with private parking, 305 North provides the best lodging downtown Galena has to offer. Newly-remodeled suites make your stay most enjoyable. Inquire about groups.
Slurp & Burp
This is a fun, friendly and family oriented bar and grill located in a scenic area. Daily specials, sandwiches and fish on Fridays. Tenderloin sandwiches are a highlight. Carryouts, alcohol, entertainment.
Felt Manor Guest House
Lovely historic Victorian with distinctive rooms, scenic views, two blocks from the main street. Large porches, lovely gardens, fountain, carriage house, sumptuous breakfast, afternoon wine, elegant parlors/library, wood burning fireplaces. Cable/DVD, Wi-Fi, A/C.
Keough Effigy Land & Water Reserve
Explore the past along Keough's hiking trails. Come and see its mining and Native American history.
Hellman Guest House
This 1895 Queen Anne Victorian with wraparound porch has breathtaking views of downtown/countryside. Original woodwork, stained/leaded glass windows, A/C, beautiful gardens, bottomless cookie jar. Walk to town. Specials available. Appropriate for older children.
Includes picnic and playground areas, a shelter, tennis court and basketball court.
Pottery demonstrations Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-noon. Watch the magic of throwing.
Joseph Westwood Memorial Park
Picnic and playground areas, shelters, tennis courts, ball diamonds, plus a recreation building.
Wall of Yarn
This small shop offers a wide variety of yarns, needles and accessories. Classes in knitting, crochet and weaving are also offered. Open: Monday, Thursday, Friday: 9 am- 5 pm; Tuesday: 11 am - 9 pm; Wednesday and Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm.
LeFevre Inn & Resort
Romantic country inn 1.5 miles from downtown. Amazing tri-state views and unforgettable sunsets. Eight private rooms, one suite and two cottages. Lake with gazebo, outdoor pool, fireplaces, outdoor fire pit.
Dakota Nature Trail
The Dakota Nature Trail for biking, hiking, and cross-county skiing links Dakota Park with the Dorothy Wirth Nature Area. The trail surface is crushed limestone and follows a former railroad right-of-way. The trail begins on Main Street in Dakota.
Lena Mercantile Company
Antiques, collectibles, gifts, Amish furniture and accessories, candy, clothing, toys and country store items. Also enjoy the Mercantile Eatery which serves delicious soups, salads, sandwiches, homemade desserts, and freshly ground and roasted gourmet coffee drinks. Open: Daily: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm. Lunch is served Monday thru Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm with coffee and desserts available daily, all hours.
Rall Woods State Natural Area
280 acres for public hunting, hiking, nature viewing. Area has native hilltop prairies and views of the Mississippi River.
Quarry Ridge Hunt Club
The premiere, upland-hunting experience in Northern Illinois. Quarry Ridge offers hunting (member or non-member) for rooster pheasant, dove, turkey, deer and moor. Dogs and guides can be provided if needed.
McConnell Area Historical Society & Museum
Items on display in this local town museum include a mill stone, ox yoke, McConnell telephone switchboard, and other items relating to the history of McConnell and Waddams Township. There is a large collection of family histories, obituaries, and genealogical materials. Special activities and exhibits are planned for each of the open dates.
McConnell Bobtown Landing
Enjoy the natural wonders of the Pecatonica River, Stephenson County's water trail, as is meanders nearly 60 miles through undisturbed Midwestern beauty. This landing offers ample parking, two picnic areas, portable toilet, 10' x 20' floating dock, fire pits and charcoal grills, two ADA fishing piers and canoe/kayak and boat launch.
This museum, operated by the Stephenson County Antique Engine Club, which also operates the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad, offers 20 rooms of early Americana. Exhibts include 500 pieces of crockery, dolls, a recreated schoolroom and kitchen, art exhibits, quilts, tools and agricultural equipment, and many other historical exhibits. Also on the grounds is a display of antique machinery and an exhibit of Henny Motor Company vehicles which were manufactured in Freeport. Plus visitors can view the operating Cooper-Corliss engine, a giant 130-ton steam engine with a 25 foot flywheel which originally operated a rolling mill in a zinc plant. Special exhibits and events are featured throughout the year. Open: May thru October on selected holidays and weekends: 11 am - 4 pm.
Lena Area Historical Museum
The Lena Historical Museum tells the history of Lena and the surrounding area, with galleries focusing on various historical topics. Highlights include a Civil War regimental flag and an extensive clothing collection. Also on the grounds are a summer kitchen, the first log schoolhouse built in Lena, an Illinois Central Railroad caboose, a general store, a recreated chapel, and a barn filled with antique vehicles and farm tools. Open: Saturday: 1 pm - 4 pm; or by appointment.
Black Hawk Run Golf Course
Beautiful course, hidden in the hills, awaits golfers of all skill levels. Eighteen challenging holes, elevated greens, wide open fairways.
48th Annual Tour of Historic Homes
Tour five of the many privately owned and beautifully furnished houses in Galena. The tour also includes admission to the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum, housed in the Daniel Barrows Mansion built in 1858, and free shuttle service.
Peace Of The Past
Interesting antiques and collectibles surrounded by 30,000 well organized used books, pottery, jewelry, art, albums, primitives, advertising, more. Huge inventory.
Pierson Guest House
Charming Victorian home just a few miles from Galena, Dubuque, Iowa and Shullsburg, Wis. Friendly hometown atmosphere with hometown amenities. All bedding, towels, dishes furnished. Large back yard, patio. Central A/C.
Stephenson County Historical Museum
The museum complex is situated on a 3-acre arboretum and includes: 1) An 1857 Italianate home built by Oscar Taylor. This home was the social center of early Freeport and may have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 2) The Millerburg schoolhouse, furnished to depict rural school life circa 1920. 3) The Industry Museum which highlights the rich manufacturing heritage of Stephenson County including the Henney Company, Stover, W.T. Rawleigh and more. 4) The Arcade Toy Museum which showcases the world’s largest exhibit of Arcade cast-iron toys made in Freeport by Arcade Manufacturing as well as other toys manufactured in Freeport including Structo and Realistic. 5) An authentic 1840s log cabin homestead built by Irish immigrants. Open Wednesday thru Sunday, Noon to 4pm. Guided Tours only; last tour starts at 3pm. Group tours may be scheduled by appointment. Adults $8 Children 6 and above $4
Mighty Richland Players Dessert Theater
Along the banks of the mighty Richland Creek, the first settlers founded the Village of Orangeville in 1851. Over the years, the town has always been a special place "where the women are fair, the men are strong and there's a story to be told around every corner." In the Mighty Richland Players Dessert Theater, those fair and strong will treat attendees to a great dessert and a humorous story with a smile and a wink. Performances are at the Mighty Richland Players Theater, an 1877 Italianate Victorian building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Theater season is March through September .
All Veterans Memorial Park of Stephenson County
This park honors all of the veterans from Stephenson County. It contains large era stones from all conflicts. Benches surround concrete walkways, and a large brick memorial garden if featured. A Gold Star Family Memorial is dedicated to all who gave given their lives for our freedoms. Open: Daily: Dawn to Dusk.
The Generals' Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel
Named in honor of Galena's nine Civil War generals, this restaurant offers casual dining with Galena's ambiance and historic charm.
Jeanette Lloyd Theater
Large theater with seating for 850
Eilerts Cocktails and Tee Box
Eilerts is a cocktail lounge with a small bistro sandwich menu in a quaint, comfortable atmosphere. Elierts Tee Box, a premier indoor golf facility, is adjacent. Carryout, entertainment, full bar. Open: Monday thru Friday: 3 pm - 12 am; Saturday: Noon to 12 am.
Tapley Woods State Natural Area
Located 5 miles west of Elizabeth, IL, this 260 timbered acres provides public hunting areas, hiking and nature viewing.
Schurmeier Teaching Forest
Two miles of beginner and intermediate hiking trails, educational signage teaches about tree and forestry practices. This forest is the perfect place to spend the day. Horses welcome!
This historic movie theater, built in 1922, features first-run movies presented in the latest 4K digital projection and sound on nine screens. Stadium seating, digital 3D and party room.
Rustic River Finds, Inc.
Rustic River is a collection of handcrafted jewelry, specialty beads, Vintaj & unique finds. Our shop is inspired by nature.
McNeil's Damascus Landing
Enjoy the natural wonders of the Pecatonica River, Stephenson County's water trail, as is meanders nearly 60 miles through undisturbed Midwestern beauty. Access the river at McNeil's Damascus Landing which offers ample parking, a picnic area, fire pit and charcoal grills, portable toilet, 10' x 20' floating dock and canoe/kayak and concrete boat launch with access docking. Camping at the site is available for canoe, kayaks and boaters. Reservations required.
Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad and Silvercreek Museum July 4th Celebration
All aboard the antique steam train as a 36 ton 1912 Heisler steam locomotive pulls three cabooses and two passenger flat cars for a four mile ride through farmland and across a bridge 30 feet above Yellow Creek and view the fireworks in the night sky from the train. Purchase your ticket at the Silver Creek Depot, a turn-of-the-century replica filled with railroad artifacts. Browse for novelties in the Freight House and visit the Silver Creek Museum which offers 25 rooms of early Americana, a display of antique machinery, Henney Motor Company vehicles which were manufactured in Freeport, and the operating Cooper-Corliss engine, a giant 130 ton steam engine. Sandwiches, drinks and deserts served at the Museum. Train: Adults: $7; Children Under 12: $3; Cab Rides: $15; Museum: Adults: $4; Children Under 12: Free.
Common Cents Resale
We are a resale shop that sells furniture, home décor, antique and unique items.
Cannova's of Galena features award-winning pizza, an excellent wine list and an inviting atmosphere. We are a small storefront Italian restaurant, perfect for romantic dinners for two, or pizza for the whole family. Special entrees are available nightly, including pastas, steaks, and fresh seafood. Free delivery in town.
Eagle Ridge Realty
One to five bedroom fully equipped vacation homes & townhomes in The Galena Territory. Free use of the indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center, game room and trails included with every home.
All That's Vintage
An eclectic mix of antiques, retro & vintage clothing. Repurposed spice tins (Canfolks), repurposed jewelry and unique greeting cards.
Enjoy Jo Daviess countryside in a horse-drawn buggy/bobsled. Ride at our place or yours. Call for information/reservations.
Galena's oldest Greek steakhouse since 1935. Hand-cut aged Angus beef. Specialties include prime rib, seafood, ribs, chops, saganaki (OPAAA)!
Hanover Bluff Nature Preserve
This nature reserve is the perfect place to bring the family. Hike 450 natural acres, home of nine Illinois endangered or threatened plants and animals. Hanover Bluff Nature Preserve is The Prairie State's 150th nature preserve.
Eilert's Tee Box
Play golf on over 50 resort courses from throughout the world at this premier indoor golf facility, offering high-definition video full-swing golf simulators. Also enjoy the cocktail lounge offering a bistro sandwich menu in a quaint, comfortable atmosphere. Open: Monday thru Friday: 3 pm - 12 am, Saturday: Noon - 12 am.
Galena Parkview Rentals
Experience the charm of Galena at Galena Parkview Rentals. Make our homes your vacation destination if you are planning a romantic getaway for two or a family gathering for 12.
This cheese shop features a wide variety of cheese, as well as local artisan cheese, sausages, Amish salsas and jams. Open: Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm; Monday thru Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm
Wapello Land & Water Reserve
Experience Native American mounds, prairie and the Apple River. Hike beginner trails. Pets welcome. Fishing allowed.
Timber barn wood tables, beams, recycled wood, bubinga wood, outdoor tables, old wood flooring, recycled wood objects.
Abe's Spring Street Guest House
Historic Galena icehouse with private spacious suites offering romance, comfort, relaxation. King beds. VCR/DVD, hot tub, Glaze & Graze, patio deck. Library, reading lamps, pottery gallery on-site. Walk to downtown.
Elizabeth History Museum
Tour the Elizabeth History Museum and view more than four thousand local history artifacts on lead mining; the Apple River Fort; Elizabeth businesses, schools and veterans.
Bringing authentic Mexican cuisine to Galena since 1978, Campeche Restaurant offers diners warm hospitality and mouthwatering dishes whose recipes have been handed down for generations. A perfect place for friends and family to gather and enjoy an delicious meal.
Tutty Baker Monument
This monument honors William "Tutty" Baker, the founder of Freeport. Tutty came to this area, which was home to the Winnebago Indians, in 1835 and built a trading post along the banks of the Pecatonica River, offering travelers free ferry rides.
Galena Illinois Vacation Rental Homes, LLC
Illinois resort location, in the Galena Territory, vacation rental; three bedrooms, sleeps up to eight people, private hot tub. Enjoy golfing, skiing, shopping, restaurants and much more!
Looking for something beyond the ordinary? Poopsie’s is the place for you! Toys, frames, books, jewelry and one-of-a-kind art.
Wards Grove Nature Preserve
Wards Grove is the best “mound forest” remaining in the Driftless Area. 335 protected acres of woodlands with populations of sensitive plant and animal species.
Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages
Minutes from Galena’s Main St., choose from three rooms in the main house or four cottages, located on ten secluded acres of meadows, gardens, a pond, and panoramic valley/sunset views.
Woodbine Bend Championship Golf Course
Immaculate 18-hole links-style golf course offers a challenge and a great time for golfers of all skill levels.
Hogback Haven Maple Farm and Hardwoods
Sawmill and custom furniture. Pure maple products including maple syrup, maple candy, maple cream and maple sugar. Tours of the sugar bush and sugar shack are available in season (Feb-Mar) by prior appointment.