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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
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!
Located next to the Palace Campgrounds and only two miles west from Galena, play on an 18-hole miniature golf course, complete with a cascading waterfall, rapids/streams and a fountain. Visit our video arcade and concession stand.
Jeanette Lloyd Theater
Large theater with seating for 850
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 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
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.
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 .
Tapley Woods State Natural Area
Located 5 miles west of Elizabeth, IL, this 260 timbered acres provides public hunting areas, hiking and nature viewing.
Combining old-world joinery and the accuracy of modern-day machinery and the desire to produce the highest quality custom cabinets, furniture and mill work.
Wapello Land & Water Reserve
Experience Native American mounds, prairie and the Apple River. Hike beginner trails. Pets welcome. Fishing allowed.
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.
High atop a wooded hill, overlooking the Mississippi River, sits Carroll County's grandest mansion. Experience a guided tour of this six story, 63 room, hilltop home of Mr. & Mrs. Alan St. George. An amazing 2.5 hour tour featuring original art work and sculptures. Alan and Adrienne St. George spent over 30 years perfecting this castle of American Aristocracy which is now open to the public. Available for tours, weddings, events and receptions. Call for reservations.
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.
Galena's oldest Greek steakhouse since 1935. Hand-cut aged Angus beef. Specialties include prime rib, seafood, ribs, chops, saganaki (OPAAA)!
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.
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.
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.
The Gilded Cage
Vintage at heart painted cottage furniture, antiques, unique one of a kind pieces.
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.
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.
Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad and Silvercreek Museum Labor Day Celebration
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 Depot, a turn-of-the-century replica filled with railroad artifacts. Browse for novelties in the Freight House and visit the Silvercreek 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. The Silvercreek Museum will be serving sandwiches and deserts. Train: Adults: $7; Children under 12: $3; Cab Rides available inquire at the Depot Freight House. Museum: Adults: $4; Children under 12: Free.
Taste of Home Cooking School
Free gift bags! Door prizes! Win the recipes featured at the show down to the dishes they're served on. This is a fun filled evening of cooking, laughing and prizes, prizes, prizes! Kick off Mother's Day weekend and cook up some fun in Historic Galena. VIP registration includes Reserved seating with early admittance, private reception with Culinary Specialist Karen Davis, appetizers and a signed, hardcover ""Taste of Home Brunch Cookbook."". Times: VIP – 4:30 – 5:30 reception General admission – 5:30 -7:00 Show time – 7:00"
American Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor
The 1846 shop features original cabinets & an old-fashioned fountain. Popcorn, candy, lunch, Coca-Cola merchandise, coffee bar. American Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor is the best ice cream in town!
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.
Rockford-Freeport Illinois Kennel Club Dog Show
The event includes an All Breed Dog/Obedience/Rally/Show, as well as information on showing and training.
Rustic River Finds, Inc.
Rustic River is a collection of handcrafted jewelry, specialty beads, Vintaj & unique finds. Our shop is inspired by nature.
Timber barn wood tables, beams, recycled wood, bubinga wood, outdoor tables, old wood flooring, recycled wood objects.
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.
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.
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.
Located on a unique parcel of land in the heart of Jo Daviess County and Galena, Illinois, Wooded Wonderland is home to numerous unmatched environmental aspects. Native prairies, with many rare plant species, hardwood forests, rolling hills, unique fossil discoveries, and endangered wildlife. Wooded Wonderland gives you the opportunity to pick your own blueberries and taste locally produced honey. Organically grown. Call for availability. Sawmill tours available.
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!
Storybrook Country Club
One of the most challenging 18 holes in Jo Daviess County. The front 9 features water on every hole, while the back 9 offers some of the most beautiful holes in the area.
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.
Fashions on Main
3,000 sq ft main floor of building. Store front. Unique clothing, shoes and accessories. Chocolates including Fannie May, Jelly Belly, and Blackhawk Chocolate Trail.
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.
Bernadine's Stillman Inn
Winner of 'Best Breakfast' and 'Best Innkeeper' awards! This 1858 mansion across from Grant's home, is a short walk to town. Bottomless chocolate chip cookies, ice cream bars, popcorn and dessert. Our B&B is the perfect place for weddings or private parties.
Looking for something beyond the ordinary? Poopsie’s is the place for you! Toys, frames, books, jewelry and one-of-a-kind art.
The Market House Restaurant
Galena's best kept secret, overlooking downtown! Serving lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday. Homemade food; steaks, salads, seafood, burgers. Full bar.
Galena Golf Course
Enjoy one of tri-states best manicured golf courses at a great rate! Located just outside historic Galena, this golf course's 18 hole, par 71 layout provides a challenge for golfers of all skill levels. Full-service bar, grille, pro shop & practice range.
The Driftless Area Stillroom
The Driftless Area Stillroom is now located at the SHOPS@GLENVIEW. We offer outstanding domestic and worldwide wine selection of cheeses, meats, foodstuffs and a rotating selection of house made goods, housewares and more. We focus on local, organic, and sustainable purveyors. Join us Sundays for food and drink on the veranda.
Dodds Park offers picnic and playground areas, flower gardens, three shelter houses, concession stand, two lighted tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, two lighted ball diamonds, horseshoe pits, batting cages and two shuffleboard courts.
Old Blacksmith Shop Mercantile
Hand-forged gifts with the distinctive 'Galena' stamp, made in an authentic 1897 blacksmith shop. Special orders welcome.
Council Hill Station
Situated on the East Fork of the Galena River, Council Hill Station is all that is left of the business district founded by Europeans in 1854 when the railroad arrived. Enjoy their historic buildings, the store/railway station, a ruin of a woolen mill, barn, and silo, and also the creek. Enjoy home-cooked food, 90-plus beers and beverages and the live music year-round either in the barn or in the old general store.
Baymont Inn and Suites - Freeport
This hotel, where you can feel like home, is conveniently located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 20 and Illinois Highway 26 north of Freeport. There are 63 rooms and eleven whirlpool suites. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms, heated indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise facilities, cable TV, free wireless high speed internet access, microwave, mini fridge, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, coffee makers, safes, desks, pets allowed with a $35 fee, on site coin laundry, dry cleaning available, complimentary enhanced breakfast. Rates: $89 to $160
The shops @glenview are located on the first floor of the Historic Hotel Glenview where you will find the dabluz boutique, Driftless Area Stillroom and more! Check out our website for a full listing of all the great things our vendors have to offer.
Sally's Cookie Jar
Handmade and decorated cookies, cookie jars, cookie cutters, and cookie cookbooks. Open: Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am - 5 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm.
Largest selection of books in the area, variety of children's books, more than 3,500 magazine titles, greeting cards and more.
Two Wheel Inn
Located above the Iron Horse Social Club, a Vintage Motorcycle Museum & Bar, offers a unique overnight destination. We’re on Main Street in downtown Savanna along the bluffs of the beautiful Mississippi River. Come enjoy the camaraderie, an awesome museum, great people, great music and ice cold beer.
Stephenson-Black Hawk Trail
This scenic 13-mile trail for hiking and biking through the rolling hill of northwest Illinois offers both history and nature. The trail, as it follows county and township roads, is partially paved. Attractions include early pioneer sites, one of the highest natural points in the state, and also Blackhawk war sites. Trail maps are available at the Lena Community Park District Office. For those who complete the trail, trail patches and medals are available for purchase.
Illinois Game and Pet Breeders Fall Swap Meet
This swap meet involves the buying, selling and trading of game birds, animals, pets and supplies. Vendors will also be available with local honey, garden plants, flowers, and a small flea market. Events opens at 6 am. Gate Fee: $3.00 per person over the age of 12.
Old-fashioned ice cream shop featuring 51 flavors of ice cream, plus hamburgers and Chicago style hot dogs made with fresh, local products, chicken, pork tenderloins, grilled cheese and more. Also featuring custom made ice cream cakes, cookies and homemade German Chocolate Cake. Union Dairy has been a Freeport tradition since 1914. Dine in or carryout. March thru May and September thru October: Tuesday thru Sunday: 11 am to 9 pm Memorial Day thru Labor Day: Daily: 11 am to 10 pm Lunch: under $10.00. Credit Cards Accepted
Red's Iron Yard & Wholesale Barn-Country & Western
Unique country & western. Handmade home and garden décor. Life size die cast animals. Wooden wheeled wagons, buggies and sleighs.
Queen Anne Guest House
Award-winning bed-and-breakfast in quiet neighborhood near historic Main Street. Wireless Internet, private baths, fireplaces, parlors, library. Gourmet breakfasts and evening parlor party.
Old River School Historic District
This residential district includes original Freeport and the city's first street, Monterey, and was later known as the "Gold Coast". Points of interest include Freeport's oldest house (built in 1838), the childhood home of famed Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons, a monument honoring Freeport's founder, William "Tutty" Baker, and the Van Buren Bridge, built in 1885 of wrought iron.
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.
Located in the heart of Northwestern Illinois and close to the Mississippi River, we are a sportsman’s dream lodging location whether you are hunting, boating, fishing or bird watching. We are handicap accessible and offer queen and double beds and direct TV. Just 4 miles north of the Mississippi Palisades State Park.
Lions Park, at over 20 acres, features Splash Land Family Aquatic Center with a 180' waterslide, zero depth entry, many shade shelters, wet sand play area, water features and drop slide. The Splash Land Mini-Golf offers one of the nicest 18 hole miniature golf courses in the Midwest. It has over 275 plant varieties, 4000+ square feet of water areas, three waterfalls and challenges that the entire family will enjoy. The course is ADA compliant. Quench your thirst and your appetite at the Splash Land Food Court. Full restaurant offering sandwiches to soft serve and smoothies to salads - a true family food court. The park also offers picnic and playground areas, flower gardens, shelter house, a concession stand, volleyball and basketball courts, lighted ball diamond, batting cages and restrooms. A 110x110' ice rink is availabe in season.
Hickory Hill Lodging, Inc.
Hickory Hill Lodging is located down a wooded lane off of Payne Road, the gateway to Carroll County in Northwestern Illinois. Just minutes from the Lake Carroll Golf Course and the fine dining and relaxation in Lake Carroll.
Park Hills Golf Course
This award-winning (3 1/2 stars in Golf Digest) public course offers incomparable playing conditions on two 18 hole, 72-par courses. The gently rolling terrain, manicured greens and abundant wildflowers make Park Hills Golf Couse the destination for thousands of visitors every year. The West Course is 6600 yards, and the East Course is 6400 yards. Watered fairways, varying distance tees, a 300 yard driving range, clubhouse and pro shop are offered. Green Fees: Weekday - 9 hole: $16; 18 hole: $25, Weekend - 9 hole: $18; 18 hole: $28; Weekday or Weekend Cart Fees: 9 hole: $20; 18 hole: $32.
The Sabbath Center
They facilitate retreats for individuals and small groups seeking renewed relationships with God and each other. Come away by yourselves to a quiet place and rest a while. The conference center is approximately 100 miles west of Chicago but a world away from the hustle and worries of your busy lives.
The Clothes Bin & Gift Shop
Designer-inspired clothing, jewelry, purses, home décor & so much more. Free yourself from the ordinary! Stop, shop, have fun!
You Gotta Be Kidding
One of the many unique, specialty shops that call Galena home, find collectibles: such as, Coke/Pepsi memorabilia, Barbie dolls, banks, signs and hard-to-find gifts.
Willow Lake Greenhouse
A full line of bedding, vegetable, herb, perennial, specialty and heritage plants, plus hanging baskets are offered. Open: Late April thru late June: Monday thru Friday: 10 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday: (May only): Noon - 4 pm.
Experienced birder, knowledgeable about a variety of birding habitats in the Galena/Jo Daviess County Area, offers guided field trips on selected Saturdays. Private trips available by appointment.
Fritz and Frites
French and German classics bring flavor and flair to the palate in a European-style bistro. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
Visit the KOA for a complete variety of camping experiences. It's a fun place to be.
Luecke's Antique Mall
A multi-dealer mall with a fine collection of antiques and collectibles located in the 1892 antique Blust Building.
Hand-stripping and refinishing of wood. Buffing and lacquering of all metals.
Cedarville Skate Park
Skaters of all skill levels will enjoy the half and quarter pipes, pyramid, "roller coaster" and kink rails on the 750 square foot skate pad. The skate park is also open to bikes. Other attractions include a playground, sheltered picnic area, sand volleyball court, basketball court and ten fitness stations along a .5 mile blacktop walking path. Open: Dawn to Dusk.
Be sure to stop by Charlie's Place for great home-style cooking. Featuring all-day breakfasts, homemade soups and specials, Friday all-you-can-eat walleye and a Saturday rib special.
Simply Elegant Boutique
Real fashion for real women = real possibilities. Women's apparel and accessory boutique, also offering personal fittings and wardrobing consultations.
Covers a wide variety of your shopping needs from quality sportswear to elegant attire. Gifts, children's books and more can also be found.
Grandview Guest House
An 1870 era, traditional brick home overlooking Galena and the scenic countryside. Two guest rooms, one suite. Full breakfast, A/C, cable TV in parlor. Limited smoking. Senior, off-season, multi-night discounts.
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. Enjoy fresh, delicious entree choices plus all-you-can-eat fish/seafood buffet on Friday, prime rib on Saturday & our homemade specialty pizzas in our club.
Wild Birds Unlimited
Enhance your enjoyment of nature with birdfeeders, birdbaths, garden accents, nature-inspired gifts, books, binoculars, children's educational toys and more.
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa - Woodstone Restaurant
Enjoy spectacular views of The General golf course and countryside while at Woodstone Restaurant; Midwestern cuisine in a casual atmosphere.
Farmers Guest House & Annie's Cottage
Experience relaxed elegance in Galena’s only 1800’s restored inn – just a short walk to Main Street shopping – with spacious common areas, afternoon WineTime™, a DVD library, private gardens, endless cookies.
From huevos con chorizo and the best chimichangas around to a Friday night fish fry, Amigos is the place for a great Mexican or American meal. Breakfast served anytime. Credit Cards accepted. Open: Sunday: 8 am - 2 pm; Monday thru Saturday: 8 am - 9 pm.
Quality embroidery, screen printing and promotional items for clubs, organizations and schools. Freeport shirts in stock from youth 2-4 to adult 3X, plus sweatshirts, hats and polos made to order. With their 30 plus years of experience, “We will put your name and logo where it belongs – in front of your customers and friends each and every day!”.Open: Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 3 pm
Features fine jewelry and watches, custom desing and remounting, unique estate and antique jewelry. Complete repair service.
Above It All
This Bed & Breakfast sits up on a hill and is surrounded by forest on three sides. Sit and relax in the hot tub as you look at the amazing view!
Great Italian food. Select from 50 varieties of pizza, including Chicago-style, thin crust and double-decker, as well as daily specials. Very cozy, friendly and clean.
J & K Antiques
Unique and unusual antique furniture, clocks and lamps. Refinishing and stripping of antique furniture also available.
Galena Garlic Company
Celebrating garlic's versatility in the kitchen, Galena Garlic Company specializes in small-batch, homemade premium spice blends, naturally grown gourmet garlic (July-November), gourmet chef blends, rubs, aged balsamics, and the world's freshest olive oil!
Large, wooded park offers 43 acres of timber, grassland & bottomland with picnic and playground areas, hiking trails, cross-country skiing, fishing, and a small boat launch on Yellow Creek
This scenic and unique camping area offers nine sites with electrical and water hookups. One sewer hookup. Playground, pets, recreational vehicles and campfires are allowed. Maximum length is 30 feet.
A real Mexican restaurant. More than 100 authentic entrees; gigantic selection of Mexican/American beers. Lunch/dinner specials. Mega-Margaritas. Music Friday/Saturday.
Experience Galena's most exciting Japanese restaurant and sushi bar. The ultimate oriental dining experience. Full bar.
Napa Valley Salvage Company
Reimagined Vintage Furniture and home decor. California Shabby Chic. Join Napa Valley Salvage on Face Book, to see new reimagined furniture listed daily. Open: Monday thru Friday: 10 am 4 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 4 pm.
Greenbriar Country Inn & Suites
A treasury of Federal-period homes at the south end of Galena's historic district, with private parking. Twelve beautiful rooms, some with fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Too many amenities to list!
An eclectic experience women of all ages will enjoy; unique, name brand and more of apparel, shoes, jewelry and purses.
Jamie's Wine Studio of Galena
Intimate wine and martini bar and fine wine shop. Unique selection of wines, spirits, and gift items. Saturday wine tastings.
Bill's Christmas Trees
Choose/cut Christmas trees. Holiday wreaths. Open Thanksgiving weekend and the following two weekends. Tree shaker/netting. Holiday shop.