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Step back in time to the golden age of train travel and settle in for a peaceful ride to discover some of Illinois’ most charming towns and hidden treasures.
Visit the many historic sites in Illinois, from the Land of Lincoln, to the site of an ancient Native American city at Cahokia Mounds.
Visit the History Museums of Illinois. From the vast collection of the Chicago History Museum to small town historical museums, you’ll discover the stories and heritage of our towns and our people.
History comes alive at Illinois historical reenactments. Meet Abraham Lincoln in the flesh, experience colonial life, or take a canal boat ride with a period costumed storyteller.
One of America’s greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright called Illinois home—and filled it with some of his best works.
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Galena On The Fly, Inc.
Hot air balloon rides sunrise and sunset daily. Reservations required. Gift certificates available. Groups welcome. Call for pricing and information.
Galena on the Fly is a hot air balloon company offering rides above the scenic NW Illinois landscape.
A weekend celebration surrounded by the annual release of Le Beaujolais Nouveau by Galena cellars, t...
Dinner, dancing and fun in the confines of the historic Desoto House Hotel.
Come and experience soldiers and civilians living in the 1860s.
8-hour timed looped course that brings you back to a jammin' party every time. DJ, music, and fun af...
Wine, beer and cheese tasting event.
More than 20 hot air balloons in two races and lots of entertainment to go with it!
Celebrate local wine at this fun-filled festival in Galena.
Classic Car Show (Pre 1972).
Located on Main Street with private parking, 305 North provides the best lodging downtown Galena has...
A Great Escape! Vacation Homes of Galena provides beautiful, affordable vacation homes of various si...
Elegant award-winning 1850s mansion. Relaxing English gardens, gazebo, porches & parlors. Breathtaki...
Historic Galena icehouse with private spacious suites offering romance, comfort, relaxation. King be...
Fine Art, Gallaeries & Studios, Galena Shopping.
Walk the floors shared by Lincoln and Grant in this 1845 home. Stroll the gardens where Grant traine...
Beautiful family water park with waterslide, drop slide, diving board, and full menu concession stan...
Alice’s Snyder House was built in 1856 and retains the charm of a bygone era. Decorated with many an...
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