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Ride the Ups & Downs Bicycle Ride

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950 US Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028

The G.O.A.T.S. Cycling Club of Galena is hosting the annual Ride the Ups & Downs Event.

This bicycle ride is a one-day tour of beautiful Jo Daviess County, Illinois that features hilly terrain, spectacular ridge top panoramas and long valley views. Choose one of three clearly marked routes on rolling, low traffic, paved roads throughout our rural setting: 32 miles (50 km), 52 miles (84 km) and 63 miles (100 km). Rain or shine!

After the ride, take some time to explore the charming towns of Elizabeth and Galena. For those who love to shop, Galena offers a variety of boutique stores where you can find unique clothing, home decor, and souvenirs. Don't forget to stop by the vineyards and sample some of the delicious wines produced in the area. And when you've worked up an appetite, be sure to check out the many restaurants in the area, offering a range of cuisines to suit every taste.

Places to stay nearby...

The Three Elizabeths Guest House


The Three Elizabeths Guest House is located in historic Elizabeth, IL.

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Marcotte's Family Motel


Marcotte's Family Motel is located on three acres overlooking Jo Daviess countryside, a short drive to Galena, Chestnut, Mississippi River, Apple Canyon.

Read more about Marcotte's Family Motel

Derinda House


Comfortable accommodations located in Elizabeth, IL just 15 miles from the historic town of Galena.

Read more about Derinda House

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