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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.
Taste your way through the state with our guide to the best and closest places to eat in Illinois. Experience everything from fine dining to shared plates and takeaway fare.
Put your dancing shoes on or unwind at one of the many bars and night clubs in Illinois. Locate the best cocktails, the perfect beer, local DJs, international artists and more.
Taste the regional characteristics in our locally produced wines. Browse our guide to the closest and best Illinois wineries and vineyards for your next celebration or trip.
Fancy a pint? Hunt down major Illinois breweries and distilleries for the best beers, ciders and spirits in the state. Support local production and taste your way through Illinois.
Taste your way through the best of the state with food tours in Illinois. Enjoy everything from fine dining and wineries, to craft beer and pizza tours.
Escape the winter blahs by exploring a children’s museum, taking in a sporting event, catching a live show or diving into an indoor water park.
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Trade Fairs & Shows
The Galena Bridal Fair
Take care of all aspects of your wedding in one location and register for dozens of prizes. Brides may pre-register online for free prior to the event.
Visit with the region's top wedding specialists to make your Galena Country wedding the best it can be.
Feb 15, 2020
An exciting freestyle snowboard and ski competition.
A weekend of 50's live music, dance workshops and a Sock Hop.
Celebrate the birthday of the 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant.
Come and experience soldiers and civilians living in the 1860s.
First annual dog-friendly event week in Galena Country
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.
Galena's first annual Food Truck Fight competition!
A two bedroom townhouse located in the Galena Territory, featuring a full-kitchen and a deck overloo...
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...
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