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Galena Welcome Center

Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily

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Jo Daviess County

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Tri-State Tourism

Explore what the tri-state area has to offer. Our unique area is filled with ethnic heritage, 19th century architecture, antiques and mystical landscapes.

Geocaching in Galena

Have a GPS? Galena is filled with hidden geocache treasures. Try your hand at making the find. This treasure hunting game is played throughout the world by adventure seekers.

Chicago and Beyond

From the windy city through the rolling hills of Northern Illinois.

Great Rivers Country, Western IL

The communities within Great Rivers Country provide varied recreational opportunities such as auto touring, biking and hiking trails, boating, rock climbing, fishing, historic/cultural sites, horseback riding, camping, hunting, museums, winter sports, wildlife viewing, riverboat casinos, non-gaming riverboats, and bird watching.

Dubuque, Iowa

A short, 15-minute drive from Galena, you can stroll along the Mississippi Riverwalk, ride on the Fenelon Place Elevator and explore the Victorian architecture that adorns our bluffs.

Platteville, Wisconsin

Just over 30 minutes from Galena, Platteville offers a historic mining museum, brewery museum and several other activities that make for a great day trip.