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    Aaron’s Cottages & Cabins

    These deluxe cottages and cabins at Goldmoor Inn strike the perfect balance between the luxury of the Inn suites and the distinctive coziness that one can only experience when staying in a private cottage or log cabin. Surrounded by nature, enjoy extra privacy and serenity when spending time in front of a Read more [...]

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    AuCLAIR

    One of Galena’s most attractive wedding venues offering 72 uniquely decorated rooms, perennial gardens, catch and release pond, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, and banquet/meeting facilities for up to 300 people. Number of Rooms: 72 Room Rate Range: $75-$220 Weddings Let romance reign at the AuCLAIR, your destination in Northern Read more [...]

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    Silver Spoon Restaurant

    Located on the beautiful Mississippi River backwaters, this restaurant serves elevated comfort food in an upscale, yet casual modern atmosphere. Order one of their delicious Starters including Pork Belly Bites or a dish of Baked Caramelized Onion Dip served with Crostini. For dinner, choose between gourmet burgers and flavor-packed sandwiches Read more [...]

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    Helluva Half Mile

    This is THE shopping experience! With more than 125 shops and restaurants, one door after another, that mile in Chicago won’t seem so magnificent after wandering this half-mile long Main Street! There is just as much variety, quality and special activities and sales but with far less time spent walking and searching. Read more [...]

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    Cajun Jack’s Bar & Grill

    Enjoy popular southern dishes mixed with hometown recipes in Galena County’s most unique dining atmosphere. Cajun Jack’s serves everything from oysters on the half shell and seafood gumbo, to mouth-watering ribeye steaks and delicious burgers. There is something for everyone and themed decor everywhere.  Be sure to snap a selfie with the shark Read more [...]

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    Matthew’s Haunted Pub Crawl

    This is a guided tour that leads the brave-hearted to three pubs in downtown historic Galena along the Helluva Half Mile. Hear ghost stories and legends plus some of Galena’s history. Use ghost equipment to interact with spirits and even close personal spirits. All of this is told by Galena’s No. 1 storyteller with a perfect blend of spirits (boo!) and spirits (yum!).

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    Nancy’s Slots Galena

    This Gaming Cafe provides a relaxing and comfortable place to play slots right on the Helluva Half Mile. Free from noise and distractions of a crowded bar or busy restaurant, Nancy’s is a clean and peaceful atmosphere offering free coffee, soda, and snacks for all players. Beer and light alcohol Read more [...]

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    Galena Tours App

    Galena’s first and only tour app! This comprehensive app offers the opportunity to experience the rich history of the town of Galena, IL.  It allows you to visit 291 historical locations, virtually from the comfort of your own home, as well as take and customize your own self-guided driving/walking tours Read more [...]

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    Pine Hollow Inn

    Enjoy a relaxing getaway only one mile from downtown Galena. Pine Hollow Inn is located on 120 acres of timber, rolling hills, and valleys. Guests can put their feet up and relax on the large wrap around porch, stroll along the stream that flows past the cottage, or just chill Read more [...]