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Welcome to Galena, Illinois

Once-a-year trips to historic Galena Country are wonderful, but experienced visitors know the fun goes on all year 'round. From snowshoeing at Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve in the glistening white winter to watching the Great Galena Balloon Race at the peak of high summer, this northwest Illinois playground offers a full year's worth of adventure and enjoyment. 

Feb
11
Chocolate Lovers Stroll
Feb
17
Winter Carnival Weekend at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Mar
4
Galena Whiskey Weekend

AT THE CORNER OF WINTER & WONDERLAND

Discover the beauty of winter in Galena Country
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Food & Drink

Galena Country has tastes from around the world. Farm-to-table hotspots boast local flavors and made-from-scratch dishes can be found nestled throughout the county. Enjoy the right recipe, ambiance and flavors here.

Things To Do

The great thing about a trip to Galena Country is that it’s your story to write. Simply put, there is something for everyone. So drive, run, hike, bike, or soar your way over here. We guarantee you’ll leave with a story to tell.

Visitors Guide