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About Galena Country Tourism

Galena Country Tourism is the official destination marketing organization for Galena Country, which includes all of Jo Daviess County. We promote Galena Country as the Midwest’s premier destination for overnight visitors. Galena Country is supported by a board of 11 directors consisting of representatives from the travel and tourism industry, local government and experienced businesspersons.



Rose Noble

Rose Noble

Fallon Oldenburg

Fallon Oldenburg
Marketing Manager

Kirsten Bell

Kirsten Bell
Digital Marketing Specialist

Lori Kinnaman

Lori Kinnaman
Director of Operations

Justin Helle

Justin Helle
Group Sales Manager

Galena Country® Welcome Center

123 N. Commerce St.
Galena IL 61036-2209


April – October, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun.-Sat.
November – March, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun.-Sat.
Phone: 815.776.9200
Fax: 815.776.9201


  • Current City of Galena occupancy/RevPar numbers – click here
  • Current City of Galena/Jo Daviess County lodging tax collections – click here

Free to use images of Galena Country

Please browse our media kit and feel free to use any of the attached images to promote your business and event.
If possible, credit to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

Events and Speaking Engagements

  • July 16: Route 20 Marketing Campaign informational meeting in Elizabeth, Village Hall, 6 p.m.
  • Aug. 20: Galena Country Tourism Year in Review, Timmerman’s Supper Club, noon *RSVP required

Marketing Initiatives

To learn more about our marketing plans for FY’20, email us for a digital copy of our Marketing Initiatives packet which includes a summary of our target audience, target markets, promotions calendar, campaign goals, campaign placement and digital outlets. Not interested in a digital download? Set up a meeting with Rose to receive your hard copy.

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