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2022

The Most Romantic Destination in Every State       Trips to Discover 
10 Most Romantic Getaways from Chicago Time Out
24 Top Getaways from Chicago US News Travel
The Best Small Towns in Each State       The Discoverer Blog
Best LGBTQ+ Friendly Small Towns in the USA Time Out
The Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Illinois Thrillist
Midwest Living's Best of the Midwest Winners 2022 - Holiday Town Midwest Living                      
12 Most Charming Small Towns in Illinois WorldAtlas.com
70 Best Places to Travel in the US: Described with Map American News Report
14 Charming Towns to Visit in 2022 Travel Awaits
Best Holiday River Town River Travel Magazine 
Best Road Trips from Chicago with Itineraries Dang Travelers
10 Most Beautiful Towns in America TheTravel.com
7 Most Charming Mississippi River Towns in Illinois WorldAtlas.com
The 10 Best U.S. Cities to Visit if You Love Old Houses Best Life
16 Top Romantic Getaways in Illinois US News Travel

2021

25 Best Weekend Getaways in the U.S. VacationIdea.com             
The 23 Most Charming Towns in America 24/7 Wall St.
Best of the River 2021 River Travel Magazine
Best Summer Destination for Outdoor Fun in Every State 24/7 Wall St.
12 Best Trails in Illinois that Lead You to Unforgettable Places Only in Your State
12 Best Places to Visit in Illinois Trips to Discover
Best Weekend Getaways from Chicago Conde Nast Traveler
10 Towns in Illinois That Have the Most Beautiful Scenery Only in Your State
10 Farm Towns in Illinois Perfect for a Getaway Only in Your State
25 Coolest Towns in America to Visit in 2021 Matador Network
50 Best Places to Visit in 2021 Travel & Leisure
The Best Small Town in Every State Tripp Savvy
Best Places to See Fall Colors in and around Chicago Chicago Parent
Best River Road Stops from IL to WI Travel Awaits
11 Best Small Towns to Visit Travel Awaits
30 Best Small Towns in America LLWorldTour.com

2020

Best Weekend Getaways near Chicago           Thrillist                   
60 Charming Towns You Must Visit Oprah.com
U.S. Coolest Small Towns Far & Wide
Best U.S. Towns under 10,000 residents Far & Wide
Top pick for Meetings and Events Unique Venues
Most Beautiful Small Towns in U.S. House Beautiful

2019

Best Small Towns in U.S.                                             Thrillist.                      
Fall Getaway to Galena Midwest Living
Most Beautiful Towns in U.S. House Beautiful
Top 10 Holiday Lights Displays in IL Trips to Discover
Top Winter Adventures near Chicago Forbes
18 Small towns to visit now Chicago Curbed
9 Cutest Small Towns in U.S. Jetsetter
Galena Illinois feature Visit Gay USA
Annual Summer Travel Guide Southwest Airlines
Best Destinations in the U.S. Amuse/Vice
Best Small Town Main Streets Country Living
15 Best Anitquing Towns BobVila.com

2018

Most Quaint Small Towns in U.S.                                    Mom.me                       
U.S. Most Charming Winter Villages MSN
Popular Honeymoon Destinations Cosmopolitan
20 Best Places for Fall Foliage Reader's Digest
30 Most beautiful Main Streets Architectural Digest
20 Best weekend getaways TripAdvisor
4 Reasons to Visit Galena Concierge Preffered
Prettiest town in every state Architectural Digest
Best small towns in each state Policy Genius
Best B&B in the U.S. - Jail Hill Inn TripAdvisor
Best small towns in each state Policy Genius
17 Beautiful Small Towns TripAdvisor
Illinois' Quaintest LGBTQ city Gay Times
Best Family Vacations in Midwest Trips to Discover
15 Main St you want to live on MSN
20 Insta-worthy trips in IL Chicago Tribune

2017

15 Most Beautiful Main Streets                                                      Architectural Digest.         
50 adventures in 50 states National Geographic
9 Cutest Small Towns in America Marriott Traveler
Beautiful Towns to Visit in Every State Culture Trip
Best Small Town to Visit in Every State Thrillist
9 Cutest Small Towns in America Jetsetter
Small Towns We Want To Live In House Beautiful
Prettiest Town in Illinois The Daily Mail and MSN
5 Best Road Trips from Chicago Pure Wow
Best Weekend Getaway West Suburban Living
Best Winter Vacations for snow lovers Trip Advisor
10 Reasons Everyone to Visit Galena, IL Culture Trip
20 Most Beautiful Main St in America Reader’s Digest
Beautiful US Towns That Feel Int'l My Domaine

2016

9 Charming towns to visit this fall                                                       MSN                                     
25 Underrated Towns to Visit this Fall Fodor’s Travel
5 Not-to-miss fall drive in the Midwest Travelocity
6 Great Mississippi River Downtowns Cruise Critic
100 Coolest Small Towns in America Budget Travel Magazine
Midwest’s 12 Greatest Towns Midwest Living Magazine
15 Romantic (wknd) Getaways in IL The Crazy Tourist
15 Best Small Towns to Visit in IL The Crazy Tourist
40 American Towns to Visit ASAP House Beautiful
Best Vacation Spot in Illinois Pure Wow
Best Shopping Main St. Experience Small Town Big Deal
4th Most Beautiful Town in America Expedia Viewfinder Blog

2015

Idyllic and Historic Main Streets                                                        USA Weekend                    
10 Most Beautiful Towns in Midwest The Culture Trip
50 Best Small Town Downtowns in U.S. Best Choice Reviews
10 Best Antiquing Towns in the U.S. Fodor’s
Best Weekend Getaway West Suburban Living
Top 11 Most Romantic Cities Bustle.com
25 Best Honeymoon Destinations U.S. VacationIdea.com
18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Country Living Magazine
13 Midwestern Hidden Gems AroundMe
10 of the Prettiest Places to Retire MarketWatch
10 Best Vacation Spots outside Chicago Thrillist
The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns Country Living Magazine
21 Small Towns You Should Visit Popsugar
Top 50 Small Towns in America DiscountMyFlights.com
28 Small Towns Beautiful Fall Foliage Country Living Magazine