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Galena Country Tourism

Outdoor Adventures just outside of Galena, IL

Rutherford Refuge at Twin Bridges Explore beyond Galena’s Main Street and delve into the natural wonders that surround this charming, historic town. Discover lush forests, rolling hills, and meandering rivers that paint a picturesque backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts. Join us on a journey through…

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Your Spring Break Guide to Galena Country

Spring break is just around the corner, and if you're looking for a picturesque escape filled with charm, history, and natural beauty, look no further than Galena Country. Nestled in the rolling hills of Northwest Illinois, this region offers a perfect blend of outdoor adventure, cultural…

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Free things to do in Galena Country

Image: U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site Galena Country is a charming destination known for its historic character, scenic landscapes and iconic events. Contrary to the belief that travel has to be expensive, Galena Country offers a variety of free experiences that allow visitors to have a blast…

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No-Snow Fun in Galena Country!

Image: Elizabeth's Grand Antique Co. No snow? No problem! Snow can be so much fun, but Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate! No worries, here are several snow-free activities for you to enjoy in Galena Country. Hit the Slopes Even if there isn't a snowflake in sight, if it's cold out, chances are…

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Cozy drink spots in Galena Country

‘Tis the season to wrap your hands around a warm cup of comfort! We’ve rounded up some toasty ‘hot spots’ where you can relax and thaw out this winter in Galena Country! Big Bill’s Sandwich Shop, Galena Savor a steaming cappuccino, sip on a chai tea latte, or indulge in a hot chocolate topped with…

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Winter Escape to Galena Country

Get uniquely charming travel ideas. Join our newsletter Whether you look at winter as a time for an outdoor adventure to embrace the elements or a call to head indoors for cozy relaxation and family downtime, Galena Country offers the perfect winter escape. From a couple’s retreat to a family…

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How to celebrate the holidays in Galena Country

It's the most wonderful time of the year in Galena Country! Whether it's the twinkling lights, the enchanting festivities, or the cozy refreshments, you're sure to find what you love and more. It's a place where families can create lasting memories, and visitors can experience the true spirit of…

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No tricks, just treats in Galena Country

Trick or treat... Galena Country's got something good for you to eat! Fill your baskets with a wide variety of handmade old-fashioned confections, gourmet popcorn, long-stemmed chocolate-dipped strawberries, imported European chocolates and more! Watch delicious treats being crafted on the spot…

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