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Galena Country Tourism

Unique Retreats in Galena Country

Discover the charm of Galena Country with unique stays that blend history, luxury, and breathtaking views. From cozy cottages to historic inns, every stay offers a one-of-a-kind experience. Your perfect getaway awaits in these unique stays. ALDRICH GUEST HOUSE Aldrich Guest House is Illinois's…

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Discover the History of Galena Country

Get uniquely charming travel ideas. Join our newsletter Galena & U.S Grant Museum Galena Country is known for its well-preserved, 19th-century architecture and Ulysses S. Grant history, but there's even more to discover in this historically amazing destination! From the origins of Kraft Cheese to…

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Must-see historic group tours in Galena, IL

Image: Galena Trolley Tours & Grant Home Gather your group and get to Galena Country to explore all things historic! From its bustling mining days to its pivotal role in shaping the nation's destiny, Galena Country is the ideal destination for group tours with a passion for history. Check out this…

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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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