All Places

  • Thriving Thistle Market

    Located on the historic Stagecoach Trail in Apple River, this gourmet gas station supplies zero-ethanol fuel for your car, and delicious fuel for your belly! Stretch your legs and enjoy made-to-order salads, sandwiches, smoothies, and pizzas out on the patio. The coffee/espresso bar will get you moving and there is always Read more [...]

  • Pudgy’s

    A Place for Beef & Dogs! This family run hot dog stand, serves authentic Chicago Style Hot Dogs, home made Chicago Style Italian Beef, ‘nearly world famous’ Pudgy Fry, various home made salads and fresh squeezed lemonade.    

  • Galena Tees

    T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, hats and Galena souvenirs. Design your own tees or choose from the gigantic assortment of imprinted apparel. Commemorative & fun themes available. Pet Friendly.

  • Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary

    This 409-acre Bird Sanctuary is Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation‘s newest preserve. There are over 6 miles of trails for you to explore at this unique place, which is managed and protected primarily for the many bird species that call it home. To date, there have been documented sightings of over 100 Read more [...]

  • The Kindred Spirit Integrative Health and Well Spa

    Tranquility awaits you just moments away from the Historic Downtown Galena! Nestled inside Galena’s only 24 Hour Fitness facility, spa guests will find a plethora of therapeutic treatments sure to soothe  mind, body, and spirit. Enjoy organic body treatments, detoxifying foot soaks, facials, massage therapy, reflexology, and Reiki. Be sure Read more [...]

  • The Spoon Carver Cottage, Artisan Studio & Gallery

    Paul Pendola is a Galena, IL based green woodworking artist specializing in hand-carved wooden spoons, spatulas, and other hand-crafted kitchen accompaniments including bread, cheese, cutting, and serving boards, butter and cheese knives, all-natural wood conditioners, among other items. Using only an axe, straight knife, hook knife, and all-natural food-safe oil and wax; Read more [...]

  • Dillon’s HM Pizza & Tavern

    Great local neighborhood bar & grill with friendly staff and good food. This local bar and grill, serves up breakfast, delicious pizza, chili dogs, grilled sandwiches, hamburgers, and beer, of course! For those looking to explore eatery options off Main Street, this is an excellent choice! Handicap Accessible.

  • Isabella’s Ltd.

    Boutique home decor store specializing in decorative paint, reupholstered furniture and unique home accents which focus on re-purposed and up-cycled materials. Stockist for Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan.      

  • Pajamas All Day

    This one-bedroom Golf Villa is located in The Galena Territory, a 3800-acre resort area with rolling hills, woodlands, championship golf courses, 24 miles of walking trails and much more. It captures a modern and relaxing atmosphere featuring a gas-burning fireplace, a trendy galley kitchen, a coffee bar and a furnished Read more [...]

  • Joint Photography Adventures

    Join a custom photography workshop in the Driftless Area of Northwest Illinois. From beginner to expert, everyone has something to learn. Joint Photography Adventures provides instruction to ensure that clients leave with incredible images and new skills. Your guides will take you to locations to create images in the best Read more [...]