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Though known for its shopping, Galena’s historical sites, tours and scenery charm without costing much on a Midwest weekend getaway.
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With skiing, water recreation, golf, hiking and biking, the little resort town of Galena offers big outdoor fun during your active Midwest weekend getaway.
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Here are Midwest Living's top choices for lodging in Galena.
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Galena shines in the fall, and the little river town in northwest Illinois’ rolling hills continues to evolve. If you haven’t visited lately, we have 7 reasons to go back.
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On the Galena River, this bustling historic town features century-old buildings housing shops and restaurants; some 50 inns and hotels welcome travelers for vacation getaways.
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Unplug from the modern everyday on a nostalgic, kitschy, friendlier-than-a-front-porch run down the Midwest stretch of Route 66.
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Treat yourself to a getaway at one of these special Midwest lodgings. Even if you never venture far from the grounds, you'll feel like you've had a vacation.
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A husband reluctant about shopping and candlelight heads to Galena for a romantic getaway with his wife -- and finds that the weekend has room for both spa treatments and kayaking.
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Where do Midwest Living's readers love to vacation? Here are 15 favorites -- and why our readers love them.