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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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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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