Galena, Illinois

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Fall Getaway to Galena, Illinois

When leaves turn to gold in a town built on lead, Galena alchemy is formed. See our guide of things to do (and of course eat) in Galena this fall.

Top Things to Do in Galena

On the Galena River in northwest Illinois, this town’s century-old buildings now house shops, galleries, wineries and restaurants. Beyond Main Street, find water sports, golf and other active outings.

Holiday Getaway to Galena, Illinois

Christmas in Galena delivers a complete escape into a yuletide Neverland.

Two-Day Getaway to Galena

Brick and stone buildings in Galena house more than 100 shops. Adventures along the Mississippi River complement the city’s bustle.

Top 10 Things to Do in Galena for Active Travelers

With water recreation, golf, hiking, biking and skiing, the little resort town of Galena, Illinois, offers big outdoor fun during your active Midwest weekend getaway.

Fall in love again with Galena, Illinois

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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Top Things to Do on a Budget in Galena

Though known for its shopping, Galena’s historical sites, tours and scenery charm without costing much on a Midwest weekend getaway.

4 Spots to Get in the Haunted Spirit of Galena, Illinois

Booze. Ghosts. Or a mash-up of both. These four stops in the notoriously haunted northwest Illinois river town deliver what you need for a, uh … spirited getaway.