Stay at the same hotel Abraham Lincoln did, visit Ulysses S. Grant’s home, go skiing or snowboarding, window shop downtown, or visit a winery. Illinois has history, attractions, sports, nature, and more. Step back in time at The Old Blacksmith Shop, or visit a village from the mid 1800’s at Heritage Canyon. Gramercy Park has plenty of beautiful overlooks and well-kept trails for the nature lover.
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    The Belvedere Mansion

    The Belvedere Mansion is Galena’s largest mansion in 1857 and is completely restored. The Belvedere Mansion and Gardens are open to the public from mid-May to mid-November. This 22 room private residence is truly lavish, the finest and “most often visited” Italianate mansion in Galena.

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    Apple River State Bank

    A locally owned community bank in Jo Daviess County Illinois with locations in Apple River, Elizabeth, Galena, Hanover, Scales Mound, and Warren Illinois offering a full line of banking products.

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    Best Western Designer Inn

    42 Guest Rooms, brand new fantasy suites! Bus groups welcome! Heated indoor/outdoor pool with swim through and other wonderful free amenities!

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    Blackhawk Waterways CVB

    The Blackhawk Waterways region in Northwest Illinois promotes the NW Illinois counties of Carroll, Lee, Ogle, & Whiteside as a tourism destination. Our region offers events & festivals, outdoor recreation along Mississippi & Rock Rivers & the Hennepin Canal. We also boast hiking & biking trails, Ronald Reagan and John Deere historic sites, antiques, and […]

    201 Franklin Avenue Polo, IL
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    City of Savanna

    Savanna, IL built along the Mississippi River offers breathtaking views and an abundance of outdoor recreation. Accommodations range from camping to full service hotels and quaint inns. Shops and restaurants line the historic main street.

    333 Chicago Avenue, Savanna, IL
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    Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

    Explore Everything Eagle Ridge Has to Offer In 2014, Midwest Living rated Eagle Ridge one of the “45 Midwest Resorts We Love.” Set in one of Northern Illinois’ most beautiful and secluded locales, the 6,800-acre Galena Territory, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is a truly one-of-a-kind getaway that blends country manor-style luxury and sophistication with […]

    444 Eagle Ridge Drive Galena, IL
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    Family Beer & Liquor

    Family owned and operated in the Tri-State area for three generations. Wide, easy to shop aisles in our 20,000 square foot store. The area’s largest wine, liquor, beer & pop selection with over 3000 varieties of wine to choose from. Shop the “Reserve Room” – the Tri-States only walk-in temperature and humidity controlled wine storage […]

    20200 U.S. Highway 20 West East Dubuque, IL
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    Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum

    Located at the former Rock Falls Fire Station in Uptown Rock Falls. The Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum takes a look into the history of firefighting in the Rock Falls area. The museum displays vintage firefighting equipment, as well as, offers family friendly tours and children’s educational activities.

    403 W. 2nd Street Rock Falls, Illinois 61071
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    Freeport/Stephenson County CVB

    In Freeport and Stephenson County, you’ll find that “welcome” is more than just a word – it’s part of our lifestyle. From family-run shops and farm stands to museums and cultural events, we’re happy to share the hometown feeling that makes this part of Illinois a special experience.

    4596 U.S. Highway 20 East Freeport, IL
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    Fried Green Tomatoes

    WELCOME Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves Prime Steaks and boasts a Wine Spectator Award winning wine menu. Outstanding service and an inviting atmosphere make Fried Green a must stop while in downtown historic Galena, Illinois.

    213 North Main Street Galena, IL
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    Fulton (Martin House) Museum

    The Fulton Historical Society is located in this Civil War era home donated to the City by Leonard and Maxine Martin. The Society is responsible for the operation of the home as a repository of information and materials relevant to the history of the City of Fulton and its inhabitants. In addition, the Society wishes […]

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    Fulton Tourism

    Fulton is home to two national scenic byways, the Lincoln Highway and Great River Road. Visit an authentic Dutch windmill, Windmill Cultural Center, Heritage Canyon, and a charming shopping district.

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    Galena & U.S. Grant Museum

    Housed in an 1858 mansion, this is a great place to start your Galena visit. Greeting by the “ghosts” of General and Mrs. Grant. Special exhibits feature Grant and the Civil War, mining, steamboating, geology, 19th century life. A TripAdvisor favorite!

    211 South Bench Street Galena, IL
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    Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery

    From the Lawlor Family to you. We welcome you and invite you to experience Galena Cellars to its fullest.

    515 South Main Street Galena, IL
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    Galena, Illinois - VisitGalena.org

    It doesn’t take long to figure out why Galena is the second most visited city in Illinois. Chicago takes the No. 1 spot but Galena is a lost-in-time hamlet that lures visitors with its more than 100 mom ‘n’ pop shops on Main Street, hillside homes and buildings, 75 percent of which are listed on […]

    123 North Commerce Galena, IL
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    Galena/Jo Daviess County CVB

    Honored by Condé Nast Traveler’s readers as the “2nd Friendliest City in the U.S.” and recognized by Fodor’s for having one of “America’s Best Main Streets”, experience the vintage charm and contemporary spirit of Galena and Jo Daviess County. Discover our rolling hills, world-class golfing, exceptional regional cuisine, unique shops, tranquil spas and a wealth […]

    720 Park Ave., Galena, IL 61036
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    Gramercy Park

    Situated on the blufftop heights overlooking the Mississippi, Gramercy Park features the Dunleith Native American burial mound group, walking trails, interpretive signs, panoramic views and blufftop picnic sites. A great stopover when traveling between states.

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    Grant Home State Historic Site

    The Grant Home is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Last tour starts at 4:00 p.m. The Old Market House Welcome Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The sites are closed on New Year’s, Martin Luther King, Jr., Presidents, Veterans, General Election, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Large […]

    Bouthillier & 4th Street Galena, IL
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    Great American Popcorn

    Walk into The Great American Popcorn Company in historic Galena, Illinois and you will always be greeted with a friendly smile and a fresh, warm sample of our famous Old Fashioned Caramel Corn. More than likely you will be welcomed by the loud and friendly owner himself, Dave Lewis, who started Great American Popcorn Company […]

    110 South Main Street Galena, IL
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    Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park

    The Hennepin Canal played an important role in the history of commerce and industry in the United States, as a result the entire canal is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Rock Falls is the starting point of the Hennepin Feeder Canal which supplies water to the greater Hennepin Canal. Today the […]

    East 2nd Street, Rock Falls, Illinois 61071
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    Heritage Canyon

    Heritage Canyon is a 12-acre wooded structure nature walk dotted with buildings that take the visitor back to the 1800’s. Mid-1800’s – 1954: It was a limestone quarry where rock was crushed for field fertilizer, road beds, wing dams and levees. Trucks, trains and river barges hauled it away. 1954 – 1967: The quarry was […]

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    Massbach Ridge Winery

    Enjoy the beautiful countryside while discovering your favorite Massbach wine. Located in the hills of Jo-Davies County with acres of vineyards that create award-wining wines. Visit and taste first-hand.

    8837 South Massbach Road Elizabeth, IL
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    Northwest Territory Historic Center

    Ronald Reagan loved his home town of Dixon, Illinois. In the early 80′s President Reagan made one of his return visits to Dixon. The townspeople had begun to restore Reagan’s boyhood home on Hennepin Avenue. Noting a need for assistance, Mr. Reagan called his close personal friend, Norm Wymbs, and asked him to help the […]

    205 West 5th Street Dixon, IL
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    Old Blacksmith Shop

    Filled with tools and equipment from its 100 year history. While the shop is a museum (complete with gift shop), forges are totally operable and blacksmiths are on duty during the season. Check out our well-stocked Gift Shop filled with things made by our blacksmiths and also our local foundry, and they do beautiful custom […]

    211 South Bench Street Galena, IL
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    Stoney Creek Inn

    Our Stoney Creek Galena, Illinois hotel is situated perfectly to ensure our guests are just minutes away from all that Galena and Jo Davies County has to offer! Stoney Creek Galena provides corporate travelers, meeting organizers and conference leaders looking for a unique venue near Downtown Galena, FHN Family Counseling Center, Design Mill, MSA Professional […]

    940 Galena Square Drive Galena, IL
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    The Dowling House

    Galena’s oldest house, Dowling House, was built in 1826 by John Dowling. Built of limestone, it was once the only trading post in the city. The Dowling House was equipped with primitive living quarters and hosted many fur traders in years past. Tour guides provide a complete history of the development of the City of […]

    220 Diagonal Street, Galena, IL 61036
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    Windmill Cultural Center

    The Windmill Cultural Center (WCC) was dedicated April 2010 and houses an extensive collection of 22 European windmills. The windmills vary in size up to six feet tall. The collection was designed by Henk and June Hielema of DeMotte, Indiana. Mr. Hielema was employed in Europe and as a hobby; he and June traveled extensively, […]

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