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Visit Galena
Visit Galena

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 of lodging options. Explore the 19th century architecture and historic sites that earned us a place on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's "America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations" list and you'll begin to capture our unique spirit that still thrives today.


123 North Commerce Street
Galena, IL 61036

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