Plan A Trip To Galena, One Of Illinois’s Most Charming Historic Towns

Looking for a small town to add to your bucket list? Are you ready to get out on the road and explore some of the historical places that have become the fabric of Illinois? We have the perfect place for you to check out. With 85 percent of this beautiful town registered on the National Register of Historic Places, you don’t want to miss out on this. As the site of the first big mineral rush in the United States, come explore for yourself Galena, Illinois.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you visited Galena, Illinois before? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you want to find out more about this historic town, check out the Visit Galena webpage. Do you have other small towns in Illinois that you think readers should know about? Make sure to shout them out!

Address: Galena, IL 61036, USA