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The small, historic town of Galena, Illinois makes for a charming day trip including ghosts and grub! Start off with a 90-minute ghost walk tour with the Haunted Galena Tour Company where you’ll be treated to enticing storytelling and street theater as you visit several haunted locations. Then, treat yourself to some luscious food at the DeSoto House Hotel’s General’s Restaurant, which was named after Galena’s nine Civil War generals.
If being spooked and stuffed isn’t enough adventure for you, Galena is also wonderful for antiquing, and you can actually go hiking with goats! If there are other places in Galena that are worth a visit, please let us know in the comments below.
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