Visit Historic Galena
Events
Annual Spring Fling

May 04

Annual Spring Fling
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm | Free
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Freedom Fest

Jul 01

Freedom Fest
4-10 pm | Terrapin Park
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Fourth at the Fort

Jul 04

Fourth at the Fort
Noon - 2:00 pm
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Best Scenic Drive in Northern Illinois

llinois Country Living readers declare Illinois State Route 84 the Best Scenic Drive in Northern Illinois! Route 84 follows the Mississippi River and runs through three cities in Galena Country, including Hanover, Village of Elizabeth, Illinois and Galena. This 2-lane scenic route is known for its hills and curves, making it a favorite for car enthusiasts and motorcyclists.