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Come to Galena Illinois

The City of Galena Illinois is located in the northwest part of the state. It’s a beautiful city with plenty of scenic views and hills.

The city has many places to stay from bed and breakfast lodging to cottages and hotels.

There’s plenty of shopping going on here on Main Street from the boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops.

There are also many specialty shops where you can get specialty prepared foods from cheese, spices, honey and candies to authentic canned foods.

In the winter time many people come to the Chestnut Mountain Resort.

Many people come to the Galena area for day trips and weekend getaways. They bring their kayaks and canoes and enjoy the river. .


The Galena territory is 150 miles west of Chicago, and 6 miles away from the historic city of Galena.

It is a great place to go for a weekend getaway or trip.

The Galena Territory is on a 6,800 planned residential, and recreational community.

It’s also the home to a full-service golf and spa resort called the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa. The resort guests can enjoy the things that residents can.

If you need some indoor pampering, they have the renowned Stonedrift Spawhich is a 6,000-square-foot spa.

It has 10 treatment rooms, and special spa showers like you’ve never experienced.

You can get massages, facials and other body treatments to help you further relax and pamper yourself.

Enjoy Nature & Activities

The Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is close to Lake Galena. The lake is 220 acres, and a big draw for people looking for water furn.

Whether it’s boating, canoeing, using a paddle boat or water skiing, there’s a lot to do here.

Plus the lake is stocked with different kinds of fish, so you’re sure to catch something.

The resort is located right in the midst of nature’s natural attractions, including hills and forest areas.

The Galena Territory has 23 miles of trails where you can hike and go biking as much as you want.

Many animals live in the area, you are sure to spot an eagle or owl.

So if you love to bird watch you will be amazed. Bring your binoculars! You may even spot beavers, deers and red foxes.

You can ride horses at the Shenandoah Riding Center. There are over 40 miles of trails to ride. You can also get riding lessons.

There are tennis courts and a place to play volleyball. They also have plenty of games,events, and pool activities for the kids.

They have hot air balloon rides over the Galena countryside.

If you’ve never experience hot air balloon rides over the Galena countryside, then bring your family and loved ones because the ride is thrilling, and surreal.

Just riding in the air over the natural Midwest planes and forest areas gives you a tremendous view of Illinois.

If you’re an avid golfer then you will like this place as there are four championship courses and 63-holes of golf to be played.

If you just started playing this is a great place to come and get acclimated to the game. They also offer golf lessons.

Travel + Leisure Golf has named it one of the best golf resorts in the Midwest.

Golf Digest ranked The General among America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses throughout the years also.

Enjoy The Winter Time

The activities don’t stop in any season.

Some of the winter activities at the resort include cross-country skiing, ice skating, and sledding.

So get ready for some Midwest winter fun.

There are sledding hills and skating ponds that are welcoming for those who want to get a winter workout in. Don’t forget about nearby Chestnut Mountain in nearby Galena.

As you can see it really doesn’t matter what time of the year you visit, there are still many ways to pamper yourself and relax.

Restaurants & Lodging

At the Galena Territory there are places to satisfy your hunger.

The Woodlands Restaurant & Lounge, Spikes Bar & Grill, Paisanos, North, East & South Golf Clubhouses, and The General Store Bakery & Deli.

The resort also has live musical entertainment every weekend.

There are 80 rooms in the main Inn. There are also over 230 spacious one- to-eight bedroom villas, and homes.

The resort offer different packages where you can get a discount on your stay. So be aware and monitor when you want to travel to the area for good deals.

The Galena Territory Location:

2000 Territory Drive Galena Illinois 61036

Phone:(815) 777-2000

Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa:

444 Eagle Ridge Drive, Box 777 Galena Il. 61036

Phone:(800) 892-2269 (815) 777-5000