Weekend Getaway: Galena, Illinois

Weekend Getaway: Galena, Illinois

Heading west on U.S. 20 in northern Illinois, the road that had been straight and flat begins to wind through gently rolling farm fields as you near Galena. When church steeples and orange brick buildings come into view, you know you’ve reached your destination.  A city with fewer than 3500 residents, Galena attracts over a million visitors every year. Visitors come for the history, the shopping, the dining or just to relax in an atmosphere that is like nowhere else in Illinois.  Read more

Seven Eagles RV Resort and Campground: RV, Cabin or Motel

Seven Eagles RV Resort and Campground: RV, Cabin or Motel

We found a great campground in Savanna, Illinois, in the northwest part of the state near the Mississippi River.  In fact, a footpath leads from the Seven Eagles RV Resort and Campground right to the Great River Bike and Hike Trail that runs 62 miles from Savanna to the Quad Cities.  You don’t even need an RV to stay at Seven Eagles because they have cabins and a really neat motel, too. Read more