Month: July 2017

The Arts in Galena

The Arts in Galena, IllinoisIf you’re looking for a quick, charming getaway destination this summer, put Galena on your short list.  Galena is a short drive away from major cities in the Midwest, including Chicago and Milwaukee, and offers everything you could ask for in a getaway destination. This historic town, lined with preserved buildings from the 1800’s, is surrounded by stunning natural beauty.  Though the town originally thrived as a rich lead mining town and steamboat hub on the Mississippi River, the town’s prosperity didn’t last.  In the 1960’s and 70’s, Galena was reborn as a major arts destination in the Midwest.  To this day, the arts in Galena remain a critical part of Galena’s thriving economy and culture.  To explore this quaint community, book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast in Galena today. Continue Reading