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Illinois’ Mississippi River Valley: Galena, Illinois

  Powered by lead mines, Galena, Ill., was once a boomtown, the busiest Mississippi River port between St. Louis, Mo., and St. Paul, Minn. By the late 1850s, the northwestern…

Northern Illinois Beyond Chicago

August is a great time to visit Northern Illinois before the summer travel season ends. This 280-mile loop route heading west from Chicago has something for every interest, from hiking…