Directions

The Galena Territory is located in the northwest corner of the state of Illinois, six miles southeast of the historic town of Galena and is approximately:

  • 30 miles from Dubuque, Iowa
  • 70 miles west of Rockford, Illinois
  • 100 miles from Madison, Wisconsin
  • 150 miles west of Chicago, Illinois
  • 150 miles from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 100 miles from the Quad Cities
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30 miles from Dubuque, Iowa

  • Take US 20 toward Galena.
  • Pass the historic town of Galena and travel another 6 miles south on US 20.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the left.
  • Approximate travel time = 2 hours

70 miles west of Rockford, Illinois

  • Take US 20 West approximately 70 miles.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the right.
  • Approximate travel time = 1.5 hours

100 miles from Madison, Wisconsin

  • Take US 151 South approximately 65 miles to Platteville.
  • Pick up WI-80 South in Platteville and travel approximately 15 miles to IL-84.
  • Continue on IL-84 South and turn left onto US 20 toward Galena.
  • Pass the historic town of Galena and travel another 6 miles south on US 20.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the left.
  • Approximate travel time = 2 hours

150 miles west of Chicago, Illinois

From Chicago, Illinois: Two choices depending on departure location.

North side departure:

  • Take I-90 West approximately 68 miles to Rockford.
  • Pick up US 20 West in Rockford and travel approximately 70 miles.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the right.
  • Approximate travel time = 3 hours

South/Southwest side departure:

  • Take I-88 West to I-39 (approximately 62 miles)
  • Take I-39 North approximately 22 miles to Rockford.
  • Pick up US 20 West in Rockford and travel approximately 70 miles.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the right.
  • Approximate travel time = 3 hours

150 miles from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

From Cedar Rapids, Iowa: 

  • Take US 151 North approximately 57 miles.
  • Pick up US 20 East in Dubuque and cross the Mississippi River into Illinois.
  • Travel south on US 20 approximately 14 miles.
  • Pass the historic town of Galena and travel another 6 miles south on US 20.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the left.
  • Approximate travel time = 2 hours

100 miles from the Quad Cities

From the Quad Cities:  Two choices depending on departure location.

From west of the Mississippi River:

  • Take US 61 North approximately 86 miles.  
  • Pick up US 20 East in Dubuque and cross the Mississippi River into Illinois.
  • Travel south on US 20 approximately 14 miles.
  • Pass the historic town of Galena and travel another 6 miles south on US 20.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the left.
  • Approximate travel time = 1.75 hours

From east side of the Mississippi River:

  • Wind your way to IL-84 and travel north approximately 93 miles.
  • Turn left at US 20 West and travel approximately 7 miles.
  • The entrance to The Galena Territory is located on the right.
  • Approximate travel time = 2 hours