Only 30 miles north of Savanna, Illinois. Step back in time and experience the architecture of 19th century Main Street America. Voted as top 100 best small towns and best America’s best Main Streets. Located in an area of Northwest Illinois saved from glaciers that flattened most of the Midwest, Galena is surrounded by rolling hills with scenic drives. A charming town with unique shops, antiques, arts & crafts and upscale dining.