Planning a destination wedding is lots of work, but planning a destination that’s closer to home? There’s a reason why some of northern Illinois’ top venues are right in our backyard. ...

Resting in the foothills off the Mississippi River near Galena, this cozy bed-and-breakfast is gaining plenty of notice for its unique setting and high-class amenities. And those magnificent sunsets? They're only the start of something wonderful. ...

With a new executive chef at the helm, the restaurant inside this Galena bed-and-breakfast is rising to a new level. ...