Driving Directions


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From Chicago and Northwest Suburbs:
  • Follow Route 90, the toll way, west toward Rockford.
  • Exit at Route 20 West Rockford. (Be sure NOT to exit sooner at Route 20 Marengo)
  • Follow Route 20 west to Galena, about 90 miles.
  • We are 2 1/2 miles (about a 3 minute drive) west of downtown Galena,
    one block past the intersection of Route 20 and Oldenburg Lane.
  • You will see the Dupaco and Culver's to your right at this intersection.
  • We are just one block further west on Route 20.
  • Watch to your left for our long driveway lined with evergreen trees.

    From the suburbs south of Chicago:

  • Take Route 80 or 88 (depending where you are located) west to Route 39/51.
  • Take that north to Route 20 in Rockford.
  • Then follow Route 20 west to Galena, about 90 miles.
  • We are 2 1/2 miles (about a 3 minute drive) west of downtown Galena,
    one block past the intersection of Route 20 and Oldenburg Lane.
  • You will see the Dupaco and Culver's to your right at this intersection.
  • We are just one block further west on Route 20.
  • Watch to your left for our long driveway lined with evergreen trees.

    From Wisconsin:

  • Follow Route 80 south.
  • At the Wisconsin/Illinois border, Route 80 becomes Route 84.
  • Follow 84 south to Galena.
  • We are 1 mile east of where Route 84 and Route 20 meet, and 1/2 mile east of the Midwest Medical Center.
  • Watch on the right for our long driveway lined with evergreen trees.
  • If you get to the first stoplight by the Ryan Mansion, you have gone 1 block too far!

    From Iowa:

  • Follow Route 20 east from Dubuque toward Galena, about 12 miles.
  • We are 1 mile east of where Route 84 and Route 20 meet, and 1/2 mile east of the Midwest Medical Center.
  • Watch on the right for our long driveway lined with evergreen trees.
  • If you get to the first stoplight by the Ryan Mansion, you have gone 1 block too far!


  • Your hosts: Jan and Lorraine Svec
    11410 Route 20 West
    Galena, IL 61036
    Phone: (815) 777-0893
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