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How amazing is this fact: Palace Campgrounds was actually founded all the way back in 1848...that's a LONG time ago! That also makes it the oldest campground in the state of Illinois! Imagine how many happy families have gone through the gates!

Palace Campground is only two miles from downtown Galena, and is located on 50 wooded acres where you can enjoy a quiet, family camping experience.

The sites are equipped with water and/or electric, or full hook up. So whether you bring a tent, a camper or an RV, you will be set!

If you don't have your own accommodation to bring, then Palace Campgrounds have you covered. There are seven rustic cabins that your family can stay in during your holiday.

On site there are also some great amenities for the kids to enjoy. The heated swimming pool and baby pool are always popular, and perfect during the summer season. Those active kids will love the playground where they can slide, swing, and play!

The clubhouse and basketball court can top off their fun!

Families - Palace Campground have you covered too! They have fun outdoor movies on Saturday Nights between Memorial Day and Labor Day, as well as hay rides!

If you are pretty awesome at golf, you can take part in the mini golf championships! Not bad!

A super friendly family experience in Illinois - your family can add to the decades of family memories that have been created right there before you!

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Keep an eye out for the events across the year - like trick or treating!

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There is a grocery store 1/2 mile from the campsite, and food-on-site also.

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The Palace Campgrounds Is Conveniently Located From Chicago IL, the Quad Cities, Minneapolis MN & More!

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Facilities on site

Sites Equipped With Water and/or Electric, and Water, Electric & Sewer Combinations. Bring a tent, camper or RV Five rustic cabins, with two double or one queen bed, air conditioning and electricity Three Bath Buildings Complete With 16 Hot Showers, Potable Water and Soda Machines ,Free WiFi Available andLaundry Facilities

What is there to do

There is so much to do! There is the swimming pool and baby pool, the playground, the sports courts, the movie nights, the mini golf, the arcade....take your pick!

When can we go?


April 1st to November 1st

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