Galesburg in Western Illinois is inhabited by roughly 32,000 people.
Springfield, the state capital, is located roughly 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southeast of Galesburg, while Iowa City is 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northwest.
If you’re looking for a little culture in Galesburg, set aside a few hours at the Horse and Buggy Museum and the Discovery Depot Children's Museum. Of all the museums in the city these venues are among the most highly praised.
If you are ready to indulge in some retail therapy you’ll love the stores and stalls of the Carl Sandburg Mall. This is a busy attraction filled with interesting fashion, quirky accessories and fresh food venues.
There’s absolutely no excuse to neglect your game when visiting Galesburg; visit Gibson Woods Golf Course, home to the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouse in the area. Tee off down the excellent fairways, attack the bunkers, then meet fellow golfers in the clubhouse bar.