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Palace Campground

11357 US Hwy. 20 West, Galena, IL 61036
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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We visited Galena this past weekend on our way home. This the only campground near galena. We had planned to arrive on Friday for one night but changed it to Saturday for two nights. Wasn't a problem. When we got there it was very busy and we thought it wasn't going to be a good stay. We were wrong. Even... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Our family has been camping at the Palace Campground for about 15 years (we took one or two years off while pregnant) and we just love this place. While Walmart has set up camp next door and Culvers and a hotel are on the other border, you still feel peace and tranquility here - especially in the tent areas. We... More 

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Cuba City, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We, as well as our families and friends ALWAYS camp at the Palace campground and have for MANY, MANY Years. The family friendly atmosphere with GREAT activities is just one of the reasons why we keep coming back....from the mini-golf, hayrides, movies and the pools....fun is had by all. Location is another....the proximity to downtown Galena and Dubuque is awesome.

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Gurnee, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We stayed at the campground the second week in June. We had a good time and the experience was just as good as our stay last year. The bathroom facilities have been upgraded and look very nice. There were workers painting during our stay and the grounds were very neat and well kept. We do not understand the negative comments.... More 

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1 Thank Pat m
Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

For the overall facility, I have to say it's one of the cleanest and well maintained campgrounds I've ever been to. The fact that they permit pets is the main reason we come here, but the pool is wonderful, and restrooms are clean and always stocked, the grounds are well maintained, and there's lots of activities for young kids with... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed 5/20 - 5/21/15 in one of the cabins. Inside the cabin was clean and decent. The outside of the cabin is a little worse for wear, but all in all ok. Cabin had full bed upfront and a bunkbed with full with twin on top. Cabins are very close to bathroom and showers. Grounds were very neat. Campround staff... More 

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south elgin Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in cabin 7 which is one of the newer cabins. Which was much bigger then the cabin we stayed last year. They sure didn't clean the cabin from the last people who stayed in there last. We found food in the top bunkbed. That was the only bad part. It wasnt to far to the heated bathroom/showers. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

After reading dubious reviews we were hesitant to stay here but it is the only campground so close to the historic sites. The only negative we can find is a temporary one- they are reprinting and sprucing up the bath house but the cleaning crew just spread drywall dust into muck. I had to clean a sink before I could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at the palace, arcade, swimming, and mini-golf... Great fun for minimal costs. Love the fact that a Walmart is next door, I always forget something! Can't wait to return this year.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband and I spent a few days in Galena and decided to camp. This campground is well maintained. The staff is friendly and very helpful, had a great knowledge of Galena. The pool and miniature golf were not open because it was so early in the season but they looked inviting. They are located very close to Galena, within... More 

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