At the northwestern tip of Illinois, Galena is a quaint town like something out of a history book. Besides its shopping and dining options and access to winter activities such as snowshoeing and ice skating, Starved Rock State Park offers the opportunity to climb frozen waterfalls. Galena also has a unique winter wildlife experience. More bald eagles winter in Illinois than any other state besides Alaska. Galena's Eagle Nature Foundation offers bus tours to the best spots to see hundreds of these majestic creatures.