Elizabeth Area Chamber of Commerce
The recipient of the 2010 Governor’s Home Town award, Elizabeth, Illinois is an exceptional destination for tourism. Rich in history and Midwestern culture, the village of Elizabeth is home to the Apple River Fort State Historical Site, the Chicago Great Western Railway Depot Museum and the 1876 Banwarth House and Museum. Incorporated in 1868, Elizabeth captures all of the benefits of rural America, in addition to the advantages of being a 21st century Main Street community.

Home to more than 700 people, Elizabeth is one of Illinois’ most unique small towns. Make sure to visit Elizabeth for the Spring Fling weekend in June, Scarecrow Festival in October, or any of our other festival weekends throughout the year. For more information on all of our events, check out the Calendar of Events.





Elizabeth’s Main Street has plenty of options for dining and shopping, plus it is a great place to find the comforts of a friendly, small town. Located directly on Ulysses S. Grant U.S. Highway 20, the village of Elizabeth is a convenient spot to begin or end a vacation weekend or holiday.

Charming Elizabeth is a destination for any traveler vacationing in impressive Jo Daviess County or for those seeking the peace and quiet of living in a small town.​

​​Elizabeth, Illinois
The Heart of JoDaviess County
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Long Hollow – Galena’s Canopy Tour.
Mackenzie Arthur
3247 W Long Hollow Rd
Elizabeth, IL 61028

​Please help!

​​We are looking for fun/smart/responsible zip line tour guides. Training is tough but once trained the summer job will be FUN! Training is 5 days 8 - 10 hours per day some classroom but mostly in the canopy. It is a 3 hour college course crammed into 1 week. ​​

​​It is a true
canopy tour.

​​This job would be perfect for someone who loves adventure and people. Anyone who goes on vacation to do this type of adventure would be perfect for this job. This job can be for college students, young adults, stay at home moms/dads. 20 hours per week. The first week will be 8 - 10 hours per day of training. After that 20 hours per week. We are trying to stay clear of Chestnut - we don't want them to feel as if we are trying to take their employees and we realize they have a staffing need for the summer as well. We do not want to step on toes that have been solid businesses in the area for a long time. We want to be part of Elizabeth tourism and all work together to bring people to the area. 

Need to hire at least 4 people.

​I am looking for zip line tour guides to work a summer season and hopefully some limited time in the fall. The zip line is in Galena, Illinois. Requirements of the job:

​1. like working outdoors
2. Not afraid of heights
3. 250 lbs. or less
4. 18 or older (can be any age including professors/staff/adults in the community)
5. Must be able to pass drug test.
6. Must be able to attend and pass rigorous zip line training beginning June 1.
7. Responsible. The safety of the guests is of absolute importance.

​Contact:
Mackenzie Arthur 563-599-4563 - (currently in training until Thursday at 5 so leave a message) or Deanne Arthur 563-542-6036
Website: longhollowcanopytours.com