While the tourism agency promotes the entire county of Jo Daviess, in reality most of the county is really not all that tourist friendly. The state roads to make for some fun scenic drives, but make sure you have a full gas tank.
Between Elizabeth and Galena there are a number of small wineries begging for discovery. Near downtown Elizabeth is a state park that includes a fort. Often manned with reenactors, it is worth a stop to visit and take in some history.
Apple River Fort State Historic Site-Historic fort perfect for touring!
311 E Myrtle St, Elizabeth, IL 61028