Galena, IL

Galena, Illinois Vacations, Resorts, Rentals, Suites and Getaways

Popular Family Attractions
Ulysses S. Grant House
1. Ulysses S. Grant House
History Buffs will love the Ulysses S. Grant Home, a National Historic Landmark in Galena, IL. Grant and his family lived in Galena, IL in the 1860's, and the estate has been restored and preserved ever since! You can take a tour, and admission is totally free with a small suggested donation to help with the upkeep of the home. Come visit this hallmark of Historic Galena!
Ulysses S. Grant House
1. Ulysses S. Grant House
History Buffs will love the Ulysses S. Grant Home, a National Historic Landmark in Galena, IL. Grant and his family lived in Galena, IL in the 1860's, and the estate has been restored and preserved ever since! You can take a tour, and admission is totally free with a small suggested donation to help with the upkeep of the home. Come visit this hallmark of Historic Galena!
2. Chestnut Mountain Resort
Chestnut Mountain is a year-round destination in the Midwest offering a wide variety of activities to explore. In the summertime, enjoy the thrilling alpine slide, leisurely river cruise, exhilirating zipline, and more. In the winter months, hit the slopes or take ski/snowboard lessons! Outdoor fun awaits no matter what the season at Chestnut Mountain!
Chestnut Mountain Resort
Chestnut Mountain Resort
2. Chestnut Mountain Resort
Chestnut Mountain is a year-round destination in the Midwest offering a wide variety of activities to explore. In the summertime, enjoy the thrilling alpine slide, leisurely river cruise, exhilirating zipline, and more. In the winter months, hit the slopes or take ski/snowboard lessons! Outdoor fun awaits no matter what the season at Chestnut Mountain!
Thunderbay Falls
3. Thunderbay Falls
Part of the beautiful Galena Territory, Thunder Bay Falls are definitely worth a visit. The area, sometimes called "the hidden gem of Galena," is very easily accessible with clear pathways and close parking. The rushing water cascades down into a pool of fish, which you can walk to edge and see. Don't forget your camera when you stop to take in this breathtaking natural scene!
Thunderbay Falls
3. Thunderbay Falls
Part of the beautiful Galena Territory, Thunder Bay Falls are definitely worth a visit. The area, sometimes called "the hidden gem of Galena," is very easily accessible with clear pathways and close parking. The rushing water cascades down into a pool of fish, which you can walk to edge and see. Don't forget your camera when you stop to take in this breathtaking natural scene!
4. Blaum Bros Distilling Co.
For travelers 21 and over, be sure to check out the famous Blaum Bros Distilling Co.! Founded in 2013 by two brothers with a mutual love for whisky, this working distillery offers tours where you can learn about the complex art of distilling through watching the process, touching the fresh ingredients, and of course, tasting the finished product!
Blaum Bros Distilling Co.
Blaum Bros Distilling Co.
4. Blaum Bros Distilling Co.
For travelers 21 and over, be sure to check out the famous Blaum Bros Distilling Co.! Founded in 2013 by two brothers with a mutual love for whisky, this working distillery offers tours where you can learn about the complex art of distilling through watching the process, touching the fresh ingredients, and of course, tasting the finished product!
Galena on the Fly
5. Galena on the Fly
Soar high in the sky and get a true bird's eye view with Galena on the Fly! This family-friendly company offers hot air balloon rides at dawn and dusk over the most scenic parts of the area. Each tour lasts two and a half hours, there is a capacity of 14 people per party, and they are open for bookings all year!
Galena on the Fly
5. Galena on the Fly
Soar high in the sky and get a true bird's eye view with Galena on the Fly! This family-friendly company offers hot air balloon rides at dawn and dusk over the most scenic parts of the area. Each tour lasts two and a half hours, there is a capacity of 14 people per party, and they are open for bookings all year!
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