Things to Do in Galena, IL

  • Our list of the best things to do in Galena, Illinois, features the top 64 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Galena, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
  • The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Galena, IL , followed by 39 popular activities in nearby cities, including Dubuque, Platteville and Savanna
  • Our list of the best things to do in Galena, Illinois, features the top 64 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Galena, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
  • The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Galena, IL , followed by 39 popular activities in nearby cities, including Dubuque, Platteville and Savanna
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Massbach Ridge Winery 117 South Main Street, Galena, IL MoreLess Info
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98% 327 votes
Magic Shows Depot Theater, Galena, IL 61036 MoreLess Info
The magical cabaret show called P.T. Murphy Magic is held seven days a week for matinees and evening shows. The intimate magic theater offers a dark and mysterious setting for illusions and tricks with a twist of mischievous humor.
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97% 792 votes
Distilleries 9380 W US Highway 20, Galena, IL 61036 MoreLess Info
A craft distillery, Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. makes a variety of spirits from locally sourced grains and other ingredients. The company sells vodka, moonshine, and gin, as well as its specialty, whiskey.
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91% 809 votes
Historic Homes 500 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036 MoreLess Info
Bestowed upon the war hero by the residents of Galena in 1865, the Ulysses S. Grant Home is a brick, Italianate-style home, and historic site. Step inside on a guided tour and travel back in time to experience life just as when Grant resided there.
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93% 172 votes
Horseback Riding 200 N. Brodrecht Road, Galena, IL 61036 MoreLess Info
Professionally trained horses and 30 miles of picturesque trails await both beginner and advanced riders at the Shenandoah Riding Center. Riding lessons are available for anyone wishing to try it.
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93% 196 votes
Historic Homes 123 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036 MoreLess Info
In Old Market House state, there are artifacts to see, history to explore and questions to be asked and answered. There is a wealth of information about President Grant. Brochures and pamphlets help you find your way.
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94% 111 votes
Bus Tours 220 S. Main St, Galena, IL MoreLess Info
Offering scenic tours aboard classic 1940's San Francisco style trolleys, Tri State Travel Trolley Tours in Galena, IL sheds some light on Galena's most prominent historical structures. This informational tour also provides insight on local history.
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94% 205 votes
History Museums 211 S Bench St, Galena, IL MoreLess Info
A brick mansion built in 1858 is home to the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society containing over 6,000 square feet of exhibit space. Enjoy the original oil painting depicting Lee's surrender to Grant, Civil War weaponry, and lead mining exhibit.
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88% 516 votes
Winery/Vineyard 515 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036 MoreLess Info
Award winning Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard produces 40 types of wines and includes tours, wine tasting, and even a cozy guest suite for overnight stays. The downtown location features a large tasting room, gift shop, and a shaded patio.
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86% 302 votes
Bus Tours 314 S. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036 MoreLess Info
Galena Trolley Tours offer an affordable, family friendly narrated tour through the hills and valleys of historic Galena. Enjoy a complementary bag of popcorn while the kids ride free on the open air, San Francisco style replica trolleys.
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93% 162 votes
Parks Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL MoreLess Info
Named after general Ulysses S. Grant, the local celebrity, the Grant Park is a tribute to American history, with lots of statues and monuments. With playgrounds and picnic areas, this park is suited for the entire family.
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