Explore all the things to do in historic Galena, IL

The Country Inn & Suites let you enjoy comfortable accommodations close to Galena's notable historic sites like the Belvedere Mansion and Gardens, Dowling House and the home of Ulysses S. Grant. If you're looking for some open-air activity, take time to wander through Linmar Gardens or tour the country vineyard at Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery. Adventure-seekers can find activities year-round at Chestnut Mountain Resort.
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Apple River Fort State Historic Site

14.55 mi / 23.41 km from the hotel
From May to October, you can tour a replica of the original fort, where a small band of soldiers mounted a successful defense against superior numbers during the Black Hawk War.

Belvedere Mansion and Gardens

2.2 mi / 3.54 km from the hotel
Movie buffs enjoy seeing the iconic green drapes used to make Scarlett O'Hara's dress in Gone with the Wind, and history enthusiasts can marvel at the original craftsmanship of this 22-room mansion, built in 1857.

Chestnut Mountain Resort

8.66 mi / 13.94 km from the hotel
Whether you take to the ski slopes in the winter or fly down the Alpine Slide in the summer, you can experience family-friendly thrills all year long at Chestnut Mountain Resort.

Dowling House

1.81 mi / 2.92 km from the hotel
Get a peek into Galena's past with a visit to this former trading post, which offers visitors a closer look at 19th-century relics and artifacts.

Galena & U.S. Grant Museum

1.79 mi / 2.89 km from the hotel
Take the entire family on an educational and entertaining tour of this museum, and be sure to visit the old blacksmith shop, where you can purchase custom-made pieces.

Galena Golf Club

0.64 mi / 1.03 km from the hotel
Suitable for all skill levels, this par-71 public course offers 18 holes for an enjoyable day on well-manicured greens.