An enticing blend of rolling hills and scenic roads surrounding a Norman Rockwell-like downtown area peppered with historic buildings and storefronts, Galena is a unique place to experience a classic, traditional American vacation that’s fun for the entire family. It’s list of things-to-do is seemingly endless with ten golf courses, several wineries, antique shops, and art galleries, historic sites, and lots of options for hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and camping.
Galena has an excellent inventory of value-oriented, amenity-rich vacation rentals so why stay in small hotel room? The Galena vacation rental menu includes spacious, multi-bedroom home rentals with hot tubs and Jacuzzis, luxury townhomes on or near golf courses, secluded cabins, and condominiums with recreation amenities like swimming pools and tennis courts.
While Galena isn’t exactly Mayberry, it evokes the same kind of All-American ambiance. Walk Galena’s streets and historic buildings like the Dowling House, which was built in 1826, the Old Stockade on the Cobblestone Street, and the Old Market House State Historic Site will enamor you. Don’t miss the Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site on Bouthillier Street.
For outdoor recreation enthusiasts, prime spots include the Apple River Canyon State Park, Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve, Hanover Bluff Nature Preserve. Bicyclists love the 3.5-mile Galena River Trail, which affords views of the towering bluffs and the Galena River.
Golfers, bring your clubs. There are 10 courses within a 20-mile radius of Galena including high-profile layouts like the 63 holes at the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, Galena Golf Club, and Apple Canyon Lake Golf Course.
There are many superb settings for family vacations in the Galena area. Your options encompass vacation rentals in or near downtown, golf courses or pristine natural areas. One thing is for sure, your vacation rental will have more space than a typical hotel room and the fully equipped kitchen will allow you to forego pricey, budget busting restaurants to prepare all types of money-saving meals, from gourmet dinners to picnic fare for your family.
We can help you find the ideal vacation rental for your family in every price range. Special deals and discounts are available on a wide variety of properties in the Galena area. Better still, you can book with knowledge and confidence after examining our unbiased user reviews.