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Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort
Galena Welcome Center

Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily

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Winter Recreation

With so much to see and do in Galena, setting aside a few days for your visit will allow you to discover the town firsthand.

  • Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort has some of the best skiing in the Midwest. Enjoy the exhilarating rush of a downhill slope.
  • Stroll along Galena's Main Street and shop our art galleries, antiques stores, and eclectic boutique shops.
  • Discover Galena's countryside, quiet waterways and scenic vistas with a relaxing hike or kayak excursion.
  • Learn about Galena's rich history and agricultural heritage with a visit to a historic site or attraction.
  • Visit when snow blankets the ground to enjoy winter recreation including downhill skiing and snowboarding.
  • Refresh your body, mind and spirit at a Galena spa; pamper yourself with a luxurious treatment or relaxing massage.
  • Make the most of your quality time together by venturing out each evening to experience live entertainment & nightlife.


Chestnut Mountain Resort

Only in the Midwest will you find such an unexpected diamond in the rough. High above the Mississippi, tucked nicely in the hills near historic Galena, ...more

8700 W. Chestnut Mountain Rd.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-397-1320

Fever River Outfitters

Fever River rents snowshoes, cross country skis, ice skates, canoes, kayaks, bicycles and scooters. We also sell quality apparel, footwear and outdoor ...more

525 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-776-9425