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Galena Attractions

Attractions & Tours

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.


Alice T. Virtue Water Park

Beautiful city park with impressive water park, pavilions, restrooms, volleyball/basketball/bocce courts, softball fields and walk-paths. Largest skate/BMX ...more

1811 Field St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0802

All About A Ghost Tour

The original Main Street walking tour. The stories you will hear are authentic and researched. They are experiences people have had in the past and present. ...more

230 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-9252

The Alpine Slide at Chestnut Mountain Resort

Ride a sled down 2,050 feet of tailored track to the banks of the Mississippi. Our scenic lift whisks you back to the top where on a clear day the three-state ...more

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

Amelia's Tours

We offer ghost, Haunted Pub Crawl and vineyard and family tours. We also have a luxury shuttle available for rent. Also come check out our old time photo ...more

307 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-994-2868

Annie Wiggins Ghost Tour

Join us for the original walking ghost tour of Galena's sites, cemeteries and famous ghostly tales. Costumed guide. Reservations recommended. ...more

1004 Park Ave.
Galena, IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0336

The Belvedere

Italianate 1857 mansion. Victorian furnishings, Liberace's estate items and "Gone With the Wind" green drapes. Guided tours. Dowling House combo available. ...more

1008 Park Ave.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0747

Council Hill Station

The core of an 1850's village - the general store/ train station is now a watering hole for agrarians and urbanites, serving a huge variety of icy cold ...more

6521 N. Hill Rd.
Council Hill Station IL 61075
Local: 815-777-2711

Countryside Tours

We provide Wine tours,drinking tours and custom Tours. Sure to be A tour experience like no other. We travel the by-ways and back roads of the Galena ...more

605 S. Dodge St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-858-HOP1(4671)

Depot Theatre

Enjoy a show at the Depot Theatre! ...more

314 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 877-GALENA1

Galena/Iowa Wine Tours, Inc.

Flexible, fun filled tours year round. Enjoy the vineyards, wineries and distilleries of the Upper Mississippi River Valley Wine Region, sampling liquid ...more

Various Locations
Galena IL 61036
Local: 563-581-8123

Galena Carriage Co.

Offering historic carriage rides, dinner rides in downtown Galena, engagement/proposal rides, wedding and vow renewal services. ...more

227 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-275-9470

Galena Center for the Arts

We celebrate regional arts and artists by offering high quality art in an atmosphere and presentation found in leading art institutes and theaters. Check ...more

219 Summit St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0410

Linmar Gardens

Guided tour of breathtaking 3.5-acre gardens with seven water features. ...more

504 S. Prospect St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-1177

Tour de Galena

This is no ordinary walking tour! We conduct our tours on TRIKKE carving vehicles and explore the history, architecture, art and entertainment of Galena. ...more

809 Spring St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 563-326-5535

Tri-State Trolley

Galena's only ADA-compliant and climate-controlled trolley service! Daily narrated tours, May - October. Unique group tours, wedding transportation offered ...more

4349 Industrial Park Dr.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-779-4869