Night of the Luminaria Tours at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Enjoy a romantic, Night of the Luminaria heated shuttle bus tour along with a candlelit tour of the historic Ryan Mansion. Grab a hot chocolate or coffee and join Amelia’s for a heated viewing of the luminaria lights! Enter a land of enchantment on this magical night, when you see over 5,000 candle-lit luminaries on streets, steps and sidewalks. Finish the evening learning the history of one Galena’s most famous homes with a guided candlelit tour at the Ryan Mansion.
Shuttle Departs right behind the Desoto House Hotel. Tours run on the hour beginning at 5 p.m.
Nightly Ghost Tours at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Hop onto a luxury shuttle bus with a theatrical flair exploring several locations in historically haunted Galena. Experience real ghost hunting like the professionals with an EMF detector and ghost box on every tour.
Haunted Pub Crawl on Fri. and Sat. nights at 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Search for ghosts and paranormal activities as you visit some of the most haunted pubs and taverns in Galena. On this 2.5-hour walking tour enjoy spooky tales from knowledgeable local guides. Visit 3 Haunted Pubs, featuring two kinds of “spirits”
Purchase some cocktails and enjoy complimentary hors-d’oeuvres.
Distillery and Vineyard Tours every day by appointment 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Are spooky tales and haunting spirits, not your thing? Experience the beauty of the Galena Country and its breathtaking views on this educational bus tour of two different vineyards and Galena’s finest distillery. This 5-hour bus tour includes tastings at 2 wineries selected from the following: Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery, Rocky.
Ryan Mansion Tours on Sat., Sun., and Mon. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tour the first and 2nd floor of the Ryan Mansion, the biggest mansion in Galena! Step back in time and see how they lived in Victorian times. Tours last 25 minutes. Meet at the front door of the mansion and ring the bell!
Stop by Amelia’s shop on Historic Main Street and take an Old Tyme Photo. Pick-up a book on Jo Daviess County ghost stories or your own ghost detecting equipment to try at home.