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Luxurious ways to enjoy Galena Country

Discover what lies beyond the expected with an escape to Galena Country, where only the best for your vacation is good enough. Have high expectations; they will be met! 

Luxury Stays

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa:
Set on 6,800 acres of pristine woodlands and gorgeous open countryside
Elle & Becks:
2,500+ sq. ft, four-bedroom loft suite overlooking beautiful downtown Galena.
Goldmoor Inn & Dining:
Set high above the banks of the Mississippi River, offering stunning views and gourmet dining experiences.
Inn at Irish Hollow
Elegant amenities and spectacular meals on a 500-acre working farm.

Jail Hill Inn
Offering the ultimate in relaxation, luxury accommodations, and location and voted #1 B&B/Inn in the USA and #2 in the World by TripAdvisor in 2019.
Suite Victory #1
Beautifully renovated apartment in downtown Galena with private parking and includes breakfast at Victory Café.
Ulysses Suites
This well-deserved buiding has been lovingly renovated with a nod to the Grant Hotel from the turn of the century. 
Vignettes Modern Luxury
Overlooking Galena’s Main St., this apartment is professionally decorated by Vignettes of Galena.

Tip: Few things say luxury like a relaxing spa treatment. Book a rejuvenating in-room massage during your stay.

Superb Drinks and Dining

Champagne on Main: serving champagnes, wines, cocktails and spirits, featuring vintage and non-vintage Champagnes.
Fried Green Tomatoes: delicious USDA Choice steaks, fresh seafood, and award-winning wine list.
Fritz & Frites Bistro: a charming bistro offering mouthwatering German and French cuisine.
Generals’ Restaurant: unique fine dining experience at the historic DeSoto House Hotel.
Jamie’s Wine Studio of Galena: intimate wine, martini bar, and fine wine shop.
Little Tokyo: home to the freshest Japanese style steak, sushi, and tempura.
Log Cabin Steakhouse: Galena’s oldest and longest-running restaurant since 1935, featuring tasty Greek specialty items.
Timmerman’s Supper Club: fine dining with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Mighty Mississippi River.
Woodlands Restaurant & Lounge: award-winning intimate dining overlooking the stunning Lake Galena.

Unique Experiences

Galena on the Fly: 
Take in the beauty of Galena Country from above on a Hot Air Balloon ride complete with a champagne toast and chocolates!
Long Hollow Canopy Tours: 
Reach speeds of up to 40 mph and heights of 75 feet! Rappel off of a platform and venture across our 140-foot sky bridge to reach our final 1,250-foot zip line.
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.: 
Take a tour of the distilling process, raise a glass and you may be lucky enough to catch a Galena Reserve release… an extremely limited and one-off expression!

Indulgent Shopping

Chocolat’ 229: an exceptional collection of European chocolates.
Cotton Club: fashion boutique complete with clothing, jewelry, shoes, and designer purses.
Galena Apothecary:  offering a wide assortment of vintage votives and circa 1850 salvaged wood boxes and trays, natural beauty products, quality gifts, jewelry, books, and paper goods
Galena River Wine & Cheese: gourmet wines, beers, cheeses, sausages, and specialty foods
Gustafson & Grey, Ltd: fine jewelry, antiques, and consignments
Nine Generals Cigar Company: cigars, men's grooming accouterments, and barware.
Simply Elegant Boutique: distinctive women’s clothing, handbags, jewelry, and footwear.
Skidmore Art Gallery: original artwork by professional artist Mark Skidmore.
Union Leather: a fully dedicated leather store carrying a full line of leather products
Verilife Cannabis Dispensary: shop with supportive guidance from the Verilife community to confidently choose the cannabis products that fit your lifestyle.
Vignettes of Galena: full-service interior design; offering drapery, blinds, home furnishings, carpeting, lighting and more

Enjoyable Entertainment

Amelia’s Under the Lamplight Dinner Theatre: enjoy fine dining and exceptional entertainment in this unique Supper Club atmosphere.
Haunted Galena Tour Co.: be led through the streets of historic Galena by candlelight and enjoy haunted tales of Galena.
P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre: a fun night of magic entertainment in a private 24-seat theater located in the heart of historic downtown Galena.

In Galena Country, we've always been known to have a good time... times may change, but that never will. For more ideas on ways to enjoy this unique destination, check out the Galena Country Visitors Guide and start building on those family memories! Be sure to book accommodation early and browse the official visitors guide for ideas on other ‘must-do’ experiences.

Please be prepared to enjoy Galena Country responsibly by wearing a mask and keeping your distance. For further information on COVID-19 guidelines in our area, please click here.