Couple cycling on Galena's Main Street Neil John Burger

What to Know Before Visiting Galena, IL

We look forward to welcoming guests to Galena Country to support our small businesses and enjoy unique, one-of-a-kind experiences.

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Galena has ample parking located around downtown, near Main Street as well as on the eastside, in Depot Park. Please reference this map for more information on where to park in downtown Galena.


June thru October 

From parking lots to Downtown Galena
Galena offers FREE Ride transportation on Saturdays 11 am-10 pm and Sundays 11 am-4 pm. From Depot Park Lot and Meeker Lot to Downtown Galena. Loading every 20 minutes. Please reference this map for more route details.

From hotels to Downtown Galena
Hotel Route stops at Ramada, Country Inn and Suites, Palace Campground, Stoney Creek Inn, Best Western, Irish Cottage, and Grant Hills.
Saturdays: 11 am-10 pm. Operating continuously.  

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Updated Parking Map 2023

Ride Galena 2023 Map



Furbabies are welcome! Please see the following blogs for more information on where to stay, eat and shop with your pup: 

Vacationing with your dog in Galena Country

Where to stay with your dog in Galena Country


Accessible Galena Country

Restaurants Catering to Special Diets

Lodging Catering to Special Diets

Midweek Getaway to Galena Country

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