Galena

Galena Travel Guide

Articles about Galena

By Travelandleisure.com Staff
By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher
By Wayne Curtis

Cheers to these small towns for great Main Streets, where you can admire architecture, sample the local flavor, and find a lost America.

Hotels in Galena

This literary-themed inn has a library, cozy rooms, and historical connections to Ulysses S. Grant; a close friend of the general’s who lived in Galena constructed the building in 1855.

Restaurants in Galena

Go for the creative bar food, like Benjamin’s Pizza with chicken, buffalo sauce, jalapeños, and cheddar.

Things to do in Galena

View historic buildings and 19th-century homes including the Dowling House, the oldest stone structure in Illinois.