Find the Galena climate diagram. On average, the warmest month is July. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 10°. The rainiest month is May while the driest month is August.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Galena
Choose a filter above to find an offer matching your requirements among the 418 rentals in Galena. HomeToGo's data reveals that "internet" and "TVs" turn out to be the most frequently offered amenities in Galena. Three amenities that are not often available are "pets Allowed," "cribs," and "fishing."
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Accommodations for your vacation in Galena
192 of the 418 listed rentals in Galena are bed & breakfast rentals. They account for nearly half of the accommodation options in this destination (45.18%). In addition, These properties have a median size of 760 ft² as well as an average price of $260 per night. Moreover, this type of lodging is the perfect choice for couples and small groups, as the majority of bed & breakfast rentals can welcome 2 people. You can also search and compare other types of accommodation in Galena. Hotel rooms are, for example, another common accommodation option in this destination, with 143 listed accommodations. While bed & breakfast rentals in Galena have an average size of 760 ft², hotel rooms have an average size of 410 ft².
Revel in the diverse culture and spectacular vacation homes of Galena
Galena, the largest city in Jo Daviess County, offers scenic beauty and old country charm. Its range of vacation rentals, such as wooden cabins, luxurious homes, golf villas, and townhomes, make your stay in Galena a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Cuisine options in Galena
The culinary scene in Galena is dynamic and casual. Most restaurants and coffee houses share the charming tradition of being family-owned, having been passed down through generations. Owners are known to add a personal touch to their signature dishes by greeting the guests themselves.
Ayalas Mex-American Steakhouse is renowned for its fusion of Mexican and American cooking styles. Beijing Buffet, on Gear Street, offers traditional Chinese cuisine with a selection of tempting meat dishes and tasty desserts.
Art and culture in Galena
The Market Square Arts Festival, held in August, celebrates the works of local artists. Held in downtown Galena, it displays the works of artisans and their fine craftsmanship. Another must-see for is the Stone House Pottery and Gallery, a modern art gallery with a pottery studio. The quaint studio building, built in 1876, offers exhibitions of century-old art.
Important sights in Galena
This majestic Italianate mansion, built in 1857, is known as one of the finest mansions in the Galena area. It boasts 22 lavish rooms and accepts visitors from the middle of May to the first half of November. The ornate beauty of this mansion will make your visit a memorable one.
Ulysses S. Grant Home
This building, located on Bouthillier Street, serves as a memorial site to the 18th President of the United States, Ulysses Grant. Built in 1859, this home was commissioned to Grant for his services in the Civil War, in which he served as a general.
Galena Historical Society and Museum
The museum contains thousands of artifacts from the Civil War era. Among the many fascinating highlights of the exhibit, you'll find the “Peace in Union” oil painting and a landform model that illustrates the consequences of the changing climate on the geography of Galena.
Grant Park is home to a quaint gazebo, a beautiful fountain, and a lavish pergola that can serve as a perfect backdrop for a wedding or other special event. Its statue of Ulysses Grant is surrounded by beautiful scenery, and the city park serves as a preferred choice for travelers.
The natural wilderness of Horseshoe Mound is breathtaking. Visitors can enjoy hiking, picnicking, and bird watching amid calm and serene surroundings. The 40-acre park offers an elevated view of area’s landscape from the mound.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Galena?
On average, a Bed & Breakfast rentals or Hotel rooms in Galena costs $66 per night.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Galena?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Galena, the most common amenities others search for are houses with internet, TVs, and yards.
How many vacation rentals are in Galena?
Galena has 418 Bed & Breakfast rentals and Hotel rooms on offer to rent.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Galena?
If traveling with a dog in Galena, 8% of vacation rentals allow pets.
What's the best time of year to travel to Galena?
Galena has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average nightly prices being around $66.
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