Make the Most of our Hotel’s Location in Galena, IL
tart your Galena excursion with a visit to Galena/Jo Daviess County History Museum to get a glimpse into Galena’s interesting Civil War history and ties to Ulysses S. Grant. From there, the sky’s the limit; shred the slopes at Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort, sample your way through Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery or take advantage of our hotel’s prime spot in Galena, IL for late-night gambling at nearby Mystique Casino. Just two miles from Galena’s historic downtown, the Country Inn & Suites Galena is also a great base for families looking to explore Linmar Gardens, take a trolley tour or ride in a hot-air balloon.
Local attractions include the following:
- Dowling House (2.1 mi)
Spend a day touring the oldest stone structure in Illinois and enjoy this one-of-a-kind sightseeing destination.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-1250
- Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society & Museum (2.1 miles)
Learn about the history of Galena at this museum near our hotel's location.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-9129
- Linmar Gardens (2.2 miles)
For an enjoyable afternoon in the outdoors make sure to tour these beautiful gardens.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-1177
- The Belvedere (2.4 miles)
This 1857 mansion is furnished with beautiful Victorian pieces and is also home to the green drapes used to make Scarlett O'Hara's dress in Gone with the Wind.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-0747
- Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historical Site (2.8 miles)
Visit the home of the 18th president of the United States.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-3310
- Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort (10.9 miles)
Enjoy a variety of winter activities 365 days a year at this popular Galena attraction.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-1320
- Apple River State Historic Site (16.7 miles)
Visit the fort that was the site of an historic battle between Native Americans and Illinois settlers.
Phone: +1 (815) 858-2028
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Other points of interest:
- Diamond Jo Casino (15 miles, west)
- Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery (8 miles, southwest)
- Galena Golf Club (0.25 miles, north)
- Galena on the Fly, Inc Balloon Rides (8 miles, southeast)
- Galena Trolley Tours (2 miles, west)
- Grant City Park (2.0 miles, south)
- Iowa Wine Tours (20 miles, northwest)
- Mystique Casino (15 miles, west)
- Recreation Park & Alice T. Virtue Memorial Pool & Water Park (2.0 miles, southeast)
- Studio One Spa & Salon (email Studio One; 2.0 miles, south)