Stay Conveniently Close to Historic Galena Destinations
Galena, Illinois is home to historic sites like the Belvedere, Dowling House and Ulysses S. Grant Home, and the Country Inn & Suites lets you enjoy comfortable accommodations close to these notable attractions. If you’re looking to get outside for some open-air activity, take some time to wander through Linmar Gardens or schedule a tasting tour of Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery. For the more adventurous guests, Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort is located close to the hotel and offers year-round activities.
Don’t miss these popular attractions near the hotel:
- Apple River State Historic Site (16.7 miles)
This historic site secured its position in Galena and United States history when President Lincoln camped outside this fort with his militia unit, and it was also the site of battles fought during the Black Hawk War.
Phone: +1 (815) 858-2028
- The Belvedere (2.4 miles)
Movie buffs enjoy seeing the iconic green drapes used to make Scarlett O’Hara’s dress in Gone with the Wind, and history enthusiasts can marvel at the original craftsmanship of this 22-room mansion, built in 1857.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-0747
- Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort (10.9 miles)
Whether you take to the ski slopes in the winter or fly down the Alpine Slide in the summer, the Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort is the perfect place for the entire family to find excitement and thrills any time of year.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-1320
- Dowling House (2.1 miles)
Get a peek into Galena’s past with a visit to this former trading post, which offers visitors an up-close look at 19th-century relics and artifacts from around the region.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-1250
- Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society & Museum (2.1 miles)
Take the entire family on an educational and entertaining tour of this museum, and be sure to see the old blacksmith shop and gift shop before ending your visit.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-9129
- Linmar Gardens (2.2 miles)
Lose yourself in the natural beauty of this 3.5-acre preserve that is home to a gorgeous array of vibrant foliage and a 20-foot waterfall.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-1177
- Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historical Site (2.8 miles)
Home of the 18th president of the United States, this historic site was gifted to Grant by the city of Galena for his heroic Civil War leadership.
Phone: +1 (815) 777-3310
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