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Great American Popcorn Company
#28 of 28 things to do in Galena
Great family stop!
Great family run business and ice cream parlor.
Grant Park
#4 of 28 things to do in Galena
We sat and watched a family walk back from downtown and get into their boat which they had parked on the Galena River, which considering how crowded the vehicle parking was downtown, seemed like a great way to visit!
Has lots of history and the kids liked all the cannons.
Horseshoe Mound
#7 of 28 things to do in Galena
The donors aided in developing a nice overlook and walking path that provides some scavenger hunts for kids and a remote getaway!
Kids loved the free telescopes.
Shenandoah Riding Center
#28 of 28 things to do in Galena
This was a great family outing....most of us were first time riders, the beginner trail ride was perfect.
We have taken 4 of our children at different times to the Riding Center for trail rides and we have enjoyed it every time.
The Old Blacksmith Shop
#5 of 28 things to do in Galena
Informative, fun for the kids, stories told by the reenactors, and a little gift area.
This shop was restored in 2004 by the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society, which continues to operate the shop as an educational experience for adults and children.
Chestnut Mountain Resort
#6 of 28 things to do in Galena
You can easily do all of the bike trails in 1.5 hours (longer if you factor kids) and that is with a casual stroll.
Chestnut Mountain is a great stop for families visiting the Galena or Dubuque area!
Galena Trolley Tours
#28 of 28 things to do in Galena
My kids , 11 and 9, really enjoyed the history and architecture and all the stories that Johnny told.
I found this to be a very efficient way to families myself with Galena.
The Haunted Galena Tour Company
#28 of 28 things to do in Galena
We all had a lot of fun, even our 4 kids (ages 15-25)!! Galena is a really neat town and I’m sure we’ll make it back there!
Thank you! for another awesome tour with family and friends!
Ulysses S. Grant Home
#2 of 28 things to do in Galena
Ulysses S Grant's Home is wonderfully preserved and the tour guides well knowledgably of the time period his family lived in Galena.
... of the home but you can always ask your guide questions + Very educational + You also get to tour the grounds around the home as part of the visit + Free parking + Suggested donation is $5 per adult, $3 for kids.
Galena Welcome Center
#9 of 28 things to do in Galena
The center houses a collection of items from the Grant Family from toys to clothing and accessory items.
There are carry out menus for most of the restaurants, so choosing somewhere the entire family will like is much easier.
Thunderbay Falls
#15 of 28 things to do in Galena
Good picture opportunity for couples or families.
Root Beer Revelry
#28 of 28 things to do in Galena
The kids loved trying a flight of 5 root beers on tap! Then they chose their favorite for a root beer float!
Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve
#14 of 28 things to do in Galena
Old Market House State Historic Site
#13 of 28 things to do in Galena
There are some very good exhibits on the Grant family and the Civil War.
The massive president grant displays have items from the grant family that only will be found at this old market house in galena.
West Street Sculpture Park
#17 of 28 things to do in Galena