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Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Galena is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's history, museums and wineries with a rental holiday home in Galena. Well known for its shopping, riverfront and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Galena

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Galena a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horseshoe Mound (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Chestnut Mountain Resort (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Bellevue Golf Club (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Dubuque Welcome Center (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Galena

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Galena is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horseshoe Mound (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Crystal Lake Cave (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Riverview Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Bellevue State Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Mines of Spain Recreation Area (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Galena

Fly into Dubuque, IA (DBQ-Dubuque Regional), the closest airport, located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Galena?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 291 holiday rentals around Galena. From 11 Cabins to 178 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Galena is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Galena?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Galena. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eagle Ridge Resort: 289 holiday rentals
  • The General at Eagle Ridge: 292 holiday rentals
  • Horseshoe Mound: 299 holiday rentals
  • Old Market House: 295 holiday rentals
  • Galena-Jo Daviess County History Museum: 298 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Galena listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Galena?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 11 Cabins in Galena. Our other popular types of Galena holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 178 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Galena?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 239 holiday homes with pool available in Galena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.