Exploring in Galena, IL

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The historic DeSoto House Hotel built in the 1800’s, is a fantastic destination that puts you right in the middle of all the action while steeped in historical grandeur. Steps from practically everything in Galena the DeSoto house has beautiful rooms, 3 restaurants on-site and even a roof top party for the 4th of July! If you’re heading to Galena then be sure to check out the DeSoto House, we loved it!

Chestnut Mountain Resort sits high on a ridge overlooking the mighty Mississippi affording the visitor stunning views like you see here. The have great rooms, numerous dining options and a ton of fun activities ranging from the Soaring Eagle biplane, alpine slide, ski lifts that run year round, Segway tours, mini golf and even boat tours on the Mississippi. Winter or summer it’s a great place to explore!

Shenandoah Riding Center is located just outside of Galena in what’s known as the Galena Territories; lush rolling hills and beautiful landscapes. They have a number of rides to choose from and they all allow you to experience God’s creation in one of the best ways possible – on the back of a horse! If you’re looking for a really fun and unique family experience then go explore the Shenandoah riding center!