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Fully 85% of Galena is a National Register Historic District. Here you will find examples of 19th Century architecture, including Federal, Italiante, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Gothic Revival, Second Empire, Romanesque Revival and Galena Vernacular. Many of the buildings bear zinc plaques explaining their history. Beautiful and romantic best describe Galena's landscape and architecture.
Our downtown district is beyond compare when it comes to quaintness and antiquity. You have to see it to believe it!
Grant's Birthday Celebration
Period Fashion Show, Ball and more
Annual Triathlon & Duathlon
Music on Main-Dancin in the Streets
Annual Tour of Historic Homes
The Stillman Inn was one of the 4 featured homes in 2001!
Sidewalk Sale Days
Civil War Days
Featuring Encampments and reenactments
Music on Main
Country Fair Weekend
The busiest weekend of them all!
Great fall colors
80% of the people dress up in period ball gowns they
have been working on all year.
Enjoy watching them dance to the orchestra!
Thousands of candle bags light up the pathways of Galena
There is nothing more romantic than seeing
Galena all decorated for the Holidays.
This is something you will not want to miss!
Our Returning Guests enjoy a 10% discount!
Make Galena a regular vacation-consider us your home away from home!
Frequently Requested Links
Galena Area Chamber of Commerce:
For the most up-to-date Calendar of Events, area information, and restaurant menus.
Jack's Carriage Rides:
Carriage rides on Main Street.
A great way to get an overview of Galena.
Iowa Wine Tours Inc.:
Great for wine lovers! Tour area wineries. Excellent value.
Oscar H Hanson House Bed & Breakfast:
Where your hosts go when they need a break! Located in Cambridge, WI
Fried Green Tomatos:
One of the most frequently requested restaurants in Galena.
Vinny Vanucchi's Little Italy:
Another frequently visited restaurant on Main Street.
A terrific new restaurant in Galena.
General Grant's Home located across the street
from Bernadine's Stillman Inn
Beautiful Scenic Drives!
Ask about our special personal driving maps!
Early 1800's site located close to
Bernadine's Stillman Inn