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Galena Vacation Package Deals

Just kick back, relax and let the travel gurus at Orbitz help you dream up your ideal Galena vacation. If you want to combine your flights and hotels to save loads, you're in luck!

Think about all you can do with a saving of up to $369^. Just choose your desired hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences to save cash!

And with 500 partner airlines and more than 500,000 global accommodation options, you have the flexibility to pick who you'll fly with and where you'll stay!

There are endless options to create your own extraordinary vacation, no matter your interests, style or budget.

Galena Travel Guide

Where is Galena?

Your tickets are booked and you've checked out the weather for Galena. But do you know exactly where you're headed? Let us show you!

This city is approximately 190 miles north of Illinois' capital, Springfield. Galena is also 20 miles south of Platteville.

The population of this area of Northern Illinois is approximately 3,000.

Places to Visit in Galena

Study the well-kept rooms and visualize how the former inhabitants of Grant Home once lived. This house gives its visitors an unusual historical insight. Seeking some more options? Old Market House belongs on the itineraries of all history buffs. This historic building is quite a sight! But that's not all! It's never dull exploring the living quarters of people from the past. Go on a group tour of Washburne House Historic Site and imagine how this historic residence once functioned.

Car Rentals in Galena

Adventure is waiting for you, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own wheels. See and experience more by checking out car rentals in Galena via Orbitz.

Unfortunately, there aren't any car rental businesses next to Dubuque Regional Airport. You'll need to hop in a cab or look into pubic transport if you want to venture the 14 miles into the city.

Where to stay in Galena – Hotel Accommodation

With just 18 hotels in Galena, you should get in quick! Orbitz has all you need to secure a suitable room.

If you appreciate the finer things in life, the Bernadine's Stillman Inn is a great option. Alternatively, check out the Goldmoor Inn. Or, the Galena Stoney Creek and the Grant Hills Motel are worthy choices if you're traveling on a tight budget.

Nearest Airports to Galena

Booked a getaway to Galena and want to know a bit about the airport you're flying into? Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ) is the closest terminal, sitting 14 miles to the west of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Galena

If you have explored all there is to explore in Galena and have more time up your sleeve, don't panic! Just 16 miles away is Elizabeth, and there's no lack of activities on offer here. If you want to spend a whole day in this area, visit the Rocky Waters Vineyard and Winery in the morning. Next hop on over to Apple River Fort and the Massbach Ridge Winery. Searching for more options? Sabula is 25 miles from Galena. Visit for attractions like Mississippi Palisades State Park, the Savanna Museum and Cultural Center and the Savanna Train Car Museum. You have all the options in the world!

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No Cancellation Fees

Having to cancel a booking can be difficult — but not with us! We won't demand a fee, which will make it a breeze.^ Airlines and hotels can have the same policy, but it's certainly worth checking beforehand.

Top Rated Hotels for your Galena Vacation

Stoney Creek Inn Galena
Stoney Creek Inn Galena
2.0 out of 5.0 940 Galena Square Dr, Galena, IL
Free Cancellation
$75
4.7/5 (35 reviews)

Log cabin theme. Very friendly staff. Good breakfast.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020
At Stoney Creek Inn Galena, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The ...
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Galena, IL
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Galena, IL
2.5 out of 5.0 11334 Oldenburg Ln, Galena, IL
Free Cancellation
$78
4.3/5 (35 reviews)

Enjoyed our stay. Clean room and great pool area. Would stay here again.

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Galena, IL features 2 indoor pools, a children's pool, and a fitness center. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. ...
Best Western Galena Inn & Suites
Best Western Galena Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 9923 West US Route 20, Galena, IL
Free Cancellation
$64
4.1/5 (59 reviews)

My only complaint wasn’t the hotels fault. Because of the covid 19 pandemic the pool was closed and so was the gym. The room was very clean. It was a relaxing stay. Thank you.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020
Best Western Galena Inn & Suites features an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The ...

Things To Do during your Galena Vacation

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