Your carefree getaway begins in our exquisite and historic bed and breakfast, The Steamboat House. This mansion is just one block from Main Street Galena IL, where you can enjoy the town's architecture, more than 115 shops, wineries, a brewery and fine restaurants. Enjoy modern luxury surrounded by history in a spotlessly clean, fresh atmosphere. This grand 7,000 square foot inn offers privacy in the form of five spacious and beautifully appointed guestrooms, cozy parlors, and a wraparound front porch and screened garden gazebo where you can tuck away to read or work. Social opportunities are also offered in the billiard room, library, formal parlor, and huge formal dining room. Come enjoy the best place to getaway and relax and try something different at the Steamboat Inn.
Come enjoy the best dining in all of Illinois. Here in Galena IL enjoy Otto's Place, They are famous here for their home-style cooking, especially for their scratch biscuits and gravy. They also serve specialty drinks, like the bloody mary. Fritz and Frites is known for their French and German-style foods. They serve everything from steaks and mashed potatoes to their amazing poutine. the Green Street Tavern is the place to go for a burger. Here they serve the best burgers and beers around.
Here in Galena Illinois there is tons to do. Visit the historic home where the decorated civil war general and 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant grew up. Get a thrill hundreds of feet from the ground at the Long Hollow Canopy Tours. Enjoy the canopy tour and zip line across the forest. Or try your skills at the challenging rope course with tons of fun paths and more. Explore both historical exhibits and learn about history, and learn about and see up close tons of animals. Come engage and learn more while having a fun time at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. Regardless of what you do, there is tons to choose from in Galena Illinois.