There are many good reasons to choose Galena for your next holiday. Interesting attractions and exciting activities are just a few of those reasons. A holiday rental home in Galena will put you close to all of the best this area has to offer. Because each home is so well-appointed, you will have all that you need to enjoy your stay and are sure to feel right at home.
You will find plenty to do whilst on holiday to Galena. Apple River Canyon State Park is a great spot for hiking, cycling, fishing and wildlife spotting. You will find many well-marked trails that are suitable for a variety of fitness levels. The lakes in the park allow for fishing, swimming and canoeing. Spend the day visiting some nearby wineries. You can participate in a wine tasting, learn how to properly pair wines with food or get a lesson in how wine is made. Cooking classes are also available nearby. Get some tips and tricks to perfect your culinary skills. For a unique activity, consider taking a hot air balloon ride. You will soar above the lovely landscape and enjoy a bird’s eye view of Galena and the surrounding area.
You will find many interesting attractions in and near Galena. The Chicago Great Western Railway Depot Museum provides a look at the history of rail travel. See historic artefacts and interesting exhibits. Dowling House was constructed in 1826 and served as both a private residence and as a trading post. The Galena & U.S. Grant Museum is another popular choice as is the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. Visit one of the many art galleries to see the works of several local artists and, perhaps, buy something that strikes your fancy.
The winters in Galena are cold and the summers warm and sunny. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -12° and -2° C and average highs are between -2° to 8° C. During the spring the average lows are 3° to 9° C and the highs are 16° to 22° C. During the summer the average lows are 14° to 17° C and the average highs are 27° to 29° C. From April through September there is between 85 and 122 mm of rain per month. October through March brings between 30 and 66 mm of precipitation.
The closest airport to Galena is Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ), which is 23 km away. You will need a car for use during your stay.