Galena is a historical city bursting with charm and culture. Most of the city is protected by the National Register of Historical Places, meaning it has an extra special feel. Explore Galena’s Main Street, with its old red brick buildings and welcoming atmosphere. Soak up some culture at one of the art galleries and museums, or simply kick back in one of the green parks. Visitors can also shop ‘til they drop at many of the antique and collectible stores, as well as farmer’s markets and other shops on Main street. When it comes to delicious cuisine, take your pick from anything from American to Asian food. Galena has it all and more!
Top things to do in Galena include visiting Ulysses S Grant Home. Visitors can tour of the building, which belonged not only a Civil War General, but also the 18th President of the United States. Elsewhere, learn more about the area’s unique mining history at the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum or venture over to The Old Market House, built in 1845, and now the Galena Welcome Center -- a great spot for local information. Casper Bluff Land and Water Preserve is where outdoorsy people love to explore, with hiking rails and bird watching opportunities. There's also nowhere better for Mississippi River scenery. In addition, the Effigy Mount and the Aiken Mound Group, which are famous Native American sites, can be found here.
A popular time to visit Galena is between the months of May and October for pleasant weather and lots of fun activities.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Galena. The hottest month in Galena is July, when temperatures peak at 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -13 ˚F. The wettest month in Galena is July with 6.46 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.05 inches of rain.
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