Galena Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Galena

  • beautiful 4 BDRM 1 bath historical home near dntwn
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $334
  • Family Friendly; Pet friendly Settlement Home
    Good2br Cottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $210
  • Comfort House
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $456
  • NEWLY RENOVATED!! Beautiful Golf Villa Waiting Just For You!
    Excellent2br Country House
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $237
  • Beautiful Home in Resort Core with Hot Tub & VIEW!
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $523
  • Walnut Hill House
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $419
  • Perfect Getaway -Quiet Cul de Sac-Lg 3 bdrm 3 bath
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $263
  • The Cedar Rim Home
    Excellent5br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $880

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Galena Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Luxurious Galena Condo - Studio
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $155
  • Stargazer Guesthouse
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $460
  • 2 BR/2BA Golf Villa w/wooded view from Deck, Better than a hotel room!
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $157
  • Condo with Lake View
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $192

Galena Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Walnut Hill 1840 Historic Home
    Good3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $229
  • Abe's Spring Street Guest House-Oreo's Hide-A-Away
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $209
  • Spacious private suite at entrance to Galena.
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $158
  • *NEW* Modern Hilltop House of Galena
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $490

Galena Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Serenity Cabins - Rustic, modern cabin w/fireplace, pool table & wifi
    Excellent3br Cabin
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $402
  • Spacious townhome with great views, near amenities
     2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $271
  • Big Vacation House 5BR/5BA - Walk to Lake & Marina
    Good5br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $592
  • Galena Getaway
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $225

Galena Travel Guide

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!

Things to Do in Galena

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.

Best Time to Visit Galena

A popular time to visit Galena is between the months of May and October for pleasant weather and lots of fun activities.

Cabins in Galena

Head to the rolling hills of Galena IL in Jo Daviess County for a truly special vacation. The Horseshoe Mound Reserve offers countless hiking, biking and bird watching opportunities, and is a lovely place to spend the day with family and friends. The Casper Bluff and Water Reserve boasts some of the most impressive views of the Mississippi River -- just one of the reasons rentals in Galena are so popular.

Shopaholics can indulge in some retail therapy in the 10-block shopping mall in downtown district, which is where many of the vacation homes are located. There are also many eateries and places to grab a drink here, plus the historic Belvedere Mansion and General Ulysses Grant's home.

Getting a vacation rental in Galena is the best way to make the most of the surroundings, as some of the vacation rentals are nestled among most beautiful landscapes. Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa is the ultimate getaway destination, perfectly secluded for some relaxation. For guests who enjoy golf, golf villas are a top pick for accommodation. Find your perfect house rental or Galena cabin rental and create a new home-away-from-home.

Price and Availability in Galena

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Galena tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Galena tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Galena is in July, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Galena is in the high season in July. Galena has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Galena

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Galena. The warmest months in Galena are July and June, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -31 ˚F. The wettest month in Galena is April with 13.31 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 1.39 inches of rain.

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