Top things to do

Historic Site in Galena

Ulysses S Grant Home

The 1860 abode was a gift from local Republicans to the victorious general at the Civil War’s end. Grant lived here until he became the country’s 18th president. Docents take you through the house. Most of the furni…
Bar in Galena

VFW Hall

The VFW Hall provides an opportunity to sip cheap beer and watch TV alongside veterans of long-ago wars. Don't be shy: as the sign out front says, the public is welcome. Cash only.
French in Galena

Fritz and Frites

This romantic little bistro serves a compact menu of both German and French classics. Dig in to escargot (snails) in garlic-herb butter or maybe a tender schnitzel.
American in Galena

111 Main

Pot roast, pork tenderloins and other Midwestern favorites arrive at the table, using ingredients sourced from local farms.