12 Romantic Things to Do in Galena, IL

When I think about the perfect romantic weekend getaway, my mind is automatically transported to Galena, Illinois.

This charming town served as the perfect  backdrop for my husband and I as we celebrated my birthday and  Valentine’s Day a few years ago.

Stroll Down Main Street

This cobblestoned street is packed with  upscale boutiques, antique stores, gift shops with unique finds, and  stores selling home décor that would make Joanna Gaines giddy.

Lined Circle

Wine tasting is definitely one of the  most romantic things to do in Galena, IL. One of my favorite activities  to share with my hubby is wine tasting.

Wine Tasting

Stay at a BnB

Galena has been labeled the Bed and Breakfast capital of the Midwest, so choosing just one may be your biggest challenge!

With no laundry to do or kids to tuck in, your stay at a BnB is the perfect time to pop open a bottle of Galena wine.

Pop Open Some Wine


Feast on a Home Cooked Breakfast

We got to enjoy two gourmet breakfasts, prepared and served by our hosts at the Cloran Mansion.

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