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Downtown Galena is the #1 Place for Holiday Shopping

holiday shopping in downtown galena near our Bed and Breakfast in IllinoisNovember is officially here, and that means many of us around the country are gearing up for the holiday season ahead.  If you’re coming to Galena sometime in the next couple of months, you’ll find that downtown Galena is the perfect place to unwrap a little holiday magic and get a jump start on your holiday shopping. Main Street in Galena is lined with more than 100 unique and independently owned boutiques and is the perfect place to find fantastic gifts for everyone on your list.

And, of course, while you’re here, let us take care of you at the #1 Rated Galena Bed and Breakfast, Jail Hill Inn.  From the moment you arrive at our doorstep, you’ll see and feel the difference!  We offer luxurious guest rooms and amenities that go far beyond what you’ll find at other properties and hotel chains.  Every detail of your stay, from start to finish, is thoughtfully planned out to ensure maximum enjoyment.  Plus, we’ll soon be decorated for the holidays and ready to celebrate this festive season with you!

Holiday shopping in downtown Galena is something we look forward to every year.  Come join us this season, and help up support all of these incredible business owners that make Galena the wonderful getaway destination that it is! Book your room at our Galena Bed and Breakfast today.

Holiday Shopping in Downtown Galena

Holiday shopping in downtown Galena is a fun, interesting, and often tasty journey!  Our Galena Bed and Breakfast is located only 2 short blocks from Main Street, too, which means it’s not only easy to get to the shops of downtown Galena, but it’s easy to bring your goodies back to the Inn for safekeeping throughout the day, too!

holiday shopping in downtown galena near our Bed and Breakfast in Illinois

It really is hard to narrow down our favorites from the shops in downtown Galena IL – there are just so many of them to choose from!  They come in all shapes and sizes and have all sorts of offerings, as well. The Civil War-era buildings that line Main Street, all decorated for the holidays, set an inviting stage for your holiday shopping adventures in downtown Galena, too. There’s no doubt you’ll feel right at home in our quaint little town!

Decor, Interiors, & Artwork

We’ve long supported local businesses here in Galena, and that means choosing local vendors when it came time to decorate our Inn and guest rooms as well!  A few of our favorite places to snag home goods include the following:

  1. Vignettes of Galena
  2. Simply Elegant Home
  3. The Towne Rebel
  4. River Bend Gallery
  5. Thomas Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery
  6. Galena Clay Works
  7. Common Cents of Elizabeth/Galena

A Taste of Galena

From delicious wine and cheese to fresh farm-grown produce and handmade candy, there really is a lot to choose from along the way. It’s not just the tastes that make the experience delightful, either. Here’s where you’ll find a variety of yummy treats and flavors unique to downtown Galena IL:

  1. Galena River Wine & Cheese
  2. Galena Canning Company.
  3. Pasta Perfetta.
  4. Galena Garlic Company.
  5. Spice & Tea Merchants
  6. Great American Popcorn Co.
  7. Galena Kandy Kitchen.
  8. Galena Cellars or Massbach Ridge Winery, or Blaum Bros. Distilling.

More Great Holiday Shopping in downtown Galena

Beyond the two popular categories of shops in downtown Galena, there are even more great places to get some of your holiday shopping on. Here are just a few offerings that show just how broad the range of shops in downtown Galena really is!

  1. Stam Chocolates
  2. Big Bills Coffee Shop
  3. At Home in Galena
  4. Galena Apothecary
  5. Galena Candle and Bath Company
  6. Galena Spoon Company
  7. New Earth Animals

Explore Downtown Galena

Get in the Holiday Spirit at our Galena Bed and Breakfast

While you’re out and about supporting these great businesses in downtown Galena, know that the quiet luxury of Jail Hill Inn is right here waiting for you. At our Galena Bed and Breakfast, we pride ourselves on paying attention to even the smallest of details, so you can do nothing but sit back, relax, and enjoy every moment of time here in Galena.

Our Galena Bed and Breakfast offers 6 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, each of which encompasses 800 square feet of pure luxury.  Just a few of the amenities you’ll enjoy while here include plush and custom-designed Frette Spa Robes, Aveda personal care products, custom bath salts, Frette towels, Kohler bubble massage tubs, steam showers, customizable Bluetooth sound systems in each suite, a delicious wine and appetizer hour each afternoon, breakfast every morning, and so much more.

In just 5 short years, our Galena Bed and Breakfast has received almost 500 reviews on TripAdvisor, all of which are 5-star reviews. These reviews are an incredible testament to our dedication to service and hospitality. We stand behind everything we do here at our Galena Bed and Breakfast and look forward to celebrating with you over this holiday season while you enjoy a little shopping in downtown Galena! Book your getaway at our Galena Bed and Breakfast today!


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