These crisp fall months practically beg for us to curl up indoors, hidden away from the harsh elements outside and our Galena Bed and Breakfast is the perfect space for a romantic getaway. Come curl up with someone special and focus on connecting and spending these beautiful autumn days together.
In the Midwest, there’s one romantic getaway destination that outshines the rest: Galena, Illinois. Our charming small town is the ideal distance from the big city centers for a quick road trip. The town with historic buildings and architecture imbues a sense of romance around every street corner, restaurant, and shop. Not to mention, the people are warm and welcoming! Spend your days browsing downtown Galena, sipping wine at regional wineries, and taking in the magnificent scenery.
No matter how you choose to spend your time, there’s no better place to spend a romantic getaway in the midwest than at our luxurious Galena Bed and Breakfast. Head over to our availability calendar and book your next stay today!
A Romantic Getaway at our Galena Bed and Breakfast
Downtown Galena is filled with quaint shops and a unique, charming sense of character. Whether it’s the simple pleasures of enjoying a romantic dinner together, or an inspired adventure designed to bring you closer together, Galena has it all. Better yet, our Galena Bed and Breakfast is just a matter of steps or quick, easy drives from all of the best things to do in this area of the midwest.
Here are 10 of our favorite ways to spend a romantic getaway in the historic town of Galena:
- Enjoy an intimate dinner for two at Galena’s most romantic restaurants. Innkeeper favorites include Fritz and Frites, the Log Cabin Steakhouse, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Chesnut Mountain Resorts Sunset Grille, which offers incredible panoramic views.
- Sipping a glass of wine at your favorite local winery and tasting rooms. Favorites include Massbach Ridge Winery and Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery. You can also grab a glass in downtown Galena at The Grape Escape.
- Indulge in a spa treatment with Elle Day Spa.
- Browse the shops along Galena’s historic Main Street; you’ll find anything from housewares to home goods and men’s and women’s apparel to gourmet culinary options.
- Take in a performance at one of Galena’s many theaters.
- Breathe fresh air and enjoy the fall foliage at any number of Galena’s parks and hiking trails. Casper Bluff Land and Water Preserve offer exceptional views of the Mississippi River Bluffs, and the Mississippi Palisades State Park is guaranteed to be beautiful during the crisp autumn months.
- Take in the vibrant fall colors from high in the sky aboard a hot air balloon.
- Take a tour of Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., a locally-owned and operated craft distillery in the heart of Galena. End the tour in the company’s comfortable tasting room and cocktail bar, where you can sample spirits and craft cocktails.
- Tour historic buildings and homes like the Ulysses S. Grant home and the Elihu B. Washburne House.
- Take in the current exhibitions at the Galena Center for the Arts.
As always, our Innkeeper and fantastic staff are happy to recommend activities and restaurants, so please ask and we’ll make sure your romantic getaway is filled with all of the best things to do near our Galena Bed and Breakfast.
After check-in, your romantic getaway will begin with chilled Champagne in your room and our gourmet wine and cheese tray delivered right to your door. It’s the perfect reception and beginning of your stay while you unpack and settle into your luxurious guest suite. Don’t forget to nibble on our custom and locally made chocolates (also complimentary for everyone in your room.) Pair your phone with the speaker in your room, and relax to your favorite playlist. This combination of elements at our Galena Bed and Breakfast will no doubt be a wonderful beginning to one of the most romantic getaways you’ll ever experience.
One of the Best Places for Romance in Galena, Illinois
Each year, TripAdvisor releases its yearly best-of lists, and for the past four years, our Galena Bed and Breakfast has landed in the top ten rankings. This is an especially exceptional honor, as these rankings are all based on our guest’s reviews of their time spent with us. Our attentive service, detail-focus, gourmet breakfast, and luxurious accommodations have nearly 600 five-star reviews!
We can’t wait to host you at our Galena Bed and Breakfast; book your next romantic getaway today!