Your first steps into Galena will immediately tell you that this little city is special. In fact, many of the shops and homes in Galena have been preserved to reflect their 19th-century humble beginnings.
- Historic District: The center of town is full of buildings that date back to the times when the town was young, and you'll also find museums that tell the tales of Ulysses S. Grant and his fascinating history as a resident of Galena during the 1860s.
- Residential District: Hop aboard a trolley and see some magnificent mansions still standing in the city.
- Galena River Trail: Take a six-mile stroll alongside the river. Galena is home to several other parks and nature trails as well, including the 8.5-acre Recreation Park.