Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Galena, IL
11334 Oldenburg Lane
Galena , IL 61036-8104
Perfectly situated just two miles from Galena's delightful downtown community, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Galena, IL welcomes guests visiting scenic Jo Daviess County. During their stay, travelers can tour historic homes, ski down nearby slopes or explore local vineyards.
Back at the hotel, families can play in the hotel’s game room or ride down the waterslide into the indoor pool. Planning to explore the area's scenic snowmobile trails in the winter? We offer large-vehicle parking, perfect for trucks and trailers. Our amenities and services include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
After touring the art galleries and antique stores downtown, come back to the comfort of your guest room or suite, where you can watch TV or connect to free high-speed Internet. Standard room features and amenities include:
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Bars & Restaurants
Greet the morning with a waffle, a doughnut and fresh fruit at the hotel’s complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. You can pair your meal with a cup of hot coffee and enjoy it while reading one of the free morning newspapers.
For lunch, make the quick trip to downtown Galena and dine in the four-story atrium setting of Courtyard Restaurant. At dinner, stop by other downtown restaurants such as Generals' Restaurant or Green Street Tavern.
Things to Do in Galena, IL
Travel back in time with a visit to the Belvedere Mansion and Gardens, and then watch for Civil War spirits during your ghost tour. Visit these other Galena attractions during your stay:
Chestnut Mountain Resort – Soar above the Mississippi River Valley on a zip line or fly down the mountain on skis at this year-round resort, just 11 miles from the Country Inn & Suites.
Ulysses S. Grant Home – Less than three miles from the hotel, the home of Ulysses S. Grant was given to him by Galena residents in thanks for his war service. Meander through the home to see many of its original furnishings.
Wine Tours – Taste your way through Rocky Waters Winery, and witness the process from grape to bottle at Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery, both less than 30 minutes from the hotel. Find other award-winning vineyards and wine tours throughout Jo Daviess County.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Host your next meeting or celebration for up to 80 guests in the hotel’s event room, where you can take advantage of free high-speed Internet access and equipment rental. For group discounts, check out our TourStop® program.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Discover Exciting Tours Close to Our Hotel
In addition to the comfortable accommodations at the Country Inn & Suites, the Galena area offers a year-round selection of activities and tours for guests to enjoy. Our hotel’s prime location puts you close to some of the most popular tours in Galena.
Hop aboard a replica of a 1940s San Francisco-style trolley, and enjoy a relaxing tour of downtown Galena. From historic Main Street and the Old Stockade to Grant's Home and the Galena History Museum, you can see all the sites from the climate-controlled comfort of a Tri-State Travel trolley.
Assemble your group of four or more, and get ready to experience a tasty tour of Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery, Rocky Waters Winery and Massbach Ridge Winery. In addition to transportation and tasting fees, this tour also includes lunch at Procento’s Pizzeria and bottled water on the climate-controlled Iowa Wine Tours bus.
All About a Ghost Tour
At one hour and 25 minutes, this spine-tingling ghost tour offers enough supernatural entertainment and intrigue to last your entire trip. The walking tour begins at the DeSoto House Hotel and winds through Galena's Main and Bench streets. In the event of bad weather, the tour is held indoors.