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Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily
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525 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
This shop is for the outdoorsman in everyone, with canoe, kayak, bicycle, scooter, snowshoe and ice skate rentals, not to mention quality boats, sports gear and apparel for sale.
Can't decide what to try? Let these activities be a helpful guide.
MISSISSIPPI ADVENTURE DAYS
-These are group-led adventures, featuring 7-mile kayak, 3-mile hike and 10-mile bike. Novice and experienced paddlers are welcome.
-Cost: $95 per person. Fee includes rental gear and catered sack lunch. Limited availability. Advanced reservations required. Click here to reserve a spot online.
-When: Saturdays, July 9 and 23, Aug. 6 and 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8.
-Time: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
SCOOTER TO GALENA CELLARS VINEYARD
-Ride a motor scooter on gorgeous remote country roads to the Galena Cellars Vineyard (approx. 12 miles). After Indulging in the essence of fine wine and the lush green countryside, enjoy a relaxing shuttle ride back to town.
-Cost: $75 person. Fee includes scooter rental, wine tasting and shuttle transportation back to Galena. Advance reservations required. Click here to reserve a spot online.
-When: Saturdays and Sundays, May 7-Oct. 31.
-Times: Saturdays at noon and 2 p.m. Sundays at noon.
SCOOTER TO THE DIGGS
-Ride a motor scooter on gorgeous remote country roads to the historic leadmine area of New Diggins, Wis. (approx. 12 miles) and enjoy live music, food and beverage at the friendly confines of Anton’s and The General Store, a rustic saloon and beer garden.
-Cost: $75 person. Fee includes scooter rental and shuttle transportation back to Galena. Advance reservations required. Click here to reserve a spot.
-When: Sundays through Oct. 31.
BIKE TO GALENA VINEYARD
-Bicycle 12 miles of the most gorgeous countryside in Illinois to Galena Cellars Vineyard. The route is very hilly with some 10% grades yet has spectacular views.
-Cost: $45 for mountain bike or $65 for "electric assist" e-Bike. Fee includes rental, wine tasting and shuttle transportation back to Galena. Advanced reservations required. Click here to reserve a spot.
-When: Sat.-Sun. through Oct. 30.
-Times: Saturdays, noon and 2 p.m., and Sundays at noon.
Fat Tire Bike to Chestnut Mountain
March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017
Enjoy close up views of the scenic Mississippi River as you ride a fat tire bike on the Galena River Trail to Chestnut mountain. Fat tire bikes will ... more
Fever River Adventure Triathlon
September 16, 2017
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