3 Reasons to Plan a Final Days of Summer Trip to Galena
With one month left of summer, kids are getting back into school and vacations are coming to a quick end. While this time of year is often crazy, it’s a great time to create a few more summer memories and take advantage of the warm summer sun. Whether you have school-aged kids or simply want to embrace what’s left of the season, here are three reasons why you should plan a trip to Galena right now.
The dog days of summer are almost over. Get outside to do all of those fun activities Galena has to offer without the mid-summer heat. From zip lining to hiking trails, Galena has a variety of outdoor adventures to take advantage of. Tee off at one of the ten golf courses in Galena for a competitive day of golfing. Go horseback riding with the kids and take a historical tour of the Mississippi close to sunset. Check out our guide to summer activities in Galena from earlier in the season for more inspiration!
Festival season is coming to an end but Galena and the Jo Daviess area have several fall festivals for the entire family to enjoy. Ladies can get away for a weekend in September during the Ladies Getaway Weekend in Galena. Experience Galena history with the 50th Annual Tour of Historic Homes. Bring in fall with the Fall Harvest & Art Festival at Galena Cellars and Galena’s Annual Oktoberfest celebration! See a full list of upcoming Galena festivals and events on our website.
Taste the season! The end of summer brings some of the best flavors produce offers. Ruby red tomatoes are at their peak, fall squash start to come in season and corn is ripe and golden. It’s the perfect time of year to go on a food tour of Galena including Goldmoor’s own restaurant that features a seasonal menu. Cool off with ice cream at Galena’s American Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor while it’s still warm outside. Plan a date night to Massbach Ridge Winery and you might event be able to take part in early harvest season events.
The final month of summer might be bittersweet but it’s the ultimate time to take advantage of what Galena has to offer. Plan a trip closer to fall and you might even get to see some of the leaves begin to change. It’s a magical time of year that locals and tourists equally enjoy. We can’t wait to see you soon! Call us for a reservation today or visit our website for more information.
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