Best tours in Galena, Illinois: Galena Trolley Tours

Take the narrated Galena Trolley Tours for the best historical overview of this former lead-mining town in Illinois. This one-hour sightseeing trolley ride navigates through the rolling hills of Galena, the historic district, and features several historic buildings including President U.S. Grant’s home, the oldest and largest homes in Galena, and much more.

Historical things to do in Rochester, Minn. – step back to the 1800s

My staycation series continues with a visit to southeast Minnesota – Rochester, the home of the Mayo Clinic and more. Take a virtual tour back to the 1800s to experience a farmstead, one-room schoolhouse, log cabin and more cool history.

Updated 10.12.21