Galena Gourmet Food Tours presents our newest food tour: a delicious caffeinated and/or boozy morning stroll through Grant Park focusing on the often overlooked & amazing nuanced history of Galena's most treasured historic landmarks including the park's 4 cannons and the Ulysses S. Grant monument✨. The stroll begins at 10am at the base of the steps leading up to cross the bridge on Water Street - See the exact location on our map & image belowYour guide, Galena's resident history buff, will guide you through downtown Galena's Main Street & Grant Park across the water and over our iconic bridge on an hour & 15 minute "Rise & Shine" food tour of easy-going & delicious historical fun with coffee, pastries, and drinks. You'll be gifted goodies upon arrival & you pick any drinks you like at our stops.We call this tour, "Galena's 1st class flight" 😊 Read more details about the tour beneath our tour map.Book below !
Rise & SHINE beautiful Galena !
The Donut Worry, Be Hikey! Tour Map ~ Galena, Illinois ~
When: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Saturday & SundayStart Location: At the base of the steps on Water Street leading to the bridge crossing into Grant Park. (image below of base of steps)Price: $69What’s Included: 🌲 You'll get a Local Foodie Guide, hear legendary historic tales & facts + receive a Historic Galena backpack with organic snacks & other great goodies from TasteGalena.com. 🍩 2 fun pastry stops, you'll eat warm coffee cake & mouth-watering donuts ☕🍸 2 sumptuous drinks of your choice to keep you energized on the 75 minute historical stroll Group sizes range from 2-8 guests plus your guide. For a "play-at-your-own-pace" mystery/adventure, please check out "Where's Ulysses", GalenaScavengerHunt.com where you'll search downtown Galena for treasure and Ulysses S. Grant in the year 1861...
Below, meet your guide at the Start Location for the morning food tour: 10 am on Saturday or Sunday by the steps at the intersection of Green & Water streets
Pictured below: The British-designed Blakely rifled cannon in Grant Park
awarded as a trophy of the Civil War to Galena.
This remarkable cannon was not only the first
cannon fired in the Civil War but also the first cannon
fired on the North American continent. Underneath this image, find the morning food tour calendar to book your tour!
815-310-0507 [email protected]This page is secured with 256 bit encryption Read Below for our Morning Tour Facts & Our Terms
How far is the hike? Do I need a certain level of fitness to go on this tour?
The hike/tour is about 1 mile long. It's very leisurely and enjoyable for guests wanting an active experience. We walk the 1 mile distance in a little less than an hour.
We cross the Galena bridge twice which has steps on either side of it also. It is important to wear comfortable shoes ! Because we will be traversing steps, we consider this an active tour. Always check the weather forecast and dress accordingly.
Is it like a normal food tour?
Yes, however it is around half the time with half the normal stops (3 to 4 stops vs the 7 stop on the Historic Galena Food Tour). This tour is also an active tour because we walk around a mile in length and go up and down steps several times.
What about inclement weather?
This morning food tour operates rain or shine however if the weather is very bad, please contact us at [email protected] or 815.310.0507 for a full refund.
Can I cancel my booking for any other reason?
We offer a full refund if the cancellation is made prior to 48 hrs before the start of food tour.
Where does the morning hike begin?
The "Donut Worry, Be Hikey" tour begins at 10 AM at the base of the steps on Water Street leading to the bridge crossing into Grant Park. (see our map above)
Do you organize corporate/private events?
It is your responsibility to read and understand all of the terms and conditions. Once you have purchased tickets, you have read and agree to the following policies:
Historic Galena/Donut Worry, Be Hikey!, and anyone associated with us, are not liable for any claims against injury, loss of property or damages that arise in any way, from anyone on the Donut Worry, Be Hikey! tour.
It is the responsibility of the person purchasing a Historic Galena/Donut Worry, Be Hikey! food tour to communicate these terms and conditions to all other tour-goers in their party.
Historic Galena/Donut Worry, Be Hikey! reserves the right to cancel your booking without prior notice. In the event of a cancellation on our behalf, we will offer you a full refund.
Weather Conditions: We conduct food tours rain, snow or shine. If you have purchased a ticket and decide you do not want to continue with the tour, you will not be reimbursed for the ticket price.
All bookings are refundable before 48 hrs (2 days) prior to the food tour.
Historic Galena collects any personal details without disclosing it to any 3rd party and is dedicated to ensure that the privacy of your personal information is protected in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.
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