This bicycle ride is a one-day tour of beautiful Galena Country (Jo Daviess County, Illinois) that features hilly terrain, spectacular ridge top panoramas and long valley views. Choose one of three clearly marked routes on rolling, low traffic, paved roads throughout our rural setting: 32 miles (50 km) 52 miles (84 km) 63 miles (100 km).
Take a break and stop by our Quiet Room on the lobby level of the hotel to view these videos:
The DeSoto House Hotel
"The Largest Hotel in the West"
Galena: Steamboat Capital of the Old Northwest
Both videos are about 15-20 minutes in length and run continuously.
You can learn more about the history of the DeSoto House Hotelhere.