Farmers' Guest House blog
August 24th, 2012

Sometimes you need a getaway from Chicago

getaway from chicagoNo matter how little time, money or patience for traffic you have, you’ll find the relaxation, inspiration, or energy you need with an easy escape from Chicago.

For the unspoiled weekend, or romantic getaway from Chicago, look no further than Farmers Guest House in Galena, Illinois. We are the perfect solution for your Galena lodging needs for your next midweek, romantic, or weekend getaway.  Only steps from Galena’s historic Main Street, you can spend the day enjoying local shops and wine tasting rooms, and then spend the evening appreciating the wide selection of restaurants in Galena.   Our romantic bed & breakfast offers a wide selection of suites and rooms that are elegant and romantic.

weekend getaway from ChicagoFarmers Guest House in Galena is ideal for a quiet retreat from Chicago, or a romantic getaway for anniversary couples or honeymooners.   We are also the perfect setting for wedding ceremonies, small receptions, board retreats, scrapbooking weekends and quilt retreats.

You will arise refreshed, rejuvenated and excited to join us for a hearty gourmet breakfast before your day of Galena adventures. We have a complete list of things to do in Galena available for you to peruse. You may choose to kayak the Galena River, scooter to Galena Cellars Vineyard, bike along the Galena River Trail, or soak up the historic significance of Galena with a tour of Grant’s Home.  If you are ready for a little change why not enjoy a couple’s massage in your suite at Farmers Guest House?  Galena and Jo Daviess County, Illinois is filled with hidden treasures awaiting your discovery. You’ll also find casual, eclectic and locally-sourced dining experiences at our area restaurants. Whether you are looking for a rustic Galena eatery or casually-elegant fine dining, you will find a wide selection of restaurants to choose from. We will gladly make reservations for you, just let us know during our WineTime held each night at 5:30pm!

You’ll be able to sleep in a bit, as we serve Susan’s full gourmet breakfast every morning from 8:30-9:30 in our breakfast room. Fresh homemade cookies are always available in our bottomless cookie jar.

romantic weekend close to ChicagoWhether you are looking for great outdoor activities along the Mississippi River, quaint shops with unique treasures, historic sites of interest, a quiet weekend close to Chicago, or a romantic getaway in Galena; Farmers Guest House is the perfect place to escape from it all. Our aim is to provide award winning hospitality and country elegance in a comfortable, quiet romantic atmosphere.

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