Farmers' Guest House
December 30th, 2012

Skiing in Galena IL

Skiing at Chestnut Mountain in Galena, Illinois has never been better and we at Farmers Guest House have never made it easier for you to enjoy outstanding skiing in Illinois and our first-class country elegant accommodations. This winter experience all of the things to do in Galena, including skiing in Galena, while staying at Farmers Guest House.
Enjoy additional savings when you choose one of our midweek getaway packages, or stay with on the weekends and experience skiing in Galena at it winter peak. Farmers Guest House is located within walking distance of Galena’s historic Main Street where you will find the best Galena restaurants and shopping. We are also less than 15 minutes, yet worlds apart, from the region’s skiing [...]

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December 25th, 2012

Sleigh Rides!

Farmers Guest House can arrange a very special event for you and your friends when you stay with us.  An old fashioned sleigh ride has always been on my “bucket list” and now that I have crossed it off my list, I am on a quest to help you fulfill your wishes as well.  Here are the photos of our Christmas Eve adventure.  There’s Annie & Dolly the horses.  That’s our special guest, Barbara, enjoying the ride!

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December 21st, 2012

Skiing in Galena

Galena is open for business and Chestnut Mountain Resort is open for skiing. Load up the skis, snowboards and significant other and make your reservations to stay at Farmers Guest House. This year we are offering indoor, secure storage for your equipment and dryer service for your clothing.
Every reservation includes are full- hearty breakfast and WineTime each night at 5:30pm. There is no better choice than Farmers Guest House for your ski getaway to Galena. We’re only minutes from Chestnut Mountain and walking distance to downtown Galena restaurants and shops. Plan your escape from the ordinary and rest comfortably in our country elegant inn. Book your ski getaway to Galena [...]

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December 20th, 2012

T’was the Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Inn,
Not a sound could be heard, not the drop of a pin.
The placemats were laid out on the table with care,
Protecting fine wood tops from nicks, dings, and wear.
The guests were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of Crepes Suzette danced in their heads.
And marmalade jelly served on warm golden rolls,
An assortment of cereals in fine hand-hewn bowls.
When out on the lawn there came such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.
With my cell phone and bat in my hands holding tight,
I peered through the door into the dark winter night.
The snow on the terrace and leaves on the lawn,
Needed shoveling and sweeping, I would [...]

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December 7th, 2012

The Fabulous Five!

The Fabulous Five were here for the last few days celebrating the holidays and Ila’s 80th Birthday!  I should look half as good at [...]

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