Farmers' Guest House
February 27th, 2013

Featured in About.com Bed & Breakfast Guide

Farmers Guest House is pleased to be featured in Michael Franco‘s Bed & Breakfast Guide on About.com. At Farmers Guest House, the best bed and breakfast in Galena IL, we are raising the bar on breakfast offerings at Galena bed and breakfasts. We set the standard for a country elegant getaway to Galena IL.
Baked Pears in Brandy Sauce
Beginning each breakfast with fruit is customary at Farmers Guest House in Galena, Illinois. However, it can be a challenge in February when the only fruits in season are pears, apples and lemons. This recipe was inspired by the winter season in the Northern Midwest. On a beautiful, snowy morning in the cold of the winter, a warm fruit dish is a perfect [...]

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February 26th, 2013

Most Romantic Bed and Breakfast in Galena

Looking for a great romantic getaway in Illinois? Galena is arguably the most romantic getaway destination in Illinois. Brimming with rolling hills, cozy wineries and the country elegant Farmers Guest House; Galena is a wine lovers’ paradise and the ultimate romantic getaway from Chicago.
Farmers Guest House sets the standard for a romantic getaway to Galena.
Farmers Guest House is a country elegant bed and breakfast in Galena, Illinois that is nestled among the numerous historic buildings within the Galena historic district. Farmers Guest House offers an old world comfort and unparalleled amenities among the numerous lodging options in Galena. Farmers Guest House is steps away from Galena’s boutique shopping district – Main Street. Historic Main Street also offers some of the [...]

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February 24th, 2013

Your choice for lodging in Galena, IL

Galena Illinois is the perfect getaway destination from Chicago and other cities in the Midwest, not just a place you pass through on your way to Dubuque. As you consider the numerous Galena lodging options, the best bed and breakfast in Galena is widely recognized as Farmers Guest House.
Whether you are planning a weekend getaway from Chicago, or considering several days at bed and breakfasts in Galena, we recommend staying overnight Farmers Guest House. Farmers Guest House is the bed and breakfast closest to Main Street Galena. Here you will find several upscale shops and Galena restaurants.
Farmers Guest House is THE romantic bed and breakfast in Galena. This country elegant Galena inn is within minutes of the Chestnut Mountain and [...]

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February 12th, 2013

Country Breakfast Redefined

Farmers Guest House is redefining what Country Breakfast really means to the bed and breakfast experience. Farmers Guest House is widely-recognized as the best bed and breakfast in Galena. You won’t find any tacky tchotchkes, bad floral wallpaper, or store-bought muffins here. Each morning, innkeepers Susan and Don Steffan are up early, creating country breakfasts that you’ll remember long after your Galena getaway is over.
Susan oversees the kitchen, and Don oversees what Susan is creating in the kitchen. They are the perfect hosts for your weekend getaway to Galena. Farmers Guest House is a beautiful bed and breakfast with modern amenities and fantastic food, sourced locally whenever possible. In addition to their famous poached eggs nested in corned beef hash, [...]

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February 9th, 2013

Updated Look of Mary

Visit Farmers Guest House, the best bed and breakfast in Galena, and experience the new look of our Mary room. Mary is an intimate room at Farmers Guest House with warm rich colors and streaming sunlight that fills the room with romantic energy. Mary is named after the wife of Galena Civil War General Rawlins. Mary was General Rawlins second wife and her romantic energy and spirit is certainly prevalent throughout the room.
This room features a queen size sleigh bed and a flat screen TV/DVD. This Galena guest room also allows you to enjoy a full-sized private bathroom. Enjoy comfort and relaxation with your individually controlled [...]

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February 3rd, 2013

Galena Breakfast Fiesta

This morning we woke up to a party with breakfast Quesadilla, Huevos Rancheros and black bean & corn salad.  Served with Apple-cinnamon muffins, a fresh fruit compote and sunshine, this was a great way to start the week!
Fiesta [...]

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February 2nd, 2013

A Midwesterner’s View of Las Vegas

Don and I returned from the annual Innkeeping Conference yesterday and were we glad to be HOME!  When we expressed our dismay at the choice of Las Vegas as the location for this year’s convention many friends, family and guests gave us those knowing glances and soft chuckles, saying, “Yeah, right.”  But in reality, we had never been there and were not excited about a trip to Las Vegas.   With hope born from the experiences of others who told us we would love the desert oasis; off we went.  After 5 nights and six days we returned resolute to our original supposition – we prefer Galena to Las Vegas in all areas; lodging, fine dining, gaming and attractions.
Gaming & Attractions
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