Farmers' Guest House
July 31st, 2013

FGH Welcomes Author Max Grinnell

Recently, Farmers Guest House was privileged to welcome legendary author, travel-writer and urbanologist, Max Grinnell, for a two-night stay at our best-in-class Galena inn. We are delighted that Max chose to stay with us at Farmers Guest House, widely regarded as the best bed and breakfast in Galena. Max kicked back, relaxed, soaked-in everything Galena, and enjoyed the famous Farmers Guest House WineTime™ during his stay.
As all guests do, Max enjoyed the infamous Farmers Guest House new country breakfast each morning; set against our ever-evolving backdrop of new country elegance and always changing scenic beauty.
At Farmers Guest House, you won’t find the dusty, old, grandma décor so often found in bed and breakfast stays. Farmers Guest House offers each guest [...]

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July 29th, 2013

Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast

Staying the night at a bed and breakfast and not sure what to expect? Well, at Farmers Guest House in Galena, you’ll find all of the hospitality and amenities you would expect at a first class hotel, inn or resort. Farmers Guest House always aims to create the best bed and breakfast experience for our guests whether you’re a first-timer at a bed and breakfast, or an experienced bed and breakfast traveler.
Here’s what two recent guests have to say about their bed and breakfast experience at Farmers Guest House.
“1st time B & B’ers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 NEW
Not going to bore you with the same rhetoric from all the other reviews. Yes, Don and Susan are amazing, [...]

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July 26th, 2013

November in Galena – So Many Things To Do!

 
November 2 & 3 – Murder Mystery at Galena Cellars –
With your weekend stay at Farmers Guest House purchase two tickets for the Galena Cellars Murder Mystery, (normally $99.90)
Murder Mystery 2012
for $79.90!  Join us at the Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery for dinner, catered by Fried Green Tomatoes, and watch as a murder mystery unfolds. You’ll step back in time to 1933 as a dinner guest of Tiffany ‘Gold’ Digman, who’s looking into the disappearance of her archeologist husband. We’ll introduce you to all of the local ‘characters’ as Inspector Seymore Clues returns to solve the mystery. You don’t have to do anything but have a good time at this heart-stopping Die-Laughing Murder Mystery.
 
November 8 – 10th Quilt & Fiber [...]

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July 24th, 2013

Deconstructed Muffin with Apple Brandy Sauce

Sometimes our best recipes are the product of necessity.  I recently made a batch of amazing Morning Glory Muffins; however, I left too much pineapple juice in the pineapple and the muffins fell apart!  I put the muffin pieces in bowls, created a lovely apple brandy sauce for the top and, voila! a fabulous breakfast [...]

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