Farmers' Guest House
October 15th, 2014

Everything is Better with Bacon

Below is an article from Global Writes on the recent Galena Food and Wine Festival. It just goes to show that everything is better with bacon…
Savoring the Flavors of Fall at Galena’s Food and Wine Festival
Near U.S. Grant’s house and down the street from the Piggly Wiggly, there was a distinct scent of bacon in the air. It was here on a recent Friday night in September that Galena, a historic river town in northwest Illinois, welcomed me to its second annual food and wine festival.
As I walked into the L-shaped exhibit hall at the Galena Convention Center, I couldn’t help overhearing two attendees discussing the intricacies of toasting wine barrels. Yes, foodies and oenophiles united to bring together more [...]

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December 17th, 2013

Apple Crostada

This morning we had a new treat for our guests – Apple Crostada.  When Susan first created this and tried it out on her willing taste tester, Don, he said it was like eating your very own apple pie!  Home made apple pie filling wrapped in a warm biscuit, sprinkled with coarse sugar – the perfect starter on a chilly winter [...]

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January 14th, 2013

It’s Time for a Winter Getaway to Galena

Now that we are deep into the heart of winter, there is a dramatic rise in high levels of stress and countless hours trapped indoors as workers look for new ways to escape for a relaxing getaway. Farmers Guest House, the best bed and breakfast in Galena, has created several midweek and weekend getaway opportunities for that quick getaway from Chicago, or anywhere in the Midwest. From in-room massages, to special attention for guests skiing in Galena, Farmers Guest House urges all people to take breaks and weekend getaways in Galena, IL.
Weekend getaways in Galena and time at Farmers Guest House help travelers feel recharged, refreshed and relaxed.  You can experience award-winning cuisine at a variety of restaurants in Galena, [...]

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November 12th, 2012

Ski at Chestnut Mountain Galena

When planning your winter getaway to Chestnut Mountain in Galena, IL, you’ll want to make your reservations at Farmers Guest House, the best bed and breakfast in Galena.
Chestnut Mountain Galena is nestled in the bluffs above the Mississippi River. Chestnut Galena is a spot where winter looks just about perfect. There is no better place to enjoy a weekend of skiing in IL than at Chestnut Mountain Galena.
Farmers Guest House is the perfect alternative to the hotels in Galena for your ski getaway. Widely recognized as the best bed and breakfast in Galena IL, Farmers Guest House provides guests with an experience of country elegance in a romantic bed and breakfast setting.
Farmers Guest House is walking distance to the historic [...]

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November 11th, 2012

Toasting Veterans Everywhere

On Friday, November 9, 2012 Farmers Guest House hosted John Latino from Southern Wine & Spirits for a special Galena Illinois wine tasting event to kick off Veterans’ Day weekend. Farmers Guest House hosts WineTime™ nightly at 5:30pm for registered guests to meet and greet other guests, discuss various Galena attractions and make reservations at the best Galena restaurants.
Guests of Farmers Guest House tasted an exciting array of wine during the event that they could then make note of for Thanksgiving and holiday gifts.
Make reservations now for your own getaway to Galena and Farmers Guest House. Every night at 5:30pm guests enjoy WineTime™ – it’s sure to be your best midweek or weekend getaway to Galena.
Call your friends and plan [...]

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