Chestnut Mountain Blogs

Mogul Skiing on the Mississippi River Get to Galena: March Edition - March means winter is winding down, but it doesn’t mean it is over yet. With lots of activities going on in Galena, March is a great month to visit and enjoy a wide variety of things going on in this historic Illinois city. Big Nut Open The 12th Annual Big… Continued
Group cheers on deck in the winter Experience Worldly Cuisine Right From Galena - Galena is a Midwestern hub of activities, history, and international cuisine. From local American food to traditional Japanese cuisine, Galena has authentic flavors from around the world. This article offers our suggestions for fare from select countries and where their foodie counterparts can be experienced in Galena.   FRANCE AND… Continued
Family Skiing Get to Galena: January Edition - January serves as a natural fresh start for many people, and this year is the beginning of not only a new year, but also a new decade, why not set out to be more involved, more adventurous, and more connected this year? Galena, being the bustling town that it is,… Continued
Downtown Galena shops Finish Your Holiday Shopping in Galena - Holiday shopping creates a different feeling for everyone. Some love the magic of the holiday spirit, while others curse the long lines and influx of traffic. Regardless of your stance, Galena, Illinois is a great place for holiday shopping. Galena is a beautiful, historic little town that looks as if… Continued
GET TO GALENA: NOVEMBER EDITION - For a true “country Christmas” experience, Galena should be top of your list to visit. With several different types of ways to spend your evenings and weekends, Galena is the perfect place to visit and spend time with those you love before the holiday season infiltrates all your free time.… Continued