Chestnut Mountain Blogs

2 men riding segways on a mountain The Off-Road Segway Experience: What to Expect - The Segway Tours offered at Chestnut Mountain Resort are the perfect way to get off the grid and into nature in the upcoming months. A Segway is two wheeled, self-balancing modes of transportation that are often showcased zooming along on a sidewalk somewhere in Silicon Valley, but Chestnut Mountain Resort … Continued
Get to Galena: May Edition - May is the month that nature blooms, and so does Galena with all its exciting outdoor events. As the warm summer weather draws us all outdoors, you’re encouraged to head to Galena to enjoy the weather, the views, and the events that are sure to help cure any lingering winter … Continued
Sliding and Riding on the Banks of the Mighty Mississippi - The anticipation for summer-living is here with a vengeance after this extended winter. Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena, IL has officially begun their transition to summer activities. Their St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, including the Slush Cup and the Big Nut Open, served as the final goodbyes for the winter season. … Continued
Get to Galena: April Edition - Calling all Civil War buffs, historians, and environmentalists! Join Galena for a month of historical celebrations revolving around Ulysses S. Grant’s birthday and his participation in the Civil War. Grant lived in Galena before the civil war and resided there while he ran for President in 1868, becoming the 18th … Continued
A group of friends toasting wine outdoors. Taste Your Way Through Galena - With winter coming to an end, you can start to spend more time outside soaking up essential Vitamin D. Rather than staying in to cook, let someone else do the cooking! Get out and taste your way through Galena. With different dining experiences for every type of day, Galena is the … Continued
Get to Galena: March Edition - Whether it’s a family ski trip, a snowboarding expedition with the guys, or a girlfriend getaway, Galena is a destination you don’t want to miss this winter. Known for beautiful views, a rich history, small boutiques, and rolling vineyards, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Galena. So, what … Continued
Ski fashion: How skiers and snowboarders turn practical into trendy - Fashion trends are just as seasonal as snow on the mountain for skiers and snowboarders. The biggest problem: How do you look stylish while also being comfortable? Don’t fret, we have you covered on all the tips and tricks to make sure you glide down the mountain with ease while … Continued
Winter Checklist: What to do before and after your session on the slopes - Now that the holiday hustle is over, are you planning your next trip to your favorite wintery slopes? It’s easy to forget a couple essential items as you race to get to the top of the mountain, and nothing puts a damper on your must-needed vacation like forgetting your favorite … Continued
Get to Galena: January Edition - Have you ever explored Galena? Whether it’s a family ski trip, a snowboarding expedition with the guys or a girlfriend getaway, this is a destination you don’t want to miss. Known for beautiful views, a rich history, small boutiques, and rolling vineyards, there is something for everyone to enjoy in … Continued