Chestnut Mountain Blogs

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
GET TO GALENA –DECEMBER 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
9 Girlfriend Getaway Activities to do in Galena - Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, a full-time worker, or a college student on break, everyone needs some time away with a good group of girlfriends. Wondering how this can be possible with your busy schedule or strict budget? Try a weekend getaway within driving distance! According to a 2017 report … Continued
Get to Galena – November 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
Spooktacular haunted spots in Galena, IL - Galena’s historic ghost “sightings” date back the early 1800’s, when ghost sightings and stories were featured in the local newspapers. Since the 1800’s many of Galena’s finest locals and tourists have reported spiritual encounters and experiences. Have you seen the Lady in Black? Check out some of these haunted spots … Continued
Get to Galena – October Edition - Have you ever explored Galena? Whether it’s a family trip, a golf outing with your buddies, 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 Galena. … Continued