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
Family Skiing Together Keep Cozy for the End of the Winter Ride - Despite what the groundhog says, there is still plenty of time to get outside and enjoy winter. After all the fun you have outside, make sure you also get warm & cozy in hidden Galena sanctuaries full of hot chocolate, fireplaces, and bone-thawing warmth. Outdoor Winter Activities Galena offers a… Continued
Get to Galena: February Edition - From celebrating winter athletes to celebrating Mardi Gras, there is a weekend or event this February that is perfect for whatever you enjoy celebrating. Read below to see all Galena has to offer during the month of February.   SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS WINTER GAMES Chestnut Mountain Resort is hosting the… 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