Stroll Down Main Street and Shop Away
November marks that time of year when the holidays are approaching and shopping is at its peak. There are plenty of opportunities to go to the mall and grab some gifts. However, there is something special about a unique gift that comes with some thought and inspiration. The beautiful shops in Downtown Galena have some spectacular gift ideas that will be sure to show the special people on your list how much you care.
November is the perfect time to spend a weekend away from the busy holiday season. Take a stroll down the historic streets of Galena with a nice warm cup of coffee or hot cocoa all snuggled up in your favorite fall sweater. Once you have worked up your appetite head into one of the delicious restaurants along Main Street and satisfy your taste buds. Of course, for that extra special gift we have our holiday gift certificate specials that begin in November and are always cherished by their receiver.
Book your stay at The Cloran Mansion this November and enjoy a relaxing getaway while finding gifts that will have your loved ones in awe.
For a list of some of the shops downtown visit:
To view places to please you palate and refresh your soul visit:
Every year we take one of our rooms and we give it an update. A fresh coat of paint, fresh new colors, cozy new bedspreads, and little loving touches to make our guests feel right at home. This year Ann’s Room was on the list for a little bit of love. After the busy holidays we got to work on her makeover. We chose gorgeous shades of platinum, cream, and goldenrod to enhance the sensual mood that Ann’s Room inspires. A freshly papered wall embraces the blonde hues throughout the wood of the fireplace and cathedral ceiling. The bold slate draperies bring a touch of masculinity to the sweet softness of the pillowy bed below. The double whirlpool tub draws the goldenrod and grey with an adorable shower curtain in the room’s private bath that is sure to soothe the soul and enhance the mood. Ann’s Room is one of our guest favorites and we are sure it will be your favorite too.
Book your romantic getaway soon and enjoy the sweet smells of spring.
We look forward to seeing you.
Ladies are you looking for a great Fall Getaway with the girls? Come to Galena and celebrate with us at Girlfriends Getaway weekend. We have wonderful activities and sales going on all weekend long. Here are a few of the fun things to do with the ladies while you are here:
Belly Dancing – Saturday, September 8 (2:00 & 3:00pm)
Quartermania – Saturday, September 8 (6:00 – 9:00pm)
Slipper Party – Saturday, September 8 (9:30pm)
Girlfriends Brunch – Sunday, September 9 (8:00am – Noon)
Many of the shops downtown are offering discounts to good to pass up, not like you need an excuse to go shopping.
Pre-Registration is $50.00 per person
*Receive a Girlfriends Goodie Bag and you’ll be entered for the chance to win a $200 Galena Shopping Spree! Pre-Registration saves your spot for the weekend and includes Quartermania, Belly Dancing, Slipper Party and Sunday Brunch.
We have some rooms still available but they will go fast so call today!!
It seems like only yesterday that summer was approaching. I can hardly believe that July is over in a few short days and August will be upon us. Never fear Galena has so many wonderful things to do every month of the year. Here are some fun and exciting things to see and do on your getaway this August.
Jo Daviess County Fair is this August 2-4th. What a wonderful opportunity to go to the carnival, play games, listen to music, and eat some yummifications. Bring the kids, have a girls or guys retreat, or stroll the park hand in hand with that special someone (maybe you can win them a prize). To view all the activities go to: http://www.jodaviesscountyfair.org/
Quilt Lovers this August 10-12th is the annual Galena/Jo Daviess Quilt Fest. You are sure to enjoy some quilt-tastic fun this year. For more information visit their Facebook page.
August 11-12th is the 7th Annual Market House Square Festival. Many talented Artists will be displaying their artwork for your enjoyment and purchases. To view pictures from last years events visit: http://www.hellogalena.org/news/2011-04-04_market_photos.htm
You may also be interested in the Vineyard tours, Ghost tours, and Mississippi River tours while the weather is still warm. Call and book your room with us and we can help you plan some amazing adventures while you are visiting our beautiful town.
Cheryl & Carmine