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Address: 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1320
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Activities: Skiing

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Beautiful views.

A great place to visit. We didn't have time to go on the Alpine slide, but it looked like fun. Instead, we enjoyed the view, had dinner and watched the sunset over the Mississippi.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Mark G
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Mankato, Minnesota
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Chicago, Illinois
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100 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I haven't lived at the resort. I have heard that it has ordinary rooms and did not command a high price. However, the views from the hotel are fantastic. I have been there 3 times and tried the Alpine side.....a must do if you are around Galena. Its a luge that you cam slide down 2500 feet all the way... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We drove to Chestnut Mountain resort from Galena. The ride was beautiful and very interesting. The terrain with the hills, valleys, and overall beautiful landscape. We decided to have lunch there and sat at a table by the window overlooking the Mississippi. Again, beautiful. We will definitely stay at this resort the next time we visit Galena...

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Mankato, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A great place to visit. We didn't have time to go on the Alpine slide, but it looked like fun. Instead, we enjoyed the view, had dinner and watched the sunset over the Mississippi.

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Oswego, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went with our 11-year-old and 7-year-old. The little one went with me the first time. It was not as fast as I expected and was a bit harder on the first slide we had to keep the handle in the go position. My older daughter had trouble getting it to go and went very slowly down. When we went the... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed only one Friday night and had a wonderful time. Charming resort about 15 minutes from downtown Galena. It was my 6 year olds birthday and he had a blast. We all loved the alpine slide and taking the chair lift...pools was indoors and nice and warm....EXCELLENT dinner at the main restaurant with a beautiful view overlooking the Mississippi River.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This venue is good for taking in a sunset view of the Mississippi river. The restaurant is very basic and not worth the money.

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Aurora Il
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We went for lunch because it is a great spot to take in the views of the Mississippi. I has the portabella and fired green tomato sandwich, very good. My husband had a great ol' burger!

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Punta de Mita, Mexico
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190 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Early dinner here with family and friends was very special! The view from the terrace was spectacular. I would suggest some kind of umbrella or "see through" shades, as the setting sun was hot and interfered with our view. The Salmon dish seemed to be everyone's favorite.

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Wauconda, Illinois
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Instructors do a good job of training you for flat and slight incline/decline surfaces however out on the trail there are a few steep surfaces (some with roots/ruts) that you will be ill prepared for unless you have experience. Black & Blue.

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Majorca, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We took the afternoon cruise on the Mississippi, which lasted about an hour and a half. There was some wild life to be seen such as Eagles, Blue Heron, Turtle, Pelicans.it was pleasant, but nothing outstanding. Maybe a little overpriced at $30. Later we took a ,meal at the Sunset Grille.reception not quite with it. Service was OK but waiting... More 

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Address: 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1320
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena

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