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Chestnut Mountain Resort

8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a warm start to the season, we visited a few nearby ski hills in the Midwest & were once again reminded how spoiled we are at Chestnut. The intermediate & expert runs are the steepest with the most sustained pitch around with great beginner hills as well. We are there almost every weekend & the staff is great -... More 

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Darien, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Nut during the week day and the price was only $25 which is very cheap. Less than a dozen people were on the slopes and felt like my own slopes. Fresh new snow was being made and the skiing was very smooth with barley any ice.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I went to Chestnut Mountain for a ski vacation. We were amazed from the start of our trip. We stayed in the remodeled area of the hotel with a room that overlooked the mountain. The room was gorgeous. The Beds were comfortable, it had a full size sofa, table, microwave, fridge and flat screen. It was in... More 

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Freeport, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Slopes where I grew up and learned to ski! My family lives would come over about once a year growing up. However my friends and I are always looking for something fun to do however none of the rest of them know how to board/ski. With lift and rental totaling about $90 for one day it's a little expensive for... More 

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Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Due to the warm weather the resort was empty. We were like kids having a run if the place. Staff was very accommodating. We had fun driving down the mountain. I would bring some drinks and snacks. Food was OK. Better food in town. Will go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Chestnut Mountain is our favorite local place for us to go for a ski weekend. The kids love the hills and lifts for all their snowboarding. I love the lounge and restaurant that overlooks the slopes. Best of both worlds. Not sure about all the rooms, but the one I stayed in could use freshening. Just looked tired. The beds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Yes this place is a little dated, but the views from our window were well worth it. While it was dated, everything was clean and well kept. Loved the pool! There is alot to do there. There is a slide down the mountain and then you take the chair lift back up. A boat ride down the river as well.... More 

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Huntley/Chicago Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Great view was probably about it. When I checked in I was not greeted to warmly. Room was very out dated. TV didn't work. Walls are paper thin... Heard a dog barking a few rooms down the for a long period of time. The staff at the restaurant was super friendly.

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Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I have dined at the Chestnut Mountain restaurant a couple of times now. We both like it and the food is decent, and so is the service. Our view of the Mississippi River was great, which adds an elevated atmosphere when you're dining. The drive during the fall is beautiful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

After finding the best Price on Tripadvisor , We booked The Chalet Room which is a economical option . When we saw the marvelous views along the ski slopes and Mississippi River we quickly sought a upgrade to stay in one of the updated rooms facing the Mighty Mississippi Valley . We were very impressed with the clean and modern... More 

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