The Illinois Resort Where You Can Go Ice Skating, Make Homemade S'mores, And More This Winter
By Trent Jonas|Published January 13, 2023
Trent Jonas came to Minnesota to attend college - and never left. He's a Twin Cities-based writer with a BA in English and a MFA in creative writing, a Minnesota Master Naturalist, and the proud father of two adult children. With more than a decade of freelance writing experience under his belt, Trent is often out exploring his favorite topics: Minnesota's woods, lakes, and trails. Rhubarb pie is his weakness, so discovering new diners is also a passion.
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If you’ve been searching for an Illinois resort for winter activities galore, such as ice skating, sledding, and s’mores making, be sure to check out Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. Once you check in, you may just want to hibernate there for the whole winter.
Eagle Ridge truly embraces winter – so much so that it hosts an annual winter carnival one weekend every February. For more details about the carnival and other winter events, as well as spa or resort reservations, check out Eagle Ridge Resort’s Facebook page.
As reluctant as you may be to leave the resort, you won’t regret spending some time in town, as Galena really comes alive during the winter season.
Have you visited Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa in the wintertime? What other Illinois resorts are wonderful winter destinations?
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