Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort
U.S. Route 20
Galena IL 61036
(800) 892-2269 or (815) 777-2444
Fax (815) 777-0445

Resort Overview: With 6,800 scenic acres of rolling hills and wooded valleys in the northwest corner of Illinois you'll find Eagle Ridge. It is the perfect family resort for those looking for a casual, nature-oriented setting, with 63 holes of golf, Lake Galena and year-round children's program. The Shenandoah Riding Center offers 40 miles of horseback riding trails, and makes the property an excellent choice for those who enjoy equestrian activities. The resort is only 150 miles from Chicago, and a short drive from the Mississippi River and the historic town of Galena, Illinois.

Accommodations: Eagle Ridge offers guests a wide variety of lodging choices from rooms in the inn to resort home accommodations. The Inn features 80 guestrooms overlooking the beautiful Lake Galena. Rates are $120-$279 per night. Both distinctive resort homes of 3, 4, 5, 6 or 8 bedrooms or resort villas with 1, 2, or 3 bedrooms offer the comforts of home. Choose from a townhouse on a fairway, a lakeview condo, or a secluded home in the woods. Their Add a Sunday night deal gives you 25% off the regular Sunday night rate if you stay any Saturday or Monday night. Packages are also available.

Restaurants: The Woodlands Restaurant and Lounge serves Midwest regional favorites like steak, pasta and seafood with breathtaking views of the lake. The children's menu has everything for the pickiest eater. The pastry chef bakes up heavenly desserts daily. Speaking of sweets, Scoops Ice Cream Parlor is a true old-fashioned ice cream parlor. Their specialties include pastries, cookies, coffee, and of course ice cream! Spikes Bar & Grill is at the Clubhouse and serves sandwiches, salads and light entrees. In the summer months, they add barbecued steak, ribs and smoked chops to the menu. Kids have their own special menu here too. The General Store is a great place to stock up on provisions.

Children's Programs: The Eagle Ridge Youth Program operates from Memorial Day through Labor Day and on weekends throughout the year. It is for guests ages 4-12. Activities are scheduled from 9am-4pm, and is $28 for a full day and $23 for half-day sessions (either 9-1 or 1-4). Kids will enjoy swimming, hiking, boating, arts and crafts and games. Private baby-sitters are also available.

Golf: Eagle Ridge offers four golf courses. They have three 18 hole courses and one 9 hole course. The General was designed by Roger Packard and Andy North. It has received many accolades. The North Course is the creation of Roger Packard and features elevated tees and long vistas through the countryside. The South Course was also designed by Roger Packard. This unique course is cut through a heavily wooded valley and a stream comes into play on 11 of the 18 holes. The East Course is a 9-hole par 34 and an excellent test of accuracy, shot-making and putting touch designed by Roger Packard. The Golf Academy is a great place for lessons.

Tennis: Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort has four outdoor courts available for guests. Pros offer lessons to improve your game or challenge you on the court.

Swimming: The pool at Eagle Ridge Inn is quite unique. It is an indoor pool with a retractable roof for the summer months. The patio is a great place to relax and take in some sun.

Skiing: There are 40 miles of cross-country skiing available. Other winter sports include sledding, skating, horse-drawn sleigh rides and tobogganing.

Other Activities and Amenities: Other activities available at Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort include the 220 acre Lake Galena with canoes, paddleboats, or pontoon boats. Fishing boats are also available. The property offers horseback riding on 40 miles of trails, volleyball, biking, self-guided nature walks and shopping.

More Information: For more information on Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort call (800) 892-2269 or visit their website at www.eagleridge.com.

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