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Popular Midwest Resort Re-Opens with Villas, Homes Ready to Host Guests for Fun and Socially Distant Vacations

Private Homes and Villas at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa Offer Ultimate Vacation Destination on 6,800 Acres

With nearby vacation homes booked solid, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa in Galena, Illinois, has re-opened with more than 200 villas and homes from one to eight bedrooms, ideal for couples, families or small groups to take in a beautiful change of scenery without getting on a plane or sacrificing safety or open space. Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is located in Northwest Illinois on more than 6,800 acres in the magnificent Galena Territory, which is a short drive from most Midwest cities including Chicago, Ill, Dubuque, Iowa, and Madison, Wis.

“We’re the original ‘socially distant’ vacation destination,” said Colin Sanderson, director of sales and marketing. “Guests of Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa have miles of nature to hike, bike, golf, fish, zip line, kayak, canoe, horseback ride, and even take a hot air balloon ride. They can order in pizza or anything from our restaurants, and enjoy the great outdoors without worrying about coming into contact with others.”

In addition to the private homes, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa guests can also stay in the Inn, as well as enjoy a wide variety of open-air dining options. The just-completed Highlands Restaurant and Lounge 289 are both open seven days a week and feature a cantilevered deck that seats 45. Overlooking the 10th fairway and the 18th green of the premier General golf course, the deck also offers panoramic views of The Galena Territory. Lounge 289 has upper and lower lounge areas with four glass garage doors that can be opened for relaxing and dining al fresco.

Summer and Labor Day Packages

Whether guests are planning to travel now or for the Labor Day holiday, there is plenty to do at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, with a variety of packages:

Family Time Package. For a break from the everyday, the resort offers families a change of scenery where they can stay together in a home or villa while enjoying all the activities at the resort. The Family Time Package includes:

  • Accommodations for three nights and four days
  • $70 in Eagle Ridge Dollars to be used anywhere at the resort
  • A large family pizza and soda – with two pizzas and sodas for those in a home with three or more bedrooms

Romance for Two Package. This couple’s getaway includes accommodations for one night and two days or two nights and three days (reservations on Friday or Saturday require a two-night minimum stay). Guests will arrive to chocolates and a long-stemmed rose as well as a bottle of chilled champagne with two keepsake glasses. The Romance for Two Package also includes in-room breakfast, dinner for two, and a late departure time of 2:00 pm.

Golf Packages. With its 63 exquisitely manicured holes laid out over four award-winning golf courses, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers packages for serious golfers as well as families. One of the most popular is the 2020 Unlimited Golf Package, which includes accommodations for two nights at the Inn or in one of the villas, and unlimited golf booked on the day of play. A variety of other packages are ideal for friend and family groups, and children 17 and under always play free. The staff is well prepared to accommodate all social distancing golf rules as specified by the state of Illinois.

Recreational Activities

Throughout the summer, couples and families can enjoy a number of on-property recreational fun, including taking a dip in the pool, horseback riding at the Shenandoah Riding Center, zip lining at Long Hollow Canopy Tours, bird watching, balloon rides, boating and fishing, hiking, biking and much more.

For a relaxing break, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa’s Stonedrift Spa is open and available for guests to enjoy safely, with monthly and daily specials.

All activities, packages, and rooms can be viewed at www.eagleridge.com, or guests can call with questions or make reservations by calling (800) 892-2269.

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