Now that the hustle and bustle of summer has come to an end, you may be due for a weekend away. I get it, I was in the same boat. A quick getaway to Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena was just what I needed to unwind. It was such a relaxing trip, and I can’t wait to do it again!
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Galena Territory, Eagle Ridge Resort is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. With its breathtaking natural beauty, world-class amenities, and warm hospitality, this resort offers an idyllic escape for travelers seeking a harmonious blend of relaxation and adventure.
One of the defining features of Eagle Ridge Resort is its seamless integration with the surrounding landscape. Rolling hills, dense woodlands, and serene lakes create a tranquil backdrop for your getaway. Whether you’re an avid hiker, a birdwatching enthusiast, or simply seeking a quiet moment of contemplation, the resort’s extensive network of trails and outdoor spaces beckon you to explore.
Throughout the main resort area, there are various areas to sit and enjoy the outdoors as well. You will surely find a perfect spot, whether you want to rest and enjoy the gardens in the main courtyard, or take a seat on the patio to take in the gorgeous sunset over Lake Galena.
Eagle Ridge offers a range of accommodations to suit every preference. From cozy cabins nestled in the woods to spacious villas overlooking the verdant golf courses, each lodging option provides a comfortable retreat with modern amenities and rustic charm.
If you’re one that wants to be right in the middle of the action, Eagle Ridge Resort also offers Main Lodge and Courtyard Rooms. These are conveniently located near the restaurants, pool, and outdoor recreation areas.
Indulge your palate with a culinary journey at Eagle Ridge’s restaurants. From the upscale Woodlands Restaurant, where locally-sourced ingredients are transformed into exquisite dishes, to the laid-back General Store, offering delicious comfort food, there’s something to satisfy every craving.
My guest and I both chose the Prime Filet Mignon with Fingerling Potatoes and Chef’s Choice of Vegetable for dinner, and it was nothing short of amazing! For breakfast, we enjoyed a buffet with breakfast classics, as well as a made to order omelet station.
For golf enthusiasts, Eagle Ridge is a dream come true. Boasting four championship golf courses designed by renowned architects, the resort offers a diverse range of playing experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner looking to hone your skills, you’ll find the perfect course to suit your style.
Spa and Wellness Retreat:
Eagle Ridge’s Stonedrift Spa is a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation. Indulge in a range of treatments, from soothing massages to revitalizing facials, all while surrounded by the serenity of nature.
Of course, the Stonedrift Spa caters to men and golfers too! They offer a variety of men’s services including:
- Barbershop (hair and shave services)
- Golf Massage
- Gentlemen’s Facial
- Gentlemen’s Detailing (mani/pedi)
- Plus Saunas, Breathe & Detox rooms, Hot Tub, etc.
Eagle Ridge is not just for couples or solo travelers; it’s also a fantastic destination for families. The resort offers a variety of activities and amenities to keep kids of all ages entertained, from swimming pools and horseback riding to organized nature hikes and campfire evenings.
While the resort itself is a haven of tranquility, Galena offers a rich tapestry of history, culture, and charm. Explore the quaint streets of downtown Galena on a Trolly Tour, shop to your heart’s content, visit historic sites like the Ulysses S. Grant Home, or sample local wines at one of the nearby vineyards. I’ve compiled a list of great things to do in Galena to help you plan your trip.
Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena is more than a destination; it’s an experience that lingers in your memory long after you’ve left. Whether you seek adventure in the great outdoors or simply wish to unwind amidst nature’s embrace, this resort offers a perfect blend of luxury and serenity.
So pack your bags and embark on a journey to Eagle Ridge Resort. Let the beauty of Galena and the warmth of its people leave an indelible mark on your soul.