All conference activities on Saturday, March 4, will take place at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, entrance located on U.S. Route 20 (actual address is 444 Eagle Ridge Drive), about 6 miles east of downtown Galena. In 2014, Midwest Living rated Eagle Ridge one of the "45 Midwest Resorts We Love." Set in one of Northern Illinois’ most beautiful and secluded locales, the 6,800-acre Galena Territory, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is a truly one-of-a-kind getaway with many opportunities for relaxation and recreation.
Boasting 80 “rustic elegant” Inn Rooms and over 200 distinctive homes and villas, Eagle Ridge welcomes you to enjoy exhilarating activities, including the 6,000-square-foot Stonedrift Spa, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and over 23 miles of hiking trails. Horse lovers can enjoy the great outdoors at the Shenandoah Riding Center. Winter activities include cross-country skiing on the Eagle Ridge golf courses, sledding and skating.
Special room rates have been arranged for TPE conference attendees and will be extended two days prior and two days after the conference. Inn rooms will be $109 per night and villas and homes may be rented for prices ranging from $169 to $479, depending on the number of bedrooms. Please note that a nightly resort amenity fee will also be added to the nightly rate. To reserve a room, call Eagle Ridge directly at 800-892-2269 and mention you are with The Prairie Enthusiasts’ conference.
For those wishing a different hotel option, a room block is also being held for us until Feb. 1 at Stoney Creek Inn at $125 per night, located near downtown Galena. Call Stoney Creek at 800-659-2220 or 815-777-2223. For other lodging options and information about other local activities, visit www.galena.org or www.visitgalena.com.