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Chestnut Mountain Resort

8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
+1 815-777-1320
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"Never Disappointed!"

Great place to stay with family and everything you need right there. Miniature golf, segway tours... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lots to do and amazing scenery!

Our hot air balloon flight was rescheduled because of wind, so we took a trip out to Chestnut for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“alpine slide” (75 reviews)
8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
+1 815-777-1320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to stay with family and everything you need right there. Miniature golf, segway tours, walking, zipline, photo ops, restaurants.

Thank alecsgrandma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hot air balloon flight was rescheduled because of wind, so we took a trip out to Chestnut for a little fun! Both the alpine slide and the zip line were a blast. When we were done, we sat out on the patio and had...More

Thank Ashlee S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in September. We took a ride down the alpine slide and had fun on it. $8 per person and you ride the chair lift back up the mountain. The view is incredible. We then went to the balcony area of the restaurant and...More

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a weekend deal, what a way to enjoy the scenery. There is so much for everyone to do. We went in October, so no snow, but the lifts can take you to the river. There was a boat to can go on to...More

Thank marysb62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove up to chestnut mountain just to check it out. Great place, especially for kids. The restaurant looked great and so did the big bar, with sports on. We did the alpine slides, I was a little nervous, until I saw 6 year olds on...More

Thank cheermulligan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All of my nephews, nieces and grandchildren head here of course in the Winter but in the Summer they have rides set up that the kids love. The terrain is gorgeous, for those of us who appreciate the beauty of the area. But the teens...More

Thank Dreamingone
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I did not regret going here despite a long day. Staff are really nice. The experience of the slide is really a good one. We did the zipline as well. And the view is just breathtaking!!! Wasnt able to bring my phone with but i...More

Thank Wendy Elaine G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We spent the afternoon here. The kids rode the slide and zipline while my husband and I soaked up the beautiful scenery. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Jana S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We spent the day there, purchased the adventure package. It was extremely windy all day. So windy that that they closed down the zip line. We did the alpine slide four times, played disc and miniature golf. Sadly we missed out on the zip line...More

Thank dlk333
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Excellent time with sisters trying Alpine slide, Segway off road tour and fun, fun... Don't let up on the Alpine throttle. Segway tour is fat tire and great adventure... different than thin tire tours I had done in past. The 6:30pm tour at sunset is...More

Thank Vivian1421
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Jill W
24 October 2016|
Response from Milan B | Reviewed this property |
In general, yes. They'll welcome pets into the rooms, but I'm not certain you'd want them in the dining room (unless they're service dogs) or the bar area.
7 October 2016|
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Response from Dreamingone | Reviewed this property |
Robert's Riverboat rides in Dubuque is what you want. They have all types of cruises and also a dinner cruise with a banjo player for entertainment. (I think their mashed potatoes are "The Best@ ever made!!!!!) Go and... More

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