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The felt manor blog

Galena Pride Picnic 2021

Join us for the Galena Pride Picnic 2021, Saturday June 12, from 1-5 PM. Picnic will be in Grant Park Pavillion. Sponsored by the Riverview Center.

Make Winter Magical in Galena, IL

You can still travel safely in the midwest. Small towns, like Galena, Illinois are the perfect place for magical winter activities. Here is what we recommend!

Felt Manor Recipe: Traditional Pecan Pie!

We are so thankful for our year as innkeepers that we wanted to share a slice of our kitchen with you! Pecan Pie has always been a staple on our Thanksgiving dessert table.

Have Dinner Delivered to Felt Manor!

The best Main St in America is open and following travel guidelines. Here are our three favorite restaurants that will deliver to Felt Manor for a romantic night in.

Felt Manor Recipe: Apple Cider Doughnuts

Enjoy autumn vibes all day long with this traditional crowd-pleasing recipe from Chef Geoff at the historic Felt Manor B & B. #AppleCiderDoughnuts

Autumn in Galena: Fall Foliage Guide

Autumn in Galena, IL should be on your bucket list. This historic town is GORGEOUS all year, but especially fall. These are our picks for guests to enjoy the changing leaves.

Social Distance Getaways in Galena, IL

You can still travel safely in the midwest. Small towns, like Galena, Illinois are the perfect place for outings while staying away from others. Here's our recommendations for your visit!

@CircaHouses stayed at Felt Manor!

@CircaHouses stayed at Felt Manor for a historic getaway in Galena, IL! She chatted with the innkeepers during happy hour.

Felt Manor Fun Facts

22 historic facts about one of the most prominent homes in Galena, IL!

Felt Manor is Amazing for All!

Five awesome things that happened during June's Pride Month in Galena, Illinois!

All Diets Welcome

We understand that many guests may have special diet restrictions when visiting Felt Manor. We compiled a list of restaurants in Galena that you may want to check out prior to visiting one of the best Main Streets in America! #GalenaCountry

6 Instagram Photo Ops at Felt Manor

Whether you are updating your Instagram Story, your Facebook Feed, or posting to TikTok we have got the perfect spots for your photo ops.

Best Restaurants in Galena

There are SO many great restaurants on the #helluvahalfmile. Our guests have asked us for a few of our favorites, so we are passing them on to you!

The Coach House is Now Open!

Step back in time with modern finishes, spacious quarters, an amazing view, and gourmet breakfast. The Coach House is Galena's newest luxury rental.

Spend a day on Main Street

Main Street Galena, IL is truly a fantastic site to see. Folks visit from all over the country to shop, taste, and sip along the half mile frozen in time. Publications have listed it as the "best Main Street in the country", "one of the most magical Christmas-time towns in the country", and "one of the best places you have never heard of but need to visit ASAP". We've listed our favorite places to visit!

Decking the Halls

Fa La La La La! December was truly a magical month at the Felt Manor.

New Logo Same Us

Announcing the brand new LOGO!

One Month Inn

We want to try EVERYTHING that Galena has to offer. Check out what we've done so far in our first month as Galenians!

Meet Our New Innkeepers: Geoff & Alex

After two years of marriage, these New Yorkers have decided to leave the Big Apple for a slice of humble pie. They made a cross country move to historic Galena in July 2019.
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