Ah, winter what a delightful time to visit the country, warm fires and hot drinks after days of exhilarating outdoor fun. Carroll County, Illinois is a great place for cross country skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, winter hiking and bird watching. Many splendid birds can be seen wintering near the Mississippi River but none as majestic as the American Bald Eagle. Hundreds make their home on the river every year.
Stores are filled with holiday crafts, handmade jewelry and artwork, quilts, decorations and more. Restaurants are brimming with new menu choices and old favorites. Bed & Breakfasts offer delicious hot meals and cabins offer comfy quilts and warm fireplaces.
Come out and enjoy what Carroll County has to offer this winter, spend a weekend in one of our many cabins, hotels or bed and breakfasts sitting in front of a warm fireplace, enjoying a glass of wine and just relaxing before the New Year kicks into gear and we go back to our hectic lives.
Carroll County Illinois is located just 30 minutes form Galena, 1 hour from Rockford and 2 hours from Chicago; Carroll County is a perfect distance for a winter getaway. Our web-site will help you plan your journey to NW Illinois; we hope to see you soon.