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The Ideal Babymoon Destination to Rest & Recharge!

Our Galena Bed and Breakfast is perfect for all special occasions, from romantic couples getaways and anniversary celebrations to engagement trips and babymoons! If you expect a little bundle of joy in the coming year, we’re here to tell you that you won’t find more indulgent or relaxing babymoon destinations near Chicago! Jail Hill Inn is a relatively short drive west of Chicago – approximately three hours along Highway 20.

There’s plenty of fun to enjoy as you travel from Chicago to Galena, but the vacation will start once you pull up in front of our stunning, four-story Galena Bed and Breakfast. Galena is the #2 most visited tourism destination in the state, only behind Chicago, and our Galena Bed and Breakfast has been rated as the #1 Bed and Breakfast in the Country. An inviting destination, no doubt, and easily one of the best babymoon destinations near Chicago! 

Once you’re here, you’ll find plenty of pampering at our Inn. We’ll make breakfast for you daily, treat you to a delicious appetizer tray, help you arrange prenatal massages if desired, and otherwise take care of your every need so you and your partner can focus on each other as you gear up for your joyous life change. Beyond our Inn, you’ll find a four-season getaway destination filled with fun adventures and all the historic, small-town charm you came for. 

There’s no doubt Galena is one of the most charming babymoon destinations near Chicago. Cherished moments abound here, and we’d love to play a small part in the pending arrival of your little one. If you’re ready to unplug, relax, and enjoy some romantic one-on-one time with your sweetheart, it’s time to book your babymoon at our luxury Bed and Breakfast in Galena!

A pregnant couple enjoying one of the best babymoon destinations near Chicago.

Best Babymoon Destinations Near Chicago

Babymoons have become increasingly common for new parents to be. They offer couples a chance to savor an intimate getaway and time away from busy distractions before the arrival of a new baby upends their world in the most wonderful (but sometimes chaotic!) ways. If you’re looking for babymoon destinations near Chicago, there’s no better place to look than our stunning Bed and Breakfast in Galena. 

We’ve been lucky enough to be a part of many great moments with our guests over the years, including proposals, elopements, honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays, retirement parties, and, yes, babymoons! We treasure each and every one of these moments and love helping our guests curate the perfect escape. Moreover, we love seeing you return year after year to our romantic Bed and Breakfast, celebrating various milestones along the way, and inviting us in to be an extended member of your family (and you, ours!). 

A number of things put our Inn at the top of the list when it comes to babymoon destinations near Chicago. To start, the accommodations at our Galena Bed and Breakfast are high-end, with comfortable, king-size beds that will support and relax your body. They also offer cozy seating areas and large jetted tubs or generous steam showers. We’ve done our best to make each of our guest suites a luxurious, spa-like oasis with all the comforts of home but none of the stress that comes with it. 

Moreover, throughout your babymoon, you’ll enjoy plenty of added “extras” with your stay. Once you’ve checked in and we’ve helped you up the stairs to your room, you’ll find a custom box of chocolates and a sparkling beverage waiting for you. It’s a little gift from us to welcome you and help you kickstart your babymoon in the best way possible. From there, you’re free to customize the Bluetooth sound system in your room, kick off your shoes, crank up the fireplace, and let the relaxation begin. These extras are one of the many things that elevate us over other Galena lodging and babymoon destinations near Chicago.

Relax, unwind, and enjoy delicious breakfasts like this blueberry muffin bake while enjoying one of the best babymoon destinations near Chicago

One of the Best Places to Stay in Galena, IL

One of the reasons to choose babymoon destinations near Chicago is to leave behind your busy life and long lists of responsibilities. So, understandably, you may not want to do much during your babymoon other than relax in the cozy comfort of our rooms. That’s perfectly ok! We can turn your suite into a spa and arrange in-room massages to ease those tired muscles and pregnancy-related aches and pains.

If you’re up for it, you can take the short, easy walk into downtown Galena, where you’ll find plenty to do. When it comes to babymoon destinations near Chicago, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere better than Galena! Whatever you need throughout your stay, we’re happy to help. We offer our guests extraordinary concierge service and pride ourselves on giving couples an unforgettable stay. 

Like Galena, no singular “thing” makes Jail Hill Inn one of the best babymoon destinations near Chicago. Rather, it’s the entirety of what we offer couples: Elegance, history, a welcoming, upscale ambiance, high-value amenities, and consistent dedication to our guests’ experience. These things all work together to produce a lodging experience like few others in the country.

Couple this exceptional attention to detail with warm, friendly hospitality, and you’ve found one of the best places to stay in Galena. We’ve already mentioned the luxury you’ll find in our six guest rooms. They offer ample space to spread out and include plenty of fantastic amenities, including custom-designed and super-plush Frette Spa Robes and towels, Aveda personal care products, a customizable Bluetooth sound system, and Samsung Smart TVs.

In the morning, you’ll wake up to the most enticing aromas wafting up from our kitchen. We make a sensational, three-course breakfast that will satisfy your cravings and leave you full and satisfied. In the afternoon, we’ll bring you a house-made tray of appetizers and locally sourced charcuterie, plus a home-baked sweet treat and a bottle of your preferred beverage. It’s the perfect bite between meals – and even for those late-night cravings! We’ve thought of everything and have curated a thoughtful experience for our guests. This attention to detail sets us apart as one of the top babymoon destinations near Chicago.

But that’s not all. We’re also one of the closest Galena Bed and Breakfasts to downtown but with none of the noise! From our perch on the hill, we overlook downtown Galena. Within minutes, you can be on Main Street browsing the 100+ independently owned shops, enjoying local restaurants, walking on the scenic Galena River Trail, and generally soaking up the many charms of this historic town. 

With so many yummy treats and luxurious amenities, it’s easy to see why our guests continue to rave about staying here and continue to rate us as the best place to stay in Galena – not to mention one of the best babymoon destinations near Chicago. If you’d like to experience the unending luxury of our Galena Bed and Breakfast, we’d love to help you enjoy your special moments. Book your room with us today! 

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