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5 Reasons to Try Goat Yoga in Galena This Fall!

Goat Yoga in GalenaHave you heard of goat yoga? Yes, it’s a thing, and it’s catching on in Galena!  Of all the things to do this fall in Galena–and there are plenty of things to choose from!–goat yoga might be one of our new favorites. We think this fall is the perfect time to get out and meet these adorable animals and participate in this exciting new adventure in Galena.

All the traditional fun is still here, too, including shopping along Main Street, wine tasting, dining out at our delicious restaurants, enjoying a performance at P.T. Murphy’s Magic Theatre, and staying in and getting cozy at the Jail Hill Inn.  Consider this just one more thing to add to your lengthy itinerary the next time you visit us at Jail Hill Inn! Are you ready to give it a try? Book your room at our Galena Bed and Breakfast today!

What is Goat Yoga, and Why Should You Care?

By now, you’re probably asking yourself, “What exactly is, goat yoga anyway?”  It’s really as simple as it sounds, but it also so much more than it sounds. Original Goat Yoga in Galena is owned and operated by local owners Jenn and her husband Josh. They purchased a small historic farm just outside of town, renovated and renamed it Silver Linings Farm, an apt reflection of their personal story, and went into business.  Are you interested in the potential benefits of goat yoga? Here are 5 reasons we think you should put this on your list of things to do in Galena!

  1. Goat yoga is one of the best new things to do in Galena IlGoat Yoga is a fun and unique way to celebrate special occasions.  Think birthdays, reunions, bachelor/bachelorette parties, corporate health & wellness, business retreats, team bonding events, and so much more!
  2. Disconnect from the stress of everyday life, and instead, take 90 minutes focused only on yourself.
  3. The practice of yoga itself has plenty of health benefits, with or without goats. No prior yoga experience is necessary!
  4. Enjoy time spent with some of the most adorable goats around.  This part of the experience alone is worth the 90-minutes and will leave you relishing in the happy vibes we could all use more of.
  5. You’ll sleep better after practicing a little yoga. Where better to sink into a luxurious night of sleep than at the Jail Hill Inn?

If you’re looking for even more goat love, try taking a restorative goat trek in nature with our friends at Hoof It. They’re open for walks every day from now through mid-November, and then will reopen again for the summer season in May of 2020. If you visit on a Friday or Saturday, you can even extend your walk into a fabulous evening by the bonfire roasting s’mores and soaking up all that makes Galena a wonderful place to visit.

The Best Night of Sleep at our Galena Bed and Breakfast

If spending 90-minutes practicing yoga with some of the cutest and friendliest goats in Galena isn’t enough to entice you to visit our charmingly historic town, then perhaps the chance to stay in the country’s #1 rated Bed and Breakfast is? If you don’t already know what it is like to sink into our Comphy Sheets at the end of a long day, now’s your chance to find out. New York Magazine recently included Jail Hill Inn on its list of 8 places to enjoy the best hotel sheets. We couldn’t agree more with their assessment.  Did you know you can also take home your own set of sheets from our online store?

Beyond sheets, you’ll enjoy living in the lap of luxury at Jail Hill Inn.  Each morning starts with a sumptuous, homemade breakfast, and each evening ends with a delicious wine and cheese reception, along with fresh treats from the oven. The luxury continues as you retreat into your tastefully appointed suite.  Each of our suites comes standard with things like stunning KOHLER® bathrooms with Frette® bath towels, plush bathrobes, Aveda® personal care products, a wet bar with a sink, a Keurig® coffee system with a selection of K-Cup® pods (coffees, teas and hot chocolate), a Samsung Smart TV and Bluetooth-enabled sound system, and Signature chocolates and chilled champagne upon arrival.

It’s the little things that transform your stay from something ordinary into something extraordinary. Next time you’re in Galena, make sure you stay at the Jail Hill Inn, the best Galena Bed and Breakfast. Book your room today!


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