Monthly Archives: September 2013

Autumn in Carroll County

From your backyard to ours…

Looking for a reason to get in the car to enjoy a splendid autumn day in the country? Look no further than Carroll County, Illinois. With so much to see, experience, and do, there’s no better reason, or season, to discover the hidden treasures and pleasures of this region than autumn. When summer slips into autumn, mile after magnificent mile of rolling hills and towering woodlands that make up our region transform into some of Illinois’ most spectacular visual fall offerings.autumn-carroll-county-il

Crisp air, brilliant colors, and pleasant surprises await in Carroll County this fall. It’s the perfect place for an autumn getaway. Silver Moon winery is open for business and holds several special events throughout the season. Raven’s Grin Inn will chill and delight you with frightening activities. The Heirloom Café will provide all your pumpkins and the Brick Street Café or Crumbles can provide some delicious fall treats.

Autumn is a lovely time to visit Carroll County Illinois where our communities are full of farmers markets, fall festivals, wine events, and much more. Let’s not forget the best part of all: wonderful and cozy lodging to fit any need! Our great lodging establishments offer all kinds of seasonal fun from breakfast on the veranda, wine tastings, and bonfires to a game of horseshoes. Carroll County accommodations are big on charm and small on price! If you appreciate the small things, you’ll certainly enjoy traveling the scenic roads of Carroll County.

Whether you’re looking for a rustic log cabin or one with a hot tub, a bed and breakfast with delicious homemade pastries or a motel with an 18 hole miniature golf course, Carroll County has what you need for a weekend getaway. So bring your bike, fishing pole, golf clubs, or your pocketbook and cruise on into Carroll County to enjoy the simple things in life.

We’re located just 30 minutes from Galena, 60 minutes from Rockford, and 90 minutes from Chicagoland. Carroll County is a perfect distance for a getaway before the season changes and life gets busy. We hope to see you soon!