Category Archives: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s in Carroll County

Hole up in a cabin with tea, wine, board games, and binoculars… Get out and explore downtowns… Or a bit of both…

Couples, girlfriends, singles… it doesn’t matter…


Hickory Hideaway

Hickory Hideaway Cabins is offering “extra special” touches for the holiday, including massages, chocolate strawberries, champagne, roses and rose petals.  Their physical address is in Shannon but they’re located right outside of Lake Carroll. Call for more information and pricing to add those “extra special” touches to your reservation. Click here for their website.

The Nest at Palisades



The Nest at Palisades in Savanna is a cozy cabin! Click here for more information.



Robert’s Roost Country Guest House Valentine’s Special

Roberts’ Roost Country Guest House in Savanna is offering a Valentine’s Package, look yourself. Click here for more information.




Some unique little stops in our region!

Savanna Marketplace in Savanna.  Drink a cup of joe while you shop for handmade, unique, and local pride gifts.  Click here for more.

Tina’s Ice Cream Shop & Riverview Antique Mall in Mount Carroll. Old fashioned ice cream and funky décor, plus antiques. Click here to view pictures and more.


Mississippi Palisades State Park in Savanna. Cross-country skiing, sledding, and ice fishing. Click here for more information.

Mount Carroll Bowling Center for bowling, laser tag, homemade pizza, and drinks. Click here to see pictures and more.

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Valentine’s Tokens of Affection

Heritage Canyon
515 North Fourth Street
Fulton, Illinois 61252

We would like to invite you to a Valentine’s tea “Tokens of Affection”. Enjoy delicious desserts, sandwiches, tea, coffee and entertainment. Saturday February 15th at 1:00 at the Robert Fulton Community Center, 912 Fourth Street in Fulton. The cost is $10.00 for an afternoon of fun. For $5.00 children can enjoy snacks, crafts, and entertainment in a separate area while parents attend the tea. This is a fundraiser to help the Crafters purchase a golf cart to make the Canyon more handicap accessible. Since space is limited we ask you to make reservations in advance by calling Catherine Gravert at 815-772-3175.

Romance in Carroll County

This Valentine’s Day follow Cupid’s arrow straight to the heart of Northwest Illinois. Wineries, fine dining, unique shopping, relaxing cabins, and romance awaits you. Make sure to get your Valentine something sweet and join us!

In Carroll County, love is always in the air and romantic getaway packages are available now!

map-buttonBlue Bedroom, The
321 1/2 Main Street
Savanna, Illinois 61074


Stay one night at the Blue Bedroom Feb 8-17, 2014 and receive your second night half off! We’re located in the historic district of downtown Savanna along the Mississippi River just 30 minutes from Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort and Galena. We offer four guest rooms with private baths and a full kitchen and living space featuring views of the Mississippi River. Savanna offers unique shopping, antique motorcycle museum, and the mighty Mississippi all within walking distance.  Call for details and to make your reservation.

map-buttonHickory Hideaway
24366 Payne Road
Shannon, Illinois 61078

lodging-carroll-county-illinois-hickory-hideaway-12Let Hickory Hideaway help make the most in planning your romantic getaway for two. Sip a glass of wine by the fireplace, enjoy stargazing beside the fire pit, or soak in a Jacuzzi tub filled with bubbles… whatever you wish.

In the privacy of your own cabin, you can also customize your package by adding Extra Special touches, from flowers, local wine, to a well deserved couples massage. We can also arrange for customized catering to be delivered right to your cabin.

If venturing out is your desire, we can point you in the right direction. So you can enjoy some of our quaint little specialty shops and fine local restaurants.

Pricing and packages vary, along with special requests. So give us a call and we will help you create a relaxing and loving getaway. We look forward to making memories for you.

map-buttonL & M Motel
2000 North Oakton Road
Savanna, Illinois 61074

L & M Motel Valentine’s Day Special includes a one night stay with us on Feb 14th or 15th for $99.00/ night or 2 nights for only $48.00 more.  Offer includes *dinner for 2 at Hillside Stables Restaurant with free shuttle service and a bottle of Champagne & a box of chocolates.  Make it even sweeter and stay 2 Nights for only $48 more.

*Dinner for 2 = $50 towards dinner at Hillside Stable. When you call us we can make arrangements for you, but L&M Motel does not take responsibility for availability or reservation limitations.

Reservations to the motel must be made before February 13th in order to participate in this special. Limited rooms available.