Convenient to US-34 and I-74, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Galesburg, IL is a great home base for your visit to Knox College in downtown Galesburg, just an 11-minute drive away. If you’re traveling for work, Galesburg Municipal Airport is only a two-mile drive from our hotel. While you’re here, visit the birthplace of one of America’s acclaimed poets at the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site. After your tour, let the kids play in the indoor pool while you relax in the hot tub.
You can plan your campus trip with the help of free high-speed Internet access. Kids under 18, including prospective students, stay free when rooming with an adult. Amenities and services include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Whether you’ve just arrived by car or by plane, our guest rooms and suites provide a comfortable retreat. Each morning, you can warm up with a cup of coffee before heading to the hotel’s free, hot breakfast. Standard room amenities include:
For a romantic weekend, reserve a Whirlpool Suite, complete with all standard amenities and a hot tub.
Bars & Restaurants
Families appreciate saving time and money with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, featuring Belgian waffles, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit and an assortment of other hot and cold items.
For lunch and dinner, head to nearby restaurants like B-Q Rib Shack for brisket and baked beans. Want to enjoy the atmosphere of downtown? Dine at the Landmark Cafe & Creperie on historic Seminary Street, just 10 minutes away.
Things to Do in Galesburg, IL
For a slice of true Americana, make the 10-minute drive to the Galesburg Railroad Museum and learn how trains changed the prairie. Nature and history meet at the Lake Storey Recreational Area, less than three miles from the hotel. Once used as a water source for trains, now Lake Storey is a great place to take your family for summertime fishing and hiking. Visit these other attractions in Galesburg, IL:
Bunker Links Golf Course – Five minutes away is Bunker Links, an 18-hole golf course designed to challenge players of all skill levels. Practice your shot at the driving range, and then stroll past the course’s park-like landscapes before you hit the greens.
Carl Sandburg State Historic Site – The voice of America lives on at the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site, the poet’s childhood home turned museum just four miles from the hotel. Learn about Sandburg’s Midwestern upbringing, which influenced his Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry, as you tour the house, barn, burial site and gardens.
Seminary Street – Step back in time on Seminary Street, three blocks of Civil War-era buildings now filled with boutiques, cafés and museums. Only three miles from the hotel, Seminary Street Pub was once a 1920s speakeasy and is now a favorite gathering place for locals.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Perfect for visiting college teams who need a convenient place to gather, our meeting space provides free high-speed Internet access, equipment rental and room for 15 people. The breakfast room is also available if you need extra space. Be sure to ask about our group discounts on guest rooms.
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