Explore the Beauty of Jo Daviess County from Our Hotel
Situated near some of the top businesses and attractions in Stockton and Galena, IL, the Country Inn & Suites provides easy access for corporate and leisure travelers alike. Less than an hour from the hotel, adventure seekers can get their adrenaline pumping on the ski slopes of the Chestnut Mountain Resort or on the hairpin turns at McMotopark. For some family fun at a slower pace, make your way to Apple River Canyon State Park for hiking, fishing and picnicking in the great outdoors. Before ending your visit, learn about the area’s history with a visit to the Stockton Heritage Museum, and then get a taste of local culture with a tour of the Massbach Ridge Winery.
Some of the area’s must-see attractions:
- Apple River Canyon State Park (7.1 miles)
A visit to Apple River Canyon State Park offers the opportunity to fish in mountain streams, hike among the scenic bluffs and picnic along the quiet river banks.
Phone: +1 (815) 745-3302
- Apple River Fort (13 miles)
Live demonstrations and interactive events highlight the educational activities held at this historic venue that chronicles the Black Hawk War through a local perspective.
Phone: +1 (815) 858-2028
- Chestnut Mountain Resort (35 miles)
When you schedule your trip to this popular resort, prepare for all the downhill thrills you can handle. During the winter, you can carve the slopes on 19 different ski trails, and if you visit during the summer months, spend the day riding the exciting Alpine slide.
Phone: +1 (800) 798-0098
- Massbach Ridge Winery (9.5 miles)
Enjoy a peaceful vineyard tour at this family-owned winery, and don’t miss the chance to sample some of their finished product in the winery’s tasting room.
Phone: +1 (815) 291-6700
- McMotopark (19 miles)
If you’ve ever dreamed of experiencing the fast-paced thrills of motocross firsthand, McMotopark gives you the chance to live out those dreams. If spectating is more your speed, check out their online calendar to see if there are races scheduled during your visit.
Phone: +1 (815) 238-1614
- Stockton Heritage Museum (0.1 mile)
On Saturdays from May through October, guests can visit the Stockton Heritage Museum for an educational look at the history of Kraft Foods and the Chicago Great Western Railroad.
Phone: +1 (815) 947-2220