Charming Vacation Rental in a Mississippi Valley Bed and Breakfast in Elizabeth, Illinois

Cottage in Elizabeth, IL

6 guests

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This lovely vacation rental in the Mississippi Valley in Elizabeth, Illinois, can accommodate up to six guests at a time. The rental comes with two larger rooms, one smaller room, and two full bathrooms. Each of the bedrooms are furnished with a luxurious queen-size bed and have access to private bathrooms, each including a standing shower, a toilet, a sink, and provided linens.

The rental is located on the second floor of the bed and breakfast, allowing guests access to their own kitchen and deluxe living area furnished with a polished hardwood dining table, a seating area, and a stone fireplace under the mantle. The upper-level deck is ideal for eating breakfast or dinner outside, with excellent views of the mountains and treetops beyond the accommodation visible from the rental’s perch on the hill. There is also a furnished patio under a trellis on the ground level which comes with a BBQ grill and a fire pit.

This accommodation has two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, with access to a fully-equipped kitchen and a living room with a wood-burning fireplace. Guests will also have access to a private furnished deck and a lower patio, which is equipped with a fire pit and seating.

The rental comes with Wi-Fi.

Every morning guests will receive a full home-cooked breakfast prepared by the host.

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Features and services

Most popular features

  • Breakfast included

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • Heating

  • Microwave

  • Fridge

  • Wildlife watching

  • stove


  • barbecue

    Private Barbecue

  • Bathroom

  • Parking

  • Meditation

  • Biking

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Where you will stay

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Elizabeth, Illinois

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Scenic views
This charming bed and breakfast is situated on two acres of private land in the rolling hills of Jo Daviess County, about 25 minutes outside of Galena, Illinois. The property is covered in rose bushes and lush trees, with a balcony overlooking the stunning Mississippi Valley to the west. In Galena, which is known for its historic homes and location near the Mississippi River, guests will find a medley of restaurants, cafes, and eateries to try, as well as boutiques, art galleries, wineries, distilleries, and spas to visit during their stay.

The town is also home to Chestnut Mountain Resort, where guests can ski and snowboard in the winter time. Dubuque, Illinois, is located about 20 minutes further west, which boasts a wide selection of restaurants as well as outdoor parks, botanic gardens, a riverwalk, and plenty of natural attractions to see in the valley around the river.
Activities near Elizabeth
  • Biking

  • Meditation

  • Wildlife watching

Guests staying in this peaceful bed and breakfast will have access to some of the most beautiful and historic locations in the Mississippi Valley, with an idyllic retreat to return to in the afternoons after spending the day exploring Galena and Dubuque. At the accommodation, guests can enjoy gourmet breakfasts in the mornings or delicious home-cooked meals in the evening, with picturesque green lawns to stroll through and a fire pit to gather around at night and roast marshmallows or warm up as the stars come out over the valley.

In Galena, guests can eat out in a restaurant and then peruse the various boutiques and art galleries in town before booking a tour at the Ulysses S. Grant Home, Jo Daviess Historical Society, or Washburne House in the historic center. Glampers can also go horseback riding, book spa sessions, or hike through the woods to nearby Thunderbay Falls.

There are also various distilleries and wineries around town where guests can try local craft brews and wines. Skiers and snowboarders can spend the day on the slopes at Chestnut Mountain Resort near the bed and breakfast as well. Dubuque offers plenty of historic tours and locations to visit too, with more wineries, distilleries, and natural monuments to see in the expansive town on the river. Guests can also take boat tours of the Mississippi River in the summer months, most of which leave directly from Dubuque.
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Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: Flexible

  • Check-out: Flexible

House rules

  • No pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

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Additional info

This is a non-smoking accommodation.

Pets are not permitted.

A security deposit may be requested.

Pets live on the property.
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