Herrington Vacation

I don’t know why we make the mistake of making reservations for ONLY one night.  We always ask to extend our stay, and they are always booked…  and I know why!!!  What a great boutique hotel.  Beautiful rooms, views of the river, and right in the heart of a small quaint town.

The room service is excellent.  The bed is SO comfortable.  The turndown service includes two freshly made chocolate chip cookies and mini-milk-jars of milk…  along with comfy slippers and cozy robes.

The spa will bring up a variety of bath therapy kits.  I usually get the serenity kit.  Relaxing oils, bath fizz, facial mask, body scrub, and lotions.  The bathrooms are AMAZING.  Huge jet/whirlpool tubs, heated marble/tile floors, great shower.

This is a great weekend getaway spot.  I recommend it to anyone looking for a quiet, and relaxing vacation.


Youth WS Champs!

Congratulations to Coach Derek Smith, his staff, and players from the 12U Blue Travel Team for their spectacular win at the BPA World Series.  After winning the State of Illinois Tournament, Coach Smith and his team traveled to Michigan to capture the World Series Title in the 12U Gold Division.  Congratulations 12U Blue Travel!


Tour Of Geneva, Illinois


Just a train ride away from downtown Chicago is the charming getaway of Geneva, Il. This river town has miles of bike path and outdoor sports like kayaking. It’s loaded with cultural events and has a variety of locally owned boutique shops and award-winning restaurants. Their great hometown spirit, make it a safe place to raise a family.




Christmas House Tour in Geneva, IL



The House Tour takes place on Friday, December 7  from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Quoted from the Geneva Chamber website…”Five distinctive homes decorated for the holidays will open their doors to visitors for self-guided tours. A traditional tea at the Congregational Church in Geneva and a keepsake decorating and entertaining ideas booklet are also included in the tour.”

House tour tickets are $30 per person. For more information on the House Tour contact the Chamber Office at (630) 232-6060.

Along with the house tour, the traditional Christmas Walk begins on December 7 at 6:00 pm when Santa Lucia, the Swedish symbol of the season, and her attendants arrive by horse-drawn carriage to offer Swedish cookies to visitors. Santa makes his appearance to light the Great Tree on the Courthouse lawn and officially opens his Gingerbread House at 6:30 pm.