100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Romantic Places in Illinois


Charming and historic Mississippi river town; 85% of its buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. An infusion of wealth flooded the area in the 1840’s when rich mining deposits were discovered nearby.

Felt Manor

125 S. Prospect St., Galena, Illinois

Built in 1848 for the outrageous sum of $40,000, this Second Empire Victorian mansion sits atop Galena’s highest hill.

T: +1 815 777-9093. 5 room b&b. US$ 105-


This historic river town on the Mississippi evokes the charm and romance of a bygone era. The town includes wineries, 50 antique shops, the Sam Vadalabene hiking & biking trail, historic sites and fine dining.

Beall Mansion

407 East 12th St., Alton, Illinois

This elegant and luxurious turn of the century mansion specializes in pampering its guests.

T: + 1 618 474-9100. 5 room b&b. US$ 159-

Kane County Forest Preserve

Located one hour west of Chicago, the preserve has native prarie wildflowers, grasses and a 7 mile trail loop for use by walkers, bicyclists and horse enthusiasts.

Muirhead Farmhouse b&b

42W814 Rohrsen Rd., Hampshire, IL

A chance to stay in an Usonian-style home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and still owned & lived in by the original owner’s grand-daughter and her family. The house borders the Kane County Forest Preserve.

T: +1 (847) 464-5224. 1 suite b&b.