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The seasons may change, but best friends are forever. And there is no better place to celebrate or commiserate with your "BFF" than Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, in Galena, Illinois, where chick-centric getaways take on a whole new meaning.

With prices ranging from $140 per night to an all-inclusive package at $1500 per person, the resort can be an affordable or decadent retreat for girls that just want to have fun. The award-winning resort staff works with each party to tailor a weekend that fits pocket book and occasion. An all-out, no-holds-barred weekend might include:

Accommodations in a gorgeous 6-bedroom distinctive home with a fully-equipped kitchen, grill, fireplace, TVs, VCRs, and/or DVD player.

Welcome wine basket (fresh fruit, lots of chocolate, and Eagle Ridge Chardonnay).

Chick-flick and Movie Time Goodie Bag.

Three-course meal prepared in-house by your personal Eagle Ridge chef.

Massage and facials in the fabulous Stonedrift Spa.

Party on your private pontoon boat.

Horseback riding.

BFF Golf Academy; golf tips and lunch with Illinois' only female director of golf, Erin Strieck.

The "BFF" weekend is great for mother/daughter(s) outings, sister retreats, showers and bachelorette or divorce parties.

Located on 6,800 acres amid the rolling scenery of northwestern Illinois, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers 63 holes of golf, including The General, the No. 2-ranked public-access course in Illinois, according to Golfweek Magazine. The resort also features 80 deluxe guest rooms and more than 310 condominiums, villas and executive homes.

For meetings and banquets, the resort has more than 10,500 square feet of space, including three executive boardrooms. Completing the long list of amenities and activities available to Eagle Ridge members and guests are three restaurants, an upscale retail shop, general store and four fully-stocked golf clubhouses, fitness center and newly renovated pool, tennis, boating, fishing, bike riding, hiking, horseback riding, volleyball and hot air balloon rides.

For more information about Eagle Ridge or to make reservations, call 800-892-2269 or visit online at

P.O. Box 777

Galena, Illinois 61036


Web Site: www.Eagleridge.Com

Contact: Chris Scott

Hodge Schindler Communications


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