With Valentine’s Day less than a month away, it’s not too early to begin planning a romantic weekend getaway that is sure to satisfy. For a quiet, relaxing weekend, couples can retreat to Kite Hill Vineyards Bed and Breakfast in Carbondale. Located on tranquil Kite Hill Lake, this bed and breakfast is the perfect location for a peaceful escape in the beautiful Trails to Adventure region of Southern Illinois.
Treat your partner each morning to a full three-course breakfast, followed by a stroll through the vineyards or around the lake. After exploring, unwind by sampling Kite Hill’s delicious vino. Guests can enjoy a complimentary wine tasting at “The Palate” as well as discounts on the purchase of wine as part of their stay.
Kite Hills Vineyard offers an array of unique, high-quality wines, which have won awards at the state and international level. Each pour combines notes of everything from cherries to oak and even a pink grapefruit finish. The winery also shares information about what foods pair well with each of their select wines.
For a special fine dining experience at night, join Chef Georgia de la Garza, formerly of the award winning Heirloom Café in Chicago, for a culinary journey. The chef’s multi-course meal includes wine pairings designed to optimize the flavors of both the food and the wines.
With cozy rooms, an array of wine to sample and fantastic cuisine, a getaway to Kite Hill is the ideal Valentine’s Day escape.
— The Illinois Office of Tourism