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Home Sweet Home at The Green Tree Inn - My Little Life's Journeys
The welcoming sense of coming home after a long day. Learning about local history from an area resident. And a hearty breakfast to get the day started. Those are all the benefits of staying at a bed & breakfast. Prior to my trip to Alton, Illinois, I had never stayed in a bed & breakfast. Now, I before I check those online travel sites for hotels, I will do more research on bed & breakfast’s in the area. Just a few miles from Alton lies the small, very small town of Elsah. Well, it is actually referred to as a village, the Village of Elsah. I arrived at The Green Tree Inn in the evening, but could already tell this place was very unique, almost colonial. The next morning, as day broke, I emerged from the comforts of my bed and warmth of my single bedroom to explore the area. It was as if I had been transported back in time. I was surrounded by peacefulness, and not only because I had limited cellphone service, but also because of the quaintness of the small village. The streets weren’t congested with traffic, the homes were all built of wood and stone, and everything just …