Scrapbooking Retreat Packages for scrapbook getaways, single night to 3-day weekend crop, located northern Illinois in Rockford-IL metro area.
Extended hours, bright lighting, and ample work space just right for crafts or scrapbooking getaway or retreat.

How many pages can you finish?

So far, the 2-day weekend record is 96 pages for one scrapbooker... the 3-day weekend record is 123 pages! Another scrapper sorted over 5,000 photos representing over 100 years of family history...Wow!


"...Timeaway Lodge was perfect for our Scrapbook Getaway! Fun, relaxing, and productive. In two days our group of 13 were able to complete 508 pages! We're already planning for next spring. Our "Queen-Scrapper" completed 76 pages! Thanks for your hospitality!    --- Kia G, Creative Memories Consultant, Milwaukee, WI"

"...The lovely riverside views, big windows for natural daylight, bright night lighting, and large open workspace for scrapping and friendly chats was perfect."

"...I've never accomplished so much and had so much fun doing it!  Our group is definitely coming back here again."

"...Just sign me up as one very pleased and happy River House scrapbooker.  I love this place!"


scrapbooking your way

--- 17 - 36"x36" square tables to arrange for group or individual work space;
--- 1 - 8-foot banquet table for consultant use or common equipment set up;
--- 1 - 6-foot banquet table for consultant use or common equipment set up;
--- 2 - 24"x48" adjustable height tables for consultant use or common equipment set up;
--- 2 chairs for each participant gives that extra spot for keeping supplies at hand;
--- maximum use scrapbook floor plan setupclick for more group use info & photos;
--- 6-stool dry bar entertainment area;
--- fully equipped kitchen to prepare meals or snacks on site;
--- bonus room that can be set up for separate dining, common tools or consultant use;
--- array of local delivery and/or carryout food establishment service;
--- round-the-clock scrapbooking with well-separated guestrooms for sleeping comfort.

craft-a-crop scrapbooking retreat packages
All prices include tax & tip.
NO ONLINE BOOKING FOR PACKAGES. BOOK-BY-PHONE 815-636-1884

large group
weekend Fri-Sat-Sun
large group
midweek Tue-Wed-Thu
small group
weekend Fri-Sat-Sun

--- Up to 17-persons MAXIMUM

--- EXTENDED HOURS for 3 days
    up to 52 hours of scrapbooking fun;
    Check-IN anytime after Friday
    12:00 Noon; Check-OUT before
    Sunday 4:00 p.m.

--- TWO NIGHTS LODGING Friday
    & Saturday private use of entire
    Timeaway Lodge
includes
    5-guestrooms with total of
    5-King beds and 7-Twin beds.

--- KITCHEN USE fully equipped
    service for 20; Prepare your own
    meals OR take advantage of local
    restaurants or food delivery services.

--- SET UP & JANITOR FEES

--- GRATUITY for group included.

--- TOTAL COST including tax & tip
           $1,699

--- ADD-A-NIGHT Thu or Sun $679

--- Up to 17-persons MAXIMUM

--- EXTENDED HOURS for 3 days 
    up to 60 hours of scrapbooking fun;
    Check-IN anytime after Monday
    12:00 Noon; Check-OUT before
    Wednesday 12:00 Midnight.

--- TWO NIGHTS LODGING Tuesday
    & Wednesday private use of entire
    Timeaway Lodge
includes
    5-guestrooms with total of
    5-King beds and 7-Twin beds.

--- KITCHEN USE fully equipped
    service for 20; Prepare your own
    meals OR take advantage of local
    restaurants or food delivery services.

--- SET UP and JANITOR FEES

--- GRATUITY for group included.

--- TOTAL COST including tax & tip
           $1,409

--- ADD-A-NIGHT Mon or Thu $609

--- MINIMUM rental of 3-guestrooms/
    2-nights Timeaway Lodge
    @$109 per night 3-person room
    @$129 per night 4-person room

--- Check-IN Friday after 4:00 pm;
    Check-OUT Sunday by 12:00 Noon
    EXTEND HOURS @$29hr group

--- SCRAPBOOK ROOM RENTAL
    & KITCHEN USE
    @$49 per day
    + $179 flat fee for janitor;
    Includes:
    Gathering room table/chairs setup;
    fully equipped kitchen to prepare
    your own meals OR take advantage
    local restaurant delivery to door.

--- Note- Other lodgers may be present.
--- TAX & GRATUITY in addition.

--- CALL 815-636-1884 or
    EMAIL for free quote


--- ADD-A-NIGHT @17% off per room
    except holidays or special events.
hold-the-date
courtesy service

Want date saved 'til you get organized?

--- $200 fee applied to TOTAL COST;
--- If canceled 60 days prior to hold date
    refund 50% or $100;
--- No refund within 60 days.
innkeeper pledge
Everything will be done to assure
your group has as much dedicated
time as possible for scrapbooking
and fun with friends in a clean,
spacious, and well-lighted
environment.

Patty Michalsen, River House Owner
deposit & cancellation policy
--- 50% deposit required to confirm;
--- Full payment required 30 days
    prior to arrival;
--- Damage deposit $200 authorization;
--- No refund 30 days prior to arrival;
--- $100 cancellation service fee.
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Getaway Lodge
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11052 Ventura Boulevard
Rockford - Machesney Park, IL 61115
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RIVER HOUSE BED and BREAKFAST GETAWAY RETREAT located in ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS-- Two waterfront B&B lodges offer northern Illinois travelers luxury Jacuzzi and fireplace suites for romantic getaways as well as child friendly vacation lodging, group retreat, family reunion accommodations, or short term weekly rental. Whether romantic weekend, business stay, or entire house rental, find bed and breakfast packages: Romantic Getaway, Murder Mystery, Scrapbooking Retreat, Cooking Getaway, Weddings, Group Rentals and Furnished Apartment for extended stay. Guest Notes & REVIEWS.

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