Luxurious Extras

Something Luxurious, Something Special

Indulge in a little something extra! Enhance your Illinois vacation by personalizing your own pampering experience. Schedule some “me time” on your own or invite your significant other for a rejuvenating couple’s experience. These thoughtful vacation packages will provide the finishing touch to a relaxing stay.

Be sure to also check out our personalized packages which incorporate spa services plus little extras into one convenient price.

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Breakfast with Friends

Here to visit friends? Invite them to share our one-of-a-kind gourmet breakfast with you during your stay.

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$20 each

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Trike/Bike Rental

Enjoy the afternoon exploring the fully paved Constitution Trail which has 37 miles of trails across both Bloomington and Normal, Illinois!

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$20/person for 4 hours

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Fruit, Cheese, & Cracker Tray

Enjoy a variety of fresh seasonal fruit and gourmet cheeses for a light snack upon arrival or when you return after a fun night out!

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Bath Package

This handmade, locally sourced organic bath package contains all the elements needed to create a pampering and relaxing experience. We have partnered with a local organic vendor, Wright Family Products, who handmakes each bath package specifically for our Vrooman guests. Experience a luxurious bath with soaking salts to soothe and relax your muscles, along with bubble bath, because bubbles just make everything better. Wash away your cares with a lavender essential oil infused bar soap and for an extra indulgence, you can shave with freshly whipped shaving butter. We’ve got your face covered as well with organic face wash and toner. Finish your experience with body butter that will leave your skin soft and well-nourished. Everything you need to have an incredible experience here and plenty to take home as well! 

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Our strawberries are big, beautiful, and drenched in rich gourmet chocolate – a perfect pairing with any stay.

Chocolate covered Strawberries- $15

Chocolate covered Strawberries and Champagne-$30

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Fresh Flowers

Choose your favorite flowers and we’ll have them in your room upon arrival for a fresh welcome!

*You can also upgrade to long-stemmed roses for an additional fee.

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Fruit Plate

Enjoy fresh fruits of the season paired with our signature fruit dip.

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Enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing massage from the comfort of your own room. We offer Swedish style, deep tissue, prenatal massages, and couple’s massages – all delivered by our exceptional service providers.

  • 30/60 minute massage
  • additional charge for prenatal or deep tissue massage
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Sweet Treat

Indulge in our signature desserts that are sure to please. With an assortment of gourmet cake, cheesecake, truffle or sinful chocolate brownies- it can be difficult to choose where to start !

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S'mores by the Fire for 2

Enjoy s’mores by the fire as you relax! Package includes gourmet chocolates, marshmallows and graham crackers for 6 s’mores… perfect for sharing!

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Vacation Packages and Illinois Getaways

Why not make your stay the complete package? Choose one of our carefully planned packages and let us take care of all the details. Your stay will be even more restful knowing you can relax and let us handle all your special arrangements.

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Treat Her

Our most popular package makes for a wonderful surprise upon arrival. With all of her favorites, this package is a way to show how much you really care.

This package is completely customizable. Surprise her with:

  • Her favorite flowers
  • A restaurant gift certificate — let us recommend a spot or head over to her favorite place in town. Want ideas in advance? See a list of some of our favorite restaurants.
  • Indulgent sweets such as truffles, chocolate-covered strawberries, or a gourmet cake paired with a beautiful fruit, cheese, & cracker dish
  • Her favorite wine, champagne, or sparkling grape juice
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Treat Him

Want to do something special for him? Show the man in your life that romantic getaways can be just as enjoyable for him! Customize this package with:

  • His favorite six-pack or bottle of wine
  • A gift certificate to a nearby sports bar or restaurant (see a list of ideas here)
  • Manly munchies, such as chips & salsa, beer nuts, and more
  • His favorite sweet treat: cookies, cake, or brownies
  • A tasty cheese and cracker pairing
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Get Away with Wine

This is a great package if you’re looking for a quick getaway that feels like a vacation. The Bloomington-Normal area has a fantastic winery just outside of town: Mackinaw Valley Vineyards, a short and scenic drive away. Or stay in Bloomington/Normal, and enjoy Mystic Kitchen in Downtown Bloomington, or Stave in Normal.  Pick a wine that suits your style and we’ll take care of the rest. Your package includes:

  • A beautiful fruit and cheese tray
  • Your favorite bottle of wine
  • A wine trail guide to get you easily to your destination
  • A $30 gift certificate for tasting or buying at the winery
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Chocolate Lovers

This package is for the true chocolate lover. We strongly suggest sharing this package with your favorite person as it may be too much delicious chocolate for one person! Get ready to indulge with our special touches:

  • Our signature chocolate fondue with plenty of gourmet treats to dip
  • Chocolate martinis with your very own shaker, or chocolate wine with wine glasses
  • Decadent chocolate truffles
  • Sinfully delicious brownies – possibly the best you’ve ever had!
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Get Out and Explore!

This package is ideal if you love to breathe the fresh air and leisurely explore new places. Take a serene bike ride on Bloomington’s own Constitution Trail. The largest park in Bloomington-Normal, the Constitution Trail covers 37 miles, taking you through much of the best of the Twin Cities. You will pass by beautiful gardens, relaxing rest areas, and through local shopping areas. We will provide you with a trail map marked with our favorite stops along the way, or you can explore for yourself! Return and relax after a refreshing day out.

With this package you will get:

  • Bike rental for one or two
  • A travel bag packed with energizing drinks and snacks for your ride
  • Detailed trail map including wonderful suggested stops
  • Bottle of wine and gourmet snacks to enjoy on the porch, by the fire, or in your room when you return
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Special Escapes

Find a Relaxing Escape in Central Illinois

Looking for a creative getaway without all of the planning? Choose one of our relaxing escapes! We combine our in-house specialties with our favorite local central Illinois experiences to give you a truly unique and enjoyable escape. These are a great addition to any two-night stay and perfect for couple’s retreats, bachelorette parties, girls’ getaways, and more!

All escapes need to be scheduled via phone, so please give us a call to discuss the details of the event you would like to add.

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One of the most beautiful times in life is when you’re expecting a child. Indulge in this special moment with your partner and come to your most relaxed state of mind before the baby comes. Enjoy a weekend of relaxation together while making memories you will cherish for a lifetime.

This escape includes:

  • Our signature bath basket designed to help you unwind. Includes gentle exfoliating sugar scrubs, soothing bath salts, moisturizing body butter, facial toner, and relaxing soaking suds.
  • 30-minute massage — prenatal
  • Delicious sweet treats for two: Indulge in our hand-crafted desserts that are sure to satisfy your sweetest cravings. Choose from gourmet cake, cheesecake, chocolate truffles, or the best brownies on earth, or Ben and Jerry’s ice cream in your favorite flavor
  • Pregnancy photo session at the Vrooman Mansion, complete with photographer: Capture this memorable time with your partner in the intimate setting of the Mansion.

Be sure you reserve one of the following suites with a tub. For a truly intimate setting we recommend the Charlevoix Suite in the Carriage House.

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Adventure Escape

Get out and have fun! With this escape, you can get out and get moving with numerous adventures to choose from. Whether you are looking for a fast-paced and action-packed afternoon or a relaxing ride in the sunset, we have the cure for everyone’s cabin fever. Enjoy with your best friend or a group of pals!
Live it up by choosing your adventure:

  • Climb with experts at Upper Limits Rock Gym: Upper Limits offers something for everyone. Bring out your inner adventurer with their 65-foot silos, main climbing area of overhanging terrain, outdoor boulder, 110-foot outdoor wall, and six auto belays. All skill levels are welcome. Whether you’re a complete beginner, experienced, or looking for a group activity, Upper Limits has got you covered.
  • Climb all day at the Proving Ground Bouldering Gym.
  • Enjoy a self-guided bike tour: Follow our detailed trail guide including wonderful stops along the way.
  • Experience a session at Mass Virtual Reality’s arcade or arena.

Whichever adventure you choose, we’ll complete it by sending you off with a pack full of delicious munchies to keep your energy up and the good times going. Return to an outdoor or indoor fire, paired with our gourmet s’mores bar!

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$50 per person/$90 per couple

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Winery Escape

Enjoy a relaxing weekend of original wine experiences in the heart of downtown Bloomington/Normal and in the beautiful countryside of Central Illinois. In this escape, we feature two of the most popular places for wine in the Bloomington area and provide you with all of the finishing touches to make your weekend complete. Great for just the two of you or for larger group getaways.*

The Winery Escape includes:

Friday night

  • Wine & Dine Experience: Receive a gift certificate to either Rosie’s or Mystic Kitchen in downtown Bloomington, or  Stave in Uptown Normal to enjoy a night of new tastes and delicious wines. Enjoy hospitality, great wine and delectable nöshables, in a tranquil environment.

Saturday afternoon/evening

  • Reserved outdoor table for two or more at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, an exciting place to be on a Saturday night. With live music, delicious wine, and fun people, it’s a great evening under the stars!
  • Cocktail appetizer to-go basket: We will pack you a tasty assortment of appetizers and delicious snacks to take with you to complete your night out at the winery!
  • Wine Lover’s gift set: Includes your favorite bottle of wine, Vrooman wine glasses, and other essential wine accessories.

*Transportation available for groups of 6 or more, for an additional fee. Contact us for more details.

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$125 per couple

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Artist’s Escape

Escape and release your creativity. With the Artist’s Escape, we give you many ways to flex your creative muscles. Go on your own to get back in touch with your passions, or grab a group of close friends and get ready to unwind.

With the Artist’s Escape you get:

  • Individual gourmet snacks and appetizer baskets as well as your favorite beverage to take with or enjoy in the Mansion. In addition, you get your choice of one of the following artful activities:
  • Become a painter at Merlot and A Masterpiece: Come alone or grab a friend! Bring your favorite bottle of wine and we will provide your paint, canvas, and brushes. At the end of the evening, you will have a one-of-a-kind creation and, hopefully, a new-found talent you’ll want to explore further.
  • Make a beautiful creation from Artful Designs: Artful Designs offers Bloomington-Normal’s largest selection of ready-to-paint pottery. Personal attention and design expertise are available, ensuring that your unique piece will be a beautiful keepsake.
  • Create wearable art at The Garden of Beadin: In the Garden, classes are offered for all skill levels covering basic beading, stitch work, wirework, and specialty classes such as lamp work and soldering.
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$65 per person/$125 per couple

Group Experiences

Getaway with Friends or Family

Looking for a one-of-a kind group getaway? Look no further! At the Vrooman Mansion, we provide experiences for groups of all sizes. These activities include the reservation of the entire mansion at a group rate, personalized indulgences, and lasting memories. Select any of our pre-designed experiences or create your own. One- or two-night options are available for all of our group experiences!

All group experiences need to be scheduled via phone, so please give us a call at 309-828-8816 to discuss the details of your stay.

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4-Course Dinner with Friends and Family

Experience the Vrooman Mansion as your own. Settle in and reconnect with loved ones while enjoying the ambience of the mansion and dining in an elegant and intimate setting. Great for family holiday gatherings; for groups attending concerts, local shows, and conferences; or for scattered friends and family to meet and catch up on old times.

One Night Experience

  • Lodging for up to 16-20 guests
  • 4-course dinner
  • Unlimited refreshments
  • Gourmet breakfast

Two Night Experience

  • Everything included with one night experience
  • Appetizers and wine upon arrival
  • Late night sweet treats each night
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Girls’ Night

  • Reserved VIP table at your chosen destination:
    • Mackinaw Valley Vineyard — live music, good wine, and great times
    • Rosie’s — an urban bistro with top shelf martinis
    • Mystic Kitchen– in downtown Bloomington, enjoy a unique menu, lively beverages in a chic atmosphere
    • Stave Wine Bar— an upscale wine bar  in the heart of Normal with their delectable signature Nöshables
  • Lodging for up to 14
  • Mimosa bar includes: champagne (a signature and a sweet rose), a variety of fresh fruit pieces, and a variety of fresh fruit juice
  • Deli-style appetizers upon arrival
  • Ask about transportation to and from your destination so everyone can enjoy the evening to the fullest
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Wellness Retreat

Get together with other couples, reunite and reconnect with family or close friends, or congregate for a team-building getaway. The Vrooman Mansion Bed and Breakfast is a great setting to simply “chill out” and do nothing except hang out on the wonderful side porch, relax in our many sitting areas, and spend quality time with the important people in your life.

One Night Experience:

  • Lodging for up to 14
  • On-site yoga class for the entire group, or group workout with personal trainer
  • Presentation/Consulting from a Life Coach on how to manage stress, exercise and nutrition in your life
  • 15 minute chair massage
  • Build-your-own-smoothie bar

Two Night experience:

  • Everything included in one night experience
  • Deli-style appetizers upon arrival
  • Take-home wellness gift bags
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Murder Mystery Dinner

The Vrooman Mansion is the perfect setting for a real-life game of Clue! Check into the Mansion, then get into character — you’re all suspects in a scandalous murder. The fun begins as you try to recreate the events leading up to the ghastly moment. As the accusations begin to fly and clues are revealed, you must figure out who among you has committed the unspeakable crime. Everyone has a motive, plus some interesting ‘skeletons hanging in their closets.’

One Night Experience

  • Lodging for up to 16 guests
  • 4-course dinner
  • Complete mystery game (everything you need to plan the plot and characters)
  • Gourmet breakfast

Two Night Experience

  • Everything included with one night experience
  • Happy hour with wine and cocktail appetizer upon arrival
  • Take-home gift bags and murder mystery group picture and frame
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