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Brightwood Inn from the front of the building.

Conveniently located 4 minutes directly South of Starved Rock State Park on Route 178, the Brightwood Inn is nestled on 14 acres within the confines of Matthiessen State Park. Our Starved Rock bed and breakfast will provide you with a romantic, peaceful and luxurious stay amid the beauty of nature.

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Amenities at Our Starved Rock Bed and Breakfast

Relax in your hot tub, read a book near your fireplace in one of our fluffy robes or stroll the outside gardens of this luxurious Country Inn. A full hot and homemade complimentary breakfast comes with your room each morning.

Area Activities

There are many outside activities in the area such as hiking the state park trails, canoeing on the Fox river, horseback riding, sky diving, bicycling the I&M Canal towpath, white water rafting on the Vermillion river, shopping in the nearby towns and golfing. Winter activities include cross country skiing, Bald Eagle watching, viewing the beautiful frozen waterfalls of the state parks or just snuggling.

Escape to Luxury

Celebrate your honeymoon, anniversary or birthday in our Romantic Country Inn. Free wi-fi is available throughout our Starved Rock bed and breakfast. All rooms feature beautiful accommodations plus satellite flat screen TV, DVD player with a full DVD library, seasonal fireplace and private bath. Six rooms have large, two-person hot tub jacuzzis and three have private balconies.

Turkey Run room with bed.

โ€œThe Brightwood Inn is definitely a very bright spot in the area. The room was well-appointed, large, clean, and comfortable, not to mention the jacuzzi and fireplace. The setting is peaceful and quiet. The owners were welcoming.โ€

-tripadvisor review

Brightwood Inn News

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This would be fun in the Fall!! We still have packages with him!!๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ‘ป ...

This would be fun in the Fall!! We still have packages with him!!๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ‘ป

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Who has done this?

Brent Palmer that would be fun,

Jess Taylor

Erica Gresko. ???

Danielle Kreiser

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IT'S ARONIA PICKING SEASON ONCE AGAIN!!
Our bushes are just loaded with healthy, anti-oxidant, cancer fighting goodness! For those interested, this year we are doing a "you pick" here at the Brightwood Inn and berry farm. Prices for you pick are $5.00 for three pounds. We do have picked and cleaned Aronias that are one pound bags for $5.00. Our Aronias are grown organically!! The only thing we give it is an organic fish emulsion as fertilizer. Give us a call with any questions. 815-667-4600 Below I will list all the benefits of Aronia berries.

ARONIA BERRY SUPER FRUIT
๏ถ Highest levels of antioxidants of any fruit in the world
๏ถ Regulates blood pressure levels
๏ถ Prevents and helps in treatment of Diabetes
๏ถ Improves Blood circulation and strengthens blood vessels
๏ถ Helps in Urinary tract health
๏ถ Anti carcinogen effect {Anti cancer properties}
๏ถ Anti inflammatory properties
๏ถ Protects your eyes
๏ถ Helps control weight
๏ถ reduces allergy production
๏ถ Inhibits enzymes that break down collagen
๏ถ Improves the function of the respiratory system
๏ถ Protects heart cells from cell membrane damage

Nutrient dense, wide range of vitamins and minerals including, zinc, magnesium, iron, vitamins B, C and K and quinic acid

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aroniaberry.org
antioxidant-fruits.com
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ITS ARONIA PICKING SEASON ONCE AGAIN!! 
Our bushes are just loaded with healthy, anti-oxidant, cancer fighting goodness! For those interested, this year we are doing a you pick here at the Brightwood Inn and berry farm. Prices for you pick are $5.00 for three pounds. We do have picked and cleaned Aronias that are one pound bags for $5.00. Our Aronias are grown organically!! The only thing we give it is an organic fish emulsion as fertilizer. Give us a call with any questions. 815-667-4600  Below I will list all the benefits of Aronia berries.

ARONIA BERRY SUPER FRUIT
๏ถ Highest levels of antioxidants of any fruit in the world
๏ถ Regulates blood pressure levels
๏ถ Prevents and helps in treatment of Diabetes
๏ถ Improves Blood circulation and strengthens blood vessels
๏ถ Helps in Urinary tract health
๏ถ Anti carcinogen effect  {Anti cancer properties}
๏ถ Anti inflammatory properties
๏ถ Protects your eyes
๏ถ Helps control weight
๏ถ reduces allergy production
๏ถ Inhibits enzymes that break down collagen
๏ถ Improves the function of the respiratory system
๏ถ Protects heart cells from cell membrane damage

Nutrient dense, wide range of vitamins and minerals including, zinc, magnesium, iron, vitamins B, C and K and quinic acid

references:
aroniaberry.org
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They look delicious. I wish I had time to get some

This sounds so fun!!! Lauren and I are def interested in picking!!!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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An 11 year old girl and her Mom and Dad from Tokyo stayed with us last week. She was overwhelmed by the sizes of the rooms!! You have to realize that in Tokyo, space is an expensive commodity, they're trying to fit A LOT of people in a small area. We thought her message to us was so sweet! ๐Ÿ˜Š Thank goodness her Mom translated it for us!! ๐Ÿ˜† ...

An 11 year old girl and her Mom and Dad from Tokyo stayed with us last week. She was overwhelmed by the sizes of the rooms!!  You have to realize that in Tokyo, space is an expensive commodity, theyre trying to fit A LOT of people in a small area. We thought her message to us was so sweet! ๐Ÿ˜Š Thank goodness her Mom translated it for us!! ๐Ÿ˜†

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Thanks for sharing and I wish she could have stayed longer too. Sweet kid!

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