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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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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.

β€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.”

-tripadvisor review

Brightwood Inn News

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Come stay at the Brightwood Inn and participate in these fun programs!!
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Come stay at the Brightwood Inn and participate in these fun programs!!
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GOOD NEWS! They have shuttle service this year!! πŸš™πŸšŒπŸšThis time next week we hope you're packing for Utica so you can join us at the 19th annual celebration of Vintage Illinois!

We have excellent news to report.

Many of you have been asking for shuttle service for years. We're happy to report that we have partnered with North Central Area Transit - NCAT to make this happen!

Our friends in North Utica have found parking locations near the event area that attendees will be able to access, hop on the shuttle and get delivered to the check-in gate. We couldn't be more thrilled!

Riders will be required to follow COVID protocols for public transportation, which includes mask-wearing. We suggest a donation of at least $2 per rider per trip to offset expenses.

Do you have your tickets? We hope so.

If not, you can still save money with an advance purchase AND gain entry into the festival an hour before the fun begins each day. The weather outlook is great for next weekend. Come celebrate harvest with #illinoisWine.

We will post additional information on Monday related to specifics, so please be patient as we work out the details and prepare maps over the weekend.
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GOOD NEWS! They have shuttle service this year!! πŸš™πŸšŒπŸš

120 pounds of beautiful Aronia berries going to the award winning #STARUNION distillery in Peru. Last year they made a simple syrup with them and a Aronia bitters for cocktails and that went over very well. This year they are buying more to do more experimenting with them. Who knows what yummy cocktails they'll come up with this time, maybe even an Aronia brandy??? πŸ₯ƒπŸΈπŸΉπŸ· ... See MoreSee Less

120 pounds of beautiful Aronia berries going to the award winning #StarUnion  distillery in Peru. Last year they made a simple syrup with them and a Aronia bitters for cocktails and that went over very well. This year they are buying more to do more experimenting with them. Who knows what yummy cocktails theyll come up with this time, maybe even an Aronia brandy??? πŸ₯ƒπŸΈπŸΉπŸ·

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Wow 🀩

Awesome!

I have never heard of these berries

Awesome harvest!

Do you have a "you pick" patch? If so what are the hours?

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Kevin & Sharon are on vacation! Much needed time off to keep our sanity. See you September 2nd! ... See MoreSee Less

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Yeah!!!! So happy to see this!!! Enjoy a wonderful vacation.....overly due and well deserved. Love you!!!

And so well deserved…enjoy your vacation

Well deserved!

Hope you both enjoy the time away and get recharged!

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Anyone with an Electric Vehicle? Now you can charge your car in downtown LaSalle and dine and shop while it's charging! πŸ˜πŸš—πŸš™ ... See MoreSee Less

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