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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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Brightwood Inn welcoming committee is ready to greet you at the door!! Harry Elephante and his sidekick Spot the Dalmatian say make your Valentine's reservation EARLY. 815-667-4600 Message us through FB with ANY questions! #valentinesday #bedandbreakfast #countryinn #hotub #fireplace ... See MoreSee Less

Brightwood Inn welcoming committee is ready to greet you at the door!! Harry Elephante and his sidekick Spot the Dalmatian say make your Valentines reservation EARLY. 815-667-4600 Message us through FB with ANY questions! #valentinesday #bedandbreakfast #countryinn #hotub #fireplace

This weekend at Starved Rock State Park they are having one of their annual Dog Sled Demos, AND next weekend is Eagle Watching Weekend!!!!! Its definitely been cold enough for the eagles to be here in numbers! Every time we go in to LaSalle we see them sitting majestically in the trees on the north side of the river. Call us to reserve your room 815-667-4600. There is a Jacuzzi and fireplace calling out your name! #newyearlodging #buffalorockstatepark #matthiessenstatepark #IandMCanal #daytonbluffs #illinoiswaterway #hegelarcarusmansion #lodging #fun #Romantic #fireplace #jacuzzi #Flatscreens
#revolvinglibrary #DishNetwork #dvdlibrary #comfymattress #yourhomeawayfromhome
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This weekend at Starved Rock State Park they are having one of their annual Dog Sled Demos, AND next weekend is Eagle Watching Weekend!!!!!   Its definitely been cold enough for the eagles to be here in numbers!  Every time we go in to LaSalle we see them sitting majestically in the trees on the north side of the river.  Call us to reserve your room 815-667-4600.  There is a Jacuzzi and fireplace calling out your name!  #newyearlodging #BuffaloRockStatePark #MatthiessenStatePark #IandMCanal #DaytonBluffs #IllinoisWaterway #HegelarCarusMansion #Lodging #FUN #Romantic #Fireplace #Jacuzzi #FlatScreens
#RevolvingLibrary #DishNetwork #DVDLibrary #ComfyMattress #YourHomeAwayFromHome

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Do you take dogs?!

This sounds like so much fun!!!!! Hope you guys have a great turnout for these fun filled weekends!!!!

We all need to get out and stretch our legs and get some fresh air!!😁 ... See MoreSee Less

Here is the view from a couple of our rooms today!! Conditions should stay all through the weekend with maybe a little sun on Sunday!! Call us! These views are waiting for you!πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜„πŸ˜
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#starvedrock #starvedrockstatepark #winterwonderland #bedandbreakfast #bandb #starvedrocklodging #eaglewatching #fireplace #hottub
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