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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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Camp Aramoni set up shop just two minutes away from us and they are first class all the way!! Anyone who wants to attend this event can also stay here at the Brightwood Inn for a discounted price! 😲 But hurry! Their first night sold out so fast they decided to add another! Click on the link for tickets then give us a call! πŸ˜ƒ
815-667-4600 Oh! We have our tickets to it! πŸ˜‰
#camparamoni #starvedrockcountry #brickyardsupperclubseries #starvedrock #starvedrockstatepark #bedandbreakfast #CountryInn #starunionspiritsOur March 11th Brickyard Supper Club SOLD OUT in less than 24 hours. So... we've added another date! The new date is March 12th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM and tickets are $65/person.

This new series is a monthly journey of food and beverage pairings imagined and served by Chef Cleetus Friedman. This month's dinner features four courses paired with three cocktails from our favorite distillery, Star Union Spirits. The Brandy Sour, Grappa Alexander, and Club Cocktail await your discovery!

This event is limited to 20 guests to allow for social distancing. Masks are required upon entry and may be removed during dinner but should be worn during any interactions with staff. Click below to grab your tickets before they sell out again!

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Camp Aramoni set up shop just two minutes away from us and they are first class all the way!! Anyone who wants to attend this event can also stay here at the Brightwood Inn for a discounted price! 😲 But hurry! Their first night sold out so fast they decided to add another! Click on the link for tickets then give us a call! πŸ˜ƒ
815-667-4600 Oh! We have our tickets to it! πŸ˜‰
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It got up to 35 on Saturday and with total sun and no wind, everyone was walking around with their coats open, no gloves, smiling and we were all like "Isn't it a beautiful day?!?". πŸ˜† Here's a picture of the sun setting behind the bare trees. ☺️ #StarvedRockStatePark #SpringIsAroundTheCorner #CountryInn #JacuzziTubs #Fireplace #ComfyBeds ... See MoreSee Less

It got up to 35 on Saturday and with total sun and no wind, everyone was walking around with their coats open, no gloves, smiling and we were all like Isnt it a beautiful day?!?. πŸ˜† Heres a picture of the sun setting behind the bare trees. ☺️  #StarvedRockStatePark     #SpringIsAroundTheCorner    #CountryInn #JacuzziTubs    #Fireplace    #ComfyBedsImage attachment
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