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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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Starting May 1st we will re-open!! Check out our Blog post for more details!!

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.

“The 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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JASMINE PICKETT AGE 14 FROM PRINCETON ILLINOIS. IF YOU KNOW HER WHEREABOUTS OR SEE HER CALL THE BUREAU COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AT 815-875-3344 OR CALL SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR JONES AT 414-377-1012. WE HAVE BEEN ASKED TO SHARE THIS ON OUR FB PAGE AND ARE MORE THAN WILLING. WITH THE AMOUNT OF CHILD TRAFFICKING EVERYWHERE BRIGHTWOOD INN IS HAPPY TO DO ITS PART IN SAVING CHILDREN. LETS PRAY SHE IS FOUNDJasmine Pickett age 14 was last seen on June 12, 2020 in Princeton, Illinois.
She is 5’1” tall, weighs 110 pounds, and has brown hair and blue/green eyes.
If you have any information contact the
Bureau county sheriff's department at (815) 875-3344 or
Private Investigator Kristalyn Jones at (414) 377-1002
Brown Jones Investigations
Law Enforcement Case # 20-5158
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JASMINE PICKETT AGE 14 FROM PRINCETON ILLINOIS.  IF YOU KNOW HER WHEREABOUTS OR SEE HER CALL THE BUREAU COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT AT 815-875-3344 OR CALL SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR JONES AT 414-377-1012.  WE HAVE BEEN ASKED TO SHARE THIS ON OUR FB PAGE AND ARE MORE THAN WILLING.  WITH THE AMOUNT OF CHILD TRAFFICKING EVERYWHERE BRIGHTWOOD INN IS HAPPY TO DO ITS PART IN SAVING CHILDREN.  LETS PRAY SHE IS FOUND

IF YOU KNOW THE WHEREABOUTS OF, OR SEE JASMINE PICKETT CALL THE BUREAU COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 815-875-3344 OR PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR JONES AT 414-377-1002. PLEASE SHARE. WE ALL NEED TO HELP THE CHILDREN. CHILD TRAFFICKING IS AT AN ALL TIME HIGH.Jasmine Pickett age 14 was last seen on June 12, 2020 in Princeton, Illinois.
She is 5’1” tall, weighs 110 pounds, and has brown hair and blue/green eyes.
If you have any information contact the
Bureau county sheriff's department at (815) 875-3344 or
Private Investigator Kristalyn Jones at (414) 377-1002
Brown Jones Investigations
Law Enforcement Case # 20-5158
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IF YOU KNOW THE WHEREABOUTS OF, OR SEE JASMINE PICKETT  CALL THE BUREAU COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT 815-875-3344 OR PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR JONES AT 414-377-1002.   PLEASE SHARE.  WE ALL NEED TO HELP THE CHILDREN.  CHILD TRAFFICKING IS AT AN ALL TIME HIGH.

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Brightwood Inn & Farm

Coming Soon!! Aronia berries are only a couple of weeks away! We will post when they are ready. PM us if you want us to contact you directly! ... See MoreSee Less

Coming Soon!! Aronia berries are only a couple of weeks away! We will post when they are ready. PM us if you want us to contact you directly!

What would you do?
March 1917 Mike Stanford had a decision to make. These tracks to Brickton didn’t have a walking path in 1917 and a train was bearing down on him. It didn’t end well for Mike. Is his spirit haunting Brickton today? Haunting the I&M canal or the Rock Island Line today?

Find out on our haunted tour, Brickton-A Ghost Story coming this October, book today at www.awesomeottawatours.com or call/text 815-343-4940
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We highly recommend Awesome Tours! Everyone comes back very happy and has had a great time! Thank you Tom Aussem!

Ashlee Tramutolo

Just heard back from the people at "Vintage Illinois Wine festival" that they are still working on it. So as of yet, it has not been cancelled!! Fingers crossed!! 🤞🤞 If they do cancel, we promise we'll do something fun here!! 🍷🎊🎉🍷 ... See MoreSee Less

Just heard back from the people at Vintage Illinois Wine festival that they are still working on it. So as of yet, it has not been cancelled!! Fingers crossed!! 🤞🤞 If they do cancel, we promise well do something fun here!! 🍷🎊🎉🍷
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