Lincoln Way Inn Bed & Breakfast

Lincoln Way Inn Bed & Breakfast

409 N State St
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
United States
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Average rate/night $140.09
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With its ideal location near Franklin Creek State Park and the Nachusa Grasslands, Lincoln Way Inn affords guests peaceful tranquility and endless outdoor options.  The inn offers six themed guest rooms as well as a spa, Finlandia Cedarwood sauna, workout facilities, four-season dining porch, outdoor patio with fireplace, a library and bike rentals.  The bountiful breakfast features locally grown and produced products from the Ayres farm.  Concierge service is available to arrange local hikes, tours of the local apiary (offering the Bee Amazing, learn to be a beekeeper packages too!), bird watching, restaurants and more.   They also offer space and rentals for weddings, events, and meetings.


  • Pet Friendly: Limited
  • Smoking Policy: Only in designated areas
  • Family Friendly: Over 12

Food & Wine

We provide a full home-cooked breakfast in farm to table style. Our sourcing for ingredients is as wholesome, local, and organic as possible. Packed picnics, fully outfitted with the home-made meal(s), basket, cooler, blanket, portable table, etc. can be pre-purchased and arranged for your stay.

  • Meals Offered: Breakfast
  • Breakfast: Complimentary
  • Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal, Flexible Times
  • Breakfast Service: Full
  • Complimentary Breakfast: Yes
  • Offered Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee/Tea, Picnics Available, Room Service
  • Special Diets Accommodated: Yes
  • Restaurant on Premises: Limited to overnight guests

Rooms & Suites

The Inn features six guest rooms, with three as suites all adorned with organic beds, linens, robes and towels. The Inn and rooms are locally themed and uniquely curated with a blend of modern and vintage pieces. Provided with your stay is free WIFI internet, stocked beverage refrigerators, coffee and tea service always available, heated towel racks, snacks, robes, slippers, and flat screen TV’s with cable.

  • Accommodations: Suites, Adjoining rooms/suites
  • # Rooms: 6
  • Beds: Queen, King
  • Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Fireplaces, Hair dryers, Private Deck, Refrigerators, Telephones, Alarm Clocks, Ironing Boards, Laundry Facility
  • Entertainment: Cable TV
  • Handicap Accessible: Limited

Guest Services

  • Internet Services: Wireless, Complimentary
  • Corporate Rates: Yes
  • Front Desk/Security: Onsite
  • Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, GLBT Friendly, Green/Enviromentally Friendly, Limited Spa Services, Concierge Services

Location Type

  • Location Type: Rural, Small Town/Village

Weddings & Events

Ideal for events, gatherings, and meetings the first floor of the Inn features an adjoining dining room and dining porch. The dining room accommodates up to sixteen seated and the dining porch up to 35. Our outdoor patio surrounded by native prairie gardens, and lawn can accommodate events up to 125.

Also available is the newly crafted Carriage House Loft. This second story loft features a full kitchen, open space, two bathrooms and is adjacent to our Carriage House queen suite and private bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and shower. Perfect for small events, workshops, classes, meetings, retreats, parties and meetings (pull down presentation screen, white board and more), the Loft can accommodate up to 30.

  • Weddings & Events Capacity: 50-99
  • Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement
  • Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Caterer, Florist, Photographer, Decorator
  • Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Events

  • Max Capacity Outdoor: 125
  • Max Capacity Theater: 25
  • Max Capacity Classroom: 25
  • Max Capacity Boardroom: 25
  • Total Meeting Rooms: 2
  • Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
  • Meeting Amenities: Dedicated Conference Center, Onsite Catering
  • Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social