The Mission Oak Inn is a charming country inn in the heart of Illinois set on 120 acres of gorgeous natural landscapes. Situated within close proximity to Peoria, Starved Rock State Park, and Utica, Mission Oak Inn presents the perfect spot to totally unwind and relax in beautiful surroundings. The Inn is home to a seven-acre lake which provides excellent fishing and bird-watching and attracts an abundance of wildlife, including fox, coyote, deer and wild turkey.
The Mission Oak Inn features two beautifully appointed guest suites with comfortable contemporary décor, spacious living areas and special touches such as wood-burning fireplaces and private bathrooms with whirlpool tubs for two. Large windows and private porches in each suite provide breathtaking views over the lake, and modern amenities include satellite television and DVD players, microwaves, and mini-fridges.
Mission Oak Inn is located between Peoria and Starved Rock State Park near Henry and is just a few miles from the Illinois River. Ideally placed for exploring the area, the Inn is a short driving distance from Bloomington and Quad Cities and is the perfect overnight stay for those visiting Bradley University or the Starved Rock State Park.
The Mission Oak Inn features two beautifully appointed guest suites, namely The Bird Lovers Suite and The Lodge Suite. Each suite has been individually decorated to exude a unique character and ambiance and features large queen-size beds dressed with plush linens and down pillows, private bathrooms with showers and whirlpool tubs for two and deluxe bath products. Spacious sitting areas have double-sided wood-burning fireplaces, comfortable seating and modern amenities such as satellite television and DVD players, microwaves, and mini-fridges. Secluded porches boast outdoor furniture to offer the perfect place to relax and watch the birds. Guests staying in the Bird Lovers Suite will enjoy complimentary use of canoes for use on the lake and a selection of homemade desserts.
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The Lodge Suite is a spacious, romantic retreat with gorgeous panoramic views. The luxurious suite has a vaulted 10-foot ceiling which creates a broad sense of space, a queen bedroom, and private bathroom with shower and whirlpool tub for two and a double-sided fireplace in the lounge. Modern amenities include a satellite television and DVD player, microwave, and mini-fridge and guests have access to the shared porch which overlooks the lake. Guests staying in The Lodge Suite will enjoy complimentary use of canoes for use on the lake and a selection of homemade desserts.
A delicious gourmet breakfast is served in the sunny dining room with large windows overlooking the private lake. Breakfast treats include blueberry pancakes, omelets, French banana crepes, homemade biscuits, cinnamon rolls and stuffed French toast. Dinners are available at an extra charge and need to be arranged in advance.
Situated within close proximity to Peoria, Starved Rock State Park, and Utica in the heart of Illinois, the Mission Oak Inn and its surrounded offers much in the way to see and do for both culture and outdoor lovers.
Discover art and pottery at Annie’s Little Pots, or enjoy a game of golf at the Lacon Country Club. Visit some of the national parks in the area which offer scenic drives and excellent bird and wildlife watching, such as the Starved Rock State Park, the Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, the Wildlife Prairie State Park, the Matthiessen State Park, and the Hennepin Canal State Park.
Wine lovers and aficionados alike will delight in the choice of wine farms and vineyards in the region where fine wines can be tasted and enjoyed, and wineries explored. Don’t miss August Hill Winery and Illinois River Winery in Utica, Indian Creek Vineyard in Toulon, Kickapoo Creek Winery in Edwards, and Willett's Winery & Cellar in Manito.
5.Plan This Vacation
Head out on a horseback riding adventure at the Cedar Creek Ranch in Cedar Point or take a mule-pulled canal boat ride. There are many museums and galleries to visit, such as the Charles Perdew Museum in Henry, the Wheels O’ Time Museum in Peoria, the Marshall County Historical Society in Lacon, the Peoria Riverfront Museum, and the Bureau County Historical Society Museum in Princeton. Take in a performing arts show by the River Valley Players in Henry or at the Follies Theatre in Utica.
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1108 County Rd 930 E, Henry, Illinois 61537, Phone: 309-370-4083
Romantic Getaways in Illinois: Mission Oak Inn in Henry, IL