Ottawa, IL bed and breakfasts welcome you “The Friendly City” by the river!

Instead of the usual Ottawa, Illinois hotels, stay at one of our friendly inns to fully experience Ottawa’s charming atmosphere full of historic buildings, specialty shops, and history.

Ottawa, IL hotels can’t compare to the warmth and comfort of our unique bed and breakfasts. So when you want to spend time in our inviting town to see where the Fox River meets the Illinois, choose to stay at an area inn!

There is so much to do and see in Ottawa! Whether you enjoy history, the outdoors, or adventure, we have something to offer everyone!

While in downtown Ottawa, be sure to view our many outdoor murals with the “Brush with History” cell phone tour! Or opt for the Ottawa Heritage tour to learn more about the history of our town. Stop by the site of the first Lincoln-Douglas debate in Washington Park. Visit Reddick Mansion, built by William Reddick: an Irish-born businessman, politician, and philanthropist.

The Old Town Farmer’s Market is bustling with activity on Saturdays from May through October, with abundant offerings of locally grown, baked, and crafted goods. Or spend a day visiting our large variety of shops featuring antiques, gifts, outdoor needs, and everything in between.

The Ottawa Scouting Museum preserves the history and tradition of scouting and offers year-round hiking trails.

And the adventure has just begun…

Ottawa is the scenic gateway to the Starved Rock State Park, which sees more than 2 million visitors a year. Enjoy canoeing on the Fox River, whitewater rafting on the Vermillion River, hikes in one of several other area parks, or enjoy Riverwalk for strolls along the river. For the more adventurous, Skydive Chicago is waiting to show you the exhilaration of the air!

This, and so much more awaits you in Ottawa. Let member inns of the Illinois Bed and Breakfast Association make your stay in Ottawa complete.



The following is a list of Bed and Breakfast Inns that meet your search criteria.

Mission Oak Inn Mission Oak Inn
1108 County Road 930E
Henry, IL 61537
Distance 45 miles