Looking for Lincoln Story Trail

As you embark on the Looking for Lincoln Story Trail, featuring Abraham Lincoln historical sites in Illinois, choose lodging with members of the Illinois Bed & Breakfast Association. Our inns will offer a comfortable place to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing.

Take a journey in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area, visiting real places that were part of President Abraham Lincoln’s life and career. Your travel adventure will bring you to approximately 20 central Illinois cities which hold historic significance to Lincoln.

Plan your trip to include local events commemorating noteworthy events in American history. Bringing the kids along? Make preparations for an enriching experience easy by planning a History Hunt! Enjoy your investigation on the Looking for Lincoln Story Trail!

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Vrooman Mansion

701 E. Taylor St., Bloomington, IL 61701

309-828-8816 / 877-346-6488

The Vrooman Mansion is a bed & breakfast inn located in the heart of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois. The Vrooman Mansion is a historical estate situated in the quiet neighborhood of Dimmitt’s Grove and offers the utmost in privacy and luxury. This … Continue reading

The Stablehouse

1642 Milligan Hill Road, Alto Pass, IL 62905

618/893-1425 or 213/712-3274 cell

The Stablehouse is a fully furnished two-bedroom (and futon couch + rollaway) guest rental adjacent to one of the barns and stables of the beautiful 75 acre Herold Farms in Alto Pass. The interiors have a western theme, and a … Continue reading

Peace of Earth Lodge

15503 Ray Road, Rushville, IL 62681


Peace of Earth (an eco-friendly lodging experience) offers you the chance to relax and enjoy nature in a comfortable homey atmosphere in all seasons of the year. This passive solar home offers a breathtaking view of the forest from almost … Continue reading

Market Street Inn

220 E Market Street, Taylorville, IL 62568


Rich in architectural detail, this romantic 1892 Queen Anne Victorian jewel boasts six original fireplaces, now with gas logs, ornate woodwork, fretwork over pocket doors and beveled glass windows. Sit by the parlor fireplace and feast your eyes upon these … Continue reading

Old Church House Inn B&B

1416 E Mossville Road, Peoria, IL 61615


Built in 1869 as a colonial church, the Inn welcomed parishioners until the 1960’s. Today, guests are greeted by its expansive, 18′ ceiling, tall, arched windows, open banister staircase and elevated library loft. Completely renovated in 2008, the rooms exhibit … Continue reading

Blessings On State Bed & Breakfast

1109 West State St, Jacksonville, IL 62650


Experience warm Southern Hospitality in our magnificently restored vintage mansion in the heart of Jacksonville’s historic district. Beautifully appointed suites provide private sitting rooms, private baths, Wi-Fi, digital satellite television and all-season fireplaces. Fine dining gourmet breakfasts are served at … Continue reading

Brazle Haus B&B

2311 N. 1450 Street, Brownstown, IL 62418

618-347-2207 or 618-292-0248

Alpine style home with guest rooms that reflect the innkeepers heritage –Vernon’s is agriculture and Judy’s is railroading. The rural setting offers a pleasant change from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Bear Grove Cabins (Bed and Breakfast)

25 E 1675 Ave, Mulberry Grove, IL 62262


We have 1 cabin (whole house rental) available to you : CABINA WEST (SW theme and accommodates 6 adults). Included each evening is a crock pot meal, homemade bread and bottle of Illinois Wine. Choice of breakfast each morning with … Continue reading