Give Yourself the Getaway You Deserve with Lincoln Way Inn’s Bee Cozy Winter Getaway Promotion

FRANKLIN GROVE, IL (January 17, 2018)Lincoln Way Inn, a historic bed and breakfast that offers an awe-inspiring destination experience that engages guests in the sights, sounds, and tastes of the prairie countryside, is making the beautiful winter season unforgettable by offering 10 percent off standard suite rates and a free gift on arrival through January 31, 2018.

“January is typically one of the coldest months of the year, so what better way to stay warm these last weeks of the month than by cozying up to the crackling golden glow of a warm, toasty fire,” said Lisa Marie Ayres, co-owner and innkeeper at Lincoln Way Inn. “Whether your idea of the perfect day is reading by the fire, relaxing in the privacy of your room or enjoying seasonal activities like hiking, taking in the local art and music scenes, relaxing with a massage or facial or shopping, Lincoln Way Inn and the Rock River Valley area offers something for everyone.”

Lincoln Way Inn is nestled just far enough away from big cities like Chicago and St. Louis, making planning a short holiday getaway easy. The iconic setting is in the heart of the Midwest, allowing guests to experience the best of the prairie land. Lincoln Way Inn boasts five distinctive suites including a private carriage house loft and suite, offering ample space in a tranquil setting.

All suites offer private bathrooms, two with tubs and fireplaces, 100 percent organic cotton mattresses and linens, and top-quality, natural bath amenities.

The Carriage House Loft and Suite:  A private building next to the main inn, and located steps away, Lincoln Way Inn features a second-floor carriage house loft. The Carriage House Loft offers guests privacy, luxury and relaxation. The Carriage House Loft features a private queen suite and private bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub and shower. The room’s French doors open onto the private balcony overlooking the gardens and patio. The suite and bathroom also feature original 1912 reclaimed woodwork and doors from during the Inn’s restoration. The Carriage House Loft includes a full kitchen outfitted with dishes, utensils, pots, pans, etc., plus a comfy living room with overstuffed couches, Wi-Fi, Amazon Fire Sticks and two flat-screen TV’s. The loft also boasts two powder rooms.

The Blackhawk Suite – Named for the Native American Sauk warrior who was born on the Rock River in present-day Rock Island, the Blackhawk Suite is the largest room at the Inn. The suite features the entire third floor with vaulted A-frame style ceiling, artisan-crafted wood queen bed, private balcony, living room with hospitality area, small gas fireplace, double vanity bathroom and large walk-in shower.

Also on the third floor is the Sauk Queen Guest Room, which is named for the regional Indian tribe. The adorably appointed room features a cast iron frame queen bed, sitting area, small vaulted ceiling with original beams and a vanity with sink. A twin daybed is also available in the sleeping nook of the common area.

 The Sandburg Suite – Named for Carl Sandburg, the Illinois winner of three Pulitzer Prizes in writing and poetry about Abraham Lincoln, the Sandburg suite features a king-size bed with fireplace, sitting area and spa-like bath with claw foot tub and rain shower.

The Nachusa Queen Guest Room – Named for the Indian title given to John Dixon, the founder of Dixon, Illinois, meaning head of white hair. The name also represents the 4,000-acre Nachusa Grasslands preserve located just 3 miles away from the Inn. The suite features a prairie theme with gorgeous woven seagrass queen bed and a hand-tiled marble bathroom and shower with river rock floor.

The Lorado Taft Queen Guest Room –Named for the famed Illinois sculptor and writer, Lorado Taft, the creator of the Eternal Indian statue monument overlooking the Rock River in Oregon, Illinois, just a few miles away. This elegantly appointed room features an incredible queen-size hand carved hickory bed as well as a hand-tiled marble bathroom and shower.

Lincoln Way Inn also features welcoming common areas and gathering rooms, a four-season dining porch, beautifully landscaped grounds, massage and facial rooms, Finlandia cedar sauna, indoor and outdoor fireplaces and more. All guests receive a personalized welcome from innkeepers, homemade breakfast and snacks using local and sustainable foods, free Wi-Fi internet access, flat-screen smart TV’s with house Netflix account, first-class concierge service and fresh flowers in the rooms.

Lincoln Way Inn was recognized with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently high reviews the luxury bed and breakfast has earned on TripAdvisor®. To make a reservation and take advantage of the Bee Cozy winter promotion, visit

About TAWANI Enterprises
TAWANI Enterprises, headquartered in Chicago, is an investment group specializing in the development, investment, management and preservation of real estate properties in the Chicago area. The company represents a diversified portfolio of iconic brands, such as Stone Heritage Collection, a luxury group of historic Bed & Breakfast properties and unique event spaces, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, the TAWANI Foundation and the Pritzker Military Foundation. Properties under the Stone Heritage Collection includes Stone Terrace, Stone Porch by the Lake, Lang House, The Emil Bach House, Mayne Stage and The Lincoln Way Inn. For more information, visit