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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Brightwood Inn

Brightwood Inn

2407 N. Route 178
Oglesby, IL 61348
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Brightwood Inn is nestled at 14 acres of within Matthiessen State Park and conveniently situated 4 miles from Starved Rock State Park. This bed and breakfast will provide you with a peaceful stay among the picturesque beauty of nature. Explore the great outdoors of the Chicagoland are by hiking the Matthiessen and Starved Rock State Parks. Bring your bicycle and bike the I&M Canal Towpath. Enjoy a morning stroll through Brightwood Inn’s Mediation Maze. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at this Starved Rock area bed and breakfast.

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