Get Away to Our Bed and Breakfasts in Southwestern Illinois

Southwestern Illinois waits with grand adventure and ideal vacation activities. Whether you choose to explore the Great River Road, splash your way through the day at Splash City Family Waterpark, visit the St. Louis Air & Space Museum, discover our firefighting roots at the Old Fire Engine Museum, take in the Gateway Geyser or go back in time at Camp River Dubois, our member inns provide the perfect lodging for a family vacation, weekend getaway, or time away with the one you love.

This area has something for everyone. Besides the normal attractions above, wine-lovers often choose to meander through this beautiful region and sample wines from the local wineries along the trail. Visitors also enjoy trips to the local farms and shops where you will find offerings that are unique to this area. And don’t forget to enjoy Carlyle Lake, the largest man-made lake in Illinois drawing about 4 million visitors a year.

As you plan your trip to the Southwestern Region of Illinois, let the Illinois Bed & Breakfast Association help you find the perfect place to stay during your time here.

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Two-story white with green shutters with large evergreen trees surrounding, patio.

The SeeMore Inn

4505 HH Road, Waterloo, IL 62298


Nestled among the farm fields of small town Waterloo, Illinois, The SeeMore Inn is the perfect getaway for those looking for a quiet respite from big city life. Built in 1875, the historic two-story property was a private residence for … Continue reading

Red brick two-story house on corner surrounded by trees and bushes, white sign black lettering Senator Rickert Residence B&B

Senator Rickert Residence B&B

216 E. Third St., Waterloo, IL 62298


The Senator Rickert Residence Bed and Breakfast is in a Victorian building with fancy gingerbread everywhere. The well-maintained building is painted in a Victorian color scheme and the interior is decorated with antiques of the period along with the elegant … Continue reading

Log Cabin with double glass doors, two steps to get on porch with chairs,

Silent Forest Retreat Cabins

10580 Wellen Road, Aviston, IL 62216


The ten cabins offered at Hidden Lake Winery are perfect for any getaway. (Cabin #6 handicap accessible with queen size bed) Amenities include:  King size bed and futon, fireplace, Whirlpool tub, television, microwave, coffee pot, mini fridge, hair dryer and … Continue reading

Covered wood deck with tan lawn furniture and hottub, view of farmland from deck.

Timmermann House Bed and Breakfast

6130 Old US Highway 50, Aviston, IL 62216


Built in 1947 as a farmhouse. Renovations and additions completed in 1994. Beautiful gardens surround the property. Enjoy a walk through the farm field to the town of Aviston. Or relax on the deck with your favorite beverage, good company, … Continue reading

Red sided two-story building with sign Green Tree Inn, Stairs with white railing to porch, hanging potted flowers.

Green Tree Inn

15 Mill Street, Elsah, IL 62028


Quaint Bed and Breakfast located in beautiful historic Elsah, IL.Each guest room has it’s own private bathroom.  Located off the Great River Road between Alton and Grafton. Rates include home made afternoon “sweet treats” and a delicious home cooked breakfast … Continue reading

Jockeys on horses during race with text Southwestern Region, right side is bridge over water with building on water.

Corner George Inn

1101 Main, Corner of Main & Mill, Maeystown, IL 62256


A restored 1884 hotel and saloon located in a picturesque German village 39 minutes south of St. Louis, 15 minutes southeast of Waterloo, IL, suites, guest cottage, restaurant and saloon, general store, coffee shop, antique shop, sweet shoppe, tea room … Continue reading

Exterior view of Gold painted house surrounded by trees, long sidewalk to house with steps to porch, Sign Beall Mansion.

BEALL MANSION An Elegant Bed and Breakfast Inn

407 E. 12th St., Alton, IL 62002-7230

618-474-9100 / 866-843-2325)

  Voted “Best Illinois Bed and Breakfast” -Illinois Magazine Readers Poll     Expect Excellence—Travel with Confidence! COVID-19 Updates: Keeping you safe and temporary changes in services & amenities. view now >>>   Simply the Best! Welcome to the award-winning … Continue reading

Adobe style house with covered porch, patio furniture, BBQ charcoal grill, picnic table, nestled in the trees

Bear Grove Cabins (Bed and Breakfast)

25 E 1675 Ave, Mulberry Grove, IL 62262


We have a 2 BR cabin (whole house rental) available to you. Walk-in vertical spa with waterfall shower. CABINA WEST (SW theme and accommodates 6 adults). We can throw a mattress or sleeping bags on floor to add a few … Continue reading

Jockeys on horses during race with text Southwestern Region, right side is bridge over water with building on water.

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.