With its ideal location near Franklin Creek State Park and the Nachusa Grasslands, Lincoln Way Inn affords guests peaceful tranquility and endless outdoor options. The inn offers six themed guest rooms as well as a spa, Finlandia Cedarwood sauna, workout facilities, four-season dining porch, outdoor patio with fireplace, a library and bike rentals. The bountiful breakfast features locally grown and produced products from the Ayres farm. Concierge service is available to arrange local hikes, tours of the local apiary (offering the Bee Amazing, learn to be a beekeeper packages too!), bird watching, restaurants and more. They also offer space and rentals for weddings, events, and meetings.
Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Concierge Services,
Food & Wine
We provide a full home-cooked breakfast in farm to table style. Our sourcing for ingredients is as wholesome, local, and organic as possible. Packed picnics, fully outfitted with the home-made meal(s), basket, cooler, blanket, portable table, etc. can be pre-purchased and arranged for your stay.
Meals Offered: Breakfast
Restaurant on Premises: Limited to overnight guests
Special Diets Accommodated: Yes
Breakfast Service: Continental
Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables , Communal , Flexible Times
Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages , Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments , Complimentary Snacks , Complimentary Early Coffee Tea , Picnics Available , Room Service
Rooms & Suites
The Inn features six guest rooms, with three as suites all adorned with organic beds, linens, robes and towels. The Inn and rooms are locally themed and uniquely curated with a blend of modern and vintage pieces. Provided with your stay is free WIFI internet, stocked beverage refrigerators, coffee and tea service always available, heated towel racks, snacks, robes, slippers, and flat screen TV’s with cable.
Accommodations: Suites, Adjoining rooms/Suites
# of Rooms: 6
Beds: Queen, King
Handicap Accessible: Limited
Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Facility, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Telephones
Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary
Front Desk/Security: OnSite
Corporate Rates: Yes
Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Concierge Services
Smoking Policy: Only in designated areas
Family Friendly: Over 12
Weddings & Events
Ideal for events, gatherings, and meetings the first floor of the Inn features an adjoining dining room and dining porch. The dining room accommodates up to sixteen seated and the dining porch up to 35. Our outdoor patio surrounded by native prairie gardens, and lawn can accommodate events up to 125.
Also available is the newly crafted Carriage House Loft. This second story loft features a full kitchen, open space, two bathrooms and is adjacent to our Carriage House queen suite and private bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and shower. Perfect for small events, workshops, classes, meetings, retreats, parties and meetings (pull down presentation screen, white board and more), the Loft can accommodate up to 30.
Wedding/Events Capacity: 50-99
Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopment
Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Caterer, Florist, Photographer, Decorator
Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
Max Capacity Outdoor: 125
Business Travel & Events
# of Meeting Rooms: 2
Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social
Meeting Amenities: Dedicated Conference Center, Onsite Catering
Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
Max Capacity Theater: 25
Max Capacity Boardroom: 25
Max Capacity Classroom: 25