Tuesday, March 3, 2015

hiking in Central Illinois

Great hiking in Central Illinois is at Starved Rock State Park and at Mission Oak Inn.
The Mission Oak Inn hiking trail is quiet and peaceful with benches to rest and watch the wildlife.  We are also seeing a few bald eagles on the property this week.  We have rooms available this weekend, click on the link below:

Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast

Monday, February 9, 2015

Bald Eagle days in Henry Illinois

Bald Eagle days in Henry are February 21 from 7:00am to 12:30pm and will be held at
Henry American Legion Hall at 303 Main Street, Henry, Illinois. 
Activities include spotting scopes at Waterworks Park, Bald Eagle & wildlife photo exhibit, face painting for the kids, coloring contest for kids grades K-6 11:15 am, Wildlife Prairie Park presentation "Birds of Prey" - Live
Contact Ben Thomas at 309-364-2801 for more information
This is a wonderful time of year to see Bald Eagles along the river near Henry
 
Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Denny Reeds bird carvings

Check out Denny's carvings at the Illinois Valley Carvers Association show on Sunday, Sept 28 at Starved Rock Lodge from 9am to 5pm  Not only does Denny carve award winning birds but he is the award winning chef at our bed and breakfast in central Illinois.
Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast

Monday, August 25, 2014

Fall colors

If you want to see the fall colors this year, consider staying at Mission Oak Inn bed and breakfast in early to mid October.  Weekends are full but there are some weeknights still available.  The colors are beautiful in our woods.

Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Great getaway with great fishing in Illinois

Even in the summer heat, the fishing is still outstanding.  Many large bass in the 3, 4, and 5 pound range have been caught here.  Some weeknights are available but most weekends are already reserved.  Use our website below to see our calendar.

Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Mission Oak Inn gardens

Our gardens are blooming.  The spirea, roses, irises, cat mint, coral bells, and more are in bloom.  Come see our beautiful gardens when you stay with us.
Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Hummingbird arrival

We saw our first hummingbird a little over two weeks ago.  This week we have seen at least two males and at least one female.   Let the fun begin!  We love watching the hummers.  We currently have an opening for the last weekend in May.  Check our calendar using this link: 



Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast