Lincoln Way Inn’s Bee Merry Holiday Gift Certificate Special through December

FRANKLIN GROVE, IL (December 13, 2017)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 kicking off holiday season’s home stretch with the Bee Merry gift certificate special.

Beginning today through December 28, 2017, guests who purchase a Lincoln Way Inn Bee Merry customized gift certificate at, by phone or in person for a discounted rate of $169 plus tax, will receive their choice to stay in one of three luxurious suites and a $30 welcome gift during their future stay.*

Lincoln Way Inn treats guests to an experience unlike any other. All suites offer private, spa-like baths, two with fireplaces, 100 percent organic cotton mattresses and linens, and top-quality, natural bath amenities. Pending availability, guests can select from three stylish suites, including:

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.

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 promotion also includes:

  • Personalized welcome by innkeepers
  • Homemade breakfast and snacks using local and sustainable foods
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access
  • First-class concierge service
  • Fresh flowers in the Suite

Lincoln Way Inn also features welcoming common areas and gathering rooms, a four-season dining porch, beautifully landscaped grounds, spa room, sauna, indoor and outdoor fireplaces and more.

“Lincoln Way Inn is nestled just far enough away from big cities like Chicago and St. Louis, making planning a short holiday getaway easy,” said Lisa Marie Ayres, co-owner and innkeeper at Lincoln Way Inn. “Guests are transported from their busy schedules into a place that offers something for everyone, from arts, dining, shopping, culture, history, entertainment and bountiful all season outdoor activities.”

Lincoln  Way Inn was recognized with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews the luxury bed and breakfast has earned on TripAdvisor®. To experience the acclaimed Lincoln Way Inn or to purchase a Bee Merry customized gift certificate, 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


*Terms and conditions apply. Bee Merry customized gift certificates special offered for purchase through December 28, 2017. Lincoln way Inn is not responsible for any inability, regardless of cause, and does not provide rain checks or “make goods.” Bee Merry customized gift certificates may not be used in conjunction with any other Lincoln Way Inn discount or offer. The promotion applies to the Blackhawk Suite, Sandburg Suite and Carriage House second floor suite and based on room availability at the time of reservations.