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Rediscover the art of hospitality at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast in Jacksonville, Illinois. Our inviting two-suite inn is located in the heart of the historic district in a magnificently restored 120-year-old mansion just steps away from Illinois College, the Governor Duncan Mansion and Illinois School for the Deaf. Pampered luxury is our goal, to delight both business and leisure travelers. Escape the standard hotel room and enjoy your own private suite in the finest Jacksonville area lodging.

Experience Southern Hospitality in the Heart of the Midwest

  • Premier all-suite property
  • Gourmet fine dining breakfast experience
  • Full private baths
  • Air BnB option without breakfast & snacks
  • Private sitting rooms
  • Free high-speed secured Wi-Fi
  • Flat-screen digital satellite TV
  • DVD players
  • All-season fireplaces
  • 24-hour hot beverage buffet, sodas, and snacks
  • Lap desks
  • Full business center
accommodation collage including coffee in china teacups, a view of the Tranquility suite bedroom with king-sized bed and of the Serenity Suite with a queen-sized four-poster bed

We’re just a short drive from Springfield, Illinois, in the heart of the Land of Lincoln, a convenient stopover from St. Louis, the Quad Cities, Indianapolis, Hannibal, Bloomington and Chicago. The Jacksonville community is rich in history with a thriving cultural and educational focus. We offer everything from diners to fine dining, from car races to concerts, from antiques to brand name stores. Go Looking for Lincoln, explore the Underground Railroad, or spend the day golfing or fishing in one of the top bass fishing lakes in the state. And don’t forget to plan a summertime ride on our locally-made Eli Ferris Wheel located in City Park.


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