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About the Homestead

An Exquisite, Upscale Bed & Breakfast and Special Event Venue

Located outside of Chicago in Plano, Illinois, The Homestead Bed and Breakfast is waiting to transport you to a time of simple elegance and class.

Originally built in 1854 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Chicago area bed and breakfast is nestled into meticulously landscaped grounds and prides itself on maintaining the charm of its original time. Guests can choose from five rooms, each with fine furnishings and varying amenities.

Located less than 60 miles from downtown Chicago, The Homestead Bed and Breakfast is ideal for a weekend getaway, family get-together, retreat, or special event. This unique property provides the ideal setting to inspire creative minds and rejuvenate weary bodies.


As a premier Chicago area bed and breakfast, The Homestead is able to offer guests the best of both worlds – romance and sophistication, style and comfort, cosmopolitan stimulation and relaxing seclusion. Immediately upon arrival you will receive unparalleled service and attention in an intimate and friendly atmosphere. We offer a nightly complimentary wine and cheese tasting for all of our guests, and are able to accommodate a wide variety of special requests.

Whatever your reason for visiting, The Homestead Bed and Breakfast offers an abundance of intimate areas for rest and relaxation, along with camaraderie and play. The grounds feature a beautifully landscaped labyrinth and maze, we offer a number of entertainment options, including a large screen television, and in-room spa services.

Your Special Event Destination

At The Homestead Bed and Breakfast, we pride ourselves on our comfortable surroundings, exemplary service, and exceptional attention to detail tailored to meet your specific needs. Located less than 60 miles from downtown Chicago in scenic Plano, Illinois, The Homestead Bed and Breakfast is the ideal location for a number of occasions, including:

  • Anniversaries
  • Weekend getaways
  • Group retreats
  • Business meetings
  • Weddings
  • Commitment ceremonies
  • Bridal and baby showers
  • Engagement parties
  • Family reunions
  • Girls’ weekends
  • Couples’ retreats
  • Group tours
  • Holiday gatherings
  • Corporate events
  • Cocktail parties

Contact our Innkeepers at (630) 552-4322 to book your stay or learn more about our exquisite property.