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Dining

3-D display of various finger food desserts

Enjoy a complimentary plated breakfast of pastries, fresh fruit, entree, and a variety of drinks. The parlor is available in the afternoon for guests to relax with a book, beverage, and a variety of snacks. We can cater a brunch, reception, or dinner in casual gourmet style. Rent the entire Mansion for a family event, and ask about a special dinner for you and your guests. Prices for meals depend upon menu and number of guests.  We do offer first person  murder mystery dinners on the third weekend of each month. Call for details.

Amenities

Cinderella Princess carriage

We offer a variety of amenities to make your stay with us a comfortable one. Free WiFi, ROKU streaming TV, private baths, and a spa tub are waiting. Guest areas include an I-Forgot amenities chest, small refrigerator, microwave, triple-filtered water, cups, plates. stemware, and flatware. Our parlor, garden deck & wedding chapel are available for your events. We will have limited ADA-wheelchair accessibility by September, 2019. Ask about our carriage tours of historic Metropolis.

Official Home of Superman

15 foot tall statue of Superman

Metropolis, Illinois was designated the official home of Superman in 1977. Our favorite son has been celebrated with an annual festival ever since. Stay at our B&B. Take in the sights and see the celebrities during Superman days. Use our wedding venues, or get married in front of the Superman statue. Archery tournaments, fall encampment, hiking, hunting, even SCUBA. There are so many things to see and do here in Southern Illinois.


Wedding Packages


We can do location weddings, too.

Activities and Packages

Hiking/Biking Trails

Southern Illinois mixed hardwoods in the fall

Riverview Mansion is minutes away from six state parks and the Shawnee Forest. Whether you enjoy footing it or rolling it, the Southern Illinois region offers some of the best short, medium, and long scenic trails in Amertica.

Winery and Brewery Tours

Wine tasting room for a party of 75

Southern Illinois and Northwestern Kentucky enjoy a rich viticulture. There are 12 wineries - breweries within an hour of Riverview Mansion. Purple Toad, Hog Hollow, Blue Sky, Rustle Hill, Big Muddy are some of them. Come and taste.

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Murder Mystery Dinners

Invitation for Death By Chocolate mystery dinner.

Our 2.5 hour dinners feature a 4 course, casual gourmet meal, and a 1st person mystery to solve. Dinners need 6+ guests at a cost of $35 a person, or $175/night if you want the full B&B experience. Check the Events below for dates, or plan a private party. Call for reservations and details.

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Hike and Bike Package

Old trestle bridge on the Tunnel Hill trail.

We recommend a two night stay if you want to do a medium or long trail. Fort Massac is 17 miles, Tunnel Hill is 55 miles. There are dozens of trails and hundreds of miles to choose from in the Shawnee Forest. We offer a room, maps, drop off and pick up service to your trailhead, bike usage, and a trail snack for $175 plus tax per night. All of our other amenities are included. 

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Wine Tour Package

White and red grape vines at Alto Pass Vineyard.

We offer up to four guests a six hour a day maximum, three to six stop road-trip of Southern Illinois wineries. We suggest a two night stay if you want to leisurely visit all six.  Bring extra cash or plastic as some wineries charge for their tours and tastings. We offer a room, itinerary planning, and package handling for $175 plus tax per night plus an additional $50 per hour donation for tour time up to six hours. All of our other amenities are included. 

Watersports, Hunting/Fishing

Canoeing the Cache River Basin cypress swamp.

Southern Illinois is a hidden treasure for watersports and outdoorsmen. Most area lakes have marinas that rent watercraft, or bring your own. We have telescopes for wildlife viewing. We offer a room, drop off & pick up service to your spot, a midday snack, freezer for game, and a list of local processors for $180 plus tax per night. Archers and muzzle loaders receive a 15% discount. All of our other amenities are included.

Special Events

Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky offer many events throughout the year for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. Riverview Mansion is ideally located for our guests so they can visit the area attractions and return "home" for a comfortable night's stay

Summer, 2019

Ghostology 101

6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Metropolis, IL

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Summer, 2019

Ghostology 101

Gavin and Paula are back with their equipment and stories. Learn how paranormal investigators seek out the strange and unknown. Take a tour of our haunted mansion and see what "Emily" is up to now. $15 per person.

6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Metropolis, IL

July 10 - Aug 4, 2019

International Archery

All day

Mermet Lake State Park

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July 10 - Aug 4, 2019

International Archery

Mermet Lake State Park hosts three different ASA and Int'l 3-D sanctioned archery tournaments during the summer months. These include: S3DA Nationals, Superman $20K Classic, and ASA Classic. Bowmen of all ages from around the world come to the park to test their skills.  Special rates for archers and their families are available, 3-night minimum req'd for all guests coming for these events.

All day

Mermet Lake State Park

Sept 11-14, 2019

Fall Quilt Week

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Paducah, KY

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Sept 11-14, 2019

Fall Quilt Week

 This is the biannual AQS gathering of international vendors, guest presenters, and fabric arts enthusiasts. Metropolis businesses will open their doors to quilters Thursday night. We will be hosting Murder Mystery Dinners Thurs and Fri evenings for 6 to 10 players each night.  Call for details.  A 3-night minimum stay req'd. 

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Paducah, KY

Sep 21, 2019

Sept Mystery Dinner

6pm - 8pm

Riverview Mansion

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Sep 21, 2019

Sept Mystery Dinner

Come and join us for an Italian feast as we solve the mystery of Pasta, Passion and Pistols. Play a part as we examine the wife, the daughter, the girlfriend, the inept son, the brother, and his priest. Is your character the murderer? The cost is $35 per person, or $60 per couple, or $175 for two if you want to spend the night, too.  RSVP by May 18th, because we need at least six guests to confirm their dinner characters.

6pm - 8pm

Riverview Mansion

Oct 01, 2019

Illinois Hunting Season

All day

Massac County

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Oct 01, 2019

Illinois Hunting Season

Metropolis and and it's parent county, Massac, are in Region 5 of The Illinois DNR Hunting guide. Archery season begins Oct. 01, followed by muzzle loading, crossbow, and rifle. Much of Massac county is open to deer, turkey, waterfowl, and trapping. Fort Massac State Park is closed to hunting during the annual Fall Encampment in mid-October.  Special rates for archers, muzzle loaders and their families are available, 2-night minimum req'd for all guests coming for these events. 

All day

Massac County

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Riverview Mansion Bed and Breakfast

205 Metropolis Street, Metropolis, Illinois 62960, United States

1 (618) 524-5328 [talk or text]

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8:30am - 5pm   Central Time Zone