Set Up Camp Here!

Regional road trips are all the rage right now. Many folks feel most comfortable hopping in the car with their loved ones and exploring sights that are off the beaten path.   Since June is National Camping Month, take note – Southern Illinois has some awesome spots to camp! Camping is Read more…

Tunnel Hill State Trail

Hike, bike and like the views along 50 miles of the Tunnel Hill Trail through Shawnee Forest Country. The Tunnel Hill State Trail offers bicyclists and other outdoor recreationists with over 50 miles of the most beautiful and peaceful miles in Illinois.  The Trail stretches south from Harrisburg, through Vienna Read more…


Harrisburg is the gateway to the Shawnee National Forest.   Experience this drive in every season. Spring blooms, summer adventures, fall colors, even in winter when the trees are bare, allowing you to see much further into the forests. Bluffs hidden behind the summer foliage emerge dramatically into sight. Travel Rt. Read more…