Looking for a girls getaway? Or maybe a romantic escape? Come for the wine, and stay for the experience along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail! Murphysboro is Illinois’ BBQ capital, and on the northern end of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. BBQ aficionados have long known the trip to Murphysboro, is more than worth
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
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
With its breathtaking natural beauty and unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation, a trip to the Shawnee National Forest offers a variety of trails and attractions. Garden of the Gods and Rim Rock/Pounds Hollow Recreational area are two must see locations on the eastern side of the Shawnee National Forest. Both
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.