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Pumpkin Town is always fun!

Pumpkin Town is always fun!

Each fall, the arrival of Pumpkin People to Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Development Center in Anna, IL transform…

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Cache River Auto Tour

Cache River Auto Tour

When French Voyageurs first came upon the umber waters of the Cache more than 200 years ago, they named the river…

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Makanda Inn Offers Electric Car Charging To Guests

Makanda Inn Offers Electric Car Charging To Guests

Makanda Inn & Cottages,  also know as, Southern Illinois Premier Eco-friendly retreat is proud to announce electric car charging stations.  The…

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Illinois’ Bicentennial Rose’ Wine

Illinois’ Bicentennial Rose’ Wine

Several Shawnee Hills wineries, in partnership with the Illinois Bicentennial Commission and the Illinois Department of Agriculture, are proud to…

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Head for the Hills – an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise

Head for the Hills – an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise

Vistas of cornfields and soybeans are plentiful in Illinois, but head south toward the rolling hills of Shawnee Forest Country…

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Makanda: Gateway to Giant City and Outdoor Adventure

Makanda: Gateway to Giant City and Outdoor Adventure

With its breathtaking natural beauty and unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation, a trip to Giant City State Park and the…

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Camping Safety Tips: Hiking, Campfire, And Site Basics That Set The Stage For Success

Camping Safety Tips: Hiking, Campfire, And Site Basics That Set The Stage For Success

Camping is a wonderful way to broaden your horizons and push yourself out of your comfort zone. However, it’s important…

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Shawnee Guided  Hiking Tours & Shuttle Service

Shawnee Guided Hiking Tours & Shuttle Service

On 210 Indian Kitchen Rd near Eddyville IL, adjacent to the Lusk Creek Wilderness Area and on past the Dead…

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Winter Passport Program Along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Winter Passport Program Along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Winter is a great time to enjoy the slower, quieter side of Illinois wine country and the Shawnee Hills Wine…

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New River To River Trail Guide

New River To River Trail Guide

The River-to-River Trail Society is pleased to announce the publication of its new official online guide to the entire River-to-River…

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