Whether you’re looking for one-of-a-kind art, wine, or antiques, or exploring the great outdoors, the Shawnee Hills can take you there. The Shawnee National Forest is waiting for your adventures. For fun on the water you can make a splash at Kinkaid Lake, go fishing at Lake Murphysboro or bait your hook at the serene Cedar Lake. Golf and orchards also offer a fantastic opportunity to get outdoors and have some fun. As you travel the rolling Southern Illinois countryside you can sip your way along and discover truly surprising and authentic wine culture in the Shawnee Hills American Viticultural area, Illinois’ first region acknowledged for its distinctive winemaking properties.
Located right on the vineyard’s grounds within walking distance of the Von Jakob winery and brewery, our charming Southern Illinois Bed & Breakfast cottages overlook the beautiful rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest.
Pet Friendly cozy Peachbarn Suite. This picture-perfect and historical venue is the ideal place to escape. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy award wining wines and food at the Peach Barn winery & cafe!
Historic Hull House Inn boast a stellar reputation of elegance, charm and is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. Located conveniently near beautiful wine country, just minutes away from Shawnee National Forest, majestic lakes, quaint shops and eateries.
Located along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, in the shadows of the Shawnee National Forest. Pamper yourself with a romantic en suite spa massage or romance package and then let us tempt you with some of our finest breakfast creations served in your room!
Along with the beauty of the Shawnee National Forest, the Boars Nest offers a beautiful and peaceful view of the local woodlands and wildlife. This refuge is a great home base for the many recreational opportunities in the area. You will find the perfect blend of privacy and amenities.
Located in the heart of Shawnee Hills Wine Country and presents the most breath-taking panoramic views imaginable. Our historic mansion home is nestled in the Shawnee National Forest and makes the perfect place for a romantic wedding. This “home away from home” is a true southern belle.
The tranquility you will experience here, rivals locations far more remote. Sounds of nature, rarely interrupted, change with the seasons. From the near silence in winter to the symphony of creatures celebrating the beauty of all the seasons.
Labrador Lakehouse Inn is situated on 5 acres and overlooks its private fishing lake. It’s the perfect backdrop for weddings and lodging. It has 5 private bedrooms which are located on the top third level of the house.
Located just above our winery tasting room, you will enjoy spectacular views of our 12-acre vineyard from your own private balcony or simply sipping a glass of Illinois wine from the patio overlooking our waterfall. Experience a “Taste of Tuscany” in the heart of wine country and appreciate the ever-changing panorama of Southern Illinois.
With its breathtaking natural beauty and great opportunities for outdoor recreation, the central region has an old railway converted bike path, The Tunnel Hill State Trail, a 48-mile trail winding through farmland, thick woods, lush wetlands and a tunnel for which it was named. The Cache River Wetlands contains 60,000 acres of beautiful forests and wetlands. Canoe the Cache and you might see otters, bobcats, whitetail deer, bald eagles, herons, egrets, Sandhill Cranes and even the occasional Anhinga (the snake bird). Nearby in the town of Metropolis, the official Home of Superman proudly honors their favorite son with a 15-foot bronze statue of the Man of Steel right in the middle of Superman Square.
Country Schemes B&B is located on a third generation centennial farm nestled in a quiet, peaceful and relaxed atmosphere in Southern Illinois. Slow to the pace and enjoy hiking biking, sightseeing or simply relax on the deck or front porch.
We offer several amenities to make your stay with us a comfortable one. Free WiFi, ROKU streaming TV, private baths, and a slide-in spa tub are waiting. Enjoy a complimentary plated breakfast of pastries, fresh fruit, entree, and a variety of drinks.
Tucked into Draper’s Bluff and Cedar Grove Bluff, the work of one of the last glaciers in Southern Illinois. The ice and the pressure cut away the rock and the earth leaving the majestic bluffs above the valley in scenic Johnson County!
Our Inn is centered around attractions and city centers. We are in the center of the Southern Illinois Wine Trail and the Shawnee National Forest. Our town is known as the “Bicycle Capitol of Illinois” and is home to the “Tunnel Hill Tunnel and Bicycle Trail.
From a quiet weekend to a memorable wedding, make your reservation at Wall Manor today. Located in Mound City, Wall Manor has a rich history. Experience history, charm and the peace and quiet of Wall Manor.
Drawn by the mighty Ohio River and the lush green forests along her shore, early Europeans settled in these Illinois Ozarks during the late 1700s. Today the quiet hills and river towns beckon visitors for a different kind of vacation. Little changed from the early years, this corner of southeastern Illinois offers a pleasant diversion for travelers seeking the road less traveled. This is a land of natural beauty unequaled anywhere in the state. Surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest, scenic roads guide you along the Ohio River and through rolling hills with mysterious hollows, rocky bluffs, curious rock formations and hardwood forests. See all of our eastern lodging available below!
The Lafayette Inn is located at Harrisburg, Illinois, the Gateway to the Shawnee National Forest & Ohio River Recreational Area. Hiking trails, horseback riding, hunting, boating and swimming are all available within minutes of town.
Five rooms available offering a casual stay and a country breakfast. Tucked away right near Harrisburg, Illinois. Step onto our porch, and you’ll hear birds chirping and the leaves rustling from the deer as you take in Southern Illinois’s most beautiful landscape.