Located on Main Street in historic Alto Pass, the Alto Wine Trail Loft provides new and unique accommodations for discovering the wine trail and the wilderness of Southern Illinois.
Nestled on a wooded bluff, on 20 acres on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, a welcoming destination for vacation enjoyment.
One of Illinois’ largest and most unique Bed & Breakfast located in Anna.
Completely renovated lively, contemporary large spacious house just outside Alto Pass.
A variety of cabins nestled within the beauty of Giant City State Park.
Southern Illinois’ most energy efficient small retreat of its kind, featuring both high and low-tech methods for minimizing its impact on the environment.
Compilation of cabins located in the central region of Southern Illinois.
Located in Union County, the ranch’s old West atmosphere offers a peaceful setting complete with Lodge Café and rustic rooms.
Situated on eighteen acres of woods, gardens and water in the midst of the Shawnee National Forest.
Located just north of Anna, Shawnee Hill Bed & Breakfast offers a romantic get-a-way outside city life.
Located on the western side of the Shawnee National Forest, Broken Wheel offers camping and lodging and much more for anyone looking to get away.
Full service, smoke free Bed & Breakfast that consists of a modern and spacious 6,000 square foot lodge with restaurant and plenty of outdoor activities.
World's First Root Beer Saloon located in downtown Alto Pass. Gourmet deli croissant sandwiches, seafood, shakes and malts with an ambiance unlike any other.
Homemade quality sauces, fresh salad bar, pasta, thin crust pizzas and local wines.
Nationally acclaimed BBQ restaurant built by legendary pit master, Mike Mills.
Unique blends of ingredients with “local flavor” and a Las Vegas award winning double-decker crust pizza. Live entertainment every weekend with a variety of local wines.
Home-style southern cooking right off the wine trail. Barbecue and local wines all within an atmosphere of a neighborhood grill.
Home of the all-you-can-eat southern fried, family style chicken dinner.
New Orleans themed restaurant with full service bar, wide selection of great food and local wines.
425 acres of private land located in Jonesboro, just south of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. Their restaurant has a full menu as well as a stocked bar with wines from local wineries.
Family owned and operated Italian ristorante located in Murphysboro. Featuring homemade authentic Italian cuisine in a family atmosphere.
Appetizers, prime menu selections, fully-stocked bar options, and friendly, personable staff located in Carbondale.
Local café in the heart of southern Illinois with a charming atmosphere and exceptional menu. Located in downtown Cobden.
Southern Illinois' newest steakhouse and saloon, featuring traditional steakhouse cuisine, indoor and outdoor dining, live entertainment, and a friendly atmosphere all served in a rustic, yet luxurious western style lodge.
Travel and experience portal for everything Southern Illinois.
Non-profit organization responsible for marketing Carbondale and Jackson County.
Planning is easy as you search by region, city, and type of venue. Or you can browse travel ideas with sample itineraries from all over Illinois.
Unique in its blend of fascinating things to see and do during a day, a week or a month's vacation, this guide offers information on the many magnificent sites worth a visit in southernmost Illinois.
Everything you need to guide and direct yourself around our diverse state and truly Enjoy Illinois.
Experienced and friendly guides offering classes and trips for all fitness and skill levels.
4000-acre park famous for its abundance of plants, wildflowers, flowering trees, wildlife, and spectacular scenery.
Trail following the path of the narrow-gauge Cairo & St. Louis Railroad along the bottom of a long bluff, featuring interesting rock formations.
o Cliff View Park
Small park just off Skyline Drive in Alto Pass overlooking Southern Illinois and Bald Knob Cross.
Designed by Bill Diddel, this public golf course has 9 holes built on the natural terrain to provide definition and strategy.
An abundance of ferns, unique geological features and unusual plant communities create an atmosphere that enhances the many recreational facilities offered at the park.
Southern Illinois’ most scenic golf course with 18-holes, restaurant, and 11 rental cabins.
Standing 111 feet tall, this national symbol of peace and faith has been erected to help strengthen the spiritual fiber of America.
Restaurant and B & B located on 425 acres of private land with a myriad of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Hiking trail serving the Shawnee National Forest, beginning at the Ohio River, and ending at the Mississippi.
Family-owned and operated producer of fine fruits and vegetables north of Cobden.
Located just north of Alto Pass, Rendleman Orchards has been committed to growing and shipping quality peaches, nectarines, apples and vegetables to the commercial produce markets throughout the Midwest.
Local bead and jewelry shop located in Cobden.
Full-service grocery and cafe operating a teaching kitchen for cooking classes and events. Specializing in products that are organic, locally produced, or fairly traded.
Just the coolest fudge and gift store in Lacon, Illinois.
Sweets and gift shoppe specializing in a variety of homemade cheesecakes, various other desserts, flavored coffees, and candies.
Makanda is known for its unique shops and businesses on the boardwalk - unlike anything else you'll find.
o SI Tours
Assistance to get you a great start, develop your plan, secure your vendors, be your event planner, florist, caterer, and your creative consultant for any event.
Full service photography studio specializing in the creative capture of life's moments for the memories of a lifetime.
Premiere photography studio located in Peoria specializing in portraits and commercial photography.
The Blue Boar’s full service catering business.
Down-home or upscale menu selections with impeccable service all delivered with our famous warm and gracious hospitality.
Catering service offered by Palace Pizzeria
Catering service offered by Kindling.
o Heartland Catering
Catering service based in Murphysboro
We can cater to any location in Southern Illinois and are also the exclusive catering provider of the Student Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Southern Illinois' #1 Music & Video Source.
o SI Music
Southern Illinois music scene with info on upcoming concerts and updates on local recording sessions.
Wine Related Info
Rediscover your passion for American wines by visiting the many award-winning wineries throughout Illinois
In the heart of Shawnee National Forest lies Illinois’ first, and most award-winning trail
Another guide to all of the local wineries our state has to offer
Competition that honors the best of the best among US wineries from all of America’s wine regions
The "appreciation of wine through education.”
The Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) is a NSF funded partnership between the Missouri State University system, two year schools throughout America, state agriculture agencies, vineyards and wineries with a 21st Century vision for education in grape growing and winemaking.
The INDY is the largest scientifically organized and independent wine competition in the United States, the world's largest wine market.
The Mid-American Wine Competition is focused only on the wines of the Midwest and is only open to commercial wineries of this region.
Women & Wine connects with over 50% of the wine industry from winemakers to winery owners, public relations, sales and marketing teams, winery associations, writers, bloggers, web site owners and more in the US … and around the globe.
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