Total Solar Eclipse 2017 August 21, 2017 Illinois is home to the point of greatest duration for the SOLAR Eclipse! According to the US Naval Observatory’s eclipse page, there is a point in the Shawnee National Forest (just south of Carbondale) that will see 2m44s of totality! Good Excuse to visit to the Wine Trail. […]
Shawnee Hills Wine Trail – Touring Tips Choose four to six wineries to visit in any one day. This allows you ample time to learn something about each winery and experience their full tasting experience without overwhelming your palate. Be safe and take advantage of the many trusted touring partners. Designate a driver. No alcohol […]
Did you ever think about getting away to do some shopping? Well Southernmost IL has a wide variety of place to shop. From awesome wines to the arts and crafts. We even have a wonderful place that makes coffee. Fresh roast coffee beans are the best. Alligator and the Blue Fox – offers art(jewelry, baskets,candles,pottery, etc.) […]
Octoberfest – October 2105 Each and every weekend in Union County Illinois and the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail there will be music, Car shows, crafts, Food and fun. Each Small town has something special going on. Drive the Hills of the Shawnee National Forest and view the beautiful colors.