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    Beautiful Union County, IL

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    Stay in Southern Illinois

    Southern Illinois is home to some of the most beautiful and unique lodging destinations in the US. Some come for the wine...some come for the scenery. Whatever your reason - we’re happy to hear you’re stopping by!

Inns, Cottages, & Vacation Rentals

The purpose of this website is to bring together tons of great lodging options along the Shawnee Wine Trail in Southern Illinois. Know of something we’re missing? Please let us know!

Welcome to Union County, IL Shawnee Wine Trail Country

The members of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Lodging Association invite you to experience the best of Southernmost Illinois. Our rural countryside offers you everything you need to make your trip a memorable one.

The members along the wine trail are within approximately 20 minutes of all area attractions. Whether you are here to hike the Shawnee National Forest, canoe Cache River, bike the Tunnel Hill Bike Trail or taste our Award Winning Wines, there’s a place to fill your needs.

All across the Shawnee Heartland you will find unique and diverse lodging from which to choose. Whether you are here for a family getaway or for a romantic interlude, we can offer you the perfect setting … a romantic suite with a fireplace and Jacuzzi.

Shawnee Wine Trail Lodging Welcomes you to Southernmost Illinois … you’re at home when you stay with us!

See our lodging options below

Southern Illinois has a LOT of great lodging options! Each property listed below is a member of our
association. You’ll find more information about each property here as well as links to each property’s website


The Goddard Place

Rest, relax and renew in your own cozy cabin. Fish the pond, BBQ, or light the fireplace and snuggle up in the sleigh bed and enjoy the peace and quiet.


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B&B in Autumn (2)

Kite Hill Vineyards B&B

Come enjoy a relaxing experience by staying at a Bed and Breakfast at a winery! Three course breakfast in the morning and sounds of nature at night!


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Historic Bell Hill

Historic Bell Hill is located in the heart of Shawnee Hills Wine Country, and presents the most breath-taking panoramic views imaginable.


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Windy Hill Acres Inn

A 5 room cottage, conveniently located on the wine trail. The Inn has 2 bedrooms with queen size beds. The Inn has a fully equipped kitchen for guests.


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Old Mill Inn Café and B&B

Built in 1888 and has been renovated and made into a café and B&B. Situated in the middle of the Shawnee Wine Trail and near many activities in beautiful Southern Illinois.


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Makanda Inn

Makanda Inn

Makanda Inn is a B&B located next to Giant City State Park. The inn was sustainably built and elegantly detailed. Come enjoy the Giant City Experience!


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Blue Sky Vineyards and Wedding Venue

Blue Sky Vineyards and Suites

Stay in our distinctive Blue Sky Vineyards and Suites nestled in the rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest. Enjoy spectacular views our 12-acre vineyard.

Call: 618.995.WINE

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Davie School Inn Romance

Davie School Inn

Come stay in our one of our 8 Suites and 3 Luxury Suites. The most Unique Place to stay in Southern Illinois with the Largest Suite Sizes in the State.


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Water Valley Inn

Relax and enjoy the casual country living that Water Valley Inn has to offer. Located on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. Come for a relaxing and stress-free stay!


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Rock Ridge

Located on 140 private acres, under ancient bluffs, with a 40 mile view this home can accommodate large groups. Fireplace, BBQ, jacuzzi tub and more!


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Shawnee Hill B&B

Located on the Shawnee Wine Trail surrounded by the Shawnee National Forrest. All rooms have private baths, decks, Dish Satellite and DVD players.


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Hidden Lake Guest House

Hidden Lake Guest House

Three luxurious suites just outside of Jonesboro. Gas fireplaces and two-person jacuzzis in two suites. Balconies from each suite as well as countless extras.


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Latest news and events

See our latest news and events below. There’s always something fun to do or see!

Video – Shawnee Wine Trail Lodging

August 21, 2015

Check out this video from our YouTube channel. It gives a beautiful outlook on what our association has to offer for lodging in Southern Illinois!

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Romantic Winter Getaways in Southern Illinois

December 15, 2015

Romantic Winter Getaways in Southern Illinois

Whether you are looking for a romantic retreat indoors or want to embrace the outdoors as a snow covered wonderland, there are plenty of lodging options in our association that offer the perfect getaway. Whether it’s for two or a larger group, we have what you need.

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5 Reasons to Stay at a Unique Owner Operated Lodging

January 23, 2016

5 Reasons to Stay at a Unique Owner Operated Lodging

Perhaps you’re starting to plan your vacation, and you’ve begun looking into lodging possibilities. While a hotel may be the first choice that pops into your head, why not make your lodging a more direct aspect of your getaway? After all, bed & breakfasts are vacations in themselves! Continue reading for a list of the top five reasons you should choose a Owner Operated Lodging:  View More

Shawnee Wine Trail Lodging Association

The purpose of this website is to bring together tons of great lodging options along the Shawnee Wine Trail. Know of something we’re missing?
Please let us know!