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Overlooking the bluffs with the black road below

Winter Hiking in Southern Illinois & Stone Forts

Stone Fort Winter hiking, Southern Illinois & Stone Forts. We went to Giant City State Park to hike the Stone Fort Trail. This trail is a short 1/3 mile with a somewhat steep access to the fort. Surrounded on three sides by bluffs the backside has an ancient stone wall that has confused archaeologists since […]

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Southern Illinois Winter Getaway

Beat the Winter Doldrums with a Southern Illinois Getaway Southern Illinois Winter Getaway is a destination unlike any other. Home to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, beautiful small towns, breathtaking views of the Shawnee National Forest and many historic sites, you will want to stretch your stay a day or two longer to experience it […]

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