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 Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Winter Passport Program

The 11 Wineries are doing it again! Yes that’s right, January & February you can purchase a Wine Trail Passport and receive discounts along the trail. If you hit every winery and get your passport stamped you will be entered into a drawing for some great prizes. You might even find a gift certificate from one of our lodging properties on the prize list. Check is out and make your lodging reservations now!

Solar Eclipse

Remember the Total Solar Eclipse over Southern Illinois Aug. 21, 2017, hang on to your hats or “eclipse glasses” its going to happen again in 2024. 

On April 8, 2024, at 1:59 pm Southern Illinois will experience once again a total solar eclipse. While the point of longest duration is a long way from Illinois, the little town of Makanda lays claim to the crossroads of the 2017 and 2024 total eclipses. This time though the center line will cross over Cedar Lake and will last just over 4 minutes. Yes this eclipse will actually be longer, even though we are not near the point of longest duration. Let’s hope for good weather!


Wine Events

What’s New?

This is a brand new feature on our Website! We’re reaching out to our members in the coming weeks, to gather details. Watch this space for the upcoming events!