The Most Unique Lodging in Illinois
The members of the Shawnee Wine Trail Lodging Association invite you to experience the best of Southernmost Illinois. Our Unique Inns, Cottages, and Cabins offer you everything you need to make your trip a memorable one.
Windy Hill Acres Inn a beautiful 5 room cabin originally a Rock Potato House. Built in the 1800’s this Unique Cabin was used to store the local famers sweet potatoes until they could be shipped to Chicago. This unique Inn has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 4 people. Shawnee Hill Bed and Breakfast is on the property of a cave that in 1766 Daniel Boone Carved his name. You can hike the cave, fish in the stocked ponds or do a little bird watching. This Bed and Breakfast has 3 Suites and a Gourmet Breakfast is served.
Unique one of a kind Lodging The Davie School Inn Recycled from a 1910 grade school that sat empty for 5 years before e the owners saved it. Known for its Huge Suites and awesome hospitality. This is a must see Inn. Couples enjoy the ad ons that are available such as in suite massages. This Inn has 11 Suites.
Water Valley Inn built in 19222, the 2 story farmhouse is located on 100 beautiful acres where outdoor weddings are welcome. The house is adorned with handcrafted wood interior. This Inn can accommodate individuals, couples, families and groups up to 10 based on double occupancy. The Entire Inn is your home away from home. One of the most ecofriendly lodging in Illinois is the Makanda Inn & Cottages. This Inn is defined by its rustic elegance and note worthy fresh breakfast. Situated on an 18 acre wooded site with small creek winding through it. The Inn was carefully planned to fit into the natural environment. The Inn has 4 Suites and 4 cottages. Historic Bell Hill Wedding Venue built in 1850 presents the most Breathtaking panoramic views imaginable. Rich in history Bell Hill has 4 rooms and 1 Large Suite to accommodate your needs This Mansion is a perfect place for a wedding with its beautiful outdoor setting. Old Mill Inn Cafe Bed & Breakfast is a historic flour mill that was established in 1888. The original flour was sold under the name “Alto Pride Flour.” Now, 127 years later, the Old Mill Inn is still serving up the best! 3 Rooms await guest in the top of the Mill. Rock Ridge Cabin is located on 140 private acres nestled in ancient bluffs, loaded with wildlife, peace and quiet and everything at your fingertips! They provide everything you and your guests need for a wonderful getaway!
The Goddard Place is a hidden cabin among the wooded hills in a peaceful setting. Built over looking a small lake with a deck to relax and take in the views. The Cabin has an open floor plan great for a couple wanting to get away from it all.
Imagine staying at a Vineyard. Kite Hill Vineyards Bed & Breakfast and Winery is “a little bit of heaven off 127”. Take a stroll through the vineyard and sip some wine at the winery while taking in the views of the lake. This Bed and breakfast has 2 Rooms available with 3 Course Full Breakfast.
Another wonderful winery is Blue Sky Vineyard. Experience the Romance of Italy and the spectacular views of the 12 acre vineyard from your own private balcony. You can also sip on a glass of wine from the patio overlooking the waterfall. This Vineyard lodging has 2 beautiful Suites available.
Hidden Lake Guest House is situated on eight acres of wood and gardens. Enjoy the chimney on a cool evening or count the fireflies. Walk the grounds with an early morning cup of coffee. This unique guest house has 3 suites for you to enjoy.
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 a perfect setting.
Proud Members of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail since 1998.