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Welcome to Southernmost Illinois with its rich historic heritage, a spectacular national forest, and two great rivers. Southernmost Illinois is unique in its blend of fascinating things to see and do during a day, a week or a month’s vacation. It’s easy to get here from Interstates 57 or 24. We’re less than three hours from St Louis, Memphis, Nashville, or Evansville; less than four hours from Springfield and Indianapolis; and less than six hours from Chicago.

This website is full of reasons to visit Southernmost Illinois. Discover the scenic Shawnee National Forest, state parks, historical attractions, unique shops, fabulous restaurants, and riverboat gambling. There is lodging for every taste, including cozy bed & breakfasts, convenient & comfortable motels and hotels, plentiful camp sites and deluxe cabins. We’re eager to assist you in anyway to make your stay in Southernmost Illinois memorable!

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