Here’s Everything You Need To Do On A Trip To Southern Illinois

Our state’s true secret gem is the whole southern portion of Illinois, but we’re not trying to keep it hidden. Due to big cities, major roadways, resort towns, and other things that are more generally found in the central and north regions, this neck of our woods is rarely explored. Out-of-staters and residents alike need to pay more attention to these attractions.

Underrated and often underrepresented, this is an homage to the most majestic part of the state. Check it out:

Have more fun down south with eight hikes you need to take through the Shawnee National Forest.

What do you love about southern Illinois? Share your favorite attractions with us below!