The Garden Of The Gods Outpost In Illinois Makes The Shawnee National Forest Unforgettable
There’s a souvenir store in Herod, Illinois that has everything you need to make the Shawnee National Forest memorable. From hiking equipment to fun hats and mugs, this shop will give you plenty to take home. There is also ice cream and other treats to give you a taste of the south. Scroll on to check it out.
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Garden of the God’s Outpost is open Friday through Sunday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and you can get more details on its Facebook page. If you’ve ever been to this souvenir store, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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