Most People Don’t Know About This Eerily Beautiful Swamp Hidden In Illinois

We keep trying to tell you, if you only stay north of I-80, you are missing some of the best gems in the state. Southern Illinois is where it’s at as far as some of the most incredible natural beauty. The Cache River Natural Area is one of them. This swamp is something you need to check out.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you been to the Cache River area? What do you think?