Southern Illinois is known for its lush, rolling hills, laden with grapevines that give birth to a booming wine industry. Then there's Shawnee National Forest, attracting thousands of visitors to its dense flora, rocky crevasses, and panoramic cliffy heights.
Among the nooks and crannies is a collection of offbeat, fascinating, and sometimes downright weird attractions that make for an interesting day trip. Here are a few of our favorites!
The Root Beer Saloon - Alto Pass
Alto Pass is a vintage town just...