Southern Illinois attractions you shouldn't miss

Southern Illinois is home to some amazing attractions. 

Here we share a list of unique  places to visit in southern Illinois. 

Stumble upon historic sites


Explore Fort de Chartres and learn about the French Colonial aspect of Illinois' past.

Visit a wildlife refufe


Visit the Treehouse Wildlife Center and learn more about the rescue, rehabilitation and release of native wildlife. 

Have a beer


Southern Illinois boasts some amazing micro breweries that offer a delicious selection of craft beer. 

Go horseback riding 


Take part in a guided trail ride in Giant City State Park and experience the park in a different way.

 Go shopping


Shoppping addicts should visit Makanda boardwalk. The boardwalk has many local attractions and consists of several local shops.

Swipe up to learn more about these and other great things to see in southern Illinois. 

Photo credits:

Pic 5: treehouse Wildlife center Pic 6: Scratch beer company Pic 8: Paul Sableman