Blue Sky Vineyard
Barrett & Marilyn Rochman/Jim Ewers
3150 S. Rocky Comfort Road
Makanda, IL 62958


Stay in our distinctive bed & breakfast nestled in the rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest. Enjoy spectacular views of our 12-acre vineyard from your own private balcony or sip on a glass of Illinois wine from the patio overlooking our waterfall. Experience a "The Romance of Italy in the Hills of Southern Illinois" and appreciate the ever-changing panorama of Southern Illinois. We have two luxurious suites available for rent year-round, each with their own private bath. Each suite is furnished with antiques but also contains all of the modern conveniences of today's living for a more enjoyable stay. Phone, microwave, mini fridge, satellite TV and DVD are available in each suite. As an added bonus, our Tuscany Romance Suite includes a balcony that overlooks our wine bar with an additional balcony overlooking the Shawnee Hills. A European style breakfast is a great way to start the day. Hot coffee, fresh fruit, juice, croissants and wholesome deli meats and cheese are provided. After breakfast, enjoy sampling wine in our tasting room, complete with 200 year-old Portuguese tiles, hand carved doors from Romania, and vintage windmill ceiling fans. Explore our vineyard, or the un-paralleled beauty of the Shawnee National Forest. Tour the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail or enjoy an antique adventure in one of our unique Southern Illinois towns. Venture to Blue Sky Vineyard and experience the splendor that we have to offer. Whether sipping a glass of wine on our patio or visiting one of the many historical or natural sites in the area, Blue Sky Vineyard is sure to leave you with a memorable experience. Ask about a free tour of our cellar with our winemaker if you stay with us Monday - Friday.

Payment methods accepted: Cash, Personal Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover

Rooms with Private Baths: 2

Rooms with Shared Baths: 0

Price Range: $95.00 - $216.00

Open Since: July 4, 2005

Dates Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day

Winter Sports: Hiking

Site Seeing: Shawnee National Forest, Local Museums

Water Sports: Little Grassy Lake

Out on the Town: Antique Shops

Out in Nature: Shawnee National Forest, Giant City State Park, Trail of Tear's State Park

  • Full Breakfast
  • Gift Shop
  • In Room TV/DVD
  • In Room Refrigerator
  • Patio / Deck
Near Trails:
  • Tunnel Hill State Trail
  • Shawnee Hills Wine Trail
  • River to River Hiking Trail
Location Near:
  • In Country
  • In Wine Country