It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s The Superman Festival!

Down in the southern tip of Illinois is the hamlet of Metropolis, the official home of none other than Superman. Once a year the town pulls out all the stops to celebrate the beloved character. This year’s 40th Annual Superman … Continue reading

Southern Illinois’ Scenic River To River Trail

Stretching 160 miles from Battery Rock on the Ohio River to Devil’s Backbone Park on the Mississippi is one of the prettiest stretches of trail in the Midwest, the Illinois River to River Trail. From now through autumn is a … Continue reading

Ziplining In Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest

For a birds-eye view of the beauty of the Shawnee National Forest, located in southern Illinois, sign up for a ziplining tour that will have you soaring above the trees. The Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois is a perfect … Continue reading