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Places to stay in Elizabethtown

Places to stay in Elizabethtown
A modest three-bedroom one-and-a-half bath home in the heart of Elizabethtown Illinois with amazing Ohio River views. The small town friendliness and hospitality greets you around every corner.
Located in the middle of a small Southern Illinois town, the atmosphere is slow and relaxed. People still wave as you pass them on the road and always seem happy to help people out. Cell service is very limited in the area. The home has WiFi for your stay and smart TVs equipped with Netflix and Hulu.
  • Safe, quiet, clean. Exactly what we were looking for. Elizabethtown is a quiet little, old historic river town. Be aware that there is not much in the way of restaurants (at least in the middle of winter). Cave In Rock State Park has an restaurant about ten minutes away. It’s a good value and the catfish was terrific. If you are coming from Kentucky, you will probably cross the Ohio River via a free ferry boat, which was remarkably quick and fun!

    David F2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • It was a great stay at a beautiful place! Thank you very much for everything!

    Kivanc2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • Spent time in Shawnee National Forest and the home was perfect for our visit

    Joe2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • It’s exactly what’s advertised

    David 2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Bonnie was very responsive to each question I had. Her place is in a great location to explore the Amish community in nearby Marion, KY, as well as, Cave in Rock, Garden of the Gods and Bell Smith Springs. We enjoyed the fish restaurant in Elizabethtown that is right on the water and another restaurant in Golconda had tasty food and enjoyable atmosphere. The kitchen at Bonnie’s is set up conveniently for fixing meals. The location is very peaceful and quiet; it provided a relaxing getaway, but (for us) close to home.

    Janis2019-10-22T00:00:00Z
  • Super communications from the host and beautiful location. Spacious and well laid out place. Loved it!!!

    Reynard2019-10-19T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay in Elizabethtown as the landscape is breathtaking. The hosts were wonderful and we felt well cared for at our Home away from home. Thank you!

    Karen2019-10-18T00:00:00Z
  • Great location and a really nice house. Lots of room, super clean and really quick communication. Thanks!!

    Laurie2019-10-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    Cabin with 2 bedrooms with Amish made beds one Queen size and one Full size. Open living area with Amish made furniture and a couch that pulls out to a Full size bed. Non-operating fireplace. Washer and dryer for your convenience. Enjoy the pool table while visiting. Sit and relax on the deck enjoying the open view of the Ohio river. Within walking distance of the E-town River restaurant, antique store, Historic Rose Hotel, and the local Pub.
  • The cabin was great. We loved the Amish furniture. Short walk to the river and floating restaurant. The fish at the restaurant was great. The view on the deck was so nice. Would love to stay again but a little longer than one day.

    Bonnie2019-10-25T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed at Greg's cabin on the river for one night, but wish we had more time there. The history of the area is really interesting. The cabin was clean and comfortable and we had a great time playing pool and sitting on the deck. We hope to go back someday!

    Kelly2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • Stayed one evening before taking off for a boating trip with friends and had a wonderful view of the Ohio. Quiet, peaceful evening with a great view!

    Natalie2019-09-07T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect location. Roomy, comfortable, quiet.

    Erika2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • This property is exactly as described. All linens were provided as well as a coffee maker and basic cooking utensils. The property was clean and everything functioned as it should.

    Mike2019-06-16T00:00:00Z
  • Great view! No service so be prepared when you go there or leave

    Lexi2019-04-24T00:00:00Z
  • The Shady Rest was perfect! The home was very clean and the deck overlooking the river was a great spot to relax with friends.

    Debbie2019-04-14T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place, will surely come by next time. Very well equipped with all amenities. Lots of fun activities in the cabin itself like pool, griller, chess, cards etc. Not to mention the theme of Shady rest to the cabin, it was good to learn about the local history. The cabin has a very authentic local feel. Correction to previous comments - ATnT does receive on/off coverage and data.

    Jayant2018-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    Beautiful place with wood sided interior. Amish made furniture through out with queen size Amish made bed and full size pull out couch in the living room. Enjoy the scenery while sitting outside on deck and cooking on the gas grill. Walking distance to the scenic Ohio River, E-town River Restaurant, antique store, local pub and Historic Rose Hotel.
  • It was a really nice and clean and cozy lodge to stay in and very close to Cave-In-Rock Park . But if you are looking for a stay in the nature setting it’s right downtown. So not much to look at unless you walk down around the river.

    Matt2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • It’s a very quiet quaint loft, with a rustic decor. Great for a night away with simplicity. Bar and restaurant within eye sight of the loft and provides a fun environment to relax and eat. The lodge itself is wonderfully decorated and all amenities were top notch.

    Colby2018-10-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    The Cottonwood cabin is an authentic antique log cabin, Circa 1850 that was moved here in 2013. It is located minutes away from the famous Garden of the Gods in the Shawnee National Forest. This cabin sleep 2 to 4 people.
    Guests have full and private access to this cabin. It is located on a small resort that guests are welcome to walk around. We have over 400 acres and are adjacent to thousands of acres of Shawnee National Forest. The main resort area has a pond for catch and release fishing, paddle boating and a pavilion with games that everyone at the resort is welcome to enjoy. Another favorite past-time for many guests is petting our horses when they are in the barn yard near the pond.
    The Shawnee National Forest encompasses over 218,000 acres throughout southern Illinois. We are located in the Eastern region by Garden of the Gods, the most visited site in the Shawnee National Forest. Although you are on private property, we are surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest Land. Guests are also welcome to walk around our property, pet the horses, fish in our catch and release pond or hang out at the pavilion playing games.
  • Very cute cabin. Very nice host.

    Megan2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Clean, cozy simple cabin. Just minutes from Garden of the Gods.

    Patrick2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    We have several cabins available to rent and you can contact us or view pictures at bearbranch.com. we have cabins to rent or horses to rent with guide destination riding packages and package deals with cabins
    Has living room and full kitchen you do need to bring your own bedding and towels
    We are surrounded by the shawnee national forest and horseback riding And hiking trails
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Eddyville, IL, United States

    Enjoy this gorgeous Victorian home situated in historic river town. Built in 1892 by W.R. Martin when life was slow and easy. Great for a family getaway or a peaceful weekend for two. This enchanting home is furnished with functional antiques and treasures. Enjoy quiet and peaceful evenings in the enclosed back yard with patio, relax in the second-floor sunroom and watch the traffic on the Ohio River- Pool Closes Sept 2
    Walking distance of the Historic Rose Hotel, Antique Shops and the Elizabethtown River Restaurant. Public Boat Ramp Package Liquor Small welcoming Taverns with pool tables Things to do in the area: Garden of the Gods Cave In Rock State Park Shawnee National Forest for great hiking trails Southern Illinois Wine Country Amish community in Crittenden County, KY Quilter's Museum in Paducah, KY Kayak rental available in Cave In Rock: River Ratz Kayak Rental Reservations are recommended Nine hole golf course
  • This is a charming old world home located one block from the Ohio River, in the heart of Elizabethtown. The home is warm, comfortable and I hope to stay there again.

    Rob2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • The sitting room in the back of the house upstairs feels like being in a Dutch painting! A very lovely and quaint setting with views of the Ohio River. We stayed for only a short time but had central access to everything we wanted to do in the area—groceries at Bob’s Food Mart in Rosiclare, Cave-in-Rock, Garden of the Gods. And it was a little adventure for our family to stay in a very old house with all the fun quirks, but with modern amenities. We enjoyed a game night in the large dining room and everyone slept well in the spacious bedrooms. Would definitely recommend!

    Erich2019-10-12T00:00:00Z
  • We truly enjoyed our stay!

    Kelly2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    Whitetail Cabin is a nice quiet house back in the woods, just a stones throw from the Shawnee National Forest. The Garden of the Gods and Indian Kitchen are only a short drive away for hiking, rock climbing and Wildlife Adventures. Dixon Springs State Park is only 12 miles away with a pool, hiking and the famous Chocolate Factory with homemade chocolates and ice cream. Nearby attractions are Lake Glendale with fishing, swimming and kayaking. Millstone Bluff and Burden Falls for site seeing.
    Whitetail Cabin is a 1300 square ft. home with attached garage for you convenience.
    Walmart is 22 miles north on 145 at Harrisburg. Dollar General is located 10 miles south on the Eddyville blacktop toward Golconda.
  • It was a very nice place to stay. Spacious, perfect location, quiet and loved the air hockey table! I would recommend going!! Looking forward to the next time going and staying longer!. Thanks for all you do!

    Carla2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • It was such a great place to unwind! So clean, quiet, and nice! Close to Cave in Rock!

    Melanie2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great value. Secluded but not far away. Cabin was very nice and clean.

    Keith2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • The place was lovely, clean, and private.

    Nour2019-12-09T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay at!!! Great location for those seeking complete solitude! Beautiful inside and out!

    Alfonso2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing house! Very clean and spacious! Loved the secluded location!

    Jeannine2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • The location was great for the parts of Shawnee we wanted to see. Place was very clean and very comfortable. it is also easy to find with MeLisa’s great directions. Great for kids!

    Kimberly2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • Such a beautiful home in a great location tucked away from it all, but still close driving distance to everything. It was so quiet there, and we could see nothing but trees in all directions at the house, a lot like many of the areas in the beautiful National Forest nearby. We only ate out once, and cooked every other meal right there in the nice sized kitchen. We stopped at the grocery before getting into town so we didn't have to make a trip out again to do anything but hike and see the sites...it worked out perfectly! Our hosts were very responsive and had the place ready and welcoming for our arrival - would definitely stay here again if ever in the area!

    Nathanael2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Pope County, IL, United States

    **PET FRIENDLY** A cozy, rustic waterfront retreat that is ideal for outdoorsy individuals. Located less than a mile outside of town, yet removed from street noise. Enjoy all that Southern IL has to offer with close proximity to wineries, the Ohio River, the Shawnee National Forest, and more! View us on Facebook @SmithRiverCabins
    Our two bedroom waterfront cabin sits on Miller Creek, just off the Ohio River. Ideal for the those with a love of the outdoors , or just looking for a weekend getaway!
    We are located just outside the city of Golconda, IL. This small town atmosphere gives our guests access to dining, bars, fuel, groceries, the marina, and local festivals.
  • While the cabin is rustic, it was perfect for our glamping trip. We enjoyed the lake sounds on the deck and how quiet it was there.

    Jennifer2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • This place is worth the price. Very good host and cabin was nice and quite with a Great Lake for fishing.

    Nicole2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Loved it. Nice and cozy!

    Lisa2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • The perfect spot for getting in touch with nature. We needed an escape from our hectic lives and found peace, solitude and total relaxation. We had a fire both nights, were thrilled by all the calls from the tree frogs, cicadas, crickets and others we could not identify. The moon was reflecting on the water and both nights the fish were quite playful, we could hear them as the were jumping. We saw crane, herons, deer and a coyote even visited us. Having no cellular or wifi service on our phones was a huge plus....we talked, uninterrupted, such a rare event in this busy world. The cottage was exactly as described and quite comfortable and Laura responded quickly when I contacted her.

    Sheryl2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay. The location was perfect with the water right there. The mornings were my favorite with the fog on the water. The house had breakfast food and basic kitchen stuff. So if you wanna bake or something I’d recommend bringing some stuff. The area lacked cellphone service completely which we ended up really enjoying. So plan your trip before unless you have magic cellphone service. It was overall a great time and would recommend this cabin to anyone.

    Kaley2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • Great little cabin with an amazing price. Laura was great about communicating and had the fridge stocked with breakfast foods. Highly recommend for 2-5 people

    Aaron2019-07-17T00:00:00Z
  • The cabin was cool, clean ,and comfortable. Very close to town. A nice, peaceful place to stay. Rustic for sure, but a great value.

    Mary2019-07-09T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay

    Victoria2019-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Golconda, IL, United States

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    The private room has two full-size beds, private bath, private entrance, a desk, and a TV. It is part of a 12-room lodge on the Ohio River Scenic Byway within a five-minute drive to the Golconda Marina, the Golconda Food Mart, restaurants, bars, and stores. Many attractions in the Shawnee National Forest and Southern Illinois are within a 30-minute drive.
  • Quiet, not a bad drive to paducah, most reasonable price in the area. Cute city with lots of state parks close by.

    Michelle2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Clean, safe place to overnight for travel / business. Or, base out of while exploring the Shawnee National Forest. Basic needs with a few extra comfort touches. Super friendly hosts.

    Christian2019-10-01T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for the money. 2 beds, a fridge, nice TV, good Wifi and great location near cool things in a national park! I recommend the Unity Lodge.

    Mark2019-05-23T00:00:00Z
  • Exactly what we were looking for for our one night stay.

    Julian2019-03-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to crash if you're visiting Shawnee National Forest, simple, clean and close. Not much more than you can ask for.

    Aiman2018-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Very accommodating!

    Trev2018-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Clean and functional. Centrally located to a lot of the trails.

    Erynn2018-10-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Golconda, IL, United States

    This solar powered schoolbus tiny home is nestled under open skies, near to the forest, with a lake front view, a full bed, kitchen with two burner stove & sink, & a cozy couch. Bliss in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest on Interwoven Permaculture Farm, in Lusk Creek Wilderness. Enjoy star gazing, swimming, and campfires. The chorus of nature will lull you at night, and greet you in the morning. It's a beautiful place to wake up! With kitchen, AC/Heater, this is ultimate glamping!!!
    The interior is finished in beautiful hand-milled pine, from our land. There is one full size bed, and a small couch. The kitchen has a two burner hot plate, an antique sink, with water provided, Britta Water filter, Basic utensils, can opener, french press coffee maker, pots and pan, plates, mugs, and such. There is a space heater and electric blanket for those cool nights and mornings, and a fan and window unit AC for the hot days. Beautiful lighting casts a magical glow. It's solar powered! Cozy bedding is provided. There are a dining table and chairs, as well. There's no fridge, so you'll want to bring a cooler. If you are doing an extended stay, we'll freeze your ice packs. There is no toilet inside the bus. We provide a very nice outhouse, with handwashing sink and water. It's a short walk to the upscale outhouse. There is an outdoor cool-water shower house available for your use. The back porch is a great place to relax and stargaze. The bus overlooks the two acre "Lake Harriet". Swimming, respectful and careful fishing, and enjoyment of the lake is available. There's a swing overlooking the lake, as well. Enjoy a campfire in the fire bowl, with firewood provided. Take a hike on the land or nearby in the Shawnee National forest. We REQUIRE a pre-dark check in.
    Interwoven Farm is near to Garden of the Gods, Lusk Creek Wilderness, Indian Kitchen, Golconda, Eddyville, Burden Falls, Bell Smith Springs, Rim Rock Trail, Millstone Bluff, Warbluff Audobon Sanctuary, Cave-In-Rock, Dixon Springs, Sand Cave and more. You can hike from the site. We border Lusk Creek Wilderness area on multiple sides. While we don't recommend hiking in the wilderness, there is a well-marked trail nearby, as well as many hiking trails within a short drive. The small city of Paducah is a 45-minute drive from the farm. Paducah is brimming with culture, art and activity. The charming old downtown, with its brick streets, awesome foodie scene, distilleries, theater, and shops, offers something for everyone. The Lower Town Arts District, near Old Down Town, is a gallery lovers paradise. The bustling corporate area has all of the ammenities. The small town of Golconda has some basic ammenities, inculding a small grocery store, a few resturants, and bars.
  • Earth Dancer and Michael have created such a fun environment to stay in! We loved all of the touches in the magic bus! We had the pleasure of staying during fog, rain, and snow, and the bus stayed warm as can be with some love and attentiveness! This is a sacred, beautiful piece of land and it will touch your soul. We highly recommend unplugging from it all and recharging here! We will be returning!

    Sarah2019-10-31T00:00:00Z
  • A unique stay that's perfect for a night of resting and re-focusing. The host was very friendly and helpful, the bus was clean and had lots of little extras I didn't expect, and the land is beautiful.

    Renea2019-10-22T00:00:00Z
  • This place let's you disconnect entirely from the rat race. Find yourself and your friends again!

    Samuel2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • The most magical place in existence ❤️ a place where you can truly connect to nature and heal!

    Abbie2019-10-15T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful and unique stay in the most beautiful part of Illinois with the most gracious hosts. 10 out of 10!

    Elizabeth2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed in the bus during a hiking trip through Shawnee with our two young boys and it was so delightful! It was more spacious than I anticipated and so quiant, our only regret was not staying longer. The farm is stunning and EarthDancer was so helpful, kind and responsive... we can't wait to book again!

    AnnMarie2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Magical experience!

    Lacey2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Great place! Very comfy, loved the lake, having a fire, and hanging with nature.. and the view of the stars was amazing!!

    Suzy2019-10-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bus


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Golconda, IL, United States

    Twin Oaks log cabin is an authentic antique log cabin, circa 1852. The home is now nestled under a pair of twin Oaks that date back over 200 years. Behind the cabin, guests are able to relax in their private Tree Deck 16' up in the canopy of these majestic old oaks! Don’t miss this great piece of history that dates back to President Lincoln’s time in Illinois and read all about the family that built and lived in this wonderful old piece of American History!
    Guests have full and private access to this cabin. It is located on a small resort that guests are welcome to walk around. We have over 400 acres and are adjacent to thousands of acres of Shawnee National Forest. The main resort area has a pond for catch and release fishing, paddle boating and a pavilion with games that everyone at the resort is welcome to enjoy. Another favorite past-time for many guests is petting our horses when they are in the barn yard near the pond.
    The Shawnee National Forest encompasses over 218,000 acres throughout southern Illinois. We are located in the Eastern region by Garden of the Gods, the most visited site in the Shawnee National Forest. Although you are on private property, we are surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest Land. Guests are also welcome to walk around our property, pet the horses, fish in our catch and release pond or hang out at the pavilion playing games.
  • This cabin is AWESOME! We spent a few nights there, and we LOVED how convenient it was to the hiking around southern IL! It's a perfect launching point for Garden of the Gods, Rim Rock, and Burden Falls! It's cozy, it's charming, and perfect for slowing down!

    Mike2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Great host, very fast to respond and all around great people. I enjoyed the cabin and the property was fantastic for walking my dogs.... definitely would stay again if I get the chance

    Debi2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    Immerse yourself in nature in this beautifully handcrafted eco-home in the heart of the Shawnee Forest. Dancing Bear Cottage is the perfect place to unwind solo, or spend time with a group, with two bedrooms and a loft, spacious living room and kitchen, wi-fi and flat screen tv, and deck overlooking the forest. Remote and serene, this whimsical home in the magical Shawnee woodland is central to many natural wonders, including Garden of the Gods, Rim Rock Trail and Cave-In-Rock state park.
    Dancing Bear Cottage is a magical space, with touches of art and whimsy around every corner. The sense of peace and serenity in this place is palpable. It's centrally located in the heart of Hardin County, right smack in the middle of nowhere. If you're on the gravel, then you're on the right street! This home was crafted with much love, and recently renovated from a small-wattage-solar powered homestead, to a retreat home with the bells and whistles of the modern world, including power and wi-fi. The smart TV has apps pre-loaded, with free access to several channels. Bring your passwords for whatever channel apps you prefer, as well, like Sling or Hulu. The kitchen has a small fridge, microwave, a two burner hot plate, a coffee maker, and pots and pans, dishes and utensils, coffee, teas, oatmeal packs, snacks and stuff like that. Anything you see in the kitchen is yours to enjoy! There's a large kitchen table with 4 chairs, hand-painted purple and cream checkerboard floor, art deco chandeliers, and huge picture windows overlooking the deck and the forest beyond it. The living room boasts a soaring cathedral ceiling with skylight, a yoga area, a comfy couch, large smart TV, stained glass lamp and elegant rug, games, and the world's tiniest bookstore...set to a backdrop of gorgeous wood and soothing green interiors. The beds are all new, purchased in Spring 2019. The 1st bedroom, "Wood Haven room", has a queen bed. You are surrounded by beautiful wood interior, with windows overlooking nothing but forest as far as the eye can see. The second bedroom, "The Lavender room", has whimsical barn-wood walls and a cozy full bed. The loft, "Sky-gazer Heights", is accessible by peg ladder, and has a queen sized bed. (But please don't let young children or reckless adults go up there, as it is high up and doesn't have a secure wall separating it from the drop-off.) It can get hot up there in summer, but there is an opening sky light up there and a fan available, and it's a lovely place to stargaze or watch the clouds drift past. The bathroom has a shower/bathtub, cushy towels and washcloths, shampoo/conditioner/products. There are window unit AC's for the main bedroom and the kitchen, as well as fans. There are space heaters throught, and electric blankets. Space heaters during the colder months will take the chill off. There is also a woodstove, but would only be trusted for use by someone accustomed to woodstoves, and requires permission. The deck hosts a bistro table, and is a great place to hang out or enjoy meals or beverages. The fire pit area is just beyond the deck. "Please be responsible with your fire", says Smokey Bear. The Shawnee Forest needs your awareness. This place is IN THE WOODS, ya'll...so be prepared for everything that comes along with it. If you are afraid of bugs, wildlife, and dirt...this isn't the place for you. If you love quiet nights, the sounds of nature, privacy, stars, solitude, and wild woods...this is your jam! Phone service may not be totally reliable out here, so make sure you have directions on hard copy before you set out, and please arrive before dark so you can see to check in and so you don't get lost on the endless back-roads. The house has it's quirks, but is overall "user friendly" and set up for being pretty "self-explanatory". There is a short walk from the parking area to the house, and the entry keypad is on the back door. You will receive a code and directional hints before your check-in.
    Your neighbors are the deer, the piliated woodpecker, the owls and friendly trees. At Dancing Bear Cottage, you are centrally located to Garden of the Gods, Rim Rock Trail, Cave in Rock, Elizabethtown, and Iron Furnace. There is so much nature to see and do! Not much civilization, though. In towns like E'town and Cave, you will find very basic amenities, like gas and convenience stores, and perhaps a place to eat. If you want civilization in profusion, you'll have to travel. The nearest "big town" is Harrisburg IL, which has all your basic town stuff, like Kroger, movie theater, and multiple restaurants to choose from. Marion, KY is a fun little trip as well, across the Cave-In-Rock river ferry, and through Amish country. Paducah is quite the jaunt, but well worth the journey, for its fabulous foodie scene, and art and music scene.
  • Fits right in with the beautiful Shawnee forest. It was a great place for a late fall/early winter getaway. The host communicates honestly and promptly, genuinely cares about the guests. We enjoyed the fire pit in the back and they even provided firewood. Great location, we were able to visit Cave in Rock, Rim Rock, and Garden of the Gods in one afternoon.

    Linda2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Cabin was amazing and in the beautiful forest setting, definitely will be back.

    Shawn2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • The place was so much fun and nice. Being all by itself in the woods was wonderful. The modern technology added a nice touch. Having fire wood for an outdoor fire and having items to make smores was great. Loved the place and will certainly return sometime. Being back in the woods but yet with super fast internet was great.

    Richard2019-10-31T00:00:00Z
  • The place is just as described, right in the woods. Just big enough for a couple or small family, just large enough with three bedrooms. We didn't even need to use the space heaters, as even when it got down to the 40s at night, the cozy, warm blankets provided kept us quite toasty. LOVED having Netflix, as I don't have it at home; and it worked fine despite the remoteness. Plenty of towels, soap, TP and other necessities are provided. If you like stargazing and silence and peace, this is it. Nice little porch/deck area for sitting outside with morning coffee or a glass of wine at night. We were at first concerned about the smaller fridge and only hot plates, but it was just fine for storage and cooking for three days. The cottage is easier to find than we thought, too; and way close to great Shawnee Forest hiking areas.

    Ellen2019-10-29T00:00:00Z
  • Dancing Bear was exactly as described but even better!! Cabin had everything we could have needed and more!! It is very secluded and was an amazing place to get away and reconnect with my family!! Located close to so many neat attractions. Definitely find it in daylight the first time as it can be slightly tricky and use the GPS coordinates as that will get you exactly to the house !!! Communication with cabin owners before and during was quick and easy!!!! Highly recommend !!!

    Bobbie2019-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Best set and setting to escape to in Shawnee

    Kyle2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • The house is great and build by the host itself. It's fun to discover the nice little details he has built in. It is exactly how described: in the middle of nowhere with the forest around you. We loved it! It is the perfect place to get away from stressfull city life and we would definetly come here more often, if we'd live in the States. One of the best tips we got from Intervowen is to get grocerys before coming. It takes quite a while to get to the next supermarket. Also when you drive there, copy the coordinates from the description and insert them into google maps. Don't go straight from the airbnb app to google maps. You will end up 1 mile away from the house. :)

    Lena2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
  • This secluded cabin was just what we were looking for. We spent most of our time out hiking and exploring, and the cabin was a perfect place to reset between our adventures. Definitely follow Earthdancer's instructions for arrival because it would be very hard to find if you don't. This is definitely a place we would like to come back to next time we are down in Southern Illinois!

    Olivia2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    7


    Bedrooms

    3

    Hardin County, IL, United States

    We might call this place a hideaway but the nearby activities and amenities are too numerous to list! Enjoy the secluded forest location surrounded by towering trees, abundant wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities. Our cabin is just minutes away from the Trail of Tears, Dixon Springs State Park, the delicious Chocolate Factory, the towns of Golconda, Metropolis, and the bigger city of Paducah. NEW IN DECEMBER: We had cable TV installed for your viewing enjoyment!
    You'll be greeted by the warm, open floor plan as soon as you walk in the door. The living room, dining room, and kitchen all flow together in a great space with a smaller bedroom complete with two twin beds located downstairs. The large number of windows allow natural light to flood the inside of the cabin and treat your eyes to views of nothing but forest outside. Climb the stairs to discover a unique loft-style master bedroom and master bathroom with access to a private second story deck that gives you the impression of relaxing in a treehouse high above the forest floor.
    The cabin is located in a very quiet rural residential area about 2 minutes off of the state highway. Just about 2 minutes down the road from the cabin is Dixon Springs State Park which has many amenities to offer including walking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and a refreshing swimming pool to cool you off on those hot summer days. The famous Chocolate Factory is located at the entrance to the park where you can pickup dozens of handmade confections, get a cup of coffee or a soda, or treat yourself to dozens of flavors of hand-dipped ice cream.
  • Great secluded spot for close access to Garden of the Gods, Cave in Rock State Park. You have access to a big Dollar general in Golconda. You also have about 30 minutes south access to an actual city with all of its amenities. The house itself was spick and span. The firewood that was provided was perfect. And the farm dog that joined us was precious. 10/10 would recommend.

    London2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • This is the perfect weekend getaway for someone looking to unwind. It is extremely clean, well stocked, and a very comfy king size bed.

    Jason2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great place to unwind! The king size bed is awesome!

    Monica2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • I highly recommend this beautiful place if you want a nice quiet play to relax and enjoy the sounds of wild life the view is beautiful the house is very clean and cozy definitely gives you that at home feeling a great place to spend quality time with family

    Kristina2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • Beck's Hideaway is perfect for anyone looking to go offline and spend quality time with friends and family. There's no Internet and limited cell network reception but that's really the main point and beauty of it. Connie & Jack are really friendly and super helpful. They are very responsive and like to check-in to make sure you're enjoying your stay. The location is very secluded and quite peaceful. Amenities guests can enjoy include a grill, fire pit and stocked pond for fishing (though we didn't fish during our stay). Highly recommend for any one looking for a peaceful weekend getaway.

    Daryl2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • Great little place off the beaten path. Quiet and peaceful. We saw deer every day we were there. Tons of hiking nearby. Everything was cozy, check in was a breeze and the hosts were fantastic!

    Brady2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • We truly enjoyed our stay over thanksgiving! Connie helped with planning, what to do, answered all questions and we had everything we needed for the stay for our family of 6! Would absolutely come back for this gem of nature and great space to spend time with family!

    Tracy2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • Great house and awesome people, already looking forward to the next stay.

    Scott2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Pope County, IL, United States

    This private suite has three single beds, one private bath, private entrance, a desk, a mini refrigerator, a mini oven with stoves, and a TV. It is part of a 12-room lodge on the Ohio River Scenic Byway within a five-minute drive to the Golconda Marina, the Golconda Food Mart, restaurants, bars, and stores. Many attractions in the Shawnee National Forest and Southern Illinois are within a 30-minute drive.
  • Great lodging at a great price! Exactly what I needed for my weekend hiking trip at Shawnee National Forest

    Eddie2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • The managers of the property switched me to a different room, however they told me about 48 hours in advance (which gave me plenty of time) with a thorough explanation, as they placed me into a better room. It was all smooth sailing. Furthermore, they explained the check-in process in detail, which helped me out of a jam as I arrived later than expected. Nevertheless, they were kind and accommodating. If you’re on a cross country road-trip looking to crash for the night, then look no further if you happen to be in Southern Illinois. You get a lot bang for your buck. These hosts have it down to a science!

    Mark2019-05-10T00:00:00Z
  • Unity Lodging is a wonderful place to stay in if you're visiting the Shawnee area. It's a quiet calm place, has great amenities and good ambiance.

    Tarun2019-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect

    Bruno2018-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • A well hidden-gem in the vast hayfields of southern Illinois. Great value, friendly owners, recently remodeled... You just can't go wrong here.

    David2018-05-28T00:00:00Z
  • Good place to stay in Golconda

    Ram2018-04-14T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Golconda, IL, United States

    Located just a few minutes from the famous Garden of the Gods in Illinois' Shawnee National Forest area, this cabin is right where you want to be when exploring the Shawnee National Forest. We are also close to Rim Rock, Pounds Hollow Lake, Burden Falls and Jackson Falls. Sassafras Ridge log cabin is an Amish built log cabin and sleeps 6 to 8 people. We supply complimentary coffee, cream, sugar packets, salt, pepper, firewood & camp chairs. FREE WiFi and DIsh TV with FREE movie channels.
    This cabin is located on the main resort part of the property. We live in a separate home on the property about 1/4 mile from this cabin. The Outpost is located about 2 miles from this cabin.
    The Shawnee National Forest encompasses over 218,000 acres throughout southern Illinois. We are located in the Eastern region by Garden of the Gods, the most visited site in the Shawnee National Forest. Although you are on private property, we are surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest Land. Guests are also welcome to walk around our property, pet the horses, fish in our catch and release pond or hang out at the pavilion playing games.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    Located just a few minutes from the famous Garden of the Gods in Illinois' Shawnee National Forest area, this house is right where you want to be when exploring the Shawnee National Forest. We are also close to Rim Rock, Pounds Hollow Lake, Burden Falls and Jackson Falls. We supply complimentary coffee, cream, sugar packets, salt, pepper, firewood & camp chairs. FREE WiFi and DIsh TV with FREE movie channels.
    Guests have full and private access to this house. It is located on 60 private acres (there are cattle on most of this land but they are fenced off from the house and yard). We have over 400 acres and are adjacent to thousands of acres of Shawnee National Forest. The main resort area has a pond for catch and release fishing, paddle boating and a pavilion with games that everyone at the resort is welcome to enjoy. Another favorite past-time for many guests is petting our horses when they are in the barn yard near the pond.
    The Shawnee National Forest encompasses over 218,000 acres throughout southern Illinois. We are located in the Eastern region by Garden of the Gods, the most visited site in the Shawnee National Forest. Although you are on private property, we are surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest Land. Guests are also welcome to walk around our property, pet the horses, fish in our catch and release pond or hang out at the pavilion playing games.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    This home is in a small quiet town that is called Golconda, which is in Pope County Illinois. Pope County Illinois is in the middle of Shawnee National Forest. It has 3 bedrooms with a full size bed in each room. It has a full size bathroom with a shower in the master bedroom and another 1/2 bathroom up front right off of the living room. The kitchen has everything you will need to cook any meal you choose.The living room has lots of room to entertain with chairs for 15 people. We just bought new mattress for the full sizes beds. I also have bought a new flat 32inch screen TV with a DVD player for the living room. We do not have cable or WIFi because we are trying to keep it as affordable as possible. The majority of individuals have the internet on their phone. Our place isn't fancy. It's has the basics. It's the cheapest place in town to stay. You get a whole house. We are trying to provide afforable accommodation for the average working class.
    This property is only 1/2 mile from Golconda Marina, which is on the Ohio River. Golconda Marina rents boats and has anything you will need to fish and for your boat. Shawnee National Forest surrounds Golconda. There are many attractions and activities guest should consider. The following State parks are worth your time to check out. Garden of the Gods hikes are totally breath taking. Indian Kitchen is an area where Native American Indians would run wild game over the towering cliffs to the bottom of the creek bed and that would turn that area into a "kitchen". It is about a 1/2 mile hike back to the kitchen. Wear good hiking shoes and a bathing suit under your long sleeves and pants. Because you will want to stay all day long swimming and exploring the area. Bell Smith Springs is another State park that has awesome hiking and swimming areas. Dixon Springs Park also has numerous areas to hike and a public swimming pool. Pope County is know as the Sportsman Paradise because of the huge White Tail Deer who live here. If you are interested in deer hunting,my Father in Law has 700 acres he leases out to hunters to bow hunt and for two weeks during shot gun season. His name is Rue Berger and his number is (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) . Come ready to enjoy the great outdoors. If you prefer to just hang out. There is The Luck Creek Video Gaming and The Driver Down. Both place have my two thumbs up for awesome food and fun!
    Very Quiet peaceful neighbors.
  • We have stayed at Janet's two years in a row and hopefully will have an opportunity to stay there again in the future.

    Nicole2019-11-13T00:00:00Z
  • Lots of room, extra sink in kitchen.

    Marybeth2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • It was great!

    Drake2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place for a stay, even though we were only there one night each way to Des Moines Iowa. Was very well situated.

    Janis2019-08-03T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and great for a place to sleep on a long journey. Plenty of space and beds for the grandkids and us. I'm glad we were able to book the same place for both the travel to Des Moines and the travel home.

    Janis2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • If you are looking for just a good, clean, and cheaper place to sleep, (which is all I needed), this place is perfect.. We were even able to park 3 boats with trucks.. If you are after fancy and spacious, this isn't for you..

    Wayne2019-07-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great place, lots of space. Was great for going to Garden of the Gods.

    Daniel2019-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • Cozy place has everything you need

    José2019-07-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    3

    Golconda, IL, United States

    Welcome to Shawnee Rocky Top lodge- Behind the lodge is the Ohio river along with Golconda Marina- walk across the quaint bridge into the town of Golconda and have dinner and drinks at Diver Down , Sweetwaters, or the small cafe.. Short drive and you can visit the Garden of the Gods-, Elizabethtown, or cross over into Kentucky...
    Located by Ohio river, marina,walk into town, Close to Dollar General
  • This was a great place to stay. We love it and the little town is just what we were looking for. Great place for a girls weekend. We had a blast. Very clean and close to town. She was very quick to respond to my questions.

    Brittany2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean open space, lots of parking and a great back yard and deck to hang out in. Can walk to Marina and downtown Golconda.

    Christi2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Cute & comfortable

    Annette2019-03-31T00:00:00Z
  • Simple, clean accommodations. Our family of four enjoyed the peace and quiet, and easy access to lots of beautiful sights in the Shawnee Forest. Lots of room outside for the kids to run around, as well. We'll happily stay here again if we return to the area.

    Taimur2019-03-28T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommend this nice airbnb, very clean and it felt like home.

    Dan2019-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • This place was fabulous! It was spotlessly clean and very spacious. After being there about 15 minutes my 8 year old said "Mom, I feel really comfortable here." The furniture and linens are in good shape and well maintained. The location is perfect, just across the gravel way is the river, and the views are stunning. There is a lovely walking path along the river that leads to the little downtown with the historic society storefront and a nice walk to the historic Golconda cemetery. This place is a true get away with just the right mix of seclusion and peaceful town exploring. My favorite part was drinking coffee on the front porch watching the blue jays and woodpecker in the oak tree. It's about a 30 minute drive to Garden of the Gods, which is a "must visit" site, but even the drive is gorgeous and relaxing.

    Angie2018-10-21T00:00:00Z
  • Golconda location - marina, etc.

    Marybeth2018-09-03T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic location with easy drives to so many activities with the Shawnee Natl Forest.

    John2018-08-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Golconda, IL, United States

    Located just a few minutes from the famous Garden of the Gods in Illinois' Shawnee National Forest area, this house is right where you want to be when exploring the Shawnee National Forest. We are also close to Rim Rock, Pounds Hollow Lake, Burden Falls and Jackson Falls. We supply complimentary firewood & camp chairs. FREE WiFi and DIsh TV with FREE movie channels. This home sits on 4 private acres and features a HOT TUB!, 2 bedrooms, a 60′ Covered Deck and a spacious Sun Deck.
    This property is located about 5 miles from the main Resort and about 4 miles from the famous Garden of the Gods. It is also situated next to a 24 acre parcel of Shawnee National Forest
    The Shawnee National Forest encompasses over 218,000 acres throughout southern Illinois. We are located in the Eastern region by Garden of the Gods, the most visited site in the Shawnee National Forest. Although you are on private property, we are surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest Land. Guests are also welcome to walk around our property, pet the horses, fish in our catch and release pond or hang out at the pavilion playing games.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Herod, IL, United States

    The Belser House, built in the late 1800's is located in Cave In Rock on the Ohio River. This newly renovated 2 story house has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, game room with a pool table and sleeper sofa, living room, kitchen and an attached garage. A front porch and patio all with a lovely river view. The large yard is perfect for lots of outdoor activities.
    We are walking distance from local restaurants, Cave In Rock State Park, the cave where parts of "How The West Was Won" and "Davy Crockett And The River Pirates" were filmed. A short drive from the house you will find the Shawnee Nat'l Forest with sites such as Garden of The Gods, Pounds Hollow and Rim Rock all offering great hiking and site seeing. Take a no cost ferry ride across the Ohio River and venture into Kentucky where you can visit Amish country, specialty shops and eateries as well as a water park for the kids. All within an hours drive, you will find these and many other great family and budget friendly destinations! Additionally the area offer some great fishing and hunting.
    The house is located in a quiet and safe community. The large yard and wonderful river view make this location great for family vacations and reunions, business retreats, and even weddings.
  • A restful stay. Very clean. Peaceful environment

    Brenda2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • This rental is amazing and a great value! The pictures do NOT do it justice! Everything was so clean, and the owner had put fall decor in all the rooms, there were even flowers on the porch and a welcome fruit basket. It was so pretty. You'll be surprised by the large size of the rooms. The furniture is all very nice, and the living room couches are especially soft and comfy. We enjoyed the added amenities such as the games, Dish TV, WiFi and the extra fridge in the garage. There is even a pool table right off the living room. The dining room table easily seats 6 and a leaf can be added if needed. One of the bedrooms is conveniently located on the first floor and 3 of the 4 bedrooms have large walk-in closets. One of the beds has remotes so you can raise and lower the mattress. You have views of the river and the ferry, and can walk to the restaurant and to the park. The owner was very responsive, and when I asked about pots and pans etc. as we were going to cook Thanksgiving dinner, he even sent me pictures of what was in the cabinets. They really work hard to make this a great place to stay and we would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone!

    Karen2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • Best B&B in Cave-in-Rock/Marion area. Have already recommended to some relatives. Squeaky clean, great location and fabulous set-up for large family or group of friends.

    Joseph2019-11-05T00:00:00Z
  • Ross was very responsive, and helped me to ensure my crew had a great stay.

    Ferris2019-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay in thr Belser home. It was warm and welcoming from the moment we first made contact with Ross. The home was warmly decorated and had great views of the river. It was sparkling clean and provides plenty of room for everyone to enjoy. It is a short walk to the restaurant and to the cave. We will be back!!

    Christina2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful house!! Definitely would recommend this house to anyone. Great amenities and hospitality!

    Rachel2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay at the Belser House and would highly recommend them to anyone. The hosts were very kind and responsive. The location was great, it was walking distance to Cave in Rock State Park and only a short drive to Shawnee National Forest. We hope to stay here again in the future.

    Danielle2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • Must book

    Mornika2019-08-14T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    9


    Bedrooms

    4

    Cave-In-Rock, IL, United States

    Private, secluded home surrounded by wildlife, hiking, and fishing. This home is 1 mile from the historical Trail of Tears and Mantle Rock and 1.5 miles from the beautiful Joy Falls. If you are into hiking and an adventure this home is in the perfect spot for you. This home is located 35 minutes from the famous Kentucky and Barkley Lake, 5 miles from the Ohio River and 15 miles from the Cumberland River along with 10 miles from the Tennessee River.
    Our home is 35 minutes from the historical downtown Paducah where the world known national quilt show is hosted. Our home is equipped with 3 full size beds, 1 couch for sleeping. The home has a 6 person table to share with all members of the family, fully equipped kitchen and utility. There is one full bathroom. Local TV channels available and WIFI. Outdoor seating, swing and grill also provided. Note: our boat stays on back side of the home, but the view and seating area are on the front.
    Rural country setting, private and peaceful.
  • Nice big open area. Great for those who need big spaces to relax.

    Laura2020-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at Laken’s place was really nice. The space was bigger than we thought it was going to be and is a great location for nature lovers and history buffs. There were accurate directions to Mantle Rock, Trail of Tears area, nature sanctuaries, and the Ohio River is nearby. The stars at night were fantastic! It was very peaceful!

    Leslie2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    2

    Smithland, KY, United States

    Do you need a place to unplug, unwind and just get away from the hustle bustle of busy life? Welcome to a perfect place in the country! Nice, quiet and cute as can be, decked out in a nautical theme, with all the comforts of home! 2 separate BR bunks in one, queen bed in other, open floor space with LR and kitchen. All bath amenities and fully equipped kitchen to cook a perfect meal & eat inside or out. Large deck to relax, grill, chill and watch the wildlife. Quaint little town close by!!
    Cozy Country Home in a beautiful setting, right close to the Shawnee National Forest. Sitting out on the large deck you can see wildlife and a large pond. Perfect for quiet evenings, enjoying the country and peace, quiet and total privacy. Close to town, with places to eat, small cute shops and activities on certain weekends.
    This is in the country, quiet with great neighbors not too close. Safe area, love sitting out and watching the deer and enjoying the night country sounds. Town in just a hop skip and jump away. Great places to eat, cute little shops, grocery, gas station and close to many activities such as hiking, horseback riding, pool in the summer and country fun!!
  • The cottage was exactly as represented. Clean and convenient. We will stay here again and I am fussy about cleanliness!

    Vicki2019-10-30T00:00:00Z
  • Tami's cottage was absolutely lovely. It was the perfect space to come back to after enjoying all the nature and parks that the area had to offer. I definitely recommend!

    Jackielyn2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
  • Tami has done a phenomenal job of making this place feel like a home away from home. It has everything you need and its within a half hour of any Shawnee attraction you're looking for. We look forward to coming back and the first place we'll be looking to stay will be here!

    Andres2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great place! Very clean and welcoming. The theme was fun and cute. We loved the location and the scenery. It was very convenient driving to places like Garden of the Gods and Glendale Stables. We enjoyed some fishing at some of the nearby lakes, the river and even the pond in front of the house. We continuously spotted the family of deer near the airbnb, so we were always very cautious when driving down the road near the house. I would definitely recommend this airbnb if you want to get away from the city and do a lot of hiking.

    Shauna2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Tami's place was a lovely and relaxing place to spend the weekend. The space itself had all the emenities that you need for a comfortable stay and the outdoor space was wonderful. The sunsets and star gazing from the front porch were spectacular. Only a 30 minute drive to garden of the gods. Loved this place! Thanks Tami!

    Danielle2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay! Tami was so kind, and thoughtful touches everywhere. Cottage was very clean and inviting. Deck is a lovely place to sit out in the morning or evening and watch the wildlife. Thank you, Tami!

    Gail2019-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Tami’s place is a quiet get away that is very close to many great hiking options! The space was perfect for me and my significant other, and was exceptionally clean. We will certainly be back on our next trip to the Shawnee National Forest.

    Jordan2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful place! Perfect for anyone looking for a nice and safe place to stay when exploring the National Forest.

    Johanna2019-07-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Golconda, IL, United States

    The private suite has it own private entrance, kitchenette, and full-size bathroom. The unit is furnished with one queen-size bed and one double bed, two dinning tables, a dresser with drawers, and a smart Roku TV. The suite is to be accessed from the backdoor of the house.
    It is a non-smoking facility. Guests will be charged $500 for removing the cigarette smell if they smoke in the unit.
    It is in the back of the two-unit Unity House just off the Ohio River Scenic Byway within a five-minute drive to the Golconda Marina, the Golconda Food Mart, restaurants, bars, and stores. Many attractions in the Shawnee National Forest and Southern Illinois are within a 30-minute drive.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Golconda, IL, United States

    The private room has two full-size beds, one single bed, private bath, private entrance, a desk, and a TV. It is part of a 12-room lodge on the Ohio River Scenic Byway within a five-minute drive to the Golconda Marina, the Golconda Food Mart, restaurants, bars, and stores. Many attractions in the Shawnee National Forest and Southern Illinois are within a 30-minute drive.
  • Loved the place and host. The check in process was smooth and the host was gracious enough to allow us for late check in and late check out. The place was very clean. It was cleaned again after our first day’s stay. The host even put in a microwave in the room as per our request. Very happy with the hospitality. They were mostly prompt with their responses to our queries. Would love to stay here again.

    Aurobinda2019-07-07T00:00:00Z
  • I really really enjoyed my stay here. Golconda is a cute little town (highly recommend Tanny’s) and I had a great nights rest here. A++ would stay again

    Shane2019-06-15T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at Unity Lodge was great! We had to change our dates a couple of times and the hosts were extremely prompt and gracious. The day before our trip, I got a message from them saying that the room we were originally assigned had some unforseen maintenance pending because of some damage caused by another guest. Angela upgraded us to their bigger room at no extra cost to us. The beds were made for us every night, and the room was clean and comfortable. We wanted more coffee filters in our room, and yet again, Angela was prompt to respond and brought them to our room within the hour. Great value for money and wonderful hosts! The town of Golconda is small and sweet. A few attractions and trails in Shawnee National Forest are short drives away. We enjoyed our stay very much.

    Ishita2019-06-02T00:00:00Z
  • Stayed in Unity Lodge for three nights while doing a solo trip around southern Illinois. The location was great for accessing the Shawnee National Forest and the other small towns around this area, the room was nice and clean and the AC worked well (thank goodness because it was very warm out). The hosts were responsive and helpful--when I asked if there was a coffee maker in the room they put one in there for me with grounds and filters. Super considerate and practical. Highly recommend!

    Camille2019-05-19T00:00:00Z
  • My friend and I stopped by Unity Lodging after exploring Shawnee National Forest. The staff managing the lodge were super friendly and responsive, the room seemed newly renovated, and everything was well kept. I would highly recommend a stay here for anyone looking for an affordable option around Shawnee National Forest!

    Alex2018-12-04T00:00:00Z
  • Great, clean rooms at a great price. Check in and out was easy.

    Bennett2018-10-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    1

    Golconda, IL, United States

    Great place out in the country, but not to far from town. Quiet, private, large deck, 3 BR, open space kitchen and LR, very comfortable, totally remodeled on inside, working on outside a bit still. Lots of room for a family, single couple, hunters, fishermen or anyone. All kitchen cooking items, make a good meal or grill out on the deck, sunroom for those nice nights & days, all bathrooms amenities. You will love the peacefulness without being too far away from anything.
    Our place is close to the Shawnee Forest, Garden of the Gods, Bell Smith Springs, not far from town. Includes large deck, sunroom, plenty of room to entertain. Pond to fish in, lots of amenities, totally stocked to cook or grill out! Lots of little extras and plenty of space to spread out and enjoy your stay!!!
    Neighbors are not too close, quiet area, love the country setting.
  • Good stay great property!

    Garrett2019-11-15T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place!

    Kimberly2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Great location for hiking Shawnee National Forest. We had plenty of room for 6 of us. We really enjoyed our weekend staying at Tami's place.

    Tom2019-09-30T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great place to stay!! Loved it

    Kristie2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Charming setting - very relaxing

    Ginger2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
  • Tami’s house is beautiful and clean. If you are looking for a calm and peaceful stay, this is the place to go!

    Saketh Nandan2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place to stay! Very well furnished and clean! So relaxing to sit on the deck that overlooks the pond! Would definitely recommend this place to everyone! Tami was an awesome host!

    Michelle2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful place to stay! So relaxing!

    Cara2019-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Golconda, IL, United States

    Your relaxing river days await at this charming 2-bedroom, 2-bath Cave-In-Rock vacation rental house, nestled right across the street from the serene Ohio River! Spend your days fishing, swimming, or visiting the nearby Cave In Rock State Park, Shawnee National Forest, golf courses, or vineyards! With a sitting area in the back, front porch, and accommodations for 6, this home is the perfect destination for families and friends looking for a charming place to stay in a serene river setting!
    Master Bedroom: Queen Bed | Bedroom 2: Full Bed | Den: Queen Sleeper Sofa Beautiful views of the Ohio River lead the way to this charming Cave-In-Rock-home. Head inside to unpack, where you’ll be greeted with 1,700 square feet of well-appointed living space, vintage decor, and all the comforts of home! Inside, the open layout seamlessly connects the living, kitchen, and dining areas. Long view windows at the front of the home provide river views to enjoy. Lounge back on the couch in the living area with your favorite book while the group’s chef prepares meals in a fully equipped kitchen. Come nighttime, everyone in your travel group will find a comfy place to spend the night, whether you’ve claimed one of the two cozy bedrooms or the den with the queen sleeper sofa.
    While you’ll have plenty of fun fishing, boating and swimming, the outdoor adventures won’t end there. This property is located close to both Cave-In-Rock State Park and Shawnee National Forest, where you can spend your days hiking through the various nearby trails! Golfers, be sure to bring your clubs, as there’s both a 9-hole golf course right in Cave-In-Rock, as well as an 18-hole course, Deer Lakes Golf Course, just 22 miles away! For a bit of adventure, take the Cave-In-Rock Ferry over to Crittenden County to explore the Amish communities!
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Cave-In-Rock, IL, United States

    Beautifully restored homes take you back in time when men and women kept watch over the Ohio River’s Lock and Dam 51. The Golconda Lockmaster Homes are perfect for riverside relaxation or a homebase to take in the natural wonders and outdoor adventures waiting for you in beautiful southern Illinois. Houses can accommodate couples or large groups and overlook the scenic Ohio River.
    This cozy, restored one bedroom home features period furnishing with a queen-sized bed in the bedroom and a pull-out couch in the living room. All items needed to prepare and eat your meal in comfort are provided in the home's fully equipped kitchen. Cable TV is also provided to watch but who needs it when you have the beautiful, relaxing view of the scenic Ohio river from the expansive screened-in porch facing the river.
    Downtown Golconda and the Lock & Dam #51 site are on the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy many of the preserved structures and their history with a narrated audio tour, walk the banks of the Ohio River, or visit one of the numerous natural sites or hiking trails in the surrounding Shawnee National Forest.
  • Great, quiet space overlooking the Ohio River

    Nick2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Golconda, IL, United States

    Located just a few minutes from the famous Garden of the Gods in Illinois' Shawnee National Forest area, this house is right where you want to be when exploring the Shawnee National Forest. We are also close to Rim Rock, Pounds Hollow Lake, Burden Falls and Jackson Falls. We supply complimentary coffee, cream, sugar packets, salt, pepper, firewood & camp chairs. FREE WiFi and DIsh TV with FREE movie channels.
    We are pet friendly and do not charge additional for your furry family members. We do ask that you familiarize yourself with our rather simple, common sense pet policy before arriving however.
    The Shawnee National Forest encompasses over 218,000 acres throughout southern Illinois. We are located in the Eastern region by Garden of the Gods, the most visited site in the Shawnee National Forest. Although you are on private property, we are surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest Land. Guests are also welcome to walk around our property, pet the horses, fish in our catch and release pond or hang out at the pavilion playing games.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    14


    Bedrooms

    4

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

    Victorian home with small town charm. Convenient Main Street location in a small town setting. Wrap around porch with front porch swing. Back yard is fully fenced in with back deck and fire pit. Can add beds for larger groups. Perfect getaway for just about anything; couples retreat, weekend away, work travel, hunting lease, family gathering etc. Located 10 miles from Cave-in Rock ferry. Short drive to Shawnee national forest. Located near Amish country and close to Kentucky and Barkley lakes.
    Spacious Victorian era home located on a corner lot.
    Located on Main Street and situated in the heart of small town charm. Several local restaurants and shops within walking distance. Short drive to Amish country and the Cave In Rock ferry.
  • We were in town for one night for a wedding, so we didn’t get to really enjoy all it had to offer. That front porch was amazing, and the house was beautiful! The hosts were excellent with communication and we felt right at home.

    Terri2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Gorgeous home in lovely Marion, KY! Great space for working business trips.

    Jamie2019-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Gorgeous, spacious home with large front porch. Just a short walk to shops and restaurants. Great place to stay for a getaway weekend or for a business retreat setting.

    Jamie2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Our group of 5 LOVED Keith and Renee's house! Everything was super easy and the house is so unique. The front porch was our go-to hang out spot. The town is small but friendly and there are plenty of things to explore around the area. It was our base for the 10 day stay as we traveled around Kentucky. Make a stop by The Front Porch for the best fried pickles! We would definitely stay again.

    Kristi2019-06-17T00:00:00Z
  • Enjoyed our quick stay at this charming vistorian house. It was an older house but had everything we could've needed and was pretty clean. Hosts responded in good time regardless of our last minute inguiry. Would be a great location for a larger group, we stayed with 5 people and had far more space than necessary. Don't plan to bake anything spectacular as the oven is an older version and not user friendly but it was entertaining to watch my mom cook her morning biscuits (which she was able to do successfully). Would recommend!

    Hillary2019-06-09T00:00:00Z
  • Keith is a great remote host who communicates at every step. His home is easy to find & centrally located for activities in Marion/Crittenden County. The interior of the home retains much of its original character while providing some modern conveniences such as wifi and washer/dryer. There is plenty of room for a family; and at a bargain price. The traffic noise late at night/early in the morning might be a bit much for light sleeper. If I were to return to Marion, I'd definitely stay at Keith's home again.

    Alan2018-10-24T00:00:00Z
  • As always, our next stay was better than the last! The house is always beautiful and accommodating.

    Alexander2018-09-23T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent stay for a third time!

    Alexander2018-06-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Marion, KY, United States

    New lodge. Fishing. 100 acres of hiking trails. Outdoor grills and fire pit.
    Jacuzzi tub, paddleboat
  • Great place! Very nice people. Will recommend it to friends! The location was also wonderful. If you like hiking and/or wineries it was perfect.

    Maria2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great place to go to relax and get away from it all! If you are a fisherman you’ll love this place!

    Mary2019-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful property, mind blogging experience, we stayed to experience the heavenly feeling. Rain added the magic to our stay... beautiful is not the word we owe you carol for renting us such a wonderful property, the house is truly a heaven on earth ❤️ we definitely would love to visit again.

    Xavier2019-07-07T00:00:00Z
  • Phenomenal, peaceful location with amazing hosts. Carol & Vernon greeted us late to ensure we received a tour and checked on us daily. Easy access to beautiful views of Shawnee National Forest and quick access to the local Chocolate Factory (strongly recommend the ice cream and toffee)!

    Amanda2019-05-19T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay was wonderful! The owners are so friendly and welcoming. The cabin was clean and had everything we could ask for! We would recommend to all our family & friends!!

    Laurie2019-04-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Golconda, IL, United States

    We are conveniently located on main street. Close to restaurants, museums and grocery stores. Come and stay with us and enjoy your time while visiting Marion and the surrounding area.
    All bedrooms are upstairs. The kitchen, sitting area and bathroom are located downstairs and are open to guests. There is a small boutique open to the public on the first floor. It is closed at 5pm as to not disturb our lodging guests.
    We are located on Main Street and convenient to grocery store, restaurants and places of interest.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    3

    Marion, KY, United States

    Cute little cozy lodging for 2 with TV, Fireplace, Kitchen, washer and dryer, queen size bed with tv in bedroom, walking distance to the scenic Ohio River, E-town River Restaurant, antique store, local Pub, and Historic Rose Hotel.. Patio outside to relax with table and chairs and charcoal grill. Easy access with plenty of parking.
  • Great place for a few people to stay the night and venture around the Ohio River. Very clean and accommodating. The decorations were also very fitting for the location. I would recommend this to a friend or another person searching for an Airbnb for Shawnee National Forest.

    Anne2018-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elizabethtown, IL, United States

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