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Welcome to Oak Grove and Walnut Grove Cabins

Oak Grove and Walnut Grove Cabins offer a relaxing getaway in Makanda, IL. We are minutes away from all the local wineries on the Shawnee Wine Trail, Giant City State Park, Little Grand Canyon, Pomona Natural Bridge, the River to River Trail, and Southern Illinois University - Carbondale. Our community may be small, but it is beautiful and has a variety of experiences available.

What We Offer

Oak Grove Cabins has 3 two-bedroom cabins on 10 private acres. Each cabin has 1 king-size and 1 queen-size bed. All cabins have hot tubs, satellite TV, Central AC & Heat, a gas log fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, charcoal grill, and outdoor firepit. These cabins are perfect if you are planning on traveling with a bigger group.

If you are looking for a quieter retreat with your spouse or significant other instead. In this case, you should consider renting a Walnut Grove Cabin just down the road.
The Walnut Grove Cabins offer brand-new one-bedroom Couples Getaway Vacation Cabins. The decks are overlooking thousands of acres of the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. These cabins also have a king-size bed, satellite TV, central heat & AC, a fully-equipped kitchen, a covered deck with a gas grill, and an outdoor firepit. 

Though outdoor adventures may garner your schedule from morning to night, you may have a hard time leaving your amazing luxury cabins.
Come be our guest! You won't want to leave!

Welcome to Oak Grove and Walnut Grove Cabins

Walnut Grove Cabins are brand new one bedroom Couples Getaway Vacation Cabins on 10 private acres adjoining the Shawnee National Forest and along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail in the Illinois Ozarks of Southern Illinois. The elevated decks feature a hot tub, patio table, and gas grill. The decks are overlooking thousands of acres of the Shawnee National Forest. Each cabin is tucked in the woods and offers a full kitchen, king-size bed, satellite television in the living area with gas fireplace, outdoor fire pit, and the comforts of home.

Come be our guests in your own private luxury cabin!
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Cabins

We have a cabin for every kind of getaway! Whether you are vacationing with your spouse, friends, or your grouchy in-laws, the comforts of home we provide will make you want to stay even longer.

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Cabins

We have three private 2 bedroom cabins. They come with a stocked kitchen, gas log fireplace, satellite TV, central heat & air, charcoal grill, and outdoor fire pit. Each cabin has a private outdoor hot tub.
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Location

The cabins are adjoined to the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Our cabins lie close to the Illinois Ozarks and Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. If you are a nature fanatic, this is the place to be.

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Location

Oak Grove Cabins are in the heart of the Shawnee Wine Trail and Shawnee National Forest. We are in Makanda, IL & only minutes from Carbondale and all the area attractions.
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Area Attractions

On top of the amazing trails we offer, there are plenty of attractions to keep you entertained and exploring! Try out the local cuisine, go for a wine tasting, or take a plunge in the nearby Cedar Lake. If you want a city experience, you can drive ten minutes north to Carbondale.
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Area Attractions

There is so much to do here. We have the Shawnee Wine Trail, Little Grand Canyon, Giant City State Park, Shawnee National Forest & MUCH more. Southern Illinois University and Carbondale are minutes away.

Testimonials

Another amazing stay last weekend for my birthday. The cabin was clean and cozy, stocked with everything we could have needed. My boyfriend watched three deer cross the front yard. We did a little hiking and stopped at a few local restaurants, The Iron Whisk was our favorite. We will definitely be back.!
Alexis Misturak - Google
This is my favorite place to getaway. These cabins are in a perfect, secluded setting in the deep Southern Illinois Woods. I’ve stayed in two different cabins and they both were lovely. Clean hot-tubs, wonderful interiors to the cabins- the beds are comfortable and the linens were clean! I’m staying here whenever I visit Southern Illinois!
Emily Grace Clark - Google
The cabins were neat and the furnishings fit in with being in the woods. My son enjoyed the hot tub after a long day of climbing. The appliances were very modern though we only used the refrigerator.
Nicole Hopkins - Google
I stayed in two of these cabins with a dog. They were amazing! Very clean and stocked with everything you need. Very close to hiking trails and the Shawnee wine trail. The cabins are connected to satellite TV and the hot tub is wonderful. I highly recommend these cabins!
Courtney Peters - Google

Things to Do in Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois is the place if you want to experience something new and adventurous. Nearby nature trails take you through the Shawnee Natural Forest. You can visit the beautiful Cedar Lake for all sorts of water activities. Swimming, canoeing, and fishing are easy-going activities for the whole family, but fishing and hunting events can become quite competitive. The favorites are the Fishing Tournament and Archery Deer Hunting Season. If you love the outdoors, you will be in your own little paradise!
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