Tourism in Southern Illinois

Jackson County | Southern Illinois

from the Jackson County Growth Alliance featured story Jackson County is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts and beer lovers alike. The county boasts some of the best hiking trails in the region, with varying lengths and difficulty levels. The River to River Trail is the highest elevation trail, while the Campus Lake walk located […]

100+ Women Who Care of Jackson County

100 Women Who Care | Carbondale | Jackson County

100+ Women Who Care of Jackson County is a dynamic group of philanthropic women who come together with the aim of making a significant impact on local non-profit organizations by raising up to $10,000 IN ONE NIGHT!

9th Annual Pottery Trail

Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail is an annual shared pottery experience. Everyone is invited to explore the beautiful Southern Illinois landscape and the diverse group of potters that make this area home.   Each potter will be available to answer questions and, of course, show their work. This family-friendly event promises to be a fun and […]

By the Region | So ILL East + Central + West

Deliciously Ordinary | Lindsay + Tim Stockhecke March 2023 | With seventeen counties overall, depending on who you ask, Southern Illinois is vast and far-reaching. It is a fountain of outdoor activities, art and culture but the enormity of the area can feel daunting and overwhelming for many visitors. Jackson County is one of […]