southern Illinois rental Cabins

The Southern Illinois Rental Cabins can be found in the heart of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. All Cabins are privately owned and range in size and accommodations. For many years, vacationers have enjoyed the Southern Illinois Rental Cabins due to their proximity to the Wine trail, hiking possibilities, and of course the Shawnee National Forest. We’ve got the perfect place for a family vacation or a couple’s weekend getaway. Come relax indoors or enjoy all there is to be found right outside your door of any of the cabins.

Outside The Southern Illinois Rental Cabins cabins are plenty of year-round activities for you to explore. Some of our favorite things to do in the summer months, include swimming, hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing and bicycling. With the Shawnee Hills Wine trail surrounding the cabins guests have no problems finding a local wines and entertainment.

And remember, you’re in the Shawnee National Forest!  The Shawnee National Forest is home to many species of wildlife. There are areas for birds watching and viewing wildlife. The Area also boasts many lakes including Little Grassy, Crab Orchard, Rend lake home to some of the best fishing holes in Southern Illinois. Your family will be sure to get some great pictures while hiking the trails or taking scenic drives around the Forest.  

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Southern Illinois Rental Cabins

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Firefly Valley Lodge

Whippoorwill Acres

Rocky Comfort Cabins

Imagine your getaway vacation to the Shawnee Wine Trail with its great wineries, breathtaking views of the Shawnee Forest, and an endless variety of leisure activities that make up Southern Illinois.  Firefly Valley Lodge provides that great central location to explore Southern Illinois and the Shawnee Wine Trail.  Firefly Valley lodge combines convenient, modern accommodations with what many say has “the best views on the wine trail”. 

4 Bedrooms + Pull out Couch

2 Bathrooms

75 acres with fire pit

Large wrap around deck

Savor the spectacular views from the french colonial style porch of the Creole House. Located along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, this beautiful, private location is just a short scenic stroll to and from The Romance of Italy at Blue Sky Vineyard. 


Whether you're visiting Southern Illinois for a university event, to tour the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, experience unique shopping, hike the numerous nature trails, take a zip line tour, explore or hunt in the Shawnee National Forest, fish for a trophy at one of  the nearby lakes; or if you're looking for a peaceful, romantic weekend away from it all, or for a family / friends vacation.

2 Bedrooms + Pull out Couch

2 Bathrooms

Hot tub


3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

55 acres with pond

Covered deck/porch

Southern Illinois is full of good stuff! Our cabins surrounded by Shawnee National Forest, are in beautiful country – rolling hills, hardwood forests, ancient swamps, lakes large and small, and creeks and rivers that meander through it all and define our boundaries here in the tip of Southern Illinois.

Tomcat Hill Cabins

2 units

1.5 Bathrooms

Hot tub

Great views

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Ashton Ridge Cabins

Situated on a high ridge with majestic views of the Shawnee National Forest, Ashton Ridge Cabins are just 2 miles from the entrance to Giant City State Park. Stone Creek Golf Course, and the Southern Illinois Wine Trail are minutes away. Just 15 minutes from Carbondale, Ashton Ridge Cabins are the perfect vacation cabin rental retreat for anyone looking for a comfortable getaway in the Southern Illinois area.

3 Bedrooms

2.5 Bathrooms


Rustic Location

Cabin by the Pond offers three rustic cabins in the woods of Southern Illinois. Our cabins are fully-equipped and newly built in a beautiful secluded setting close to Carbondale, Illinois. Relax with your friends or family at the perfect place for fun and relaxation.

4 Bedrooms with Pull out Couch

3 Bathrooms

90’ foot beach

2 ponds


Cedar Sunset Cabin

Need a romantic getaway, family weekend or a fishing/hunting excursion? Come visit our secluded log style cabin, the spectacular views at Cedar Sunset Cabin are just one of the amazing  amenities that we offer. We can provide you with top notch accommodation on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail and on the edge of the Shawnee National Forest. Or you may opt for an evening in by the fireside or a  soak in the private hot tub. There are two fully stocked ponds and one six acre lake on the property, for fishing or just to take a walk around a see all the wildlife.

2 Bedroom

1 Bathrooms

Log Cabin

2 fully stocked ponds

CornerStone Cabins is a group of family owned and operated vacation cabins in Pomona, Illinois, the heart of Southern Illinois.  Surrounded by bluffs, wildlife, and a fabulous view of the stars, our cabin rentals are just a few miles from all of Southern Illinois finest attractions.


Cornerstone Cabins

Water Valley Inn

4-6 Bedroom

3 Bathrooms

Large accommodations

Games and WIFI

Hale Chalet was built in 2006.  Our family enjoyed the home until we outgrew it and moved out at the end of 2011.  Now we offer it to guests as a different option for lodging during your stay in Southern Illinois.  We have had many great famlies enjoy our home and hope to see many more pleased guests.  We hope you will consider Hale Chalet for your next lodging experience. 

Located on Main Street in historic downtown Alto Pass, the Alto Wine
Trail Loft provides new and unique accommodations for experiencing
the wineries and wilderness of Southern Illinois.  Close to all the cabins in Southern Illinois, the Wine Loft is a vacation loft rental in Southern Illinois.

1 Bedroom

1 Bathrooms

In town Alto Pass

Patio and deck

4 Bedroom

2 Bathrooms

20 acres

Large firepit

Big Sky cabins is a 4 Bedroom private vacation cabin in Southern Illinois. We currently have 1 cabin available for your getaway to the southern Il wine trail. We are located in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest and the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail but just 30 minutes south of Carbondale.

Alto Wine Trail Loft

Villa De Bertolino

Southern Wynds

WELCOME TO SOUTHERN WYNDS. We are Southern Illinois' destination for a secluded and peaceful getaway. We are luxurious, fully equipped log homes set on 95 acres, available to you for a day, few days, a week, or even longer. Our cabins were built specifically for guests who want to get away from the busy realities of life and just enjoy the simple things. Enjoy fishing in our lakes, our wildlife and beautiful sunsets from the deck

2 or 3 Bedrooms

2 Units

95 acres

Fishing and lakes


Hale Chalet

5 Bedroom

2 Bathrooms

Large Inn

Wrap Around Deck

Built in 1922, the two-story farmhouse is located on one hundred beautiful acres in rural Southern Illinois.  From the back porch you can view the old barn and chicken house which gives you the wonderful feeling of visiting Grandmas’ house down on the farm for the very first time.


11 suites

1 Bathroom / suite

11 suites available

Can accommodate 2-5 people per suite

Davie School Inn

Eleven - 850-1000sq ft Suites ranging from Luxury Romance to Family and Friends.  All Suites have King Beds, Jacuzzi Tubs, and WIFI.  One of the most unique places to stay in Southern Illinois.  Serving the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail for 10 years.  

4 suites, 3 cottages 

8 bedrooms total

8 bathrooms

1-2 persons per bedroom


Makanda Inn & Cottages

2 Cabins

5 bedroom and a 3 bedroom

Large accommodations

Professional Kitchen / Jacuzzi

Our cottages take the eco-friendly nature of the Makanda Inn one big step further.  In addition to the straw- bale walls (like the inn), these cottages use earthen plaster and have living roofs. This organic design leaves no want for comfort as each cottage is contemporary in décor and has all the amenities including a heavenly king bed, soaking tub, wet floor shower and a high-efficiency heating and air conditioning system.

Big Sky cabins

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2 Bedroom

2 Bathroom

Large accommodations

Kitchen / Pool


The Reece Ridge Luxury Cabin is an open, spacious, beautiful secluded home. It is tastefully decorated in a lodge decor, with comfortable furnishings. The cabin is peaceful and serene surrounded by wooded forest full of wildlife. Step into the great room, featuring a large wood burning fireplace and groove vaulted ceilings and walls. Windows provide natural light and awesome views of the surrounding area. The well equipped kitchen and dining room enjoys the same views. The large, open front porch has a swing and rocking chairs where you can listen to the trees quake in the wind and enjoy a morning cup of coffee. Laundry room completes the first floor.

6 Bedroom

2 Bathrooms

Large accommodations

20 acres


Reece Ridge Cabins