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Trail of Tears Lodge & Resort

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Taylorville, Illinois
Reviewed 19 October 2011

This past weekend we went to visit our daugther that attends SIU Carbondale. We stayed at Trail of Tears Lodge & Resort. We had a very good experience. If you want to get away from the every day hustle and bustle of life this is a very quiet and scenic place to visit. Ron & Deb were great hosts and...

2Thank Tina H
Carbondale, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 13 October 2011

This fall season has been beautiful down here in Carbondale, so me and few friends of mine decided we wanted to go horseback riding. We searched the different areas and came across this lodge. I will admit it was quite the trek to get out there, but once you were there it was a pretty awesome place. We went on...

4Thank Chuck F
Carbondale, Illinois
Reviewed 6 July 2010

The aptly named Trail of Tears Lodge will bring tears to you eyes when you arrive and see the accommodations. This place is located at the end of a long, winding country road, far from town and with no cell phone service-the only reason we didn't turn around and leave. * The property is littered with generations of rusted, inoperable...

4Thank AntoineFishbone
Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 14 October 2008

We have been on a lot of vacations and weekend get-a-ways after our married in 1968. However I can not compare the quiet and friendly atomosphere we experenced here. Ron & Deb are perfect hosts and we recomend a stay at the lodge if you want to get rid of your stress.

2Thank CertChief

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Trail of Tears Lodge & Resort is 500+ acres private land located in the wilds of southernmost Illinois adjacent to thousands of acres of Shawnee National Forest. Our full service, smoke free facility consists of a modern & spacious 6,000 square foot Lodge complete with a restaurant where you can dine inside or outside on the stone court yard complete with awesome water features. Seven sleeping rooms with private, modern conveniences, an upstairs great room trophy lounge with big screen TV, and an outdoor swimming pool are available to registered lodging guests. Our public restaurant is open Friday, Saturday, & Sunday and provides our famous fish & chips, ribs, steaks and other scrumptious entrees'. Group reservations are welcome. The original early 1900 farmhouse cabin with kitchen, full bath, two bedrooms and a front room is available to families or groups. Tent camping & limited hook ups are available and a campground shower & amenities are available to registered customers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Trail of Tears Lodge & Resort

Address: 1575 Fair City Road, Jonesboro, IL 62952
Region: United States > Illinois > Jonesboro
Price Range: RM221 - RM443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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