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eBikes & Bike Trails

15Oct

Shawnee Hills eBike Rentals is the hot, new southern Illinois experience. These are “Pedal Assist Power eBikes” that make riding as fun as it’s ever been. Regardless of physical condition young and old can enjoy the benefits of the “pedal assist” and spend time with family and friends like you have never experienced. Owner Jay Boyd will deliver eBikes to Havisham, give you a short tutorial and maps for your journey. You choose your pace (a full workout or an easy breezy ride with little pedaling). Jay can also meet you at the Tunnel Hill Bike Trail.

https://shawneehillsebike.com/

 

Tunnel Hill Bike Trail is located in Vienna, Illinois and is around 45 minutes from Havisham House. Tunnel Hill State Trail stretches for 45 miles from Harrisburg to Karnak. The trail used to be the old Chicago and Eastern Illinois railroad bed. The 9.3-mile section between Tunnel Hill and Vienna crosses trails already known to outdoor recreationists: the River-to-River Trails, which extends from the Mississippi to the Ohio River; the unmarked American Discovery Trails, which in southern Illinois follows back roads and some of the River-to-River Trail; the U.S. 76 Bicycle Route, a part of the TransAmerica Bike Route; and the Trail of Tears, the primary route the Cherokee Indian tribe took in the winter of 1838-39 during their forced move from the Great Smokies to Oklahoma.

https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/Parks/Pages/TunnelHill.aspx

 

 

Things to do in southern Illinois

20May

http://southernmostillinois.com/

SOUTHERNMOST ILLINOIS – Check out this website for upcoming events and amazing attractions in southern Illinois such as wineries/breweries, golfing, hiking, biking, kayaking, parks, trails, restaurants, shopping, horseback riding, Balk Knob Cross, festivals, etc. Our vacation rental is just minutes away from all of this.

Photo by Dirt Road Photography – Jericha Carter (Taken at Giant City State Park)

Boutiques

20May

Annabelle Market is located about 10 minutes away in Anna on Main Street.

https://www.facebook.com/AnnabelleMarket/?ref=page_internal

 

The Mud Dress is also located in Anna on Main Street.  Their styles are curated just for YOU — mama, sister, friend, entrepreneur — They specialize in sizes S-XL and have a boho, chic, casual vibe with styles that are easy to pair and go out to rock your day in.

https://www.facebook.com/themuddress/?ref=page_internal

 

Nalee Rae’s Boutique and Home Decor is a must-visit boutique in Anna. Cute and fun for all ages.

https://www.facebook.com/Nalee-Raes-Boutique-Home-Decor-1932804856983072/