The New Hand Made Soaps Are Here!

Green Tea & Cucumber handmade soap in the shape of an owl

Our good friend Judi from New Jersey is now supplying our guest soap. Judi’s soaps are known as Rose Of Cardiff Handmade Soaps and some are now available for purchase at the Makanda Inn & Cottages. During your stay you will be … Continue reading

What’s Happening Now at Makanda Inn & Cottages?

Green patina on copper bi-plane weather vane winter trees and blue sky background

Spring started early here in Makanda with the daffodils in full bloom the third week of February. It has since cooled down and winter has taken hold at least for a few more days as we gradually slip back into … Continue reading

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Winter Passport Series Final Part

Black and white Shawnee Hills Wine trail logo

It took a few trips to get all the photos we wanted, of course Loraine and I had to taste some delicious wine along the way. This is the remainder of the east side of the wine trail, It is … Continue reading

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Winter Passport Series Part 5

Black and white Shawnee Hills Wine trail logo

The Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Winter Passport program is a great deal. There is still time to participate! All you have to do is ask at the first winery to purchase your passport or you can purchase your Passport Online. … Continue reading

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Winter Passport Series Part 4

Black and white Shawnee Hills Wine trail logo

Loraine and I set out from the Makanda Inn & Cottages to explore the East side of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. The nice thing about Makanda Inn & Cottages is that we are centrally located in the middle of … Continue reading

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Winter Passport Series Part 3

Black and white Shawnee Hills Wine trail logo

The next stop on our Friday afternoon wine tasting outing was Von Jakob Vineyard & Brewery. The view from their outdoor patio overlooking the vineyard is spectacular. No shortage of gifts here either. You guessed it Linda (Loraine’s Sister) and … Continue reading