5 Reasons to come to Southern Illinois in December! January or February Too!

We are always telling our guests how great it is here in Southern Illinois in the winter so we decided to do a little research about the month of December and this is what we found. Lower Latitude for a … Continue reading

Makanda Boardwalk August 20, Less than 24 Hours Before the 2017 Great American Eclipse!

The center line of the 2017 Great American Eclipse is just a half mile down the road from the Makanda Inn & Cottages. The center of the path runs right through the Makanda Boardwalk. An orange line has been painted … Continue reading

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