Winners – 2018 Summer Photo Contest

Winners – 2018 Summer Photo Contest Our Photo Contest Winners! Dennis & Mara, from Illinois, are the winners of our 2018 Summer Photo Contest!  A big thank you to all of you who participated in our first ever, photo contest!  There was a phenomenal response from everyone, the voters, and...

Moving Story

Moving Story Moving Story! The question we hear most from our guests is: How did you end up in Illinois from the Jersey shore? Here is our moving story. Hope you enjoy! Reserve your stay today. Learn more about Makanda IL.  <span...

The Perfect Romantic Vacation in Southern Illinois

The Perfect Romantic Vacation in Southern Illinois When you think of a vacation getaway, it’s not surprising that Southern Illinois probably doesn’t ring a bell. In fact, unless you’ve ever traveled here before, you likely haven’t even heard of Makanda. Truth is though, this part of Southern...

Our continued commitment to reducing our carbon footprint.

Our continued commitment to reducing our carbon footprint. Our first year at the Makanda Inn & Cottages has been great! We have made some significant accomplishments and had a lot of fun. Thanks to a program by Ameren Illinois we have been able to purchase a limited amount of LED light bulbs at discounted prices. To date...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Makanda Inn & Cottages decorated for Guests to enjoy during this Holiday Season! If you don’t make it this year maybe you’ll be with us next year?  Facebook & other Social Media Friends please Like & Share our post!