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Fort Massac and the Superhero of Metropolis

You have to travel to the very south­ern por­tion of Illinois to dis­cover one of its hid­den trea­sures, the stal­wart Fort Massac, near Metropolis, Illinois. Overlooking the Ohio River, this replica of the orig­i­nal 1802 American fort is Illinois’ first state park, ded­i­cated in 1908.

Fall Outings in Southern Illinois

Fall is the per­fect time of year to visit Southern Illinois. Whether you want to take a leisurely scenic drive through Shawnee National Forest to see the beau­ti­ful fall foliage, a boat trip on the Ohio River to explore the shad­owy his­tory of Cave-In-Rock, or get a glimpse of the famous white squir­rels of Olney, Southern Illinois has plenty to do for the entire family!