If vacationing in a busy city isn’t your thing, head out to Shawnee National Forest in the state of Illinois for some real outdoor fun. Shawnee National Forest in in between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and is over 250, 000 acres of protected land. With this much space, there is sure to be an activity to suit any travelers. The landscape in this park is breathtaking with views of woodlands, valleys, and lakes. Outdoor recreation ranges from stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing, mountain biking, and trail hiking. The top sites in this national forest is the Garden of the Gods and the Rim Rock Recreational Trail. Stay in high top tree houses or hobbit inspired cottages for the ultimate stay for your weekend getaway through Glamping Hub!