28 Day of Christmas Contest

Win a $150 gift certificate from Timber Ridge this year. Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins has partnered with WPSD local 6 in Paducah Kentucky this year for their

28 Days of Christmas!


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Timber Ridge made the list!
Take a look at this great travel blog!


Photo courtesy of Michael Kappel / (CC BY-NC 2.0) cropped, color

#8 out of 50 of Illinois Bucket List…
Sleep in a treehouse at Timber Ridge Outpost and Cabins 

Indulge your inner child by sleeping in a fully-furnished, fantastically-designed treehouse at Timber Ridge Outpost and Cabins. There are numerous hiking and outdoor activities nearby, or you can just enjoy a relaxing vacation away from everything—including the ground!

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The Saturday Evening Post!

Read an enchanting story about Southern Illinois, Hardin county, Treehouses and Timber Ridge in the Saturday Evening Post! Written by the critically acclaimed author of three works of nonfiction and four historical novels, Shirley Strashinsky.

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Southern Illinoian Article


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Channel 6 Favorite Vacation

Johnette Worak of Paducah’s Channel 6 News picked Timber Ridge as her favorite family vacation as part of a series where station news anchors shared their holiday destinations.  Viewers were encouraged to vote for their favorites and Johnette’s trip to Timber Ridge won the Peoples Choice Award.

See the video here…

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Press Tour Articles

Recently, a group of travel writers stopped by Timber Ridge as part of a press tour sponsored by Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau.  Our unique region is called the Illinois Ozarks because we are the beginning of the foothills of the Ozarks, so different from the cornfields that most people associate with Illinois.  We thought you might enjoy some of the articles that came from those writers.  Click on the links below…

Evansville Living: Illinois Ozarks

Farm World: Beautiful View for Tree House Cabins

Prairie Land Buzz Magazine:  Outdoors in Southern Illinois

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We Made the Weird List

O.K.  So we knew we were different, but weird??? We’re getting e-mails congratulating us on being #2 on the 15 Weirdest Things You Can Do in State of Illinois.

See for yourself…


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We’re in AAA Midwest Mag

The Shawnee Hills were recently featured in AAA’s Midwest Magazine and look whose photo is on the first page…

Read about us in AAA’s Midwest Magazine

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Best Glamping Spots Close to Chicago

Forget sleeping on the ground and digging holes in the woods — glamping (“glamorous camping”) is all about bringing your favorite creature comforts to the great outdoors. And you can do it near Chicago. Click through our album to discover the best glamping spots around, from a tree house with a full bathroom to an old-fashioned covered wagon with air conditioning.

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