You Can Stay in a Hobbit’s Home Right Here in Illinois
If you are a big fan of the JR Tolkien series "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit", then you're going to go crazy over this.
There is an actual hobbit house you can stay in and it's right here in Illinois!
No I'm not kidding. You can, honest to God, live, sleep and eat in a hobbit house and the best part is you don't have to be four feet tall to fit inside either.
See for yourself in this video.
Only in Your State found cabins you can rent in Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois that are built to resemble a hobbit's house. They are rented through the Rocky Comfort Cabins that are within the park.
They rent for roughly $170 a night with a two night minimum. They have all the creature comforts of home and more including a private patio with a hot tub for 4, a fully equipped kitchen and more.
Plus, the cabins (there are 3 of them) are a short distance from the Blue Sky Vineyards and right along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.
Think of it this way, you could have a nice getaway tasting all sorts of fantastic wines while exploring nature as there are many trails to enjoy within Shawnee National Forest.
It's about a 5 and 1/2 hour drive from Rockford but honestly for any hobbit lover it would be well worth it to stay in this cozy cabin and have a really unique experience.
I mean it's not everyday you get to stay let alone see a hobbit home.