Recommended Dining


    Giant City Lodge

    Welcome friends! You’ll discover a magnificent atmosphere found nowhere else in Southern Illinois at Giant City State Park Lodge. You can relax and enjoy Southern Illinois’ hospitality at its best. Many opportunities await you at Giant City Lodge. Our Bald Knob Dining Room is open daily, serving delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Let us serve your special event, party, or meeting in one of our private rooms.



    Join us Friday and Saturday evenings for a delicious dinner at Kristofer’s Restaurant at Von Jakob in Alto Pass, IL. Choose from such items as our succulent 8 oz. Filet Mignon layered with our housemade bacon or our delectable 10 oz. bone-in Pork Chop with caramelized apples. Whether you are looking for an intimate dinner for two or a place for a large group to gather and dine, we have just what you’ve been looking for.Reservations and walk-ins welcome. Please call 618-893-4600 or book online. Groups of 10 or more are asked to kindly select their entrees ahead of time from our menu.


    Peach Barn Cafe

    Browsing through our Scandinavian Gift shop while tasting our Estate wines, from grapes grown in our vineyard. Dine at our Peach Barn Cafe', serving authentic Swedish cuisine and stay over night at our Peach Barn Bed and Breakfast, and relax the peaceful surroundings of Southern Illinois.


    Trails End Lodge

    Whether you are craving ranch-raised beef steaks, a juicy burger, fresh seafood, or traditional home-cooked favorites paired with your favorite beverage, Trails End Lodge is the place to be. At Trails, we focus on more than just the meal. It's all about the experience. Join us for our unique lava stone grilling experience.

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  • Cabin Rentals of Southern Illinois

    Cabin Rentals in Southern Illinois are Great for that mini Getaway or week long Vacation! Each Cabin offers a different view of rolling hills and beautiful bodies of water.
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