Crafting Your Experience

Shawnee Forst CountryFood & Drinks
Southernmost Illinois

Beer & BBQ: Murphysboro, BBQ Capital of Illinois

Barbecue aficionados have long known the trip to Murphysboro, Illinois, is more than worth it. The small town hosts a barbecue cook-off every year and is perhaps the only town in the country with two Barbecue Hall of Famers. In addition to the BBQ history, experience a booming craft beer movement that is vibrant and exciting.

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