From intimate ceremonies to events of up to 500 people, Firefly Valley offers one-of-a-kind settings for an unforgettable Southern Illinois Wine Trail event.Read More
Flat screen televisions, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors abound. Special attention was made throughout the lodge to add modern amenities and design to this wine trail retreat.Read More
One of Illinois' best kept secrets, Firefly Valley offers trophy white-tail deer and turkey hunting in Southern Illinois.Read More
This 2600 sq ft beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 bath home is located on 75 secluded acres on the Shawnee Wine Trail. This secluded property is within two miles of Blue Sky winery, Owl Creek, and within one mile of Orlandini wineries.Read More
Located on Rocky Comfort Road, you are in the heart of Southern Illinois Wine Country. Connected to our private property is 140 acres of the Shawnee National Forest.Read More
Imagine your getaway vacation to the Shawnee Wine Trail, with its great wineries, breathtaking views of the Shawnee National Forest, and an endless variety of leisure activities that make up Southern Illinois. Firefly Valley Lodge provides that great central location to explore Southern Illinois and the Shawnee Wine Trail.
Firefly Valley Lodge combines convenient, modern accommodations with what many say has “the best views on the wine trail”. Make the Lodge your home for the weekend.
Future looks bright for Firefly Valley
By Becky Malkovich
MAKANDA — Matt and Corene Mavigliano thought the 75 acres of land bordering the Shawnee National Forest in rural Union County would make the perfect spot for a vacation home.
And, they thought, when they weren’t staying there maybe they could rent it out to tourists visiting the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.