Boondocks Cabins

Region: Southern

Innkeeper(s): Jack Dunker

Address: 315 Forman Lane, Belknap, IL  62908

Local Phone: 618-658-2274

Rooms with Shared Baths: 2 Bedroom Cabin - additional sleeping in living area

Open Since: Boondocks Cabins - 2013 (Winery - 2001, Wineaux's Restaurant - 2007)

Rate Range: $120 - $180 per night - based on number of occupants/day of the week

Types of Payment Accepted: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Inn Description:

Situated in the rolling hills of beautiful Southern Illinois, “Boondocks Cabins” is tucked up in the woods as the perfect week-end get away at Cache River Basin Vineyard & Winery. From your enclosed front deck and front porch,you have a panoramic view of the 5 acre wetlands area and the wine-bottle-shaped pond which is set aside for animals. There are walking areas around the vineyard and woods. Your cabin has two bedrooms, a queen size futon in the open plan living room-kitchen, and a three piece bathroom. There is a sauna on the back deck. A hot tub is there for your pleasure as well. You will find coffee and tea provided and Continental Breakfasts are included.

Site Seeing:

-- Heron Pond is mile straight north of the winery.
-- Henry Barkhausen Wetlands Center is only 9 miles away on St. Rte. 37.
-- 1200 year old Cypress located in the middle of the Cache River is only 10 miles away.
-- George Rogers Clark memorial stone placed by the DAR is 150 yards south of the winery. George Rogers Clark was an officer during the American Revolution.
-- Illinois Tunnel Bike Trail is 300 yards north of the winery.


Stay here and plan your day trips ...
23 minutes to Metropolis (& Superman)
41 minutes to Paducah (National Quilt Museum, etc.)
51 minutes to SIU, Carbondale

Out in Nature:

Walking areas around the vineyard and woods.


Illinois Bed and Breakfast Association


Illinois Bed and Breakfast Association