Spring Break at the Lake

There are few things more beautiful than the Shawnee National Forest in springtime. Everything comes alive: wildflowers cover the hills in colorful patterns, birdsong fills the air, and the melting snow and ice make for especially beautiful waterfalls and creeks. Southern Illinois—and The Resort at Egyptian Hills in particular—is one of the most gorgeous spring […]

Fall Colors at the Lake of Egypt

While the Lake of Egypt is a beautiful destination throughout the whole year, fall is perhaps the most beautiful time to visit. The lake is surrounded by thousands of trees that turn all different shades of orange, red, and yellow. The vibrant colors are reflected in the lake, making the overall scene completely breathtaking. There […]

Summertime at the Resort

Woman driving boat on Lake of Egypt

Summer often means kids lounging around the house, adults getting sick of the 9–5 lifestyle, and everyone in general itching for a good vacation to get away from it all. But even the best planning sometimes leaves hours of nothing to do but lay on a hotel bed and watch TV. Luckily, a stay at […]