The Old Rose Hotel, the oldest Hotel in the State of Illinois – Photo by Rose Hammitt

Bruce and Sue Hemphill, owners of the River Rose Inn are to take over management of the Old Rose Hotel as of May 2014....

River Rose Inn, a B&B along the Ohio River

On a recent travel writing tour in southern Illinois, I was blessed to stop at the lovely River Rose Inn where they served us...

Cave in Rock, an Illinois cave with pirate history! – Picture by Rose Hammitt

Cave in Rock is a place where legends and folklore combine. Not sure of the exact history, locals say that pirates and counterfeiters stayed...