The Riverlore Mansion is located in Cairo, the southernmost city in Illinois. While visiting Cairo, be sure to check out Magnolia Manor, Cairo Custom House Museum, Fort Defiance Park, and Mound City National Cemetery. Southern Illinois is home of the Shawnee National Forest, Bald Knob Cross, an extensive wine trail, and Tunnel Hill State Trail, a 47.8 mile bike trail. Kentucky and Missouri are both minutes away, so there are numerous activities you can check out!