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Village of Elsah Museum
Discover what life was like in historic Elsah when it was founded in 1853 by James Semple. The museum, housed in the Elsah Village Hall built in 1887, showcases former residents, architectural styles used in constructing buildings, and implements used by residents in the mid-1800s. The museum is open Saturday and Sundays only from 1 - 4 p.m.
This one-of-a-kind guest house offers one guest room, a great view of the Illinois River and is in easy walking distance to shops, restaurants & wineries.
The Loft at The Whole Scoop
Looking for a relaxing vacation destination? Look no further! This beautiful family and pet-friendly loft features hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling, two bedrooms, open gathering area with full kitchen, dining area, large living area, washer and dryer, front and rear balconies with a BBQ grill and can accommodate up to 8 people! After all...who wouldn't want to stay on top of an ice cream shop!?
Stop by this old-fashioned diner featuring American and Greek dishes. Family owned restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. You’ll find tasty meals that are reasonably priced.
Hayner Genealogy & Local History Library
The Hayner Public Library District provides a variety of genealogy-related services to support research efforts. Information from various states in addition to Illinois and other countries is available. The digitized newspaper collection is a wonderful resource of The Hayner Public Library District for genealogy research. The collection includes the Alton Telegraph Archives dating as far back as 1836 and access NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE to locate newspaper articles in other parts of the country.
By Design is a unique shop, warm and inviting, offering a variety of art and wearables. All are handmade by highly skilled local and regional artists. Hand-dyed silk scarves, jewelry, fiber art, couture clothing and much more is available. Local artists also showcase their work in the in-store gallery. Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Stop by for some great BBQ. The portions are huge and delicious.
Brussels Historic Village Jail
Once known as the local "calaboose", the Brussels Jail was built around 1876 and centered in the heart of the village. The jail mainly housed men overnight for drinking too much and the last person to stay in the jail was in 1952. The jail is open seven days a week.
Chester Riverfront Mural
Painted in the 1930s on the upper interior wall of Chester's post office, this fascinating mural depicts pre-Civil War riverboat activity on the Mississippi River.
Koke's Tavern & Restaurant
Koke's offers great food and drinks in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.
CITY: Fairmont City
Sweeties offers the finest quality, high-end, hand crafted chocolate, old-fashioned candy, a large variety of Jelly Belly beans and candies, gelato, gourmet coffees and teas, and old-time soft drinks. We offer beautiful custom-boxed chocolates for corporate or personal gifts.
CITY: Glen Carbon
A beautiful sculpture of Sacagawea graces the campus of Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, Illinois. The piece was crafted by Glenna Goodacre who also designed the image on the Sacajewea $1 coin.
Lil Red Guest House
The Lil Red Guest House was built in 1860 and features two bedrooms with sleeping for up to four people. This charming red house is located within walking distance of local wineries, shopping and restaurants. The guest house has a comfortable porch swing from which to enjoy the view of the Mississippi River.
Two Rivers Winery
Bring a picnic lunch and Two Rivers Winery in historic Grafton will supply the wine or beer! Featured wineries include Hopewell Winery and Villa Maria Winery, although a variety of Illinois wines are available including Alto Vineyards, Von Jakob and St. James. Micro-brew beers, seasonal beers and four draft beers are on tap. In case you forgot your picnic basket, Two Rivers Winery offers cheeses, sausage and crackers in addition to 6 and 12-inch pizzas. Two Rivers Winery has indoor and outdoor seating that features a great river view. Hours: Wednesday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Friday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Farmers Restaurant & Bakery
Farmers Restaurant has been a 3rd generation family owned business since 2003. They specialize in ‘Famous Pressurized Fried Chicken’, ‘Grandma’s Homemade Cheesecake’, ‘Carrot Cake’, ‘Grandma’s Bread Pudding’ and many delicious pies and other desserts! Their carry-out menu features a choice of family meals at exceptional prices and their dine-in provides variety in our menu such as steaks, seafood, pastas or chicken dinners, and much more! All dine-in customers begin their meals with Farmer's freshly baked yeast rolls and sweet corn muffins. Farmers also serve varieties of salads, soups, chili, and sandwiches, and, of course, many desserts to choose from.
As one of the first houses built in Jerseyville, the Cheney Mansion is a 12-room mansion featuring vintage clothing, military artifacts, toys, pictures and other items of historical interest. Serving as the Jersey County Historical Museum, the mansion is available for touring
Whistle Stop Depot Museum
Tucked inside the gates of the Brown County Fairgrounds is the Whistle Stop Depot Museum, home to items that trace area history through the years. Tours are given year round.
CITY: Mount Sterling
Monroe Street Suites
Located just off of the South East corner of Pittsfield's town square, Monroe Street Suites is a luxury oasis, offering travelers quiet and unique accommodations with 6 themed African rooms to visit. Explore the decorated themes of Lions, Big Cats and Zebras, while in the heart of America's deer hunting capital, Pike County, Illinois.
Schuyler Jail Museum and Genealogical Center
Built in 1857 of hand-hewn sandstone, this museum offers a fascinating showcase of pioneer life on the Illinois frontier. Also on site is one of the most complete genealogical research centers in the state.
Joe's Pizza and Pasta
All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Night, homemade family-style pizzas and daily pasta lunch specials have made Joe's Pizza and Pasta a household name in Wood River. The restaurant is known for its homemade pizzas and pastas featuring a secret Italian family recipe. Dine in or carry out. Hours: Sunday - Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
CITY: Wood River
Aunt Sam's Uptown Eatery
Aunt Sam's specializes in providing a warm, clean, inviting atmosphere for people to come and get a good meal. Whether you're looking for breakfast, brunch or lunch, we will be able to accommodate. We also make pies, cheesecakes, cakes, muffins and cookies. So if you're looking for a good treat, come on in and try us out, we look forward to having you as our guest.
Family-owned diner, popular with the locals. The menu is expansive with lots of choices and generous portions. Breakfast served all day. Good food with reasonable prices!
Historic Midtown Restaurant
Enjoy food in either the quieter dining room or the lounge, with a long bar, pool table and a 50” TV. Listen to live music and DJs. Special discounts for senior citizens. Check out Taco Tuesdays, wings on Mondays, wine-down Wednesdays or all-you-can eat fish on Fridays or chicken on Sundays.
Historic Museum of Torture Devices
Displays of torture devices from around the world, pictures and written explanations are part of this self-guided tour. Hours: Jan. 1 - May 31: Saturday & Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m. June 1 - Aug. 31: Friday - Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.
Biker Brother Leather Company
Whether you are just getting started in the motorcycle scene with a sport bike or an experienced rider with a chopper, Biker Brother Leather Company offers high quality road clothes and customized leather motorcycle gear. From wallets to chaps, bike seats to touring bags, there is something for everyone who desires fine quality leather items. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Primitive antiques and collectibles are everywhere in this antique mall in Alton. Over 60 booths are in this 6,800-square-foot antique mall. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday, Noon - 6 p.m.
Alton Little Theater: Hallelujah Girls
Hilarity abounds when the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide to shake up their lives. The action in this rollicking Southern comedy by the authors of Southern Hospitality takes place in SPA-DE-DAH!, the abandoned church-turned-day-spa where this group of friends gathers every Friday afternoon. After the loss of a dear friend, the women realize time is precious; and if they're going to change their lives and achieve their dreams, they have to do it now! But Sugar Lee, their high-spirited, determined leader, has her hands full keeping the women motivated. The comic tension mounts when a sexy ex-boyfriend shows up unexpectedly, a marriage proposal comes from an unlikely suitor, and Sugar Lee's archrival vows she'll stop at nothing to steal the spa away from her. By the time the women rally together to overcome these obstacls and launch their new, improved lives, you've got a side-splitting, joyful comedy that will make you laugh out loud and shout "Hallelujah!" This production is scheduled for May 1 - 4 and 8 - 11, 2014.
Make Me An Offer
Don't like the price you see on one of the gently used items in this store ... make an offer! A variety of used items from glassware to clothing fill the shelves of this unique boutique located in the historic Mineral Springs Hotel. See something you like? Make an offer! Hours: T - S 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jenny Lind Chapel
Andover's quaint chapel was endowed by the world-famous opera singer Jenny Lind. Built in 1850, this chapel is the "Mother Church" of the former Augustana Lutheran Synod of America.
Eagle's Nest Restaurant
Eagles Nest has a varied menu where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. The place is clean, cheerful and features home-cooked fare. Very reasonably priced.
Westview Wine Cellar & Bistro
Come in and join us for some great food, wine, beer, and entertainment while enjoying the panoramic view from atop the bluffs in Collinsville.
Come on in for your favorite latte, drip coffee, and the Midwest's best gooey butter cake in a variety of flavors baked fresh every day. We are also baking up a variety of other goodies including our own banana nut bread, lemon poppyseed and more. Don't forget about breakfast and lunch. We have a variety of items offered for breakfast including French toast, biscuits & gravy (our own sausage gravy) and we offer a few specialties that are just ours.
Reifschneider's Grill & Grape
Reifschneider’s features a variety of appetizers, brick oven pizzas, soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrées. Fast becoming classics are their calamari with hints of fennel, buffalo ranch pizza, the filet, and the sterling grade pork chop. Chef Jeremy Carle developed the menu, and uses only the freshest ingredients for the best dining experience.
U.S. Ice Sports Complex
The complex offers exhibitions and public ice skating year round.
CITY: Fairview Heights
U.S. Lock & Dam 13
Boats of all kinds pass through the locks, and visitors can view the river traffic from just a few feet away.
River View Guest House
The River View Guest House has it all! Enjoy the comforts of home with amenities that include a kitchenette, family room and a game area with a dart board & a Foosball table. The sofa sleeper and two guest rooms sleeps six people comfortably. This guest house offers a patio and fire pit for outdoor relaxation.
Book N Barber Coffee House
Browse thousands of good, used books while you wait for your haircut, Want to learn some local history? Read a classic by the river? Looking for that rare book? Books N Barber has a book for everyone. While you browse, breathe in that classic aroma of locally roasted coffee beans or sit back and enjoy an espresso, latte or cappuccino all freshly brewed.
Old Fire Engine Museum
Antique firefighting equipment and memorabilia are on display.
CITY: Granite City
China King has a wonderful variety of delicious Chinese food for the whole family.
Willow Knolls 14
This state-of-the-art, 14-screen movie theater features stadium seating, all-digital sound and incredible Tempur-Pedic rocking chairs with retractable cup holders.
Primitive-style furniture made by hand with simple, straight lines. It’s all new, but we make it look old. We can build entertainment centers, TV stands, kitchen tables, bar tables, sofa tables, coffee tables, end tables, bookcases, bunk beds, dressers, windowpanes, stools, benches, hutches, storage chests, hall trees, quilt racks and small home decor items.
Jimmy the Greek's
This family-owned restaurant has become a staple of fine-dining in our community. Our warm, intimate atmosphere, combined with the love and dedication put into every dish we serve, continues to provide us with what brings our family the greatest satisfaction: happy, loyal patrons. Whether it be our delicious selection of Greek dishes which have been handed down from generation to generation, or our selection of both modern and classic fine-dining staples, we strive to ensure that every dish leaving our kitchen is of the absolute highest quality. It is our hope that you may come, eat, and enjoy yourselves to the fullest. OPA!
St. Louis Bread Company
Every day, trained bakers craft and bake loaves of bread from scratch, using the best ingredients to ensure the highest quality breads. Panera Bread understands that great bread makes great meals, from made-to-order sandwiches to tossed-to-order salads and soup served in bread bowls.
Dora's Spinning Wheel
Quilting supplies, customized embroidery and everything in between can all be found at Dora's Spinning Wheel. This shop also offers gifts from salt lamps to soy candles and jewelry. Hours: Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bethalto History Museum
A log cabin originally built in 1873 is this city's history museum. The cabin is authentically furnished as it might have appeared 150 years ago. The building once housed Bethalto's water, fire and police departments. The tiny one room jail can still be seen. Open M - F 1 - 4 p.m. for tours. Call for tour appointment.
Bliss Bake Shoppe & Cafe
Located in the historic village of Brussels in Calhoun County, Bliss Bake Shoppe & Cafe is sure to satisfy the hunger pangs of any traveler. Breakfast and lunch are served in addition to the large variety of desserts featured in the shop. Homemade cinnamon rolls, cookies and cheesecakes are regulars on the menu but each week unique dessert items are featured. There is a $5 lunch special each week as well. Lunch menus range from pizza to calzones to thick and hearty grilled cheese sandwiches. Enjoy your meal indoors or on the outside patio. Hours: S - Su 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The meat is smoked daily and served without sauce so you can choose your own. Try their homemade Sweet BBQ Sauce, Hot BBQ Sauce or Mustard Sauce.
Ponderosa Steakhouse - Collinsville
All-you-can-eat buffet and steakhouse.
Metro St. Louis premier country night spot. Free country dance lessons on Wednesdays. Dance mix music and country featured.
Fazzi's Bar & Grill
Fazzi's Bar & Grill features Greek food and generous portions.
Village of Elsah Museum
This museum traces the history of the tiny town of Elsah, known for its stone cottages with beautiful English gardens.
Tienda El Ranchito
Tienda El Ranchito has delicious authentic Mexican food served in a cozy environment. Perfect for relaxing after a long day.
CITY: Fairmont City
Fat Daddy's Catering Concessio
Fat Daddy's offers a variety of burgers, sandwiches, tacos and more. Located in the VFW Hall, caters to military, but the public is welcome! Bring the whole family or come by yourself. Popular chili made from scratch in-house, fried chicken, and fish fry on Fridays. Full bar. Take out menu, children's menu. Outdoor seating will be available in the near future.
CITY: Fairview Heights
Walker's "This and That" Shop
A-little-bit-of-this and a-little-bit-of-that can be found at this quaint antique and collectible shop on Main Street in Grafton. Glassware, pottery, collectible dolls, beer signs and more can be found at Walker's. New items arrive each week. Hours: Daily 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House
This 160-year-old home has displays of Cival War artifacts, an Indian collection and 1830's furnishings.
CITY: Granite City
This turn-of-the-century Victorian house was ordered through the Sears Roebuck catalog and assembled for only several hundred dollars.
Westend Bar & Restaurant
Westend has delicious, fresh seafood.
Quad-City Music Guild - Musical Theater
Community Musical Theater featuring Live Broadway Musicals in climate-controlled, newly renovated theater. Founded in 1949, the theater has produced over 160 musical productions. Family-priced performances.
Quad Cities Railroad Education
Visit this railroad museum that features transportation displays and model railroads.
Dog Patch Diner
Hot dogs and sandwiches.
New China Buffet - Monmouth
Chinese (Szechwan) cuisine.
Whiteside County Barn Tour
Now in its 6th year, the 2013 tour of historic barns will take place in the southwestern area of Whiteside County, starting at RK Riewerts Landscaping, 9585 Henry Rd, Morrison. Admission is $20 per vehicle, includes tour book and map. Cookout by the Whiteside County Cattlemen's Association.
Schiappa's Pasta Pizza & Wings
At Schiappa's try the challenge, two people must eat one 29" pizza in a 1/2 hour, or you can just come for the delicious pizza, salads, soups, shrimp, and more.
Thip's Thai Cuisine
Thip's has delicious Thai cuisine like pad kee mao, and more made with the freshest ingredients, and as spicy as you want it.
Papa Vito's - O'Fallon
Papa Vito's serves up the great pizza, salads, sandwiches, and wings. At Papa Vito's, every dish is created using only the finest, all natural ingredients. They use real cheese, real meat and fresh vegetables.
The fairgrounds, spanning 80 acres and featuring barns and an arena, is the site of various special events throughout the year, including the July Heart of Illinois Fair.
Movie Theater at Landmark Center
Landmark Center includes 12 movie theaters, as well as bowling, a racquet and health club, a sports bar and pro shop.
Cherry's Guest House
Cherry's Guest House offers quiet and quaint accommodations, as a locally owned Bed & Breakfast with a small town charm, located in Pittsfield, in Western Illinois.
Phoenix Opera House
This restored 1882 opera house, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to Pandora's Playhouse community theater.
Take a tour of our woodworking shop! Scrollsawn woodwork, cuckoo clocks, chainsaw carvings, dried flowers, trunks, benches & lots more.
CITY: Scales Mound
Chestnut Street Inn
Award winning bed and breakfast and restaurant featuring Mediterranean Cuisine using locally available ingredients. Conveniently located off I-80. Four uniquely appointed guest suites, including private bathrooms.
Rock River Valley Self Help Enterprises Happy Trails
Five acres of walking paths, water gardens, a green house, five-hole miniture golf, swings, and gardens were all designed and maintained by the developmentally disabled clients of the Rock River Valley Self Help Enterprises.
Joe Boccardi's Ristorante
Joe Boccardi's Ristorante offers soups, salads, sandwiches, pasta, seafood, steak and more.
Ronald Reagan Birthplace
Apartment where Ronald Reagan was born, restored and decorated in the 1900s, plus adjoining gift shop and museum.
Cinco de Mayo Restaurant
Cinco de Mayo's menu is full of Mexican dishes in a warm, relaxed atmosphere.
If you're looking for a taste of Hollywood in Alton, Chez Marilyn serves a star-powered lineup of martinis. Maybe you wanna rub shoulders with "The Frank Sinatra" or get a little flirty with "The Marilyn Monroe." Spend the night with your favorite star or mingle a bit with the whole crowd. Lunch and dinner menu offers wide variety, including sandwiches, burgers and pasta. Desserts and soups are made fresh daily. Our patio is the place to be in the warm months of summer. We have live music Wednesday nights.
Mineral Springs Paranormal Research Center
Share evidence and peruse scientific research on the paranormal at one of the most haunted buildings in Alton -- the former Mineral Springs Hotel -- now the home of the Mineral Springs Paranormal Research Center. Overnight paranormal events are held at the site, in addition to meetings with other paranormal experts, investigators and researchers. Ghost hunting equipment is used in every investigation and there are over 140 EVPs obtained over the years at the hotel and at other investigation sites.
Known for pressure fried chicken, great Italian dishes, mouth-watering steaks, and a huge menu with generous portions. We are unique in that every entree is a three course meal at reasonable prices.
Bully's specialize in slow cooked 'Award Winning' southern style barbecue as well as a variety of sandwiches, fish and desserts. They smoke their quality meats with fresh cut hickory and cook them at low temperatures for juicy tenderness. Bully's cooks its pork shoulders for over 15 hours and it's ribs for over 6 hours! If you have ever experienced 'fall off the bone' tenderness and a distinct hickory flavor, you can understand what makes Bully's Smokehouse legendary. After cooking is complete, they hand pull and chop on the best-selected portions. Bully's four signature sauces will make sure your cravings are filled! All of our soups and side dished are 'made from scratch' daily from the best ingredients! Bully's Smokehouse envisioned a restaurant that would feed the body as well as the soul with amazing food, great service and relaxing atmosphere.
Dear Diva Desserts Bake Shop
We offer quality baked goods, made the old-fashioned way, handcrafted with love and care just for you. Everything is made fresh from scratch daily and in small batches to deliver the best taste and quality using only the finest ingredients... pure sweet butter, Valhrona and Guittard chocolates, Madasgascar Bourbon vanilla and the freshest fruit. We strive to make our desserts deliciously divine, beautiful and distinctive!
Full-service marina, restaurant and lounge on the Mississippi River in East Dubuque.
CITY: East Dubuque
Peel Wood Fired Pizza
Wood fired pizza, wings, pasta, calzones and desserts - a unique restaurant located in Edwardsville. Pair your meal with a fantastic wine or craft beer from Peel's extensive menu and your meal is sure to be memorable. Come in and enjoy a great meal for lunch or dinner with family and friends.
Erato Wine Bar
The expanded menu options at Erato Wine Bar encompass not only a large selection of boutique wines but an array of international beers, over one hundred spirits, and locally derived cuisine. Erato Wine Bar continues to focus on an ever progressive menu to better serve our patrons.
Red Earth Cafe
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner while overlooking the 56-acre lake. Featuring buffalo burgers, vegetarian choices, homemade pie and daily features. Breakfast and lunch served Tuesday through Sunday 8 am to 2 pm. Dinner served Thursday through Saturday, 5 pm to 8 pm.
Schiappa's Pasta Pizza & Wings
Schiappa's originated in Lebanon in 1979 with family recipes from Italy and the east coast. Schiappa's prides itself on having the best & most carefully crafted pizza in the area. The biggest as well! Our pizzas are not churned out on a factory line; we know that some people will wait a while for quality. Unlike many pizza parlors, Schiappa's makes its own dough & only uses the freshest ingredients on a daily basis. It's home of the 40" pizza. Check out our website for menu items.
Sullivan Taylor Coffee House
Specializing in flavored coffees, danish and soups.
Corner George Inn Sweet Shoppe
Corner George Inn Sweet Shoppe has a large selection of tantalizing treats and sweets to enjoy. Part of the Corner George Inn, a B & B.
This house is the birthplace of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity
Breadeaux Pizza - Monmouth
Take out pizza.
Casey's General Store
Convenience store chain with pizza.
Lollies Cafe offers different specials every day, and is best known for their all-you-can-eat blue gill Friday nights and all-you-can-eat fried chicken Sunday.
Pioneer's Cabin offers "A Taste Of The Good Old Days," with their homemade meals. They offer Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Providing flowers for all occasions. Beautiful gift shop includes many collectibles, flower arrangements and specialty gifts. Christmas time brings beautiful poinsettias and live garland and wreaths.
Clinton Hill Restaurant & Bar
Clinton Hill offers delicious food, daily drink specials, and a sports bar with nine TVs for viewing all sporting events.
JV's Downtown Bar & Grill
Delicious American dishes such as ribs, pulled pork and chicken, pork steak, pizza, fish on Fridays, and much more.