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Doc’s Soda Fountain
Located on historic Route 66, this was originally a pharmacy built in the 1880’s. The soda fountain was added to the business in the 1950’s. Stop in for an old-fashioned treat or ice-cream. Doc’s is also open for lunch and dinner.
Original Brick Road
This beautiful 1.4 mile long piece of restored hand-laid brick road is a segment of 66 done in 1931 and placed over a concrete roadbed. Route 66 at its best.
General Grierson Days Civil War Reenactment
The midwest's largest mounted Civil War reenactment gets better every year in this, the hometown of General Benjamin Grierson, famous Civil War leader and cavalry officer. Authentic battle reenactments, period vendors, lots of food and fun - free event for the whole family.
White Hall Drag-O-Way Fifth Friday Cruise-In
Burn rubber to White Hall in your vintage wheels or hot rod to show off your ride at the Fifth Friday Cruise-In. No entry fee, no "judging," just a bunch of car folks who like to drive their cars and get together with like-minded enthusiasts. Show starts at 4pm. Enjoy a meal while you’re there, as the event takes place at the San Jose Restaurant’s parking lot – if it's warm enough, there will be hand-dipped ice cream available. So stop by with your vintage wheels or just come out to admire the sweet rides.
CITY: White Hall
Antiques, collectibles, Route 66 info center, located on the last brick Route 66 in Illinois.
Downtown Jacksonville Walldog Murals
Completed in the Summer of 2006, these 10 murals depicting historic Jacksonville scenes and events were handpainted by more than 50 sign painters and graphic artists from as far away as Scotland and New Zealand.
Lake Jacksonville Campground
All the beauty and excitement of the great outdoors awaits you at Lake Jacksonville. Whatever you're looking for in outdoor recreation, fishing, sailing, swimming, skiing, canoeing, hiking, and picnic areas you'll find it here.
Cruise Nite and Classic Car Show
One of the largest Cruise Nites in Illinois. This event brings in classic and antique autos for a weekend of fun for the whole family. Watch the cars cruise on Saturday night and then attend the car show on Sunday.
Jacksonville's Underground Railroad Tour
Visit Underground Railroad sites such as Woodlawn Farm, as well as Jacksonville-area homes that were part of the Railroad.
Blackhawk Village Inn
The Blackhawk Village Inn is a locally owned and operated landmark and features renovated sleeping rooms and meeting facilities. This Inn is an affordable well-kept alternative.
Morgan County Fair
65th Annual Morgan County Fair, includes fun for the whole family! Carnival, entertainment, livestock judging and more. Saturday night big headliner entertainment TBA!
Hampton Inn - Jacksonville
65 rooms. Friendly service, clean rooms, comfortable surroundings, everytime. Complimentary On the House hot breakfast, complimentary high-speed Internet, indoor pool, complimentary stay for kids, complimentary in-room movie channels.
Cozy Creek Family Farm
Family vacation farm
DAR Governor Duncan Mansion Annual Ice Cream Social
Annual Ice Cream and Dessert Social, held on the lawn of the Governor Joseph Duncan Mansion. Presented by the Reverend James Caldwell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Suggested donation includes cake, ice cream and beverage. All proceeds to benefit the renovation of the Duncan Mansion.
Super 8 - Jacksonville
Everything you might need, wherever you're headed. The Super 8 Jacksonville is a Pride of Super 8 award-winning property conveniently located on Morton Avenue, easily accessible to I-72 and Route 67. Our friendly professional staff is available to serve you 24 hours a day.
Macoupin County Jail
The historic 1869 Macoupin County Jail was designed by E.E. Meyers. It was built using the "cannon ball" method which prevented jail breaks by making it nearly impossible to remove the blocks. This unique medieval-inspired fortress housed many lawbreakers during its 119 years of use, but only one prisoner escaped. He was soon apprehended a few blocks from the jail.
David Strawn Art Gallery
Enjoy a variety of permanent collections and exhibits from September - May each year. Art classes and workshops available. Historic building built in 1880. Kelly Gross, gallery director.
Morgan County Speedway
Enjoy sprints, micros, street stock, pony stock, limited late models and more during in-season Friday night races.
Apples, peaches, strawberries, jam and a country store. Pick your own pumpkins, apples, peaches and strawberries. Special events in September and August.
The roadside market sells homegrown apples (20 varieties), peaches, nectarines, pears and plums. Choose to "Bag Your Own Apples" and mix varieties, or pick up cider and apple butter.
Oak Leaf Country Club
Oak Leaf offers a nine-hole, par 32 course.
Blessings on State
Blessings on State is a beautiful two-story home located in the prestigious West State Street/Duncan Park district. This beautiful 100-year-old home has been magnificently restored. Architectural details include a wrap around porch, an impressive staircase, five distinctly different tiled fireplaces, pocket doors, and stunning chandeliers in each room. Each suite features a fireplace, a full private bath en suite, and an attached sitting room. Furnished with a mix of the past and present, "high tech" meets "high style" as you find your satellite television and DVD player behind closed doors. High-speed Internet is available throughout the home. Come experience warm southern hospitality in the heart of the Midwest as you are pampered with exceptional upscale amenities, memorable gourmet breakfasts and gracious personal service. Deaf-friendly. Create memories of a lifetime at Blessings on State!
Edgewood Golf Club
This 18-hole, par 71 course has water on 11 holes, many mature trees and several elevation changes.
Macoupin County Historical Society Museum
The Macoupin County Historical Society Museum is housed in the John Anderson mansion, originally built in 1883. The main house is a museum with exhibits that chronicle the development of Macoupin County and its citizens. In addition to the mansion, several other buildings on the grounds emphasize the county's history: a one-room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, church, wash house, granary and herb garden.
Koster Farms Hunting Club
Hunting on 2,000 acres of farm, timberland, cropland, and creek bottoms provides a large terrain selection for prime hunting. New club house sleeps 10, full kitchen, 2 baths, dish TV and VCR. Nine hole golf course nearby.
Woodlawn Farm - Underground Railroad Site
This farm was established in 1824 by Michael Huffaker, who built four cabins for free black families and later hid fleeing slaves there. Tours by appointment.
Prairie Land Heritage Steam Show & Fall Festival Days
43rd Annual event. View antique tractors, period demonstrations from blacksmiths, plowing, threshing, baling, grinding and molasses production. Enjoy train rides, tractor pulls, great food and a HUGE flea market.
Carlinville Historic District
The Historic District includes the Macoupin County Jail, Million Dollar Courthouse, and the largest collection of Sears & Roebuck mail-order homes in the U.S.
Backwoods Berry Farm
Pick up fruits of the season from the roadside stand or head to the fields to pick your own strawberries, black raspberries or asparagus.
Great family fun at this completely remodeled bowling alley.
River Country Quilt Show
Features quilt displays, contest, vendors and demonstrations.
Voices of Jacksonville Audio Tour
Tune to radio frequencies at each of the seven locations throughout Jacksonville to see the actual places and hear the real stories of Abraham Lincoln as his friends and associates knew him.
Plainview Vineyard grows 16 varieties of grapes in their vineyard. During the summer, be sure to try our frozen wine drinks. All our wine grape varieties were grown, harvested, and bottled at Plainview Vineyard.
Local area Pub with great food and a fun, familiar atmosphere.
World Cowboy Gunspinning Hall of Fame and Museum
This museum was established in 2003 to honor those individuals who have made significant contributions to the sport of gunspinning, made famous on the silver screen and television.
Times Square Sewing Complex
Enjoy the inspiring surroundings of Jacksonville's sewing complex. A beautiful and bright 2500 sq ft showroom is packed with all types of sewing needs, including JANOME sewing machines to try before you buy! Wonderful cabinets fill the room to give you the feel of home! The store's friendly staff will make you feel welcome. The store offers in-house sewing machine repair for most makes and models and classes for all levels of sewers in all types of sewing interest. There are always changes going on at Times Square. After looking at all the variety of things in the showroom, check out the 1250sq ft classroom, where there are several quilts from previous classes on display.
Jacksonville History and Hauntings Tours
This haunted Jacksonville tour takes you to spirited sites in the downtown area, with each tour lasting approximately 2-1/2 to 3 hours. The tour includes the ghost stories and history behind each of the reputedly haunted sites.
15th Annual event, modeled after traditional Chautauquas, featuring musical shows, historical storytellers and reenactments portrayed by professionals and communal suppers.This years theme: "E pluribus unum”.
Imagine Foundation's Downtown Gallery Hop
Visit a variety of downtown gallery sites to view art from local and visiting artist the first Friday of each month, from 5-9pm. This festival includes not only art, but entertainment from local musicians.
Not your ordinary youth baseball and softball parks, the fields here are entirely covered in Players Turf, making it virtually rain-out proof and allowing for a variety of different levels of play. Facilities are lighted, and include 20-foot scoreboards, concrete dugouts, concession stands and sound systems.
Jacksonville Main Street's Pumpkin Fest
Join us for a weekend of free family fun! Children and adult costume contest, pet costume contest, pumpkin decorating, food, games and entertainment.
Porthole Barn Trail
After the Civil War, Confederate shipbuilder Joe Minch was looking for a fresh start. He made his way back to the Rockbridge area and traded his building expertise for a set of tools. That first project of building a barn set into motion a new trend in barn design. Joe placed round windows, now know as portholes, in the barn. Travel through Greene County today to view the highest concentration of Porthole Barns in the country.
Rammelkamp Chapel - Illinois College
Rammelkamp Chapel is the home of religious life on campus as well as the site for various events ranging from weekly chapel services, mass, convocations, concerts and ceremonies.
Mary Michelle Winery
Mary Michelle has 60 acres of vineyards adjacent to the winery and grows most of the grapes that it uses for its wines. This Winery sells only through stores and restaurants. Mary Michelle’s winemaker is the award-winning Lucian Dressel, a fifth generation Greene County resident by way of Boston, New York, Augusta, Mo., and Davis, Ca. In 2003, inspired by the vision of the founders of Mary Michelle, Dressel returned to the Midwest to help make a contribution to the fulfillment of this dream.
Illinois School for the Deaf at Jacksonville - Alumni Association Museum
This museum follows the rich history of the oldest school for the deaf in Illinois, featuring displays in over nine rooms on two floors.
Unique locally owned shop featuring gifts, crafts, holiday decor -- and during the warmer months plants and flowers for your outdoor gardens.
Macoupin County Courthouse
The Macoupin County Courthouse, built in 1870, used to be the largest county courthouse in the United States, with the possible exception of one in New York City. It was even larger than the Illinois Statehouse. While the courthouse still serves as the seat of county government, it has also become a showplace that attracts tourists, architects and artists from across the country, as well as overseas.
Prairie Land Heritage Museum
This museum is home of the annual Steam Show and Fall Festival, as well as the Prairie Land Liberty Church, which was built in 1900. Enjoy antique tractors, train rides and local history.
The Pulse's eclectic crowd mixes together in over 5,000 sq. feet of space. Pool tables, a dart machine and video games provide friendly competition and entertainment. There are also eight TVs for the sports-minded to enjoy and to cheer on their team.
Sophie Leschin Theater
Home to Jacksonville Theatre Guild Productions, large auditorium theatre
Governor Duncan Home
Amidst the untamed beauty of the Illinois prairie sprang the elegance and grace of the Duncan Mansion: The home of Governor Joseph Duncan is the only existing structure that served as the Governor's Mansion outside of Springfield. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, Wednesday & Saturday 1-4pm. Suggested donation: $3, Students 6-12 $2, children under 7 free
The Glades Restaurant
The Glades Where We’ve Been Dine’n Fine Since 1959”. Located on Route 4 South of Historic Carlinville on Route 66. Specializing in American fare- steaks, chops, chicken, fish, pasta, sandwiches and desserts. Proud to be able to say all of our salad dressings, sauces and desserts are made from scratch on premise. Be sure to try our #1 selling dish “Rattlesnake” served with our secret “snake” sauce. Top it off with a piece of our famous “Bonnie’s Ice Cream Caramel Hot Fudge Pie”. Step back into The Glades and experience the atmosphere of a 50’s-60’s supper club. Enjoy the dining room which is white linen service or the 19th hole,a casual glassed in room looking out onto the Carlinville Country Club Golf Course. “What’s your poison?” Stingers, Manhattans, Old-Fashions, Rob Roys, Tom Collins or a Grasshopper, Pink Lady, Golden Cadillac, Brandy Alexander, all made with real ice cream. Banquet Facility available for Private Events- indoor seating up to 120. Outdoor event space available.
McMaster Woods Nature Preserve
McMaster Woods is a beautiful oak woodland and barrens that occurs on deep ravines, steep slopes and a ridgetop. Limestone bedrock outcrops along the bases of ravines and an intermittent stream crosses the northwest corner of the preserve. A great variety of wildflowers, grasses, sedges and ferns occur here, including large-flowered bellwort, spikenard, false dragonhead, wood reed and maidenhair fern. A small, but interesting barrens remnant occurs on the ridgetop. For Further Information Contact: Illinois Department of Natural Resources, District Natural Heritage Biologist, 4521 Alton Commerce Parkway, Alton, Illinois 62002 (618-462-2424)
Emma Mae Leonard Wildlife Sanctuary
Watch Birds, waterfowl and other life in their natural habitat. Recently refurbished wooden docks and trails are a nice addition.
Beaver Dam State Park
Camping, fishing, and restaurant. Named for beavers whose dam-building formed the lake more than a century ago, the state park is not home to the industrious rodents today.
Star Lite Motel
32 units with double-queen size beds. Locally owned. Free complimentary breakfast, HBO-cable
30th Annual Pilot Home Tour & Tea
Visit beautifully decorated homes, sponsored by the International Pilot Club of Jacksonville.
Terry Park Golf Course
Terry Park offers a nine-hole, par 35 course.
Magnuson Grand Hotel
This Magnuson Hotels affiliate is within driving distance to St. Louis, the University of Illinois at Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, golf courses, and shopping areas. Guests will enjoy relaxing in the 10 acres of flowered gardens with gazebo and fish pond, an indoor pool, free wireless internet, local cuisine at the Captain’s Table Restaurant, refreshments at the Yacht Club Lounge, exercise facilities, meeting space is available, pets are welcome with additional charges and some restrictions. Rooms feature either one king bed or two double beds, patio, free wireless internet access, cable TV with extra stations, air conditioning, free local calls, coffeemaker, hairdryer, microwave, mini-fridge, alarm clock, and iron and board. Poolside rooms may be available upon request for an additional charge.
Holiday Inn Express
Welcome to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. This hotel is conveniently located at I-72 and Hwy 267 between Springfield and Quincy.
CITY: South Jacksonville
This nine- and 18-hole championship golf course features a driving range and practice green.
Northridge Hills Golf Course
This nine-hole, par 32 golf course has three water holes, a driving range and a practice green.
80-acre park, which includes a lake, community pavilion, playground equipment, camping area, and a small concert and/or performance area. Fishing is allowed at the lake.
This state-of-the-art playground also boasts a splash and play pad that is accessible to people of all abilities. This free park is open year-round, with the splash pad available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
CITY: South Jacksonville
Fishing, boating, and campground.
Main Street Trading Co & General Store
Reproduction and antique furniture and accessories. Also a large selection of antique and estate jewelry -- a store with a unique experience.
Lincoln Square Farmers Market
Lincoln Square Shopping Center's Farmers Market. Come early for best selection! Located North of JC Penney's. Occurs June through October.
The Book Shelf
Full selection of new books. Large quantity of used hardback books, magazines, Leanin' Tree greeting cards, books on local history, Abraham Lincoln and Melissa & Doug Puzzles, etc.
Lone Oak Golf Course
The 9-hole "Lone Oak" executive course at the Lone Oak Golf Course facility in Carrollton features 2,150 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 32. Designed by George DeGeal, the Lone Oak golf course opened in 1984.
Try these tasty submarine sandwiches! Mmmm.
Great neighborhood bar & grill, serving lunch & dinner, famous for their Taco Thursdays!!
All Occasions Flowers & Gifts
Fresh flowers, silks, balloons, candy, weddings, delivery.
Annabelle Lee's Boutique
An ecclectic boutique featuring hard-to-find posh gifts for everyone in the family. Clothing and accessories. Located in the Transfer Company Shops.
Angus Bailey's Restaurant
American cuisine including specialty sandwiches, soups & salads, handcut steaks & chops, seafood, pastas and more! Full bar. Carry out available.
Wellness Matters, LLC
Relax and Rejuvenate with a full body deep tissue massage, theraputic facial treatments, Migun Far-Infrared Massage Bed. Health and Wellness Business/Practice. Retail includes Standard Process Whole Food Supplements, Tart Cherry Juice, Ezekial Bread, Celtic Sea Salt, Nordic Natural Fish Oil Supplements, Indigo Wild Products- all natural goats milk soaps infused with essential oils. Also includes room sprays, lotions, rubs. Swan Creek candles- all natural soy and lead free. Serrv products- fair trade program, handmade items from Third World countries. Located in Historic Downtown Carlinville off Route 66.
Hamilton's Catering Service Inc.
Offering a variety of menus and services, and specializing in buffet style meals, but can also offer elegant plated meals. Since 1913.
Eight Wheeler Roller Rink
A Jacksonville tradition, the Eight Wheeler provides lots of family fun. Available for private parties, the rink also has a video arcade and snack bar.
Choose and cut your own scotch pine, white pine, Austrian pine and other nursery trees. Shrubs, flowering trees and evergreens are also sold.
Oak Street Bed & Breakfast
A cozy functional B&B. There is a kitchenette, queen size bed, tv and vcr. It has it's own seperate entrance. There is a living room with a patio off the room.
The Double J Campground & RV Park
104 sites and 104 hook-ups.
Papa Murphy's Pizza
Order your pizza, take it home and cook it up fresh in your oven for tasty results!
Country Hearth Inn & Suites
Country Hearth Inn & Suites wants to help you feel at home as much as possible when you're on the road. Experience a warm, inviting, and family-oriented lodging choice at a reasonable price at Country Hearth Inn & Suites hotels, with complimentary "InnCredible" continental breakfast. At Country Hearth Inn- Expect More! Get More!
America's Best Value Inn/ CarlinVilla Motel
Home style charm in a country setting with high standards of the hotel industry. In historic Carlinville. Tanning beds, game room and voicemail are among the many amenities.
Dimestore Antique Mall
General antique shop.
Great Home Cookin- best breakfast in town. Locally owned, convenient location on W. Morton. Weekend buffet.
South Jax Antique Mall
The 24+ dealers invite you to visit the South Jax Antique Mall behind Kottage Kafe on S. Main. Large variety of antiques, including depression glass, furniture, vintage jewelry, pottery, stoneware, clocks, cameras, glassware & collectibles.
Captain's Quarters Mens Wear
Everything for the well-dressed man. Suits, leisure jackets, ties and all the extras for business and the business casual man.
Big Eli Wheel #17 Rides
Ride the Big Eli Wheel at Community Park. Similar to the Ferris wheel, Eli Wheels are more compact and easily movable. The Eli Bridge Company still manufactures these wheels and other amusement rides in Jacksonville.
Raymond Shoal Creek Golf Course
This nine-hole course is par 36.
Comfort Inn - Jacksonville
70 room hotel. all rooms are equipped with microwave, refrigerator, iron-board, coffee maker, hair dryers, business center, indoor pool, whirlpool fitness room.
CITY: South Jacksonville
State Street Bridal & Formal
Everything for your BIG event -- whether it's a wedding or a formal event. Wedding dresses, formals, tuxedos.
Annabel Lee's Tea Room and Boutique
Take a timeout for tea and lunch in this elegant tea room, in a historic building with shopping located within the building.
White Hall Rez
No fee for camping but campers must register with the Police Department. Boat motors with 5HP or less allowed. Fishing is allowed at the lake. No swimming.
CITY: White Hall
Family dining, buffet
Brickhouse BBQ, The
Great family style BBQ. Select your meats in dry or wet BBQ style. Wonderful homemade sides and appetizers to compliment your main course.
Specializing in musical instruments, sheet music and hard-to-find music accessories.