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Vermilion County's first LEGAL moonshine distillery and bar!! All products are made by us, right here! Now doing tastings, cocktails, and retail sales!!
Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife Area
The Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife Area consists of 2,700 acres of grass, forest and cropland, and wildlife habitat. The area also includes a portion of the Middle Fork River, a State and National Scenic River, with over 1,000 feet of scenic corridor for canoeing and fishing. The area also allows for hunting, hiking, picnicking, and camping.
Salt Kettle Rest Area/Pioneer Salt Mines
The Salt Kettle Rest Area is accessible from the westbound lands of I-74, between Danville and Oakwood, and is located near the original pioneer salt mines. A monument stands at the site in honor of the area's first industry.
Possum Trot Supper Club
Features steaks, ribs, and fresh seafood specials every weekend. Full bar, outdoor patio, and piano player every Friday - Sunday. Also offers large banquet rooms for large gatherings.
Sugar Shack Antiques
At Sugar Shack Antiques, you'll find a specialized mix of antiques, primitives, handmade quilts, old hunting and fishing items, western items and antlers, horns, and hides. Also featured is packaged meat from the KD Farm including bison, deer, elk, and Texas longhorns.
Guests have the opportunity to rent canoes, kayaks, and paddleboats to explore the rivers and lakes at Kickapoo State Park. Canoe and kayak trips (8 or 13 mile) are offered or rentals can be done by the hour. Following your adventure, guests can grab a bite to eat at the on-site Dockside Cafe which offers live music throughout the summer.
Kickapoo State Park Campgrounds
Kickapoo has two major campgrounds for tent and trailer camping, with 184 sites. About half the sites have electrical hookups, two shower buildings are available to all campers and a sanitary dump station is available. Campers occupying electrical sites are required to pay for the availability of electricity even if the service is not used. A limited number of walk-in sites are available for primitive campers. The shower buildings are closed by November 1 (may be earlier if bad weather) and reopen May 1 (may be earlier - weather depending).
Functional stoneware is the main objective at Kickapoo Pottery. All pieces are handthrown on the potters wheel, lead free, oven and microwave safe.
Best Western Riverside - Danville
The Best Western Riverside Inn in Danville offers the best in service and hospitality. Enjoy the complimentary rotational breakfast bar featuring eggs, pancakes, french toast, french toast sticks, sausage or bacon (items vary by day). Additionally enjoy many of our savory baked items or variety Yoplait yogurt. All of our rooms are equipped with wireless high-speed Internet access, our exclusive Kohler luxury showerhead, plush beds, 250 thread count luxury linens, fluffy towels, 27 inch televisions with cable, in room coffee, in room hair dryers, and many more amenities to make your stay comfortable and convenient.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
The winding rivers and abundant forests of Illinois welcome you to the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Danville. Our hotel's location in Danville, Illinois provides easy access to nearby attractions and businesses. Corporate travelers headed to Danville, IL appreciate our hotel's proximity to companies like Blackhawk Biofuels, Presence Medical Center, VA Illiana Helathcare, Quaker Oats and ThyssenKrupp.
Super 8 - Danville
Get some much-needed rest at our Super 8 Danville hotel, conveniently located off Interstate 74 less than one mile from the Illinois / Indiana border. Our Danville, Illinois hotel near University of Illinois offers free Wi-Fi Internet access to help you stay connected, and free SuperStart continental breakfast so you can refuel for a busy day. Stretch out in one of our mini suites, and use your refrigerator or microwave to get a snack ready for a busy day. Kids 17 and under stay free when accompanied by an adult at our Danville, IL hotel. Smoke-free and pet-friendly rooms are available.
Quality Inn & Suites - Danville
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Quality Inn® hotel is the perfect place for lodging in the area. Discover the beauty Vermilion County holds, featuring everything from historic sites to nearly 15,000 acres of parks. This Danville hotel is conveniently located near several businesses, including McLane Midwest, Sygma, Alcoa and the AutoZone Distribution Center.
Days Hotel & Conference Center
Welcome to Danville Days Inn Hotel and Conference Center. Located off Highways 1 and 136, our hotel near Lake Vermillion offers unbeatable comfort and convenience. Start each morning with free Daybreak breakfast and use free Wi-Fi Internet access to look up local attractions from your Danville, Illinois, hotel room. Take advantage of time-saving conveniences like 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities and valet services, then cool off with a swim in our seasonal outdoor pool or work out in our on-site gym. For the ultimate in relaxation, book our Jacuzzi suite, featuring a soothing whirlpool tub and 65-inch flat-screen TV. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.
Vermilion County Museum
The Vermilion County Museum was built as a replica of the 1833 county courthouse where President Abraham Lincoln practiced law from 1841-1859. Exhibits include the Lincoln Law Office in Danville, a schoolhouse, coal mine shaft and more.
Danville Dans at Historic Danville Stadium
Built in 1946 as part of the Brooklyn Dodgers farm system, during the summer the field is home to the Danville Dans, a college summer wooden bat team. This NCAA-sanctioned, Major League-sponsored wooden bat collegiate league plays at Danville Stadium.
Vermilion County War Museum
The Vermilion County War Museum, housed in a former Carnegie Library, contains over 25,000 artifacts and memorabilia ranging from the Revolutionary War to Operation Iraqi Freedom. The museum enjoys a steady stream of both U.S. and foreign visitors who appreciate the ever-increasing collections of artifacts and research materials.
Kennekuk County Park
The 3000 acre park includes a seven mile backpack trail among its 15 miles of trail system. Boats and canoes are available for rental in season, and seven lakes are available for fishing. Hunting of pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, dove, waterfowl, goose, mushrooms, turkey, and deer is permitted (Illinois and Vermilion County Conservation District regulations apply).
The 1855 Victorian mansion was the home of Dr. William Fithian, a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spent two nights here in 1858.
The 1840s Lamon House is believed to be the oldest framed residence in the Danville Area. The home was constructed by Joseph Lamon, cousin of Ward Hill Lamon, President Abraham Lincoln's law partner and presidential bodyguard. The Lamon House is open Sundays, 1:30 - 4:30 PM, throughout the summer and by appointment.
Lake Vermillion County Park
Lake Vermilion County Park includes a boat ramp, dock complex, concession building, playground, and an open shelter. The park is open year round and considered 'high-use' during summer weekends with power boating (unlimited HP), jet skiing, water skiing, and fishing tournaments. Wildlife observation includes herons, river otters, and eagles. Lake Vermilion, 1,000 acres in size, is one of Illinois' most heavily stocked fishing lakes with bass, tiger muskies, catfish, crappie, and walleye being frequently fished.
WWI Victory Memorial
This monument to Vermilion County's World War I veterans was sculpted by Lorado Taft. Its base displays the names of 51 area men who died in the war, and statues representing Red Cross nurses and each branch of the Armed Services guard the base.
David S. Palmer Arena
Visitors to Danville can watch special events such as concerts, trade shows, circuses and other performances throughout the year. The arena hosts the annual Dustbowl basketball tournament, Danville Dashers hockey and public ice skating.
Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society
The Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society hosts a library of over 10,000 volumes used for genealogical research in Illinois and Indiana. The library is one of the oldest and largest in Illinois and welcomes guests from all over the United States and around the world.
I and I State Line Tavern
Tavern steakhouse and full liquor service store with a drive thru or walk in service. Steaks, burgers, sandwiches, seafood, pizza, and an organic menu are offered. Live music is featured on Saturdays with a dance floor and large outdoor patio for dining.