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Lincoln’s Trial & Tribulations
Join us for an intimate dinner theater experience in beautiful historic settings while experiencing Lincoln from a whole new perspective - event held on three dates: Aug 29, Sept 19, Oct 3. Savor a delicious period meal. Hear and watch the story of the 1847 Matson Slave Trial unfold. It is one of the top ten trials in Lincoln’s career and one of the top five in Coles County. It is an evening out of the ordinary!
World's Largest Horseshoe
Weighing in at 1,144 lbs and measuring 5'8" by 4' 5/8", this horseshoe is sure to bring good luck to all that visit. The Martinsville Horseshoe gained its Guinness Book of World Record status in 2013. The horseshoe stands at the entrance to the Martinsville fairgrounds.
Open Water Swim at Lincoln Trail State Park
A rectangular 1.2 and 2.4 mile loop course marked by buoys, lifeguards, rowboats, kayaks and other safety officials. Finish with a brief run of beach sand through finish chute.
Mill Creek Mayhem
Toughest trail race in the Midwest. Extreme 12K trail run and 1 mile mini mayhem. The footing (What footing?) is hilly, muddy (several water crossings), and loose in places. The trail is not maintained (non-existent) in some places. Expect to be scratched and bruised. Located in the beautiful Mill Creek Park in Marshall Illinois.
Mill Creek Triathlon
An intense 1500 meter swim, 40K bike ride, 6 mile run along with a 400 meter swim, 10 mile bike ride and 3 mile run. Location is the beautiful Mill Creek Park located in Marshall Illinois.
Edgar County Fair
Held at Edgar Co. Fairgrounds in Paris, this fair features the queen pageant, livestock shows including llamas, truck & tractor pull, demo derby, harness racing, horse show, dog obedience show, talent show and a carnival.
Crawford County Fair
Featuring Queen & Little Miss Pageant, gospel show, demo derby, truck & tractor pulls, crafts, 4-H livestock exhibits and auction, carnival rides, food booths.
Coles County Fair
Visit the oldest continuous fair in Illinois. Enjoy the carnival, animal shows, Little Miss and Queen pageants, harness racing, truck/tractor pull, demo derby, live music, Gospel show and more!
Annual Bluegrass Jam
It’s bluegrass time again at the Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, with both fans and performers gathering on Sunday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Musicians from Illinois and Indiana will converge at the site for a day of jamming with informal groups playing along the creek throughout the day. The site’s volunteers will be serving hamburgers, hot dogs and more with proceeds benefit the historical and interpretive programs at the site. Anyone with a love of this unique style of music is welcome to join one of the many the groups playing in the park.
D & J Cafe
Homestyle cafe offering full menu.
Torchlight Halloween Hike, Pumpkin Carving and Wiener Roast
Enjoy Lincoln Log Cabin in the dark! We will start at the Visitor Center for a bonfire and wiener roast. Bring out your best carved pumpkin by 4:30 pm and visitors will judge the best carvings and prizes will be awarded. You will also want to hike the paths between our historic farms by torchlight to hear storytellers in the Lincoln Cabin and Sargent House there to entertain guests with seasonal stories. To benefit the educational and interpretation programs of Lincoln Log Cabin, the Foundation will be selling hot dogs and s’mores for you to roast over an open fire.
Traditional Italian pizza restaurant with seating for 80. Every item is homemade by this family owned and operated establishment.
The Moonshine Store is situated at a country crossroads near the town of Martinsville, IL. It is an adventure in itself just finding the place. What makes it special is the unique atmosphere of this little country store that is home to the famous “Moonburger”. It has been featured on the CBS Morning Show. It is a “must stop” location for travelers with its guest book logging visitors from all 50 states and around the world. In April 2014, a new record was set where 3,251 burgers were served during a major motorcycle rally, the Moonshine Lunch Run.
Hong Kong House - Charleston
Chinese restaurant with full menu - dine-in, carry-out or delivery.
29 units with smoking and non-smoking. Two queen beds are in a standard room.
Harmon's Lunch Counter
Lunch counter serving sandwiches and more. At the back of Harmon's Healthsmart Drugstore.
World's Largest Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook
The World's Largest Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook are located inside The Yarn Studio in downtown Casey, Illinois. In order to make it in to the Guinness Book of World Records shop owner, Jeanette Huisinga, had to knit and crochet a 10X10 square with the largest tools. Knitting Needles are 13ft .75in and 25 pounds each. Crochet Hook measures at 6ft. 1.5in and weight is 9lbs.
Clark County Fair
The 118th annual Clark County Fair features beauty pageants, harness racing, running races, tractor/truck pulls, motocross, demolition derby, horse shows, alpaca and llama show, livestock exhibits, C Bar rodeo, carnival rides and family fun. $5 all you can ride. Free to enter the gates.
Clean Rooms! Free Coffee, Free HBO, Free Local Calls, Microwave & Refrigerator Available, Weekly & Monthly Rates Available, Food Nearby.
Monical's Pizza - Paris
Pizza, fast food.
Old fashioned drive-in restaurant - open seasonally May-Oct.
Seating for 40 people dining or take-out.
Pinnell Motor Inn
1-level brick motel, very clean, pretty little motel, coffee shop onsite.
Illinois Livestock Auction
This livestock auction includes the sale of cattle, horses, goats and sheep.
Joe's Italian Foods
Full Italian menu.
Paris Family Restaurant
Seats 110 people for fine dining.
Seventh Street Underground
A student coffee house and entertainment. A non-alcoholic venue for college students.
Fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Full menu.
Los Tres Caminos
Authentic Mexican food, fine dining, take-out, seating for 99, imported Mexican beers.
Super 8 - Paris
Located on Highway 1 off Interstate 70. Your stay includes free breakfast bonanza, free Wi-Fi Internet, free parking including for truck and RV, and pet friendly. Hot tub rooms are also available. Attractions nearby include Twin Lakes Park, Sycamore Hills Golf Club and Bicentennial Art Center & Museum.
Check Mart - Oblong
Serving "hot stuffed pizza".
Fox Ridge State Park Campground
43 sites, electricity at each site, shower building, and shared water. Dump station. Reservations accepted.
Monical's Pizza - Robinson
Family-style dining, pizza and much more.
Roc's Black Front
Rocs is celebrated for its baby back ribs and original 'Norm's nirvana barbeque sauce.
Main Street Cafe
Seating for 90 people, homestyle cooking, everyday specials.
Super 8 - Marshall
Conveniently located off Interstate 70 near Lincoln Train State Park. Amenities include handicapped rooms/facilities, free parking, free local telephone calls, non smoking rooms/facilities, indoor heated pool, RV or truck parking, restaurant nearby, cable TV, and hot tub rooms.
Pagliai's Pizza in Charleston
Pizza, Dine in or carry out
Marshall Autumn Fest
Located on the Courthouse Square and featuring a variety of events, amazing food, live entertainment, vendors and so much family fun. Includes a car/truck/motorcycle show and a large parade on Saturday at 11am.
El Rancherito - Charleston
Authentic Mexican restaurant. Enjoy the finest Mexican food in Illinois. Call ahead for carry outs and check out our other locations.
Chinese buffet and extensive menu
Jackson Avenue Coffee
Located one block east of historic Courthouse Square. Large selection of coffees and coffee drinks. Pastries. Salads. Entertainment. Next door to and communicating with Calliope Court Boutique.
Lincoln Book Shop
New and used books, cards and more.
A Civil War era, hewn log house that has been moved to Central Illinois and restored. It is furnished with mid-19th Century antiques, has a full kitchen and bath, and sits on 55 acres of woodlands, meadow and fields.
Midway Meat and Deli
Meat market that also offers delicious sandwiches and meals.
Yen Ching Mandarin
Wide variety of Oriental dishes.
Burgers, sandwiches, wraps, chicken entrees, pasta dishes, Mexican selections, salads. Home of Charleston's famous Strawberry Bread. Catering available.
Made to order, dine-in/carry out, seating for fifty, burgers and ice cream.
New China Buffet
Seating for eighty, fine dining, buffet, take-out.
Perennials are popping up everywhere on this Paris farm. Visitors are invited to wander the gardens to see the variety of plants that are grown and sold here.
Country Junction/ Amoco
Friendly convenience store with pizza, hot dogs, chicken and deli type items.
Relax Inn - Marshall
48 rooms with double beds. Cable TV wtih HBO & ESPN. Direct dial phones, local calls are free.
Magic Wok serves a wide array of Chinese specialties. Check out our website.
Lincoln Garden Family Restaurant
Family restaurant and 24 hour weekend diner. Skillets, gyros, pita wraps, salads, soups, pastas, omelettes, steaks,chicken ribs, sandwiches, seafood and childrens menu
Round House Antiques
We invite you to come and visit us at Round House Antiques in Charleston, IL to see our unique selection of antiques, primitives and collectibles. We sell quality vintage and antique items that can be treasured for a lifetime and passed down for generations. Antiques, collectibles, vintage jewelry, primitives, furniture, glassware, gift certificates, and layaway.
Paris City Bluebird Trail
Visit these scattered sites to witness the return of the bluebird to Illinois. The trail and Sycamore Golf Club are two links in the Transcontinental Bluebird Trail.
Located next door to the World's Largest Wind Chime in Casey, Whitling Whimsy is a cafe specializing in fresh deli sandwiches and yummy baked goods. Offering sweets, sandwiches, specialty teas and coffee and souvenirs.
Red Oak Inn Bed & Breakfast
This beautiful two story early 1880s home has four sleeping rooms available with a shared bath. The decor has lots of charm and elegant taste. The facility also is available for parties, showers, teas and family events - reservations needed. Meals served by reservation only, including full service breakfast. Handicap accessible. Pets accepted.
If you are looking for high quality and personal service, you have come to the right place. We offer double rooms, suites, jacuzzi suites and more. Complete your stay with a free hot breakfast, Soda and free wi-fi. All rooms come with mini fridge, microwave, 42-inch TV, HD channels and more. We offer limousine service for those special occasions.
Greathouse of Pizza
Family owned pizzeria serving homemade Italian favorites such as: pizza, pasta, Italian beef and other various items.
Savoia's - Paris
Italian-American food, fine dining, carry out, 120 seating capacity, beer and wine. New location on W. Court Street. Check out our website to see our menu and make reservations online.
Greenup Antique Mall
15,000 square feet, one level, approximately 100 vendors. Old West Cafe on site.
Crawford County State Fish & Wildlife Area
Located 2 miles southwest of Hutsonville, on Rt. 1, this park features 1,129 acres for hunting with 9 ponds for fishing. Hiking and horseback trails run throughout the area.
Best Western Robinson Inn
Luxurious rooms, meeting rooms and many other amenities await travelers. Handicap rooms, fitness center, pet friendly.
Come see noodles and sauce made from scratch. Baskets and shipping are also available.
Will Rogers Theater
This Art Deco-style theater shows the latest movie releases.
Eagle Ridge Golf Course- Paris
This 18-hole, par 72 course features some water, elevation changes and mature greens. Eagle Ridge Golf Course is located in Paris, IL and is know throughout East Central Illinois and West Central Indiana as having one of the most challenging back nine in the area. From your elite golfers to your novice golfers, Eagle Ridge Golf Course has one of the most enjoyable courses to play in the area
KOA Campground and Camper Sales
8-acre lake, some shade trees. 82 sites with three cabins, summer active.
Harvest Frolic Fall Celebration
Don't miss experiencing 19th century life on the farm! Activities will take place at both the Lincoln and Sargent farms and will include children's games, craft and doll making, and hearth cooking. Visitors are encouraged to take part in period games and activities. Volunteers will demonstrate apple cider pressing, and food preservation. A number of artisans will be on site demonstrating their crafts including, woodcarving, flax processing, soap making, embroidery, pottery, basket weaving, blacksmithing, wheat weaving, and tatting. Gerry Barker will bring his oxen, the Unreconstructed Civil War Band will perform, and be sure to catch the puppet show. Don't miss the Frolic 5K! A 5k run and mile walk to kick off the festivities on Saturday.
Days Inn & Suites - Casey
A beautiful wooded country setting, within walking distance to several restaurants. Outdoor pool.
Hickory Holler Campground
Located in West York, Crawford County, the campground features 100 camping sites with many nearby activities.
Adjacent to Paris City Hall, this extensively landscaped sunken garden features a serpentine brick wall inspired by Thomas Jefferson's design at Charlottesville and a lion's head fountain patterned after a park in France.
Twin Lakes Park
East lake - swimming, camping, boat dock, walking trail, primitive camping. West lake - fishing, picnic, large pavilion, shelter, fireworks, horseshoes, tent camping, trailer camping, permission by police for primitive camping.
Edgar County Genealogical Library
Trace your Edgar County roots at this library that has genealogical tools, manuscripts, books, filmed records, micro-fiche, and computerized data based on Edgar County families.
Edgar County Courthouse
This elegant 1893 brick and stone building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Jitters and Bliss Coffee and Treats
Large selection of coffees and teas, coffee drinks, home made ice-creams. Fresh baked breads and pastries. Sandwiches and soups. Gift baskets available.
World's Largest Golf Tee
The World's Largest Golf Tee measures 30ft and 3/4" and weighs 6,659 lbs! It is constructed of yellow pine boards and over 60 gallons of glue and 120 pounds of screws. This is a site you don't want to miss!
The Village Theatre, with its 183 seats in the round, hosts theatrical performances.
Clark County Genealogical Library
You'll find census records, newspaper clippings, birth and marriage records, and other files of interest helpful to geneological research.
Lori's Pins 'n' Needles
Quilting supplies, over 3000 bolts of material for quilting. Authorized Husqvarna Viking sewing machines.
Eastern Illinois University
This campus consists of 316 acres. German Gothic architecture of Old Main towers above the campus.
Charleston Country Club
This country club features an 18-hole golf course.
Days Inn - Charleston
Rooms with single, double and kingsize beds
Conveniently located on IL 33 in Robinson, with well-kept rooms featuring wall-mounted flat screen television. Very reasonable room rates. Handicap accessible facility.
Deer Run Par 3 Golf Course
Open seasonally, this par 3 course is located in Washington Park.
Oak Glen Country Club
This challenging 18-hole course is open year round, and features a clubhouse, driving range and tee times for non-members.
Allis Chalmers Tractor Musuem
Come visit this private collection of Allis Chalmers tractor models made from 1914-1957. Open for free by appointment or chance.
Country gift shop, collectibles, pictures, Pipka Lizzi High dolls, Santa's Pat Richter pictures, year-round holiday room, and Yankee candles.
Lake View Park Trail
Lake View Park Trail is an advanced single track dirt trail, 6 miles in length. It's quite technical in nature, offering good descents and heart-pounding climbs.
Five Star Motel
Small 27-unit motel, cable TV with free HBO.
Black Hawk Park
The city of Paris operates this property on Twin Lakes. Wander the trails to see plants and animals that live in the woods, on marshy land and on the lake. Special nesting boxes have brough bluebirds to the meadows.
Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University
Offering a year-round schedule of art exhibits and activities for all ages. Gift shop and sales rental gallery. Focus on Paul Sargent and Midwest art.
Richards Farm Restaurant
Located in the sleepy town of Casey, IL, Richards Farm is a classic American style restaurant. There is a picturesque 1930's barn with quaint dining areas and even a 300 banquet room. Delicious food, country ambiance and excellent service. Open Daily for lunch and dinner. Sunday buffet from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Check out our menu online! Gary and Diane Richards have owned the historic farm since 1972.
Mile Marker Historical Monument
This stone identifies one of the last original road markers that dotted the first road built from Vincennes to Chicago.
Bent Tree Country Club
This 18-hole, par 70 course is a challenge for players of all levels.
Queen Anne's on 7th Street
Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1892; sits on a wooded 1½-acre lot and is located 3 blocks from Eastern Illinois University.
Hiram Rutherford Home
Home of Oakland's first physician, the restored 1850s Dr. Hiram Rutherford Home features a summer kitchen, doctor's office and a museum of agricultural history.