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A Petterson Springs B&B
Located in a very historic area of Camargo, IL at the well-known Patterson Springs where the spring water fills three concrete pools on the grounds, within three acres of wooded nature land, next to the Embarrass River. The Gothic Revival house with a mansard roof was built in 1880. History abounds on the grounds from Native Americans drinking from the springs, to 1906-16 Chautauqua's, to a $50,000 amusement park from 1927-1942. Relax in the peaceful surroundings and enjoy the aura of a time gone by.
Our American Cousin and the Assassination of President Lincoln
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln with a production of "Our American Cousin." Audience members will watch the play as seen by the president that evening, then follow along through the tragic moments of the assassination and its aftermath before ending with a journey back to the Goosenest Prairie, home of the president’s beloved step-mother, Sarah Lincoln. Audience members will experience the cultural offerings of 19th-century American theatre and be able imagine the grief and horror of a nation’s response to Lincoln’s murder, and closer to home - the grief of the president’s Coles County kin. Directed by Earl Halbe, volunteers will recreate the play President and Mrs. Lincloln attended that fateful evening when the president's life was tragically taken by the assasin John Wilkes Booth. During these dates the site will feature "Draped in Mourning", an examination of mourning customs of the 19th century.
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.
Sheep to Clothing at Lincoln Log Cabin
Follow the process of creating fabric in the 19th century, beginning with raw wool, our volunteers will take you through the entire spectrum of home based manufacturing process; quite literally from sheep to clothing. The Lincoln-Sargent Farm Foundation will kick off their fundraising campaign for the restoration of the Moore Home, scene of Abraham Lincoln’s family farewell before leaving for Washington DC in 1861, with a unique pledge drive. The site manager will be weaving Venetian Carpet throughout the day with pledges for the number of yards woven. Also enjoy the Victory Garden Plant Sale: the Lincoln-Sargent Farm Foundation will again be selling heirloom flowers, plants and herbs to raise funds to support the educational and interpretive programming at Lincoln Log Cabin. All events will run from 10am-4pm.
Moultrie-Douglas County Fair
Enjoy a week of mud, beauty and entertainment. This year will feature tractor pulls, demo derby and mud racing. Along with beauty pageants, we will have live entertainment.
Mennonite Relief Sale
This two day auction features locally handcrafted furniture, quilts, and other handmade items. There will also be a children's auction and train ride. Bake sales and food vendors help round out the event. Proceeds from the two day event go to help those in need in the community and around the world.
Strawberry Jam Festival
A festival of strawberry-related activities and events. This includes special sales promotions throughout the Arthur area. A strawberry social is held in conjunction at the Otto Center south of town. Strawberries are available for purchase and there will be limited giveaways during the festival. Lots of entertainment and activities, including the bands Battle Creek, Gunny Sack Revue and Deep Water.
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.
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.
Traditional Italian pizza restaurant with seating for 80. Every item is homemade by this family owned and operated establishment.
Hong Kong House - Charleston
Chinese restaurant with full menu - dine-in, carry-out or delivery.
Monical's Pizza - Paris
Pizza, fast food.
Quality Inn and Suites Conference Center
The Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center provides guests with countless features, great service and a convenient location. Lake Land College is less than a mile away from this Mattoon, IL hotel and local points of interest like Illinois Amish Country, Eastern Illinois University and Lincoln Log Cabin are nearby. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the multitude of recreation areas offered in the surrounding area. The Douglas Hart Nature Center, Peterson Park, Meadowview Golf Course and Lake Mattoon are in the vicinity. Several specialty stores, shopping malls, retailers and restaurants are close to the hotel.
Pinnell Motor Inn
1-level brick motel, very clean, pretty little motel, coffee shop onsite.
Seating for 40 people dining or take-out.
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.
Illinois Livestock Auction
This livestock auction includes the sale of cattle, horses, goats and sheep.
Paris Family Restaurant
Seats 110 people for fine dining.
Pagliai's Pizza in Charleston
Pizza, Dine in or carry out
Los Tres Caminos
Authentic Mexican food, fine dining, take-out, seating for 99, imported Mexican beers.
Furniture, giftware, lighting, stained glass mirrors.
Country Attic Homespun Memories
A gift and collectible shop, specialize in Boyds, Mary Englebreit, Yankee Candles, Anheuser Busch steins, Bennington pottery and classic "Pooh". A collector club headquarters.
Super 8 Motel - Tuscola
63 rooms with one suite, interior entry, 24-hr coffee service and 24-hr front desk with wake-up service. Handicap rooms, pet friendly.
Fox Ridge State Park Campground
43 sites, electricity at each site, shower building, and shared water. Dump station. Reservations accepted.
El Rancherito - Charleston
Authentic Mexican restaurant. Enjoy the finest Mexican food in Illinois. Call ahead for carry outs and check out our other locations.
Hampton Inn - Mattoon
61 room motel. There are restaurants within walking distance. Small meeting room for eight people.
Seventh Street Underground
A student coffee house and entertainment. A non-alcoholic venue for college students.
Dress Barn/ Dress Barn Woman -- Tanger Outlet Center
Size 2 to 26 casual and career clothing.
Days Inn & Conference Center - Mattoon
123 room facility located in Mattoon, IL. Located just off Interstate 57 and a short drive from Charleston, Eastern Illinois University, Lake Shelbyville, Tuscola and Amish Country.
Mattoon Mural Arts at Progress Square
Residents are encouraged to visit the mural, "Civility," and relax in the new surroundings at Progress Square. This mural by artist D.S. Gordon embraces the landscape, history and people of Mattoon. For years after the completion of the rail, many trains a day would meet at the intersection of the tracks at the center of town and determine right of way in polite fashion. This symbolizes the civility of a community with a 150-year history of working together, which the mural captures. One of many mural projects sponsored by the Mattoon Arts Council and the City of Mattoon.
Main Street Cafe
Seating for 90 people, homestyle cooking, everyday specials.
Baymont Inn & Suites - Mattoon
Consider our Baymont Inn & Suites Mattoon hotel your home base during your stay in Mattoon. Conveniently located off Interstate 57, the hotel is just minutes away from local destinations like Lake Mattoon, Fox Ridge Park and Rockome Gardens. Each guest room comes with homestyle amenities to make your stay relaxing. Take advantage of amenities like free Wi-Fi Internet access and our heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub. After a peaceful rest, start your day with free continental breakfast before starting your Illinois adventure.
Lincoln Book Shop
New and used books, cards and more.
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 Spicery Tea Room
Specialized in casseroles, quiches, soups, salads and desserts all made from scratch on premises. Setting: a 1901 Sears-Roebuck ordered catalogue house.
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.
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
Greathouse of Pizza
Family owned pizzeria serving homemade Italian favorites such as: pizza, pasta, Italian beef and other various items.
Roc's Black Front
Rocs is celebrated for its baby back ribs and original 'Norm's nirvana barbeque sauce.
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.
Burgers, sandwiches, wraps, chicken entrees, pasta dishes, Mexican selections, salads. Home of Charleston's famous Strawberry Bread. Catering available.
Country Junction/ Amoco
Friendly convenience store with pizza, hot dogs, chicken and deli type items.
New China Buffet
Seating for eighty, fine dining, buffet, take-out.
Chinese buffet and extensive menu
Magic Wok serves a wide array of Chinese specialties. Check out our website.
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.
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.
Comfort Suites - Mattoon
Opened in 2000, this facility has 70 units, there are jacuzzi suites and 2-room suites available. Two restaurants on connecting property, one with a full service bar.
Past & Present Antiques
Antiques and collectibles, fine china, glassware, primitives, toys, lamps, furniture, pictures, quilts, vintage and more.
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.
Made to order, dine-in/carry out, seating for fifty, burgers and ice cream.
Route 36 Antiques
Over 40 quality antique dealers offering: furniture, glassware and collectibles. Let's make a deal.
Bass Company Store -- Tanger Outlet Center
Shoes and clothing for men and women.
Will Rogers Theater
This Art Deco-style theater shows the latest movie releases.
KOA Campground and Camper Sales
8-acre lake, some shade trees. 82 sites with three cabins, summer active.
Amishland's Illinois Shop
Official Illinois cabin featuring Illinois information literature, Lincoln memorabilia, Illinois artisans and Illinois food products and souvenirs.
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.
Days Inn & Suites - Casey
A beautiful wooded country setting, within walking distance to several restaurants. Outdoor pool.
Carmen's Bar & Grill
Small town restaurant featuring American & Mexican food.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Mattoon
Conveniently located at I-57 between Champaign and Effingham. Indoor pool and fitness center.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the heart of Amish Country; featuring home furnishings, Vera Bradley, Kitchen and Specialty foods.
Edgar County Courthouse
This elegant 1893 brick and stone building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Prairie Sisters Antique Mall
Antique mall and other business.
Shiloh Prairie Restoration
View 40 acres of restored prairie grass and a Native American grass lodge.
Small hotel located near the outlet mall. Pet friendly.
Take one-hour seasonal tours through Syngenta Seeds, a soybean processing plant.
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.
The Village Theatre, with its 183 seats in the round, hosts theatrical performances.
Iron Horse Golf Club
Iron Horse Golf Club features an 18-hole links style championship golf course with bent grass tees, fairways and greens. Iron Horse provides a challenge to the low handicapper and a fun, playable golf course for the high handicapper. (rated 4.5-5 stars by Golf Digest magazine).
Mile Marker Historical Monument
This stone identifies one of the last original road markers that dotted the first road built from Vincennes to Chicago.
Motel U.S. Grant
Experience a fun, comfortable stay. Free continental breakfast. Clean rooms, affordable rates.
Charleston Country Club
This country club features an 18-hole golf course.
Best Western Plus Green Mill Village Hotel & Suites
Beautiful brand new hotel and conference center that has 68 rooms and suites available and features over 4,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. Indoor pool, deluxe fitness center and easy on and off access to I-57. Located at 917 Green Mill Rd.
Roselen's Coffees & Delights
Breakfast and lunch, coffees, ice cream and pastries.
Featuring carhop service since the 1950's. Drive-up dining only. This Frostop built in 1954. Open seven days.
Days Inn - Charleston
Rooms with single, double and kingsize beds
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 Charm - Arcola
Largest showroom in the area for Amish-crafted furniture.
Four Acre Wood Products
We are the largest custom furniture and cabinet manufacturer in the area. If the item you want is not currently available, we will be happy to custom make it.
Country gift shop, collectibles, pictures, Pipka Lizzi High dolls, Santa's Pat Richter pictures, year-round holiday room, and Yankee candles.
The Vault Arts Collective
The Vault Arts Collective is a unique and eclectic collection of artists and artisans from all of central Illinois. Our 12,000 square foot former bank building is home to over forty artists that have come together to create and sell art with the common goal of sharing their talents with the world and, in turn, bring the world to Tuscola.
Eastern Illinois University
This campus consists of 316 acres. German Gothic architecture of Old Main towers above the campus.
Super 8 - Mattoon
This 61 room facility is located just off I-57 and Illinois Route 16, and has a variety of restaurants within walking distance. Attractions nearby include the Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site and the Lincoln-Douglas Debate Museum. Free Wi-Fi, business center, free breakfast bonanza, and pet-friendly. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.
Daily specials, lunch buffet with good home-cooking and friendly service.
Murals Around the Square
Charleston is known as a city of murals, thanks to the many art works located around the town square. View them on a seven-block tour of the area.
Lori's Pins 'n' Needles
Quilting supplies, over 3000 bolts of material for quilting. Authorized Husqvarna Viking sewing machines.
Chrisman Wall Mural
Artistic talent is showcased on a wall mural that decorates the side of a building on this quaint small town's square. The first mural at Illinois and Madison streeets was completed in the fall of 1998.
Hebron Hills Camping
Wooded camp ground, 2½-acre pond, trails, some cabins and full hook-up.
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.
The Best Budget Inn
74 rooms, free continental breakfast. Cable TV with HBO. Two floors with exterior corridor. Suites are available. Handicap accessible.