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A retreat center and summer residential camp with 1 and 2 week summer sessions for 2nd-8th graders just 2 miles southeast of Rend Lake.
South Marcum Campground
South Marcum Campground sits along the banks of Rend Lake in the heart of Southern Illinois. With plenty of unobstructed views of the water, campers are able to take in scenic sunsets as well as enjoy activities such as bank fishing, right from the campground.
Aquatic Zoo Waterpark - Mt. Vernon
The Aquatic Zoo Waterpark is fun for all ages. The facility features two 30-ft. tall slides; one 112-ft. body slide; one 266-ft. dual rider tube slide; two diving boards; a children's splash pad; interactive voice and light features; lazy river; zero depth entry leisure pool and concessions.
Illinois State Museum-Southern Illinois Art Gallery
A museum gallery featuring theme-based exhibits of works created by past and contemporary Illinois artist and artisans. Less than 1 mile southeast of Rend Lake.
Macedonia Game Preserve
Full of hospitality and free of highway noises and crowds. Come hunt whitetail and upland birds in a variety of settings.
Edwards Antiques & Jewelry
Antiques & Vintage, furniture, jewelry, seasonal decorations and items. On the Benton Square just 5 miles south of Rend Lake.
Furniture, home décor, collectibles, antiques and jewelry. Just 5 miles south of Rend Lake, 1/2 block off the Benton Public Square.
Rend Lake Marina
Prepare for a summer adventure at the full-service marina offering long term slip rentals and transient rentals. Water-ski, cast a line from a fishing boat or join friends on a pontoon boat.
Breezy Hills Farm
A family owned farm provides a safe, family-friendly atmosphere. Features a general store, barn-o-rama, seasonal activities, and home grown pumpkins, and enjoy you-pick or pre-picked farm fresh strawberries and blackberries. Only 7 miles south of Rend Lake.
Pheasant Hollow Winery
Located in a rustic log cabin in the woods near Rend Lake, a large tasting room, huge stone fireplace, and a wraparound deck provides a great place to sample Pheasant Hollow's award-winning wines. Only 1 mile east of Rend Lake.
Benton Civic Center
Come experience a variety of exciting and entertaining events. Live theater performances, sporting events, comedy shows, great music and more. Located just 5 miles south of Rend Lake.
Illinois State Museum - Southern Illinois Art Gallery
A museum gallery featuring theme-based exhibits of works created by past and contemporary Illinois artists and artisans. Less than 1 mile southeast of Rend Lake.
Creativity Redefined Art Exhibit
The community-wide exhibit, Creativity Redefined, highlights the creative talents of regional artists and celebrates the valued diversity and unique perspectives of individuals in the Southern Illinois region.
Lone Star Steakhouse
Famous for mesquite-grilled steaks, and "Texas-sized" portions, Lone Star Steakhouse restaurants deliver an authentic Texas themed experience, offering truly unique and flavorful food and outstanding service to every guest. The menu offers great variety beyond steak … salmon, ribs, sandwiches, burgers and more.
Ryan's Family Steakhouse - Mt. Vernon
Buffet, sit down restaurant. Family styled restaurant centered on steak. Dine in or carry out. Buffet everyday with an array of delicious foods to choose from. Children's priced buffet too.
The Frosty Mug Bar & Grill is a great place to bring the whole family for lunch or dinner. Located in Mt Vernon, IL, the Frosty is a restaurant and bar with daily lunch specials at affordable prices. Stop in for a great meal served by a friendly staff and see what you've been missing!
Five Brothers in Fairfield
A full menu serving the whole family; soups, salads, seafood & desserts; breakfast available all day. Variety of cuisines, including Italian.
Home-cooked food for dinner on Thursday and Friday and breakfast or lunch everyday of the week. Always a lunch blueplate special with seating for thirty.
Barbeque is the specialty here.
Family restaurant with country cooking.
Uncle Joe's Deli
Home of the Uncle Joe's All Purpose Sauces. Located at Exit 83 on Interstate 57 near Rend Lake.
Papa Z's Ice Cream & Sandwich Shoppe
Visit Papa Z's in Mt. Vernon for home-made fudge and home-made hand dipped premium ice cream. Featuring over 20 flavors, and a variety of sherbet and sorbets. Papa Z's also serves frozen custard, ice cream sodas, sundaes concretes, and shakes! Don't forget about the fudge!
Enjoy affordable rates in a convenient location when choosing the Quality Inn® in Mount Vernon, IL, ideally located off of Interstate 57 near many area points of interest.
Red Carpet Inn
Motel that features 24 rooms.
Nu Bowl Lanes
Sandwiches, snacks and drinks. Located inside a bowling alley.
Super 8 Motel - Mount Vernon
63 rooms located close to I-57.
Royal Inn, Mt. Vernon
Located in downtown Mt. Vernon. 36-room facility
Recently remodeled, clean, comfortable rooms at economical rates. Low: daily, weekly & monthly, rates available. Cable TV, non-smoking rooms available, restaurant on premises. For reservations call .
Cracker Barrel - Mt. Vernon
Our menu features everything you love about country cooking, plus a few items that might just surprise you.
Motel 6 - Mt. Vernon
Motel located near I-64/I-57 Interchange offerning wireless internet and free coffee.
Bluegill Music Festival
March 16, 2015 - Bluegill Music Festival will lunch its inaugural event on July 4, 2015 for a one-day festival packed with some of country music's hottest acts. The all-day festival will be complete with Southern Illinois' largest fireworks display, along the shores of the Rend Lake Dam, in Benton, IL. The lineup includes Eli Young Band, LoCash, Clayton Anderson and more exciting acts to be announced. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, March 20th and can be purchased at www.bluegillfest.com and at Black Diamond Harley Davidson. Drawing fans from around the country, including Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana, the festival is at the intersection of some of the nation's most dedicated country music fans. Bluegill Music Festival will feature nationally recognized BBQ vendors from around the country. Interactive entertainment for fans will also include activations, like: bags, washers, bubble soccer, Illinois longest slip n' slide, helicopter rides from Black Diamond Harley Davidson, a mechanical bull, a kids area with a large inflatable slide and the "Bluegill Lagoon", featuring a 60 x 100' VIP beach, with cabanas, private wading pools & lounge area. Additionally, Southern Illinois' largest fireworks display will begin at 9:30pm, and is free for all guest.
Espresso bar and deli. Located in historic downtown Benton. Seating for 60.
Krieger's Sports Grill
Home to outstanding food and drinks, a great atmosphere for sports and families.
Travel Centers of America
Country Cooking Restaurant
Jimmie James Blue Goose
Greek restaurant with homemade desserts, soups and dishes.
Rural Route Country Cookin'
Country cooking restaurant located inside the Huck's Travel Center.
Rend Lake Antiques
Fine antiques, furniture, and collectibles in old historic building on Main Street of Sesser.
Briarwood Inn of Fairfield
FREE Continental Breakfast. FREE Hi-Speed Wireless Internet, Cable TV (105 Channels) with HBO, Iron & Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, In Most Rooms: Microwave & Refrigerator. Outdoor Pool
Briarwood Inn of Fairfield
Clean, reasonable rates, restaurant nearby, fitness center nearby. Close to town activities.
South Sandusky Campground
120 camping sites with electricity and 8 tent sites on beautiful Rend Lake. Full hookups on selected sites. Beach.
Taylor's Mini Mall - Book Daddy
Amazing collection of over 40,000 books, old and new. Historical, western, romantic novels, children's, and local lore. Also, CDs, music, some antiques, Nascar collection, and more.
Old Bates Campground
Located on the west side of Rend Lake off of Route 148 at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road. Offers electricity, water and sewer, shower house, bottle gas filed, dumping stations as well as campers to rent. Owners: Robert and Angela Holder.
Buffet style restaurant inside Mt. Vernon Airport
Holiday Inn - Mount Vernon
236 rooms located near I-57. Large banquet and meeting facilities. Restaurants inside hotel.
Days Inn, Mt. Vernon
Located near I-57 & I64
Newly remodeled rooms. Under new management. King size beds. Ground level parking. Direct dialphone. Cable color tv. Accept all major credit cards.
El Rancherito - Mount Vernon
Mexican Restaurant. See other locations.
Sherwood Camping Resort
Camper and tent sites, approx. 60 hookups; shaded, family-oriented camping. Only 2 mi. to Rend Lake.
Billy Bob & Nina's
Known for their barbecue, especially ribs.
Fairfield Uptown Motel
Large clean rooms with color cable television, free local calls and low room rates.
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Close to Interstate 57/64
Super 8 Motel - Benton
Located just off I-57 at Benton Exit, this modern motel extends the traveler 48 clean rooms, free morning coffee and convenient restaurant and lounge on premises. Special packages for hunters and fishermen.
Glass Door Inn
A newly constructed bed & breakfast nestled in a serene rural setting. Private bath, outdoor spa, and porches. Fishing in samll lake and outdoor enjoyment.
Sam Dale Lake Conservation Area
Multiple-use recreational area with a 194-acre lake. It provides habitat for shore birds and upland game and offers camping, hunting, hiking, fishing and horseback riding.
Drury Inn & Suites
Located at the intersection of I-57 and I-64, the Drury Inn & Suites Mt. Vernon is just moments away from popular attractions, shopping, outdoor adventures and history lessons.
McCoy House Memorial Library
This majestic four-story Victorian home, built in 1884 by banker A.G. Cloud, sits next to the old bank of similar architectural style. The house is now a memorial library and museum decorated with beautiful furnishings and paintings.
Newly remodeled rooms at budget rates. Children welcome.
Great, home-made pizza.
Silver Streak Inn
Bar & grill.
Tommy T's Grub & Pub
Tommy T's offers home-made pizza and sandwiches in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.
Jack Russell Fish Company
Fish with an "old Tavern recipe". Upscale decor with mid scale prices. Tropical theme with crawdads once a month & other fish dinners plus chicken and pork.
Hampton Inn - Mount Vernon
101 rooms located near I-57. Indoor pool, spa and exercise room. Rooms with whirlpool tubs available.
Located at the Rend Lake Resort, this friendly restaurant offers fine regional cuisine with a waterfront view. Try the Sunday afternoon all-you-can-eat fried chicken buffet.
Downtown Mt. Vernon (The District)
Visit Downtown Mt. Vernon for a variety of shops, including a kitchen store, photography studio, musical instruments, clothing, fine jewelry, scrapbooking supplies, and gifts.
America's Best Value Inn
Conveniently and centrally located the Americas Best Value Inn proves to be a great starting point for those visiting historic Mt. Vernon. The property is a four story, exterior corridor facility with spacious guestrooms.
Fairfield Country Club
At this 18-hole, semi-private golf club Wednesday and Friday afternoons are open to the public. The club features a fully stocked pro shop, plus electric golf carts and clubs for rent.
Chinese Buffet 7 days a week, featuring the best Hunan, Szechwan & Mandarin Cuisine in the area. we also offer carry out, buffet to go, lunch specials, and a seafood buffet on Friday & Saturday. Located on the beautiful Benton Square.
Chili's Grill & Bar - Mt. Vernon
Macedonia Game Preserve
A state-licensed hunting preserve, we provide hunters with a good environment and quality deer management. Also quail, pheasant,chukar and dove hunting available. Package prices available upon request for walk-in hunts, corporate & business hunts.
Mt. Vernon Veterans Park
86 acres of shaded playgrounds, tennis courts, swimming pool, in-line skating area and walking path around the lake. Fishing is allowed with proper license.
North Sandusky Campground
Beautiful campground on Rend Lake with 118 sites with electricity. Full hookups available on selected sites. Three picnic shelter areas (wheelchair accessible). One group area with 21 wooded campsites for $100 a day.
Benton Square Antique Mall
Come see many unusual items, some you don't see every day -- and our prices are very fair. We always tell the customer go check the rest, come back to the best!
America's Best Inn
America's Best Inn is a part of a national chain specializing in easy, comfortable and affordable hotels. This hotel is conveniently located just off I-57/64 and includes free breakfast. Pets ok.
Season's at Rend Lake
At Season's enjoy either casual or semi-formal dining at its best. Full service bar, seasonal favorites and specials with a beautiful view of Rend Lake golf course. Meeting and banquet rooms for up to 250.
McLeansboro Golf Club
This nine-hole, semi-private club offers a pro shop.
Great Mexican restaurant with authentic Mexican food and a great atmosphere.
Comfort Suites - Mt. Vernon
Conveniently located near I-64/I-57 Interchange with 24-hour indoor pool, fitness center, free hot breakfast, and business center
Martin's Restaurant & Catering
Family atmosphere. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Daily specials. Everything's homemade. Large variety of sandwiches available. Call ahead for group, seating for 65.
Days Inn - Benton
Quality rooms with competitive prices located off I-57. Close to all the activities at rend lake with restaurant and lounge on premises.
A Family-owned business for 59 years, this little roadside restaurant is known for its country home cooking. They offer about 10 flavors of homemade pie daily, but are famous for their sinful White Pie that's heaped with whipped cream and pecans. Plate lunches, ham & beans, Friday and Saturday catfish dinners. Call ahead for groups. Seating for 86.
Rend Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
Anglers looking for crappie, catfish and bass drop their lines at this area, located on the 18,900-acre Rend Lake. A comprehensive management program provides habitat for a variety of wildlife, including great blue herons and many species of shorebirds.
Gun Creek Campground
Campground with 100 sites with electricity located on Rend Lake. The Seasons Lodge Restaurant, the Rend Lake Gold Course, and the Southern Illinois Artisans Shop are all within walking distance.
We have a very large selection of fine glassware, vintage and antique furniture, and the latest in collectibles.
Enchanted Crest Bed and Breakfast
Bed and breakfast located in Belle Rive, IL.
Illinois State Museum - Southern Illinois Art Gallery
A museum gallery featuring theme-based exhibitions of works created by past and contemporary Illinois artists and artisans.
Green Hills Golf Club
This 18-hole, semi-private country club features lush Bermuda fairways and bent grass greens with four sets of tees (the longest over 6,500 yards). Green Hills also offers a large driving range, plus practice and chipping greens, a pro shop, lounge and restaurant.
Gibby's on the Green
Located on the Rend Lake Golf Course, Gibby's restaurant opens 30 minutes before the first tee time every day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. Sandwiches, steaks and seafood are on the menu.
Rend Lake Shooting Complex
Located in the Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park, the shooting complex offers gamesmen one of the most state of the art shooting facilities in the Midwest. Wheelchair access.
Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast
This B&B is housed in a classic 1920s Colonial decorated with antiques and fine art. Sidwell Friends is located just blocks from Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, which features the Mitchell Museum and an impressive sculpture park.
Best Holiday Trav-L-Park-Benton
A private, family-oriented RV campground with 120 sites from tents to huge recreational vehicles. Peaceful, wooded setting close to all the activities at Rend Lake.
Gray Plaza Motel Benton
Modern motel off I-57 featuring free Continental Breakfast, restaurants next door, cabel TV, free HBO & ESPN, golf, hunting and fishing nearby, close to Rend Lake.
Times Square Mall
Shopping mall with Sears, JC Penney, Peebles, and a variety of specialty shops.
9th Street Grill
Located in Historic Downtown Mt. Vernon (an Illinois Main Street Community), 9th Street Grill brings cosmopolitan flare and flavor to a hometown atmosphere.
Jefferson County Historical Village
Authentic log structures. Historic memorabilia from the area are carefully preserved and displayed at the village. Open from the first weekend in May through the last weekend in October
Innstead Bed and Breakfast
Early 20th century farm house located within walking distance to historic McCoy Library with one of the oldest genealogy collections in the midwest.