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Orchard View Winery
Taste the tradition of over 100 years of quality grown fruit from the Mazanek family orchards. Even connoisseurs will appreciate a glass of John James, a delightful semi-sweet blend of Golden Delicious and Jonathan apples aged in American oak.
General Dean Suspension Bridge
Located just outside the city of Carlyle, this historic 130-year-old bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the area. The original bridge served as a crossing over the Kaskaskia River.
Clinton County Historical Museum
This building was the former home of Judge Sidney Breese, who came to Illinois from New York. He studied law here and became Assistant Secretary of the State of Illinois.
White Sands at Governor's Run
Coles Creek Recreation Area
148 sites, electricity, shower, reservations
West Access Marina
A year-round facility for large and small boats located at the southwest end of Carlyle Lake. Suited for a complete variety of water sports.
Eldon Hazlet State Park
The largest campground in the Illinois State Park system. The park covers 3,000 acres on the west shore of Carlyle Lake. Every year more than 3/4 million visitors come here to hunt, fish, picnic, camp, boat, water ski, and hike.
Boulder Recreation Area
Swimming and fishing, boating, tent camping
Carlyle Dam East Spillway Campground
Swimming, fishing, boating.
Carlyle Dam West Campground
Swimming, fishing, boating, tent camping
McNair Group Camping
42 sites, lake swimming and fishing, boat rentals, tent camping.
South Shore State Park
33 sites, fishing, boating, tent camping.
Carlyle Lake Golf Club
This nine-hole golf course was designed by John Kueper.
Kim's Little Shanty Antiques
Kim's has a wide variety of unique antiques.
The Crescent Moon
The Crescent Moon has beautiful and unique gifts for that special someone in your life.
Carlyle Lake Sailing Association
CSA has docking for 380 boats, 3 electric jib cranes, 1,300 ft. of dock and 2 launching ramps. Special events feature annual regattas.
Able to accommodate boats up to 45 ft. in covered slips and 40 ft. in open slips, Trade Winds Marina is a great place to moor your boat. The new clubhouse features showers, restrooms, and a lounging area for members.
Governors Run Golf and Country Club
This championship 18-hole course has 13 lakes scattered throughout the par 72 layout. It boasts five sets of tees to accommodate all skill levels on exquisitely manicured greens.
The largest man-made lake in Illinois (26,000 acres), is a premier location for outdoor sports. Known to sailors, it is one of the best and most challenging for sailboats. There is also boating, fishing, hunting, bird watching, sand beaches, and camping areas. Hotels, cabins and golf courses make the area a true outdoor lover's playground.
Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery
Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery offers a relaxing dining atmosphere. They serve lunch and dinner, with breakfast on Sundays. With a twist on the normal steak and eggs, the Lodge serves prime rib or smoked brisket and eggs along with pancakes, biscuits and gravy, and omelet’s. Lunch offerings include salads, smoked sandwiches, hamburgers as well as many appetizers. Dinner includes, but not limited to rib eye steaks, surf-n-turf, succulent pulled pork, seafood, and awesome baby back ribs. The Lodge offers inside and outside dining options. A variety of dinner specials are available throughout the week. A breakfast and brunch buffet is available on Sundays. Each visit to Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery is a new experience for you to enjoy.
Wheelan's Barbecue Shack
The family has enjoyed smoking meats for almost 50 years, dating back to Grandpa Cliff's Big Chief Smoker, back by the garage on the east end of Carlyle. In the tradition of the old days, they take the highest quality meats and slow smoke them with a blend of hickory, cherry, and apple woods. This process produces a reddish pink tint in the meat found only in authentic BBQ.
IHSA State Bassing Fishing Finals
Illinois is the first state in the Nation to have its high school sports association sanction high school largemouth bass fishing. High school fishermen from all over the state descend on Carlyle to show their fishing skills, catching bass at Carlyle. The city sponsors a food/vendor event to coincide with the Bass Finals. Sanctioned by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Professional style weigh-ins are conducted by FLW Outdoors and Wired2Fish.com.
148 sites, swimming, fishing, boating, tent camping
The China Pearl offers delicious Chinese cuisine by the order or with their outstanding buffet.
Treat your family to fresh seafood, burgers, and other tasty food. A family restaurant that sits across from Carlyle Lake, offering a wide array of food for every palate.
The LuBar and Bistro
Located on the Historic Square in uptown Carlyle. It features upscale casual dining for lunch and dinner with a full-service menu, weekend breakfast and a large inventory of liquor and wine. Menu items include: Steak, Chicken, Seafood, Pork, Pastas, Salads, Soups, Pizza, Appetizers and Desserts. The LuBar & Bistro is family operated.
Nuff-Stuff Retail Antiques
Antiques, collectibles, glassware, oak furniture, and fireplace mantels.
Friendly service, clean rooms, near shopping center. Restaurant - laundry service.
Bell Tower Inn
Beautiful, modern 4-story motel, located in downtown Centralia, across from the historic bell tower. Walking distance to several good cafes and shops.
Centralia Area Historical Museum
Artifacts, pictures of coal mining, railroading, business, farming in and around Centralia. A work in progress by the Centralia Area Historical Society to preserve the past of Marion County.
Big O's Bar-B-Que, Inc
Dine in or carry out of Bar-B-Que, ribs, chunk cod fish, steaks and chicken.
Jerry's Bar and Grill
Offers full lunch and dinner menu along with homemade desserts. We specialize in hand-cut steaks.
Biggie's Cafe & General Store
Homecooking away from home. Daily lunch specials.
Chinese food served in a family atmosphere.
The park is open for boating and fishing year round and hosts a major drag boat racing event each year.
General line of antiques, collectibles, glassware, furniture, primitives, crafts, records, and books. Call for appointment.
Flying M Ranch Golf Course
This public nine-hole, 32 par course also offers a driving range, rental carts and clubs. Miniature golf, camping and fishing are also available for a fee.
Greenview Golf Club
This public 18-hole, 72 par course offers rental clubs and carts, and a pro on site.
Peebles offers nationally recognized brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetics, and footware for the entire family.
Goody's offers a wide variety of clothing, shoes, and accessories for the entire family.
Centralia Historical Society Museum
Centerpieces of the collection are newspapers and memorabilia from the coal mining days with tributes to railroad history.
Centralia Illinois Downtown Theatre
This former vaudeville and movie theatre has been restored to its former glory. The Playbill for the 2008 season includes Chapter 6, an acapella group that started at Milliken University in Decatur, IL and now tours worldwide and the touring company of Second City in Chicago. Don't miss the excitement.
You can find berries, apples, peaches, pears and watermelons in season here.
With 45-acres of recreation, Fairview Park features a swimming pool, baseball and softball fields, Skateboard Park, several picnic shelters, and a variety of playground equipment.
Home to the Balloon Fest, Foundation Park has many walking trails, nature areas, and gathering places.
Centralia's resident carilloneur performs on the town's 65-bell carillon, one of the few in the country. The surrounding park also features a museum and tours of the 165-foot-tall tower.
Tequilas Mexican Restaurant
Tequila Mexican Restaurant offers delicious Mexican food at a great price with fabulous, fast, and friendly service.
Home Garden & Business Expo
Annual Home Garden & Business Expo featuring over 40 exhibitors and 2 full days of "How To" demonstrations. Breakfast and lunch available, hourly door prizes, blood screenings on site and register for the "Grand Prize!"
Centralia Recreation Complex
Located in downtown Centralia, this 60,000-sq.-ft. building features an Olympic-size, six-lane competition pool with spectator seating. The main gymnasium has room for two full-size basketball or three volleyball courts with seating for 400.
Kaskaskia College Sports
Kaskaskia College's Blue Devil Gymnasium has hosted NJCAA tournaments, as well as many youth and all-star events. This full-size college floor can handle a pair of basketball or volleyball courts. On the exterior, the complex features a baseball field with batting cages, two softball diamonds and a full-size soccer field.
Pick blueberries mid-June through mid-July.
Locust Street Historic Fair
The Locust Street Historic Fair offers crafters, artisans, food vendors, antique car show, train display and historical presentations.
Clean, affordable, quiet and comfortable lodging in downtown Centralia. Within walking distance to downtown businesses shops and cafes.
Historic, elegant, fine dining featuring steaks, fresh seafood, exquisite entrees, cocktails and fine wine. Open for lunch, dinner and banquets for 100+.
Crooked Creek Winery
Enjoy fine handcrafted Illinois wines served with a personal touch in a relaxing country atmosphere. Experience the outdoor beauty of Southwestern Illinois' rolling farmland or sip wine indoors by a cozy fire.
America's Best Bell Tower Inn
Welcome to the Americas Best Value Inn-Bell Tower of Centralia, Illinois, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Centralia within view of the historic Carillion Bell Tower and within walking distance of some of the finest dining and shopping in southern Illinois. Our 4-story interior access (elevator) Inn features 56 nicely furnished guest rooms with added amenities including cable TV with HBO and hairdryers. Upgrades include coffeemaker, mini-fridge, microwave, and iron/board. We offer a FREE deluxe continental breakfast, indoor pool, and playground for the kids, a meeting/banquet facility with kitchen and a business center in the lobby. Come relax and enjoy the value at the Americas Best Value Inn-Bell Tower of Centralia. Hi-Speed Wireless Internet Access available.
Newly remodeled rooms. Under new management. King size beds. Ground level parking. Direct dialphone. Cable color tv. Accept all major credit cards.
This orchard features fresh-picked apples, peaches, a pumpkin patch, cider and special events for children during apple season.
Red Carpet Inn
Motel that features 24 rooms.
Olde Picket Fence
Olde Picket Fence offers a custom line of primitive farmhouse furniture. Each item is handcrafted, one at a time, and every item is unique.
Webber's Wagon Mini Mall
Webber's Wagon is a mini mall full of unique antiques and collectibles.
Hoffman House offers delicious food in a casual, elegant atmosphere.
In 1779 George Rogers Clark led his army from Kaskaskia through this area to Vincennes, Indiana, where they captured Ft. Sackville from the British. At the time, this building was named for being near the midpoint of the Vincennes-St. Louis Trail.
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.
6 room hotel, cable television, restaurant within walking distance.
95 sites, electricity, water, sewer, showers, reservations.
Five cabins, cable TV, lake swimming and fishing.
Crossroads Restaurant & Lounge
Crossroads offers delicious food, excellent service, and a fully stocked bar, all in relaxed, casual atmosphere.
Open April 1 - November 11, with 19 sites available for rent. Outdoor recreation surrounds!
Ingram's Pioneer Log Cabin Village
Pre-Civil War log structures rescued from destruction by the Ingrams. Many of the 17 homes and other buildings are furnished with authentic pieces and open to the public. Visit Jacob's Well Inn, frequented by Abraham Lincoln.
Stephen A. Forbes State Park
Located among the rolling hills of Southwestern Illinois, this park has a beach and offers boating, camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, and other activities. 140 camp sites open year round for outdoor lovers
Motel 6 - Mt. Vernon
Motel located near I-64/I-57 Interchange offerning wireless internet and free coffee.
Super 8 Motel - Mount Vernon
63 rooms located close to I-57.
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
GenKota's award-winning wines and ports feature reds, whites and blushes, from sweet and semi-sweet to dry. A full line of wine-related items and gift baskets are also available.
Cracker Barrel - Mt. Vernon
Our menu features everything you love about country cooking, plus a few items that might just surprise you.
Family restaurant with country cooking.
Barbeque is the specialty here.
Silver Streak Inn
Bar & grill.
Jimmie James Blue Goose
Greek restaurant with homemade desserts, soups and dishes.
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!
Nu Bowl Lanes
Sandwiches, snacks and drinks. Located inside a bowling alley.
Rural Route Country Cookin'
Country cooking restaurant located inside the Huck's Travel Center.
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.
28-lane bowling facility with snack bar.
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.
Rend Lake College Market Place
Large golf outlet store plus clothing, brass, crafts and sporting goods store. Formerly Jent factory outlet mall.
Times Square Mall
Shopping mall with Sears, JC Penney, Peebles, and a variety of specialty shops.
Indian Hills Golf Course
This public 18-hole course offers challenges for both beginning and advanced golfers. A lighted driving range allows extended practice hours, and free group golf lessons are available every Saturday.
Jefferson County Historical Village
Experience the past as you walk through a pioneer village of authentic log cabins featuring a calaboose (circa 1820), the Mount Olive Church (circa 1873), a one room school house and more.
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.
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.
Brehm Memorial Library
An extensive collection of genealogical materials offers visitors an opportunity to research local Mt. Vernon history.
AMC Showplace 8
Movie Theatre with 8 theatres featuring special ticket pricing and traditional movie theatre concessions.
Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show
The Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show is an annual event put on by Southern Illinois Productions, a Not-for-Profit Organization. The show features some of the best steel guitar players in the world as well as amateur players. Come to the next show and mingle with your favorite steel guitar players.