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Herrick Lions Club 4th of July Celebration
Independence Day Celebration with a flag ceremony to kick things off. There are bands, entertainment, a parade, raffle , free carnival, and fireworks.
VW Welcomefest Downtown Party
Join us for in Downtown Effingham on the Courthouse Lawn for VW Welcomefest, where the night begins with a road tour from Mid America Motorworks. The VWs will make their way through town and come down the parade route about 5 p.m. Food by the Gabby Goat, ice cream, tropical snow and great music will await everyone at the Courthouse lawn from 5-8:00 p.m. Don't forget to sign up to win a Ipad Mini, along with other great giveaways. We've added some cool new things this year you won't want to miss, like "Big Red," a 10,000 pound VW Beetle and a fortune teller! This event is sure to be fun for the whole family!
GrapeVine Bluegrass Festival
One of the few true American musical forms, bluegrass - that high, lonesome sound created by Bill Monroe over 50 years ago - has steadily gained in popularity over the years, and for good reason. It's natural. It's organic. We are proud to present a few of the finest bluegrass acts to be found anywhere. Hosted by local bluegrass heroes Firebox, Tuscan Hills Winery will have two days of amazing picking, beautiful bowing and soaring vocal harmonies - we can't think of a more harmonious way to bring the summer to a close! This is a rain or shine event. Bring your lawn chairs! There will be a variety of great food and beverages including water, soda, coffee, tea, beer and wine available for purchase on the festival grounds. Parking is free and within 25 to 100 yards away from the venue & of course handicapped parking is available. All ages are welcome. Be sure to check out the web address for more information on tickets and pricing: http://www.grapevinebluegrass.com.
Friday night, amateur BBQ enthusiasts will be able to compete in the Hometown Throwdown around the Courthouse Square. You’ll also enjoy BBQ samples, live music, wine & beer tasting and plenty of fun for the whole family. Come back downtown Saturday to see the Kansas City BBQ Society pros square off. You’ll also enjoy live music, food and more fun. Sign up for the Effingham Performance Center’s Cornhole Tournament or enjoy all the fun kids activities planned. It’s sure to be a weekend full of BBQ & fun!
Funfest for Air-Cooled VW
FunFest for Air-Cooled VW's is MidAmerica Motorworks way of saying "Thank You" to all VW enthusiasts. The three day event is the best Air-Cooled enthusiasts party anywhere. Expect to see more than 1,000 VW's and 8, 000 enthusiasts. Enjoy seminars, races, vendors and more! And don't forget about the concert on Saturday night! It's sure to be a fun event! Stop by our Effingham Tourism tent at the MAM grounds for a free souvenir picture!
The Gallatin Street Grille
Gallatin Street Grille has a diverse selection, seafood, ribs, steak, and more, all served by Gallatin's friendly staff.
Moccasin Creek Festival
Moccasin Creek Festival is an annual 3-day music festival, which typically celebrates other arts and crafts as well. It takes place at beautiful Lake Sara in Summit Township, just west of Effingham, Illinois. The founder of Moccasin Creek Festival is Bill (Poss) Passalacqua, an Effingham native who has built his life around writing, performing and promoting music. Folk, bluegrass, alternative country, roots rock, and blues - "Americana" music. This is what MCF is all about - in an outdoor setting, using a venue with great acoustics, at a beautiful time of year.
Skin Deep Day Spa and Salon
Skin Deep offers facials, microdermabrasion, make-up application, waxing, massage therapy, and reflexology. Skin Deep also carries the most up-to-date beauty products.
Gaby's Gift Gallery
Gaby's Gift Gallery offers art and craft supplies, acrylic paints, artists brushes, modeling mediums, paper mache polymer, clay, tin shapes, wood cut-outs, and more. Also, gift wrap, greeting cards, and stationary.
The Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill is the premier restaurant and sports bar in Effingham, IL for your next night out, event, gathering, party, breakfast, lunch, or dinner! The Gabby Goat is all about a culmination of creativity, desire, passion, and just plain old hard work. We are an American Pub and Grill. The driving force throughout our development has been and will always be to provide you, our guests, with the “Greatest Of All Times.”
Something Special Florist
Something Special Florist offers floral bouquets, silk and fresh floral arrangements, a large variety of gifts and collectibles including Crosley Reproductions, 1800s antique furniture and Abe Lincoln memorabilia. Also, on on-site, all-year Christmas room and wine room with a variety of outstanding wines from California to Illinois.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Conveniently located off I-70, our pet-friendly hotel in Vandalia offers an ideal location near the Old State Capitol Building along with premium amenities to ensure you have a comfortable stay. Our hotel provides quick access to area attractions such as the Fayette County Museum, Lakes Carlyle & Vandalia & the Madonna of the Trail Monument. Golfers can enjoy a stay at our choice accommodations since our location is near top-notch courses, like Indian Springs Golf Course, Vandalia Country Club & Ramsey Lake Golf Course. Our hotel offers premium business services, which include a 24-hour business center, free high-speed, wireless Internet access & a large meeting room with A/V equipment & catering options. While lodging at our smoke-free hotel enjoy the first-class facilities, which include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a heated indoor pool & a relaxing whirlpool spa. Every morning, help yourself to a cinnamon roll from our hotel's complimentary hot breakfast bar.
Econo Lodge - Effingham
EconoLodge features standard amenities. In addition to standard amenities, all rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, and cable television. Free continental breakfast, high speed internet, and coffee are also available.
Country Folk has a great selection of gifts and collectibles.
Gloria's Christian Supply
Gloria's has an array of Christian books, materials, and inspiring gifts.
In a 50's style motor lodge, The Effingham Motel is available to all guests, but geared toward long-term occupancy.
Baymont Inn & Suites Effingham
Suites available, meeting facilities, handicap access, small pets allowed, free breakfast, cable, bus parking,free access to outdoor pool and fitness center, adjacent to restaurants.
21-room motel with pets accepted and restaurants within walking distance.
Fairfield Inn & Suites - Effingham
Fairfield Inn & Suites offers comfortable guest rooms for both business and leisure travelers. Free continental breakfast, including fresh-brewed coffee, cereal and fresh fruit, is available each morning. Free HSIA access. All rooms include microwaves and mini-refrigerators. Fairfield Inn & Suites also has a 1,890-square foot conference area, which is perfect for meetings and events with up to 85 people. Features include one large room, which can be divided, 68 hotel rooms on location.
The Delta Inn
Meeting facilities, handicap access, free breakfast, cable/movies. indoor pool, bus parking, free pass to local health club, AAA rated.
Off Route 32 Cafe
Hand-Pattied Burgers, Daily Plate Specials, Pizza, Salad Bar, Kid's Menu. Hometown, friendly atmosphere.
Offers furniture for everybody's home. Couches, recliners, tables & chairs and more. They deliver and can order furniture for you.
Bail's Timberline Lake Camp Ground
140 sites, electricity, water, dump station, showers, reservations.
Memorial Day Tribute at the Effingham Performance Center
Three Chicks & A Stage present a Memorial Day musical tribute to our local veterans and military.
Quality Inn - Effingham
Indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, exercise room, free continental breakfast, pet friendly, smoking and non smoking rooms, free internet.
Welcome to the Days Inn - Vandalia. A Chairman's Award winning hotel with Robbi's Restaurant and Lounge on premises, just off I-70 at Exit 63, and just minutes from Lincoln Historic Sites, the Oldest standing state capitol building, the Fayette County Museum, the National Road Interpretive Center, Archway Skydiving, Keck's Marsh, Buckstop Archery, Antique Shops, and restaurants. Minutes from Carlyle Lake, & Cahokia Mounds.
Noah's Ark Pet Shoppe
Noah's Ark Pet Shoppe has everything for small animals. Bird cages, lizard cages, snake tanks, fish bowls and much more. They also have birds, fish, lizards, rabbits, snakes and more small animals.
The Chuckwagon offers a wide variety of fabulous dishes and desserts for the whole family.
Family Cafe offers delicious cafe style cuisine in a casual, family friendly environment.
The Thomas Shoppe
The Thomas Shoppe has homecoming dresses, prom dresses, an everyday causal outfit or dress and more to pick from for any occasion.
Full service, credit cards accepted, non-smoking area, handicap accessible. Take-out available. Located next to the Best Western Inn. Open seven days.
Words, Wicks, and Wood
Come explore our wide variety of books or just simply find the book you've been looking for, as you discover the numerous titles available at this fine bookstore.
Puerto Vallarta serves authentic Mexican food at affordable prices within a friendly atmosphere.
Days Inn - Effingham
Days Inn features family and executive jacuzzi suites, in-room safes, and expanded cable television. Other amenities include free high speed wireless internet, guest computer in lobby, microwave and refrigerator in all rooms. Free deluxe continental breakfast is also available.
Offers a variety of antiques, crafts, apparel and a lot more.
A hometown delight with daily specials.
Kampground Okaw Valley
52 sites, electricity, dump station, showers, reservations.
China Gate Buffet
China Gate is a large buffet filled with delicious Chinese dishes.
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.
Timber Trails Camp Ground
150 sites, electricity, 100 sites with water, 50 sites with sewer, showers, reservations.
El Rancho Nubo
El Rancho Nubo has a large variety of delicious authentic Mexican dishes.
Rodeway Inn - Effingham
Rodeway offers standard amenities, along with microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, and cable television. Whirlpool bathtubs, sofa sleepers and spacious work desks are available in some rooms. A continental breakfast is also provided.
The Farmers Monument
This impressive black granite piece located on the grounds of Vandalia's Tourist Information Center is a tribute to prairie farmers.
Offers breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings offers lunch and dinner. It includes an atmosphere great for any sporting event or family gathering.
Teutopolis Monastery Museum
See displays of early life in this German Catholic community, founded in 1838. The first Franciscans arrived in October 1858, and the three priests and six brothers quickly set about building a parish and friary.
Glen Carbon Heritage Museum
This museum is located in a beautiful brick building that is a renovated 1914 school located in the "Old Town" section of the Village. The museum has old dolls, weapons, pictures, and much more.
Offers a wide variety of inventory, including hunting apparel, targets, scents, lures and much more. They also have a repair shop in the store.
Baymont Inn & Suites Effingham
Offers meeting rooms, non-smoking & smoking rooms/suites, pet friendly, free breakfast, pool & spa, and free internet.
Country Inn & Suites - Effingham
At Country Inn & Suites, guests can enjoy cozy, comfortable rooms equipped with modern amenities, such as free high speed internet access, cable television with premium channels, an in-room coffee maker, and iron/ironing board. other features include a fitness center, swimming pool, lending library, and a free breakfast.
Veterans Educational Museum
Items on display are from the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and Desert Storm along with flags from 45 countries.
Ramsey Lake Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1965.
Offers a little bit of everything. Clothes, jewelry, shoes, hand bags and more.
Vandalia Golf & Country Club
Opened in 1916, this nine-hole course features 2,782 yards of golf from the longest tees, for a par of 35.
Best Western - Effingham
Best Western offers free breakfast, pool & spa, non-smoking and smoking rooms, and is pet friendly. If you want to go out diner you don't have to travel to far, because the Raintree Restaurant is located next door and it is owned by the same family.
Thelma Keller Convention Center
Central Illinois' premier meeting destination, the Thelma Keller Convention Center, offers today's meeting/event/wedding planners a relaxed atmosphere, quality service and tempting cuisine designed to make every event impressive and productive. No matter what size event you are planning, they have room for your needs. Deluxe conference facilities. Impeccable service. Dedicated staff. On-site technical and meeting planning resources. The Convention Center offers over 20,000 square feet of space with a grand ballroom measuring 10,500 square feet. Perfect for your next meeting or a beautiful wedding here.
Offers clothing, antiques, crafts, toys, books and much more!
Bike and Hike
The Bike and Hike staff is crazy about their bikes! They know plenty about what bike is right for you and with a wide variety of bikes in stock. The staff speaks several different cycling languages; mountain biking, road cycling, BMX and commuting.
Paradise Inn - Effingham
Paradise Inn is a clean, well-maintained hotel. The hotel allows small pets, has cable and bus parking, and is adjacent to restaurants.
Holiday Inn Express - Effingham
Features an a pool & spa, free internet, free parking, suites, meeting rooms and regular bedrooms.
Bear Grove Cabins
Reserve this beautifully decorated log home (1450 sq. ft.) with black bear decor all to yourself. Maximum occupancy is 8 people. Included when you check in is your evening crock pot meal on the kitchen counter with homemade bread, and a complimentary bottle of wine. The candlelit table will be set with place mats, cloth napkins, water glasses and your complimentary Bear Grove Cabin wine glasses.
44 room hotel, handicap accessible, cable television, outdoor pool, pets accepted, restaurant witnin walking distance, complimentary breakfast.
Jefferson Street Flowers & Gifts
Offers floral arrangements, vases, unique décor and more.
Old State Cemetery
Bronze markers give biographical information about prominent citizens from the earliest history of the community. Every fall, volunteers in period dress "resurrect" their ancestors and tell their stories during an annual cemetery walk.
Frye Pottery is located in a beautiful country setting. The Frye's have been professional potters for nearly thirty years. They have made award winning ceramic art as well as functional stoneware pottery designed for everyday use. Frye Pottery also has a sculpture garden for visitors to enjoy.
The Heart Theatre is located across the street from the Effingham County Courthouse. The theatre is one of the two examples in Effingham of the Art Deco style that was popular from 1920 to 1940.
Witt's is a full service restaurant. They are famous for their BBQ, but also offer pizza and other food choices. Witt's also offers delivery and catering.
Starbucks is open 24 hours and offers specialty coffees.
Archway Skydiving Center
Averaging over 10,000 skydives annually, more than 1,200 students make their first jump each year with high quality, USPA-rated instructors.
Anderson's Jewelry offers diamond jewelry, bridal and wedding rings, bracelets, bangles, earrings, men's jewelry and much more.
The Last Straw
Offers a lot of different craft items, already made crafts, house décor and more.
Uphill Grind Cycle & Fitness
Uphill Grind Cycle and Fitness has everything you are looking for in a bicycle shop and more. When you visit the store you will find a large selection of bikes for commuting, your avid road, mountain and BMX cyclist, bikes for casually cruising around town or country and all the accessories you could possibly need to enjoy your bicycle experience. We carry 7 brands of bicycles so that you get the best fit for your money. Let our knowledgeable staff help you find the right bicycle for you. We believe a bicycle should be a joy to ride, not a chore to ride. We also are the only dealer in the area for The North Face and we feature performance wear for our runners. Come visit us!
Vandalia, Illinois is where Abraham Lincoln began his historical political career and his life and achievements are commemorated on the marker.
KB Learning Center
KB Learning Center provides therapy and educational toys at competitive prices.Teaching supplies are also available.
America's Best Value Inn - Effingham
Meeting facilities, handicap access, free breakfast, small pets allowed, indoor pool, bus parking, meeting services available, free movie rental.
Village Wine & Gifts
Village Wine & Gifts is a great setting to enjoy some wine with friends or family. They offer wine tastings, samples of cheese and people may buy bottles of wine for a great price.
Comfort Suites - Effingham
Comfort Suites offers suites with kitchenettes, handicap accessible rooms, free internet and breakfast. They have a very nice lounge where you can play a family card game, enjoy some television or just enjoy a warm fire.
Madonna of the Trail Statue
The Madonna is one of 12 statues in the U.S. that honors the pioneer women who traveled along the National Road.
Vandalia Artworks Gallery
The gallery uses exhibit space in the Fayette County Museum. Special exhibits are scheduled through the year.
Main Street Antiques & Collectibles
Main Street Antiques & Collectibles offers a wide variety of antiques and unique collectible items from the past and present.
Super 8 Motel - Altamont
2-story, 25 rooms
Got 2B Scrappin'
They have everything necessary for scrapbooking or for arts and crafts. The ladies who work there teach classes and do private lessons.
W. S. Broom & Co.
W. S. Broom & Co. has the furniture and flooring to fit in any house and budget!
Legacy Harley Davidson
Legacy Harley-Davidson is not only a great place to stock up on the latest Harley-Davidson gear, but it is an attraction that brings thousands of visitors to the area. The Harley Barn houses new and pre-owned motorcycles, along with clothing, merchandise, parts, and much more. The folks at the Harley Barn also invite travelers to visit their one-of-a-kind events that they hold throughout the year at the barn.
Super 8 Altamont
Playgrounds, movie channels, located near interstate
Brazle Haus Bed and Breakfast
Modern Alpine home reflects heritage. View beautiful scenery. Fireplace, TV, VCR, books, and games in common areas. Full breakfast. Twenty minutes from Vandalia.
Village Square Mall
Indoor shopping mall with several stores such as Bath & Body Works, Bon Worth, Christopher & Banks, CJ Banks, Claire's, JC Penny, Maurices and many more.
Downtown, outdoor, shopping at several diversified stores.
Super 8 - Effingham
Suites available, small pets allowed, cable/movies, kitchenettes aveniable, in-room safe, free super start breakfast from 6:00 am - 10:00 am.
La Petite Boutique & Fine Decor
Specializes in petite items with affordable rates. They have shoes, apparel, jewelry, antiques and more.
Zona's on the Lake
Zona's on the Lake offers a full menu that includes pizza, burgers, subs, salads, appetizers and wraps, as well as wine and beer. Zona's on the Lake is located on Lake Sara in Effingham, IL. Come enjoy a great day on the lake and have some great food!
Country Pride - Effingham
Country Pride is a full service restaurant with home-style food. There is a non-smoking section and it is handicap accessible. It is located in a 24 hour truckstop.
Abe Lincoln Motel
American family owned and operated for over 20 years. AM coffee and local calls free. Some kitchenettes available.
Hampton Inn & Suites - Effingham
Offers free breakfast, indoor pool & spa, free internet and parking, meeting rooms and suites are also available.
Effingham County Courthouse
The courthouse was built in 1871 after Effingham was named the county seat. The courhouse retains a pristine exterior and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It also features a museum inside. The museum displays two rooms devoted to the military, which gets changed throughout the year. It also has a room dedicated to the railroads in Effingham County. The Effingham County Courthouse is open Tuesday and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Offers a little bit of everything & also has a pharmacy.