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17th Street BBQ
17th Street BBQ is an award-winning barbecue joint offering family-style dine-in and carryout and has been rated as "Best Ribs in the U.S." by Bon Appétit Magazine. For truly succulent ribs and zesty sauces 17th St. BBQ abides.
Alfred Brown Museum
This museum has a large collection of post cards from the 1904 World's Fair, a drum from the civil war, Native American artifacts, old uniforms, and school artifacts.
Family restaurant, owned and operated by the Alongi family since 1933. Order pasta, pizza, steak or seafood.
America's Best Value Inn
Welcome to the Americas Best Value Inn- Murphysboro, which is located in the heart of beautiful Jackson County. We are just west off of I-57, approx. 20 miles to Carbondale. We are a newly remodeled property with a clean and comfortable home feeling.
Arts & More Gallery
Arts & More Gallery offers custom framing, in-home consultations, art classes, hundreds of mats and frames, and thousands of prints. Also, original art by local, national, and international artists.
Located within the Kaskaskia River State Fish & Wildlife Area, Baldwin Lake boasts excellent fishing and migratory bird watching for outdoor enthusiasts. A two-lane boat ramp, camping, and picnic facilities are nearby.
Ben's Diner has delicious diner staples in a fun, retro atmosphere.
Big Muddy Brewing
Big Muddy Brewing began in Murphysboro, IL. This microbrew quietly puts out small batches of craft beer for beer enthusiasts to enjoy. Stop on in for a tour of the operation and stick around for a sampling.
Big Muddy River
Visitors can canoe from Riverside Park in Murphysboro to Rattlesnake Ferry in LaRue Pine Hills.
Big Vic's BBQ
Big Vic's offers delicious, smokey barbeque in a variety of meats, served with great sides.
Brews Brothers Taproom
The taproom is located on a brick street in historic downtown Murphysboro. It neighbors the Jackson County Courthouse, Cummares Italian Restaurant, the City Fountain, and several other historic buildings. The Taproom creates a central location for showcasing Southern Illinois beer, wine, and ‘shine’. Customers can sample products from several local producers any day of the week. We provide directions, information, and encourage anyone that comes in to visit the producers.
39 room hotel, handicap accessible, credit cards accepted, cable television, small meeting rooms, outdoor pool, restaurant within walking distance, complimentary breakfast.
32 room hotel, credit cards accepted, outdoor pool.
Cajun Cowboy Grill
One-of-a-kind restaurant in Southern Illinois serving up traditional Cajun dishes, such as gumbo and shrimp po' boys,alligator entree', 'gator eggs' and more. Comfort-food favorites like burgers and pasta dishes are also served. With seating for 30, this restaurant's exposed brick walls and original tine ceilings create a fun, laid-back atmosphere.
Carolyn's Cottage has a large collection of bird houses, Native American art, home and garden decor, and much more.
Charter Oak "8-Sided" School
This building is a great study in physics as well as history. It was designed to withstand strong winds and capture light throughout the day.
Chester Country Club
Golf the par 9 course at this country club.
Chester Riverfront Mural
Painted in the 1930s on the upper interior wall of Chester's post office, this fascinating mural depicts pre-Civil War riverboat activity on the Mississippi River.
Chickens Country Restaurant
Chickens Country Restaurant offers delicious homestyle cooking in a relaxed and casual environment with live music Tuesday nights.
China King offers delicious Chinese food in a family friendly atmosphere with affordable prices and excellent service.
This beautifully restored home has cobalt blue windows. Tours by appointment and open for special events.
Country Settings Bed & Breakfast
This small town get away is perfect for your need to just get away and relax or to spend time with that special someone. Relax in the jetted tub or gaze at the stars on the spacious patio. Maybe enjoy a walk down the peaceful lane and let the sound of the country take you in.
Coyote ATV Trail Riders & Junkyard International Raceway
Fifty to 60 trucks carrying ATVs pull in every weekend to ride through the 10 miles of trails. You can also race go-karts on the track.
Cozy Corner Bed & Breakfast
The Cozy Corner Bed and Breakfast wants to provide our guests with every comfort during their stay in Sparta, Illinois. We are located 55 miles of St. Louis with an array of activities and attractions to enjoy. All rooms include their own private bath, hot homemade breakfast, complimentary beverages and snacks, in-room satellite TV, use of the hot tub and pickup from the local Sparta airport. We look forward to your visit and hope to make many new friends.
Crazy Joe's Fish House
Hot Fish. Cold Beer! For the best in food, fun and atmosphere you've gotta get to Crazy Joe's!
This Lower Mississippi-style house was built in the early 1800s, and has been completely restored to reflect life during this period.
CITY:Prairie du Rocher
Cummare's Italian Ristorante
Authentic Italian family recipes for pizza and past dishes, salads, panini, lunch & dinner buffet.
D & H Florist & Candle Shop
D & H has a large selection of wonderful flowers and beautiful candles.
Dave & Joyce's Country Kitchen
At Dave & Joyce's enjoy delicious homestyle cuisine fresh from their kitchen.
Dave's West End Bar & Grill
Dave's West End Bar & Grill is a great place to hang with friends and enjoy a good meal and a great drink. It is mostly a bar, but they have some food such as cheeseburgers.
Di Carlo's Pizza & Pasta
At Di Carlo's enjoy delicious Italian pizza and pasta in a warm, casual atmosphere.
Dixie's Cup Cafe
Dixie's Cup Cafe is a good old fashioned cafe. The food is delicious and the price affordable.
Doreen's Restaurant has an excellent menu full of delicious dishes to tantalize the senses, to enjoy in a bright, clean atmosphere.
Doza Creek Leather
Doza Creek has a wide variety of antiques and leather items.
Du Quoin Annual Holiday Lights Fair
Starting the day after Thanksgiving and continuing through the month of December. Come experience Du Quoin Tourism’s transformation of the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds into a magical place with lights and decorations. The event features a 1 1/2-mile drive through over $250,000 worth of lighted displays as well as decorated trees, entertainment, food, crafts and visits with Santa in the Expo Hall. The light trail opens nightly from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., and the Expo Hall will be open on the second and third weekends in December from 5:30 — 9:30 p.m. The Expo Hall features Santa’s train ride and Santa’s Workshop.
DuQuoin State Fairgrounds
The DuQuoin State Fairgrounds are located in the heart of Southern Illinois. A State owned facility, hosts several major events each year, including the annual DuQuoin State Fair. Grounds are open to the public year round.
Dynasty Chinese Cuisine
At Dynasty enjoy delicious Chinese cuisine in a clean and friendly environment.
Stay at this Du Quoin Hotel offering " a small town touch with large city amenities" Located adjacent to the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds Inn is situated in the heartland of Southern Illinois Illinois. Adjacent to Du Quoin State Fairgrounds with easy access to Southern Illinois University, Southern Illinois Center, Illinois State Police Headquarters and Sparta World Shooting Complex. The hotel's proximity to Pyramid State Park and Rend Lake make it an Ideal Spot for guests to enjoy a variety of outdoor actives.
From the Farmer's Table straight to yours, fresh and delicous home-cooked meals for the whole family.
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site
This former French military stronghold has been partially rebuilt and turned into a museum. Regular living history events shed light on colonial life in Illinois, and include 18th-century crafts, food, music, hundreds of historically dressed participants, flintlock rifle and musket contests, cannon and mortar competitions, traders and much more. There are also guided tours of the 1800 Creole House, which was designed in the French-American Transitional Architecture style.
CITY:Prairie du Rocher
Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site
(TEMPORARILY CLOSED beginning 10/08 except for special events.) This site preserves what is left of the old fort-one of the first built on the Mississipi River. A scenic overlook offers views of the Mississippi and Kaskaskia Rivers, and of Old Kaskaskia.
Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site (Ellis Grove)
Open year round with 50 camp sites
Prehistoric dwellers left their marks on the rock walls. Petroglyphs depict animals, humans, geometric figures, and crosses.
Francie's Inn Bed& Breakfast
Francie's Inn, a Bed & Breakfast Inn where warmth and an inviting atmosphere await your arrival! DuQuoin's first "B&B", the Inn is the place for a perfect getaway vacation, a romantic adventure or business retreat. Over-night guests are served a full, hot breakfast in the beautiful, formal dining room.
Fults Hill Prairie State Nature Preserve
The preserve consists of nearly 1,000 acres of both upland prairie and lowland wetland marshes. A variety of plants and animals can be found in the preserve, some common, and some cannot be found anywhere else in the state.
CITY:Prairie du Rocher
Garrison Hill Cemetery
The cemetery was created when graves were moved from Kaskaskia Island in the 1890s after a flood. According to one account, 3,000 boxes were moved, some containing entire families.
General John A Logan Museum
General John A. Logan (1826-1886) is the most significant nineteenth century native Illinoisian. Creator of Memorial Day, he's named in the state song with Lincoln and Grant. The General John A Logan Museum's mission is designed to interpret the the turbulent life and times of Logan.
Quality collectible furniture from the 1940's through the 1970's is the specialty. Also, a variety of items, including glassware, china and collectible appliances.
Gift Box Boutique
Extreme Events offers party supplies and rentals to make your next party a success.
Governor Shadrach Bond State Memorial
Notably, this is the burial site of the first Governor of Illinois and of U.S. Senator Elias Kent Kane, Illinois' first Secretary of State.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Ideally located 2 miles from historic downtown Sparta, our friendly Sparta accommodations offer travelers easy access to a number of local businesses, restaurants and attractions. Just minutes from our hotel near downtown guests can tour the Misselhorn Art Gallery, attend events at the Randolph County Fairgrounds, golf at the Sparta Country Club or watch a tournament at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex. Visitors can also enjoy local restaurants. During your visit to Sparta, enjoy the free, wireless Internet access & complimentary breakfast bar. On-site amenities such as a heated indoor pool & whirlpool, 24-hour Business Center, a well-equipped Fitness Center & 24-hour convenience store are also provided for your convenience. Consider our Sparta hotel's choice amenities and excellent rates as you start planning your trip today.
In The Heat Of The Night - Misselhorn Art Gallery
A respected Philadelphia homicide detective is mistakenly accused of murder in a racist southern town, and is then hired to help the local sheriff with the investigation. The movie town's name was changed to Sparta so that signs in the Illinois community where the flick was filmed would not have to be changed. The railroad station used in the film is now the Misselhorn Art Gallery, which features a permanent exhibit dedicated to the movie.
Jackson County Historical Center
The museum has expanded, adding about 1,000 square feet to its headquarters building for more exhibit area. Included in its displays is a pump organ, a collection of early cameras, a display of Daniel Grocery Store items, and many textile items, military uniforms, 1850-era Chandler Printer Press and county courthouse records containing hundreds of files available for genealogy study.The museum also has an exhibit of women's vintage clothing ranging from 1865-1970s and continues to add exhibits.
Jan's Horseshoe Inn
Jan's Horseshoe Inn has delicious food with fast, friendly service.
Johnson Creek Recreation Area
Recreation area includes group camping, walk-in camp sites, swimming, and picnicking facilities. Handicap accessible restrooms and fishing pier.
Just Sue's has a wide variety of delicious dishes in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. Cash only.
Kaskaskia Bell Shrine and the Liberty Bell of the West
Known as the Liberty Bell of the West, the Kaskaskia Bell was rung as the island was captured from the British during the Revolutionary War.
Kaskaskia River Motel
They offer clean, comfortable accommodations at a reasonable rate whether you stay for a night or the entire week, they treat you like family.
Kaskaskia River State Fish and Widlife Area
One of the largest state-owned and managed sites in Illinois, located 35 miles southeast of St. Louis. The land and water area total more than 20,000 acres of river and bottomland. It contains 36 miles of river.
Kinkaid Lake Marina Cabins
If you like to fish, enjoy the beautiful outdoors, for boating, hiking, relaxing rent a cabin that puts you right on the edge of beautiful Kinkaid Lake, Muskie fishing at your fingertips!
Kinkaid Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
Sandstone bluffs and rolling hills surround the lake and oak-hickory forest. Picnicking, fishing, boating, and hunting opportunities available.
Kinkaid Lake Village Marina
Located on Lake Kinkaid, the marina offers camping, boat slip rental, and boat rental. They have a restaurant, bar, bait shop, camping and boating accessories, and water toys. In addition, you can also purchase your fishing license.
Krantz Floral & Gift Shoppe
Krantz has beautiful flowers and great gifts.
Krause Elk Farm
Tour this farm where the elk roam on 55 acres of the 600-acre spread.
La Maison du Rocher Country Inn and Guesthouse
This inn, built in 1885, is a two-story, rectangular limestone building containing four rooms. Originally used a hotel, the limestone building is the same rock used for the first stone walls of historic Fort de Chartres, just 3 1/2 miles away. Air conditioned. The cottage sleeps up to five.
CITY:Prairie du Rocher
120 sites, electricity, dump station, showers, reservations.
Lake Murphysboro State Park
Popular lake for fishing. This 1,000-acre park is the perfect place to enjoy hiking, camping, picnicking, boating and fishing.
This family-owned winery offers fruit wines and a shop selling homemade quilts, crafts and gifts.
Lette's Shop - Antiques & Collectibles
Antiques and other unique items for sale!
Little Grand Canyon
A 3.6 mile loop trail constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Offers spectacular views of the Big Muddy River, Turkey Bayou, and the Missouri bluffs across the Mississippi River.
Lollies Cafe offers different specials every day, and is best known for their all-you-can-eat blue gill Friday nights and all-you-can-eat fried chicken Sunday.
Lost Trail Cabins
Lost Trail Cabins are fully furnished cabins located at the end of a dead-end road on 62 acres of private and secluded property. Bordering Shawnee National Forest in beautiful Southern Illinois less than three miles from the Johnson Creek Recreation Area of Kinkaid Lake, these cabins are perfectly situated between the Sparta World Shooting Complex and the Shawnee Wine Trail. They cater to all outdoor enthusiasts including equestrians, hunters, hikers, boaters, fishermen, and anyone just wanting to get away from their fast paced everyday life.
Lyn-Nita Vineyards was established in 2010 with the planting of three acres of vineyards. The Wine Cellar was opened in November 2010 and features wines from Illinois grown grapes. Local wines produced and sold.
Formerly Fountain Motel, Right On the Way and Right On the Money, Mainstreet Inn, in Downtown Pinckneyville, Has Been Locally Owned and Operated for 26 Years., We Are Quiet, Clean and Safe,...
Marcello's has a large selection of delicious pizzas made with only the freshest ingredients for a little taste of Italy.
Marissa Academy Museum & Coal Miners Monument
Memorabilia celebrating the city's growth from a coal-mining town to the present makes this a fascinating touchstone of local history.
Marissa Academy Museum and Coal Miners Monument
Memorabilia celebrating the city's growth from a coal mining town to the present makes this an interesting stop.
Marissa Antique Station, Inc.
Marissa Antique Station, Inc. has over 100 dealers and offers almost everything and anything you could want.
Marissa Recreation Area
Two lakes, a nine-hole golf course, a camping area, a cottage/residence area, as well as picnic shelters, are features of this great park.
Mary's River Covered Bridge
Mary's River Covered Bridge was built in 1854 as part of a planked toll road between Breman and Chester. Currently it is the only covered bridge in Southern Illinois, and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
"The best American and Mexican cuisine in southern Illinois" serving steaks, ribs, quail, bbq, tacos and enchiladas.
Mileur Orchard offers fresh-picked peaches from July to mid-September. Apples are harvested in early September, and are available into October.
Moody Pharmacy has great gifts for any occasion.
Moof's Bar & Grill
Try a Moof Burger, or one of the other many delicious items on the menu, with a friendly and welcoming staff. Moof's is a great place to stop when in Chester, Illinois.
Mudline Lodging LLC
Mudline Lodging Cabin, RV & Campsite Rental in Southern Illinois is one of the closes rentals to Kinkaid Lake and in the heart of Southern Illinois in a quiet country setting. We currently have 1 fully stocked Cabin (Whitetail), 1 Rental RV (Fully stocked) & 1 full hook-up Campsite. Mudline Lodging is the perfect location for your Hunting, Fishing, Family Vacation, Romantic Weekend, or Girls Get-A-Way. We are able to fit your every need.
Murphysboro Apple Festival
The Murphysboro Apple Festival is the oldest and largest, alcohol-free festival in Southern Illinois. Over 45,000 people attend the festival each year. During the five days of the Apple Festival, there are numerous activities drawing large crowds such as evening stage shows, carnival/concessions, Queen Contest, Prince and Princess Contest, contests from apple pie eating to apple core throwing, firefighters' water fights, marching band competition, car shows, Appletime 5K Walk/Run and much more. In addition, the festival's Grand Parade is one of the largest parade in Southern Illinois. The parade features an average of about 160 total units, 25 of those marching bands, and a variety of groups and organizations.
Nice Twice Resale Shoppe
Nice Twice is a consignment and resale store with a large variety of great items.
North County Country Club
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1971.
Oakdale Country Kitchen
Oakdale Country Kitchen offers a variety of homecooked American favorites for the whole family. This restaurant is not to be confused with the Country Kitchen chains but is an INDEPENDENTLY operated restaurant.
Old GM&O Depot Roscoe Misselhorn Gallery
Two thousand original drawings, paintings, and woodcuts by Roscoe Misselhorn, the Norman Rockwell of the Midwest, are displayed in the depot. Much of the work is in black and white and depicts historic sites throughout the area.
Oxbow Bed & Breakfast
The Oxbow Bed & Breakfast was built in 1929, and the Doughtys purchased the land in 1959. After renovations the large brick veneer home has sixteen rooms for a total of 6900 square feet of living space on three levels. The Inn sits on ten acres of rural land about one mile south of Pinckneyville, a town of 5,000 people. The house was converted into a Bed and Breakfast and now also includes two barns. The Oxbow Barn Apartment (the Honeymoon Suite) offers the most private quarters available at Oxbow. The Shannon Barn is for the use of all Oxbow guests and includes a hot tub and a roomy loft. The Oxbow house shelters five rooms for rent which are named after the people and events of the Civil War.
Peabody River King State Fish Wildlife Area
Boat docks and fishing areas are easily accessed for all skill levels - even special docks for kids.
Perry County Fairgrounds/Pinckneyville City Park
This combined 40-acre recreational area is open year round for community sports and activities, and includes a municipal swimming pool, tennis courts and pavilions.
Perry County Jail Museum
This unique museum, operated by the Perry County Historical Society, features rotating exhibits, a replica of a women's jail cell, a one-room school house and a gift shop.
Pierre Menard Home
(TEMPORARILY CLOSED beginning 10/08 except for special events.) Pierre Menard, an important political figure in 1818, built this home. It is furnished with many of the Menard family's personal possessions and other period pieces. The surrounding grounds and outbuildings include an herb garden, smokehouse, springhouse, and adjoining kitchen.
Pioneer's Cabin offers "A Taste Of The Good Old Days," with their homemade meals. They offer Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.