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Annual Jasper County Strawberryfest
This two day festival celebrates strawberries in Jasper County. Free family entertainment, music, games, food and crafts provide fun for everyone on the square in Newton!
Prairie Ridge State Natural Area
Located southwest of Newton, Prairie Ridge is a wonderful site for observing rare species of grassland wildlife. Over 2500 acres, visitors will enjoy bird watching, nature study, photography and much more.
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.
Oak Glen Country Club
This challenging 18-hole course is open year round, and features a clubhouse, driving range and tee times for non-members.
Quality Inn - Effingham
Indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, exercise room, free continental breakfast, pet friendly, smoking and non smoking rooms, free internet.
Charleston Country Club
This country club features an 18-hole golf course.
The Village Theatre, with its 183 seats in the round, hosts theatrical performances.
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.
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.
Days Inn - Charleston
Rooms with single, double and kingsize beds
La Petite Boutique & Fine Decor
Specializes in petite items with affordable rates. They have shoes, apparel, jewelry, antiques and more.
Conveniently located on IL 33 in Robinson, with well-kept rooms featuring wall-mounted flat screen television. Very reasonable room rates. Handicap accessible facility.
Deer Run Par 3 Golf Course
Open seasonally, this par 3 course is located in Washington Park.
Eastern Illinois University
This campus consists of 316 acres. German Gothic architecture of Old Main towers above the campus.
Five Star Motel
Small 27-unit motel, cable TV with free HBO.
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.
Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University
Offering a year-round schedule of art exhibits and activities for all ages. Gift shop and sales rental gallery. Focus on Paul Sargent and Midwest art.
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.
Richards Farm Restaurant
Located in the sleepy town of Casey, IL, Richards Farm is a classic American style restaurant. There is a picturesque 1930's barn with quaint dining areas and even a 300 banquet room. Delicious food, country ambiance and excellent service. Open Daily for lunch and dinner. Sunday buffet from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Check out our menu online! Gary and Diane Richards have owned the historic farm since 1972.
Bent Tree Country Club
This 18-hole, par 70 course is a challenge for players of all levels.
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.
Abigails on the Lake
Abigail's is a full-service marina with a restaurant located right on Lake Sara and has a boat ramp, gas, and boat rental slips. They offer hot dogs, BBQ and other great American traditional food.
Queen Anne's on 7th Street
Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1892; sits on a wooded 1½-acre lot and is located 3 blocks from Eastern Illinois University.
Ambraw River Trading Company
With a large red barn and "Mary's Wash House" full of early country and primitive furniture and accessories.
Enjoy the sparkling beauty of Lake Charleston, which features hiking and biking trails.
Casey Country Club
This club features a nine-hole, par 35 golf course.
World's Largest Wind Chimes
With chimes suspended nearly 50 feet above the ground, the BEI wind chime is a sight to behold! The longest of five chimes is 42 feet long-almost double that of the past world record holder. The chimes sing gentle and deep as they strike the clapper, long gleaming lengths paying tribute to BEI's expertise in the pipeline industry. Stick around to visit the tea shop next door!
Located one block off Main in Oblong, Henpeck features Painted Cabinets, birdhouses, curtains, candles and all weather baskets.
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.
Cumberland Road Collectibles
General line of antiques and collectibles, old books and depression glass.
Fox Ridge State Park
Campgrounds, recreation shelters, several miles of trails, fishing, and canoeing.
The Yarn Studio
Visit our shop in downtown Casey and your creative spirit will soar. The newly renovated space provides a relaxed atmosphere for browsing. Our supplies include items for knit, crochet, spinning, and weaving. Many items are sold exclusively through independent retailers. We strive to help the beginner as well as motivated advanced knitter. Home to the World's Largest Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook.
Lincoln Prarie Grass Trail
Ride your bike or walk from Charleston to Mattoon on the Lincoln Prairie Grass Trail.
The Village Stitchery
Features a wide variety of quilt fabrics & supplies, home decor items, gifts & clothing, and much more.
Illinois Oilfield Museum & Resource Center
One of only seven of its kind in the nation, this museum at Oblong Park highlights an industry that revolutionized the country.
Downtown, outdoor, shopping at several diversified stores.
Lincoln-Prairie Grass Trail
two miles of paved surface and 10 miles of aggregate surface. Jogging, walking, equestrian riding and biking permitted.
Niemerg’s Steakhouse in Effingham opened September 1, 1978 and is locally owned and operated with food that’s made grandmother style; from scratch and with care.
Crawford County VFW 459 Military Museum and Memorial Wall
The remodeled ICCR depot features an etched granite memorial wall and various artifacts of military memorabilia.
Charleston Alley Theatre
Located in the historic courthouse square. A local theater at its best. In an intimate setting, offering a wonderful mix of old and new drama.
Hampton Inn & Suites - Effingham
Offers free breakfast, indoor pool & spa, free internet and parking, meeting rooms and suites are also available.
W. S. Broom & Co.
W. S. Broom & Co. has the furniture and flooring to fit in any house and budget!
Offers a little bit of everything & also has a pharmacy.
Effingham Park District
Effingham has four community parks. All offer baseball diamonds, play grounds, basketball courts and great areas for family picnics.
Abe Lincoln Motel
American family owned and operated for over 20 years. AM coffee and local calls free. Some kitchenettes 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.
Lincoln School Museum
The Lincoln School Museum is a restored 1880’s one-room brick school located one mile north of Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois on a spur of the National Road. The Lincoln School is representative of the brick construction of one-room schools built during the 1880’s, representing the typical one-room school of the era, and the education available of that time. The Lincoln School Museum is open to the public on weekends from June through August and any time by appointment.
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.
The Marina at Lake Sara
If you want to spend a day on Lake Sara but don't have a boat, don't worry The Marina at Lake Sara offers boat rentals, tackle, gas, food and drinks.
Charleston Historic District
Downtown Charleston includes a historic courthouse and many historic homes listed on both the Coles County Register for Significant Places and the National Register of Historic Places.
The Stage at Lake Sara
After being on the lake all day, why not check out an outdoor concert from local and regional bands. Also be sure to remember that the stage is available to rent.
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.
This five-screen multi-plex theater screens all of the latest movie releases.
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.
Country View Inn & Suites
Brand new hotel located on the west side of Robinson, IL with 65 rooms available. Indoor pool, fitness center, meeting room, business center, full complimentary breakfast, and many more amenities. Located at 100 Abraham Lincoln Rd.
Outdoor Sportsman's Lodge
Offers hunting, fishing, golf and meeting packages, as well as getaway weekend packages. Gas fireplaces, central heating and air, satellite TV, and gourmet meals delivered directly to your table. Outdoor Sportsman's Lodge is conveniently located just off Newton lake with 2 cabins so you can enjoy your hunt. Some of the nations best Bass Fishing can be found as well as a hunters paradise for all game. Guided and non-guided fishing and hunting packages are available by calling. In the off-season this facility is a Bed & Breakfast. Described as a "Sportsman's paradise" by World Champion Angler Denny Brauer.
Historic Charleston Courthouse Square
See the majestic Coles County courthouse and discover historic murals in Charleston's Courthouse Square.
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.
Illinois Wildlife Connections Lodge
All deer and turkey hunts include clean and comfortable accommodations in our new 3400 sq/ft. lodge. The lodge has 7 bedrooms, 5 showers, pool table, mud room, washer and dryer, patio, and more. Guide, stands, transportation, and meals are also included. All meals will be continental style breakfast, soup and sandwich type lunch, and an out of this world gourmet country style dinner, guaranteed to put on a few extra pounds. Airport pickup is available if needed. More than 5,000 acres for Archery Only Whitetail Deer and Eastern Wild Turkey. A lodge with full amenities await hunters. Their GPS Coordinates N39 .03.297' W088 .06.482'
J & R Antiques
General antiques specialing in toys, timepieces and oil lamps.
Dennis Hanks Gravesite
View the burial site of Abraham Lincoln's tutor in the Old City Cemetery.
National Road Covered Bridge
The Embarras River, near Greenup, was the site of a covered bridge built by Abe and Thomas Lincoln and Dennis Hanks. The original bridge was 200 feet long. The reconstructed bridge was dedicated in 2000.
Dahnke's Pine Patch
Located in Martinsville, this tree farm features Colorado Blue and Norway Spruce, Douglas and Fraser Fir, and White and Scotch Pine trees.
Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum
Charleston's newest heritage tourism attraction. Learn more about the 1858 political debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. This site is a designated, "Looking for Lincoln" site.
Newton Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area
This 1,775 acre lake features 540 acres of shoreline as a day use conservation area. Recreational activities include fishing, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and hunting.
Cross at the Crossroads
Soaring nearly 200 feet into the Midwestern sky, the Cross is a landmark for the more than 19 million travelers who pass through Effingham each year along Interstates 57 and 70. Other features of the site include a visitor center, chapel and a 10 Commandments display.
Jasper County Golf Club & Banquet Facility
Jasper County Golf Club & Banquet Facility is a premiere golf course. Tee times are also available for non-members.
Lake Sara Pavilions
Two different locations on Lake Sara. The pavilions offer a chance to host a meeting on the lake. The two outdoor facilities are perfect for receptions and parties with plenty of outdoor space. It also features a large open room, kitchen area, boat dock and outdoor decks.
Firefly Grill & Restaurant
Ranked the second most eco-friendly restaurant in the nation by Bon Appétit, Firefly’s striking building is constructed from reclaimed barn wood, and its menu of American dishes incorporates ingredients from Firefly’s own gardens and local producers.
Martin Ranch Bed & Breakfast
Newly constructed French Country style home located on 100 acres featuring equine hotel, nature trails, and fishing pond. The outdoors is as enchanting and as lively as it is indisde. Each of the 4 guest rooms is tastefully decorated.
Not only do they offer a huge variety of shoes, but they also offer a variety of sporting equipment at great prices.
Country Corner Treasurers
Features many items such as birdhouses, quilt racks & shelves, benches, stools, tables, chairs, Coca Cola items and much more.
Turkey Creek Lodge
A 3,000 sq. ft. lodge features a master bedroom with a private bath and two bedrooms with semi-private bathrooms. Located in rural Jasper County, Turkey Creek is perfect for hunters or individuals wanting a weekend retreat.
Watch circular racing at this speedway.
Coles County Speedway
Watch modified midget racing at this speedway.
Stang Arts Studio & Gallery
Stang Arts Studio & Gallery features art classes for both children and adults, along with holding various events throughout the year. The artist, Jamie Stang, also specializes in "paint parties." These parties are great for a group, as they feature great food, drinks, music and art. Jamie helps visitors discover their inner-artist while relaxing in a chic studio-style atmosphere. Check out her gallery while you're there too.
Bigard Orchard & Berries
Stop by for fresh strawberries May-June, and peaches from July-August.
Arndt's produces mouth-watering fudge in a variety of flavors. Stop by for a sample.
Kohl's is stocked with a variety of items, including apparel, shoes, accessories, home products, small electronics, bedding, luggage and much more.
This is the preserved home of Reuben Moore and his wife Matilda, who was a daughter of Sarah Bush Lincoln and stepsister of Abraham Lincoln. The frame Moore Home dates back to the late 1850s.
Pick your own strawberries in season, and buy fall apples, Indian corn, pumpkins and gourds.
This orchard offers in-season peaches, apples, pears and pumpkins.
Effingham Performance Center
Arts Connection of Central Illinois has been established for the citizens of Effingham County and beyond to showcase arts and entertainment, to encourage interaction with and appreciation of live performance, to endorse the educational process and to enhance the quality of life and cultural vitality of the region.
Heath candy was invented in the early 1900s in Robinson, and Hershey's produced the Heath bar and all of your favorites here.
Antiques, collectibles, and things in between. Monday-Friday call for appt.
Effingham County Veteran's Memorial
The Effingham County Veteran's Memorial wall is dedicated to all the men and women who served from all five branches of the armed forces. The names on the walls for from past and present. Every year they add more names to the wall.
Wilhelmina Art Gallery
Browse award-winning oil paintings by Wilma Woldt Krueger. Limited and open edition prints, landscapes, wildlife, still life and portraits are sold.
This local favorite opens in April and closes in October. Homewood Grill is a snack stand that serves American meals, candy, ice cream, slushies and more.
Gardens of Heartland Hall
Located just minutes outside of Effingham. The Gardens of Heartland can fully satisfy your requirements for affordable & elegant receptions & outdoor weddings, or small gatherings.
Evergreen Tree Walk
The Evergreen Tree Walk features over 90 species of trees indigenous to Illinois. Markers beside the trees list the common and Latin names of each species. The tree walk is a relaxing experience, especially after a long day of travel.
Try the 19-hole miniature golf course, plus six state-of-the-art pitching machines.
This family fun spot features an 18-hole miniature golf course and batting cages.
Thomas Lincoln Cemetery and Shiloh Church
This cemetery is the final resting place for many Civil War veterans, as well as Thomas and Sarah Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's father and stepmother.
The largest antique mall in Charleston, Illinois. The Copper Eagle antique mall is located at the corner of 3rd Street and Madison Avenue, known locally as "Five Points". The Copper Eagle has grown to around 75 dealers offering over 3000 square feet of antiques and collectibles. Inventory changes daily and many of vendors offer periodic specials. Copper Eagle is open every day of the week, so stop in and spend some time browsing - you might just find that one piece you have been searching for!
Annual Casey Popcorn Festival
Some call it an end-of-summer festival; others think of it as the beginning of the fall season. Casey residents will tell you the Casey Popcorn Festival is just good old-fashioned family fun! Located in the century-old Fairview Park, the Casey Popcorn Festival has earned its reputation as the Premier Family Festival in a two-state area. Music fills the air almost continuously as live bands offer oldies, classic rock, country, and southern Gospel. Kids entertainers such as magicians and animal shows are featured, as well as a huge carnival, more than 60 craft booths, a car show, festival food, and free popcorn, the official snack food of Illinois.
Country Peddler Antique & Craft Mall
Country Peddler's offers a wide variety of house décor items, craft supplies and antiques.