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World's Largest Golf Tee
The World's Largest Golf Tee measures 30ft and 3/4" and weighs 6,659 lbs! It is constructed of yellow pine boards and over 60 gallons of glue and 120 pounds of screws. This is a site you don't want to miss!
Mattoon Mural Arts at Progress Square
Residents are encouraged to visit the mural, "Civility," and relax in the new surroundings at Progress Square. This mural by artist D.S. Gordon embraces the landscape, history and people of Mattoon. For years after the completion of the rail, many trains a day would meet at the intersection of the tracks at the center of town and determine right of way in polite fashion. This symbolizes the civility of a community with a 150-year history of working together, which the mural captures. One of many mural projects sponsored by the Mattoon Arts Council and the City of Mattoon.
B and J's Antiques
Seventy plus booths featuring antiques, crafts, collectibles, Coca-Cola memorabilia, agricultural equipment and Fenton glassware. Three flea markets, Memorial weekend, Labor Day weekend, and the Fourth of July.
Will Rogers Theater
This Art Deco-style theater shows the latest movie releases.
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.
Past & Present Antiques
Antiques and collectibles, fine china, glassware, primitives, toys, lamps, furniture, pictures, quilts, vintage and more.
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.
Harvest Frolic Fall Celebration
Don't miss experiencing 19th century life on the farm! Activities will take place at both the Lincoln and Sargent farms and will include children's games, craft and doll making, and hearth cooking. Visitors are encouraged to take part in period games and activities. Volunteers will demonstrate apple cider pressing, and food preservation. A number of artisans will be on site demonstrating their crafts including, woodcarving, flax processing, soap making, embroidery, pottery, basket weaving, blacksmithing, wheat weaving, and tatting. Gerry Barker will bring his oxen, the Unreconstructed Civil War Band will perform, and be sure to catch the puppet show. Don't miss the Frolic 5K! A 5k run and mile walk to kick off the festivities on Saturday.
Candles, enamelware, pottery, lighting and accessories, furniture, linens, primitive, colonial and cottage.
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.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Mattoon
Conveniently located at I-57 between Champaign and Effingham. Indoor pool and fitness center.
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!
KOA Campground and Camper Sales
8-acre lake, some shade trees. 82 sites with three cabins, summer active.
Days Inn & Suites - Casey
A beautiful wooded country setting, within walking distance to several restaurants. Outdoor pool.
The Last Straw
Offers a lot of different craft items, already made crafts, house décor and more.
In the heart of Amish Country; featuring home furnishings, Vera Bradley, Kitchen and Specialty foods.
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.
Carmen's Bar & Grill
Small town restaurant featuring American & Mexican food.
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.
Joe Sippers Cafe
Need a nice place to relax? Come out to Joe Sippers Café for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just to enjoy a cup of coffee.
Anderson's Jewelry offers diamond jewelry, bridal and wedding rings, bracelets, bangles, earrings, men's jewelry and much more.
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.
Quality Inn - Effingham
Indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, exercise room, free continental breakfast, pet friendly, smoking and non smoking rooms, free internet.
Motel U.S. Grant
Experience a fun, comfortable stay. Free continental breakfast. Clean rooms, affordable rates.
Best Western Plus Green Mill Village Hotel & Suites
Beautiful brand new hotel and conference center that has 68 rooms and suites available and features over 4,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. Indoor pool, deluxe fitness center and easy on and off access to I-57. Located at 917 Green Mill Rd.
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.
Charleston Country Club
This country club features an 18-hole golf course.
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.
The Village Theatre, with its 183 seats in the round, hosts theatrical performances.
La Petite Boutique & Fine Decor
Specializes in petite items with affordable rates. They have shoes, apparel, jewelry, antiques and more.
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
North Entrance To Lake Shelby
This 15-mile-long lake has 250 miles of shoreline, offering camping, fishing, boating, marinas and more.
Eastern Illinois University
This campus consists of 316 acres. German Gothic architecture of Old Main towers above the campus.
Roselen's Coffees & Delights
Breakfast and lunch, coffees, ice cream and pastries.
Hebron Hills Camping
Wooded camp ground, 2½-acre pond, trails, some cabins and full hook-up.
Four Acre Wood Products
We are the largest custom furniture and cabinet manufacturer in the area. If the item you want is not currently available, we will be happy to custom make it.
Five Star Motel
Small 27-unit motel, cable TV with free HBO.
Super 8 - Mattoon
This 61 room facility is located just off I-57 and Illinois Route 16, and has a variety of restaurants within walking distance. Attractions nearby include the Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site and the Lincoln-Douglas Debate Museum. Free Wi-Fi, business center, free breakfast bonanza, and pet-friendly. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.
Timberlake Golf Club
This nine-hole, par 35 course features a campground on premises, along with golfing/camping packages.
Dutch Kitchen Restaurant
Discover one of Illinois Amish Country's most popular dining spots; breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in our nostalgic Main St. setting.
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.
Country Charm - Arcola
Largest showroom in the area for Amish-crafted furniture.
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.
Visit the museum's beautiful grounds and see a collection of over 10,000 items that include sea shells, primitive furniture and antique glassware.
Bent Tree Country Club
This 18-hole, par 70 course is a challenge for players of all levels.
30 rooms, restaurants located on either side of the hotel.
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.
Daily specials, lunch buffet with good home-cooking and friendly service.
Arcola Camper Stop
30 campsites; 28 have water, 30 amp electric and cable TV. Restroom with showers. Sites are grass and gravel, flat and level.
The Best Budget Inn
74 rooms, free continental breakfast. Cable TV with HBO. Two floors with exterior corridor. Suites are available. Handicap accessible.
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.
Yoder's Homestead Shop & Furniture
Beautiful locally crafted Amish furniture in walnut, oak, quarter-sawn, cherry, hickory and maple. You can also find quilts and locally made jams, jellies and popcorn.
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.
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.
Hiram Rutherford Home
Home of Oakland's first physician, the restored 1850s Dr. Hiram Rutherford Home features a summer kitchen, doctor's office and a museum of agricultural history.
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.
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.
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!
Cumberland Road Collectibles
General line of antiques and collectibles, old books and depression glass.
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.
Fox Ridge State Park
Campgrounds, recreation shelters, several miles of trails, fishing, and canoeing.
Lincoln Prarie Grass Trail
Ride your bike or walk from Charleston to Mattoon on the Lincoln Prairie Grass Trail.
The Pewter Spoon
Many gift ideas, from miniatures to decorative and functional items. Mementos of the Arthur area, in pewter and brass.
Andrew Carnegie Library - The Arcola Public Library
An original Andrew Carnegie built in 1905. The library boasts all of its original classic revival architecture and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
My Favorite Things
A unique shop featuring gifts for every occasion, gourmet foods, Camille Beckman hand and body products - Home decor -- candles, aromatique potpourie, Boyds Bears and gifts -- Jewelry. Stop in to sample our gourmet coffee.
Large antique store featuring multiple antique dealers.
Pulled Pork, Ribs, Chicken and Smoked Sausage. Udder Blasts, Ice Cream. Catering available.
Gifts - Raggedy Ann dolls and books - Amish souvenir gifts - T-shirts - locally made brooms - Ambassador greeting cards - infant dept. - Alfred Dunner and Click sportswear - men's sportswear.
Downtown, outdoor, shopping at several diversified stores.
Mattoon Welcome Center & Historic Railroad Depot
Mattoon Tourism & Arts Welcome Center is located in the historic Illinois Central Railroad Train Depot, which also still serves as the Amtrak Station for the Community. The original Railroad Depot was constructed in 1918 by the Illinois Central Railroad, and it was then remodeled in 2011. The Depot is still an active Amtrak Station with 3,000 passengers boarding and un-boarding per month. The welcome center offers a host of information: state-of-the-art schools & colleges, a growing economy, beautiful parks, lakes and sports amenities round out the more favorable quality of life found in Mattoon.
Lincoln-Prairie Grass Trail
two miles of paved surface and 10 miles of aggregate surface. Jogging, walking, equestrian riding and biking permitted.
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.
Gateway Inn Sullivan
Located nearby various attractions, including Eagle Creek and Wolf Creek State Parks and Lake Shelbyville, this facility is cozy and comfortable and is also pet friendly. Centrally located in the heart of fishing country.
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.
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!
Amish/Mennonite homestyle cooking. Lunch/dinner buffet, full menu, homemade pies and rolls. Be sure to visit our new gift shop. Let us serve your next banquet. Enjoy a unique dining experience in our relaxed friendly atmosphere.
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.
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.
Abe Lincoln Motel
American family owned and operated for over 20 years. AM coffee and local calls free. Some kitchenettes available.
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.
Bagelfest is a 29 year old festival in Mattoon that began on the idea of hospitality. When the Lender’s Bagel Factory moved to Mattoon, not everyone in town knew about bagels. So Murray Lender introduced his product to the community with a free bagel breakfast held in downtown Mattoon. And then a festival was born. Through many changes and additions now the festival is more than three days of activities including three nights of nationally known musicians, carnival, food and craft vendors, dog show and baby contest and of course there is still a free bagel breakfast to celebrate the hospitality and generosity of Murray Lender.
The Wood Loft
The Woodloft works directly with the local Amish craftsmen here in the Illinois Amish Country to ensure that we can offer the finest heirloom quality pieces of custom furniture. The Wood Loft prides itself on being the best store in the Illinois Amish area with the ability to create custom furniture made right here by the Arthur Amish. We have a great staff who stand ready to help you create your heirloom today. Visit our showroom in Arthur, Illinois, or browse our on-line catalog for ideas or to select items that fit your needs.
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.
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.
Independence Pioneer Village
Visit this log home village from the early 1800s, including a blacksmith shop, church and schoolhouse.
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.
Olivier's Country Creations & Gifts
Fabric, craft supplies, beads, finished crafts, gifts, handmade quilts, birdhouses, collectibles, books, videos, furniture, and much more.