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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.
Randolph County Museum & Archives
Built in 1864, the museum is a repository for French-Colonial-era records and special exhibits. Next door, the Randolph County Courthouse offers a panoramic view of the Mississippi River Valley from a 5th-floor, glassed-in observation deck, a mini-museum in the Jail lobby, and a flag display in the courtyard.
Pyramid State Park
Pyramid State Recreation Area consists of heavily forested hills and many lakes and ponds. Total overall acreage is 19,701, making Pyramid the largest State Recreation Area in Illinois. It gets its name from a coal mine that once existed here. Many species of wildlife may be found in the area, including songbirds, deer, squirrels, beavers, rabbits, turkey, bobcat, raccoons, possums, coyotes, weasel, mink, woodchucks and waterfowl. Tent and trailer camping are permitted at designated camping areas only. There are 16.5 miles of foot and horse trails and mountain bike riding. Canoeing is popular because of the rough terrain, and boats with 10-hp motors or less are allowed.
Carolyn's Cottage has a large collection of bird houses, Native American art, home and garden decor, and much more.
This talented troupe can be found at a variety of venues from dinner theater at Fischer's Restaurant to stage shows at Southwestern Illinois College.
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.
White Oak Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1954.
The Schmidt Art Center and Gallery
Over 350 permanent works, including a beautifully landscaped and sculptured garden, are on display.
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.
Dr. Jazz Soda Fountain & Grille
Come and experience the flavor of an old time soda fountain. Dr. Jazz is an old-fashioned parlor featuring Cedar Crest Ice Cream, Chicago-style hot dogs, sandwiches, soups, salads, and much more.
Nashville Municipal Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1967.
Built in 1830, this is the only stagecoach stop still intact along the 60-mile Kaskaskia-Cahokia trail.
Family Sportsplex is known throughout Southern Illinois as a great soccer complex, boasting seven outdoor fields that support league games and several club tournaments each year. The facility can be configured to accommodate four basketball/volleyball courts and an indoor soccer field for year round competition.
North County Country Club
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1971.
World Shooting & Recreational Complex
Largest shooting facility of its kind in the U.S. Find more than 100 trap fields on a 3-mile line parallel by 5,000 parking spaces. Over 20 fields for skeet also. 3-D archery range, rifle and pistol ranges, 1,000 campsites, events center building & more.
40 sites, lake swimming and fishing, tent camping, handicap access.
Sparta Country Club
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1910.
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.
The Monroe Actors Stage Company (MASC) offers plays from September through June.
Looking Glass Playhouse
The Looking Glass Playhouse was started in 1972 by a small group of volunteers to raise money for McKendree College by directing and producing a musical play. The play was a success and they have been putting on performances ever since. Drama, musicals, and comedy performances are on the bill.
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.
Mariachi's Mexican Restaurant
Mariachi's offers delicious, authentic Mexican food in a great atmosphere. Mariachi's is family owned and will make you feel like part of the family with their fast and friendly service.
American Legion Post 58 Freedom Farm
40 sites, recreation building, lake swimming and fishing, boating, tent camping, handicap access.
St. Peter's Cathedral
This Renaissance Gothic architectural masterpiece has a 222 ft. tall bell tower. Tours avalaible.
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.
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.
Dixie's Cup Cafe
Dixie's Cup Cafe is a good old fashioned cafe. The food is delicious and the price affordable.
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.
Open House Theater
Shows are performed at the Turkey Hill Grange, Progressive Grange, and The New Athens Senior Center.
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.
Southwestern Illinois College
The Belleville campus at SWIC has two gymnasiums: the Varsity and Intramural (IM), which can accommodate up to three basketball or volleyball courts at one time. Outdoors, the property features one baseball and one softball diamond, along with a full-size soccer field.
Landmark on Madison Bed & Breakfast
Historic classic Greek Revival mansion built in 1906. Built on the site of old Veranda Hotel stagecoach stop on the Vincennes Trail. Full of southern charm. A step back in time.
Kaskaskia River Marina Campground
100 sites, recreation building, cable TV, swimming, fishing, tent camping, handicap access.
Triple Lakes Golf Course
This 18-hole golf course opened in 1962.
Rachel's Garden is a wonderful restaurant with food fresh from the garden.
King's Point Sports Club
This sports club offers resistance training, aerobics classes, cycling, tennis courts and aquatics.
Circa Boutique features a unique blend of apparel. For over 2 years Circa Boutique features a unique blend of cozy, edgy apparel. Lines include Tulle, Kenzie, split, Free People, LTB Jeans, and She-Bible.
Washington County State Recreational Area
The 248-acre Washington County Lake offers wildlife viewing, fishing and hiking, as well as 900 surrounding acres for hunting. The natural area also has picnic and camping sites.
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.
Clinton Hill Golf Club
Boasting some of the largest greens in the Midwest, the 18-hole Clinton Hill has matured into one of the finest public golf courses around, with a great blend of par 3s, 4s and 5s.
Town Hall Archery
Town Hall provides archery supplies and training to athletes.
Margarita's Mexican Restaurant
Margarita's Mexican Restaurant offers excellent Mexican food in a south of the border atmosphere, with friendly staff waiting to serve you.
Nashville Roadside Chapel
One of the smallest country chapels in the world was built in Nashville in the late 1980s. Thousands of travelers from all over the globe have stopped to visit this miniature chapel.
Alison's Common Scents
Alison's Commons Scents is an eclectic shop with organic goods. A helpful and friendly staff is waiting to help you. Also, Dave's Homebrew sells beer and wine-making supplies.
Shenanigan's has great food such as wings, burgers, sandwiches, steak, and much more. Shenanigan's also has a large game room and party room for you next event. Local bands perform every Friday & Saturday night!
Breadeaux Pizza has unique variety of pizzas such as quesadilla, super Hawaiian, taco, chicken fiesta, cheeseburger, meatball, barbeque, vegetarian, and many more, and you can always build your own pizza with the toppings you want. Also, pastas, salads, sandwiches, and tantalizing desserts.
Our Common Ground
Our Common Ground is a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing local art by organizing mixed media shows in rural communities.
Antique House Restaurant
Antique House offers delicious cuisine and drinks at a great price.
Stop in or make a reservation to ride the trails. Lessons are also available.
The Healthy Nut
At Whole Body Health & Gifts, you can get back to basics with natural foods, vitamins, herbs, supplements, beauty aids, gifts, cards, and much more.
Washington County State Recreational Area - Nashville, IL
A 248-acre lake fed by two creeks is the focal point of the Washington County State Recreational Area. The area offers several barrier-free facilities, including camping, hunting, picnicking and a fishing pier.
Papa Vito's Pizza - Waterloo
Papa Vito's has delicious pizza and sandwiches.
Hy-Ho offers great food, affordable prices, and excellent service in a cozy atmosphere.
Tina's Tea Room & Gifts
Tina's Tea Room is a British-style tea room located in Waterloo, Illinois.
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.
The Diner has a large variety of classic dishes for the whole family.
Senator Rickert Residence Bed & Breakfast
Located in the Historic District of Waterloo, IL. The home was originally built as a one story brickhouse.
The Arbor (Bel-Air Bowl)
Stop in for a great game of bowling and a bite to eat. The Arbor offers a large menu of delicious treats to keep your game going strong.
Trenton House offers delicious steak and so much more, all set in a casual, elegant atmosphere.
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.
Chester Country Club
Golf the par 9 course at this country club.
Moody Pharmacy has great gifts for any occasion.
Gift Box Boutique
Extreme Events offers party supplies and rentals to make your next party a success.
Marissa Antique Station, Inc.
Marissa Antique Station, Inc. has over 100 dealers and offers almost everything and anything you could want.
Wicks N Country
Wicks N Country offers candles, stationary, greeting cards, and gifts for every occasion.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Shiloh
80 room hotel, small meeting rooms, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, restaurant within walking distance, complimentary breakfast.
Krantz Floral & Gift Shoppe
Krantz has beautiful flowers and great gifts.
World Shooting & Recreational Complex
This world-class recreation facility hosts the Amateur Trapshooting Association Grand American every August. Spread out over 1,500 acres, the complex features 3.5 miles of trap fields, two championship sporting clay ranges, skeet fields, a championship archery course, and permanent cowboy action shooting stages. There are also 1,000 camp sites, scenic lakes and an events center.
Randolph County Conservation Area
Amid rolling hills and abundant game cover, this area is a hunter's paradise offering quail, deer (archery only), squirrel, dove, and rabbit hunting. Bass and channel catfish are found in its 69-acre lake. Equestrian trails, picnicking, and camping.
Castletown has great food, great service, and a wonderful atmosphere. Try one of Castletowns delicious burgers or homemade Irish Stew.
Doza Creek Leather
Doza Creek has a wide variety of antiques and leather items.
This beautifully restored home has cobalt blue windows. Tours by appointment and open for special events.
Waterstreet Bar & Grill
Waterstreet has a great menu full of delicious dishes.
The welcoming staff at Mallo's Bakery make you feel at home the minute you walk in the door. Mallo's offers handmade donuts, scones, buns, and much more. Also, Mallo's makes beautiful wedding cakes for your special day.
Just Sue's has a wide variety of delicious dishes in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. Cash only.
Red Bud Country Inn
12 room motel with country atmosphere.
Bits of Gold Jewelry & Gifts
Bits of Gold has beautiful jewelry and gifts.
Swansea Fish Stand
Swansea Fish Stand may be small, but it's big on taste, so come and enjoy great seafood in a casual atmosphere.
Kunz sells Miller Dowel, Caesar Stone Quartz, and much more.
The Orchards Restaurant
When you get hungry playing the 18-hole course, come to The Orchard Restaurant for fabulous food right on the green.
Locust Hills Golf Club
This 18-hole golf course was built in 1933.
Aunt Mary's Parlor
Aunt Mary's Parlor has a wide variety of great gifts for everyone on your list.
Southwestern Lakes Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1967.
Crystal & Spice Shoppe
Open for 25 years, Crystal & Spice Shoppe is located in a turn-of-the-century building and has walls lined with jars and jars of coffee bean and spices. Also, a wide variety of Aromatique oils, fine loose tea, and dried herbs.
This locally owned Italian restaurant features pasta, pizza and specialty items.
Best Wetsern/U.S. Inn
50 room hotel, handicap accessible, credit cards accepted, cable television, outdoor pool, restaurant within walking distance, outdoor pool, complimentary breakfast.
Steeleville City Park
The focal point of this park is a monument dedicated to fallen soldiers from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
Keil's Clock Shop
Keil's Clock Shop specializes in clock sales, service, repair, and is an authorized dealer of Howard Miller, Hermle, Bulova, Seth Thomas, Sligh, and many more. Keil's Clock Shop also offers a variety of antique clocks and vintage German grandfather clocks.
Maxwell's offers great hamburgers, pasta, and all around great food in a cozy, casual atmosphere, and served by a warm, friendly staff.
Fletcher's Kitchen & Tap
At Fletcher's the food is creatively prepared to make delicious and unique dishes. With a comfortable atmosphere and great service, Fletcher's is a great place to enjoy a good meal with family and friends.
The Ol' Farmhouse Cafe
The Ol' Farmhouse Cafe has wonderful food in a casual atmosphere, also on site is a small gift shop and bakery.
Bracelets & More
Bracelets & More features unique, custom jewelry by Sandy Schoenborn and Kathy Going. Bracelets & More also offers a wide variety of Bali silver and swarovski crystal. Also, a large selection of handbags and leather jewelry cases.
Marco's on Main Restaurant
Marco's offers delicious salads, pizza, and much more. So come in to Marco's on Main to experience a little Italy!
28 room motel, credit cards accepted, cable television. restaurant witnin walking distance.
Sporto's Pub & Grill
Sporto's has delicious daily lunch specials, live music, karaoke, and much more. Friday fish specials and Saturday steak specials.
Ben's Craft and Floral
Ben's Craft and Floral offers a little bit of everything including craft supplies, art supplies, toys, silk flowers, beads, picture frames, and gifts. Also, a large selection of hard-to-find candy.