Make The Season Merry With Wines From Clinton County, IL

This year, toast the holidays with a glass of locally produced wine. We’re fortunate to have five winemakers based here in Clinton County—all part of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail—offering a variety of wines, from dry to sweet, to pair … Continue reading

Holiday Greenery & Gifts At Clinton County, IL Florists

If you’re looking for a special centerpiece or gift for someone on your holiday list, you’ll find a wealth of wonderful selections at the floral shops in Clinton County, Illinois. And you might just find a little something for yourself … Continue reading

2018 Holiday Events in Clinton County, Illinois

Thanksgiving is upon us, and that means it’s time to get merry! Fortunately here in Clinton County, Illinois, that’s easy thanks to a bevy of cheery holiday events. Pull out your calendar and mark these down—they’re too festive and fun … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dinner “To-Go” In Clinton County, IL

There are those who love cooking Thanksgiving dinner. And then, there are those who don’t, or whose schedule just doesn’t allow it. If you’re one of the latter, not to worry, there are some terrific options for getting dinner to … Continue reading

Autumn At Illinois’ Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area

After the summer crowds have dispersed and the campgrounds are emptied is a great time to visit Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area.  Eldon Hazlet was named for a Carlyle, Illinois, attorney who was the first president of the Kaskaskia Valley … Continue reading

Scary Fun Halloween Events In Clinton County IL

As all good witches know, Halloween isn’t just for kids! Here in Clinton County, there’s something for all ages, with spooky sites, fun frights and a whole lot of good times. If you hear screams and eeks coming from the … Continue reading

Apple-icious Clinton County, Illinois!

It’s apple season! From orchards where you can pick your own, to restaurants and bakeries that sell pies and other goodies, now is the time to indulge in all things apple. To get you started, here are a few favorite … Continue reading