Summertime is fun time, and you’ll find plenty to amuse you here in Clinton County,Illinois, whether you’re looking to play hard or rest and relax. Here are a few of our not-to-miss picks for what to do, see, and enjoy.
Swim. Boat. Fish. Picnic. Camp. The list of fun is never-ending at Illinois largest manmade lake.
Sure there’s your backyard, but it’s mighty hard to beat the good cooking over at A Fine Swine, one of the top picks in the St. Louis Tournament of Barbecue.
Weekends at a winery.
Pay a visit to one of our Clinton County wineries for a tour or to listen to live music while sipping the local vintage: Roundhouse Winery in Centralia; Hidden Lake Winery, Aviston; Crooked Creek Winery, Centralia; Twelve Oaks Vineyard and Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery, Carlyle.
Clinton County Fair.
Mark your calendar for July 16-22 for the summer’s most popular event. Enjoy exhibits, rides, games, tractor pulls, and great fair food.
Dinner and a raffle.
Check out one of our Church picnics for home-cooking at its best—friend chicken, pie, and all sorts of other tasty dishes, plus quilt bingo, games, raffles, and lots more!