Clinton County Businesses Adjust Tourism Activities

The whole world is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and businesses in Clinton County are adjusting to the situation too.

Check our FaceBook page to see which restaurants are adjusting to provide takeout meals or even providing meal delivery service. A Fine Swine has their food truck sitting in Two styrofoam plates with checkered paper, hush puppies and waffle cut potatoes with sandwiches.their parking lot to serve you their great pulled pork or brisket sandwich. Valbo’s will be providing curbside and delivery for their special fried chicken and their complete menu. Dairy King continues to offer their drive-thru service and have added a curbside pick-up option. Stop by Berkmann’s Baker’s Dozen for dessert (because they are not a dine-in restaurant, they can stay open).

Local businesses are stepping up to help their neighbors too.  Covered In Chocolate Bistro has pick-up and local delivery of their quiches, soups, and even dinner specials.  They are also offering free lunches while the schools are closed. The choices are PB&J or Turkey & Cheese sandwich with fruit and chips.

Learn where local wines can be purchased away from their tasting rooms that are closed for the next few weeks. Twelve Oaks Vineyard’s wines can be purchased at two area grocery stores. Hidden Lake Winery and Crooked Creek Winery are providing curbside pick-up. Cooked Creek Winery is offering a discount too.

If you are sitting at home dreaming about a spring getaway, take some action and begin Hiking-boots-on-dock-by-the-Carlyle-Lakeplanning an outdoor vacation to Carlyle Lake and Clinton County, IL. There will be plenty of outdoor fun available after the coronavirus situation. Plan to get outside and take a hike at one of three state parks located near Carlyle Reservoir. Bring your bike for some great biking routes around the county too.

Be safe during this COVID-19 situation. If you live in Clinton County, pick-up lunch, dinner, desserts, and wines from your local businesses that are working to continue to serve you.  If you are dreaming about a spring getaway, bring your hiking shoes or your bike and plan some outdoor fun in Clinton County, IL!



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