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

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

Clinton County Showcase Offers Entertainment For all Ages

The Clinton County Showcase is a wonderful outlet for all-family entertainment. The upcoming season’s delightful lineup of shows brings together talented actors from the community for performances that offer a little something for every age group. From madcap comedy to … Continue reading

Foundation Park: A Centerpiece of Centralia, IL

Thanks to the foresight and good will of former businessman Verne E. Joy—and legions of citizens—Centralia, Illinois, has a scenic park that is truly a local treasure. In 1943, Mr. Joy established the Centralia Foundation Trust with an initial donation … Continue reading

Music Fills Weekends at Bretz Wildlife Lodge, Carlyle, IL

After a long week of work, enjoy a little weekend fun out at Bretz Wildlige Lodge and Winery. Friday through Sunday, Bretz offers life music featuring top regional talent. Bretz Wildlife Lodge, which is located just two miles from Carlyle … Continue reading

Get A Taste Of Summer In Clinton County, Illinois

This is National Travel and Tourism Week, and in honor of that we’ve compiled some of our favorite reasons to book a trip to Clinton County this summer. Come for one, come for them all—we’re always thrilled to have you! … Continue reading