Clinton County, IL Wineries Host Spring Events

Tastings, dining and music are all part of springtime events at our four local wineries. Take advantage of the good weather and enjoy a day or evening at one of the following fun events. Hidden Lake Winery in Aviston is … Continue reading

5 Of The Best Sandwiches In Clinton County, IL

Stacked, grilled, shredded, layered, slow-cooked and served with pride. There are so many delicious sandwich options in Clinton County, Dagwood would be dancing with joy. Here are five popular picks. When it’s burger time we’re heading to Wally’s Drive-In, a … Continue reading

Governor’s Run Golf Club: Clinton County’s Premier Course

Whether you’re a Sunday duffer or a diehard golfer, it’s always a treat to tee up at Governor’s Run Golf Club in Carlyle, Illinois. The semi-private 18-hole championship course has a wonderful mix of prairie and woodlands, creeks and lakes—all … Continue reading

Spring In Clinton County, IL Is Filled With Fun Events!

Pull out your calendar and get ready, because this spring is filled with a wide range of events here in Clinton County, from mid-March through to summer. Here are a few highlights. In an upcoming blog, we’ll cover future events … Continue reading

What’s Brewing At Excel Bottling Company In Breese, IL

Excel Bottling Company has been keeping families in the region happy with its flavorful sodas for more than 80 years. But a great deal of excitement at the company these days is around its growing craft beer business. Excel Brewing … Continue reading

Take A Break At RAIL Coffee Room In Centralia, IL

Not only does RAIL Coffee Room serve up some delicious drinks and food, it serves up a big slice of Centralia history too. Opened in April, 2017, the eclectic coffee house evokes a comfortable, city vibe with its industrial style … Continue reading

5 Fun Reasons to Visit Clinton County, IL This Winter

The flurry of the holidays is over. Now is the time to kick back and relax in the towns of Clinton County, Illinois. The slower pace of winter is an ideal time to catch a show, enjoy dinner with friends, … Continue reading

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

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