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

Fun Fall Events At Clinton County IL Wineries

Autumn weekends in Clinton County can be lovely—a perfect excuse to head out to one of our local wineries for an enjoyable few hours. Below is a look at some of the events scheduled in the months ahead, from simple … Continue reading

Sam’s Pizza Brings Brick Oven Pies To Breese, IL

Sam’s Pizza opened in Breese this spring and already it’s gaining a faithful following. A spinoff of the popular restaurant in Highland, Illinois, the Breese location offers its trademark brick oven pizzas. The company touts five decades of pizza making … Continue reading

Getting To Know Our Town: St. Rose, Illinois

St. Rose, Illinois, holds the honor of Clinton County’s newest incorporated community, voting to join together in November, 2016. This village, which is just five miles northwest of Breese, may be small but it definitely makes its presence known. Early … Continue reading

Nudge Coffee Roasters Branches Out In Breese, IL

The historic former Breese City Hall building seems a fitting place for Nudge Coffee Roasters. The relatively new coffeehouse, an offshoot of Nudge Coffee Roasters in Highland, Illinois, is all about community, so a location in one of the town’s … Continue reading

Timmermann House: A Luxury Country B&B in Aviston, IL

It’s hard to imagine anything more delightful than relaxing on the patio at the Timmermann House Bed & Breakfast in Clinton County, Illinois.  The B&B is located in a former farmhouse, just outside of Aviston, Illinois. Babe is the resident … 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