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

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

Enjoying Labor Day Weekend In Clinton County, IL

Labor Day Weekend, the official wind-down of the season, offers unwritten permission to take advantage of all that summer 2018 still has to offer here in Clinton County, Illinois. Whether you like being by the water or chilling out with … 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

Have A Happy Easter In Clinton County, Illinois!

Fish fries, colored eggs, and festive Sunday brunches highlight the Easter season here in Clinton County, Illinois. This is family time and if you have relatives visiting, you’ll find lots of delicious ways to entertain them—and forgo cooking too! There … Continue reading

4 Fun Reasons To Visit Carlyle, Illinois, This Winter

If you’re looking for something fun to do this winter, head over to Carlyle where there always seems to be something going on. From charity events to chilling with wine, here are four top picks FOR February. Eagles. With the … Continue reading