Things To Do in Southern Illinois
ILLINOISouth Tourism covers more ground than any other Convention and Visitor’s Bureau in the State of Illinois. We represent 23 counties stretching from the Mississippi River east of St. Louis, MO to the Wabash River west of Vincennes, IN. We are both rural and urban, allowing guests to enjoy big city life and simple, country treasures – all at once!
Visitors come to our region for family friendly attractions, historic sites and outdoor recreational opportunities as well as the 900 yearly events we are home to. While you’re here, be sure to stay in one of our many hotels, lodges or quaint B&Bs. Visit the attractions, check out the shopping destinations, cozy wineries and great local cuisine. Your next adventure is in ILLINOISouth.
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Bring the family out to southern Illinois for some fun. Attractions include petting zoos, zip lining, sailing and more.
Get out on the open water. We have plenty of lakes for fishing, boating and a variety of watersports.
ILLINOISouth is full of a rich history including the National Road, Kaskaskia-Cahokia trail, and more
You will find bike trails and walking trails all throughout ILLINOISouth. Outdoor enthusiasts love our many outdoor attractions.
ARTS & THEATER
Experience the creativity, scope and beauty of our regional and local artists and performers at area galleries, shows and theaters.
Relax at a winery, try the new newest brew at a microbrewery or grab a bottle of fresh alcohol at one of our distilleries.