Fish, hunt, swim, go boating, water skiing, biking, camping, golfing or simply take a walk through Illinois South. Please select from the following arts and entertainment related categories.

Biking and Walking Trails

No matter what the season, you can enjoy our sporting and outdoor activities. Maybe it’s time to ride your bike or take a walk on dozens of neighborhood trails.

Golf Courses

Don’t forget to pack your clubs! There are more than 45 golf courses to choose from in Illinois South. Several are ranked by Golf Digest.

Hunting and Fishing

Some of the best deer, waterfowl and other game hunting in the Midwest can be found in our rural areas. Anglers will find a challenge on area lakes and rivers, so get in touch with the locals as you plan your next trip.

Parks and Lakes

Explore open land, forests, lakes and rivers for fishing, hunting, swimming, boating or simply taking a walk. Our green spaces are really something to see!

Sports Complexes

The Tourism Bureau offers tournament support services including lodging, area information handouts, registration help, etc. Call us when you are planning your next event. We’ll help make it the best ever!


Visit Fairgrounds all across Southern Illinois!


Pile into the wagon and ride out to the orchards and fields to pick-your-own fruit and vegetables in season. Buy straight from the grower for the freshest produce you’ve ever tasted.