Art & Wine Fest
Held in September at Bretz’s Wildlife Lodge and Winery in Carlyle, this pairing of Illinois wines and local artisans is a great way to spend a weekend.
The McKendree MetroRecPlex is a new, full-service, state-of-the-art sports complex. The complex offers two NHL-sized ice rinks, an aquatic center fit with a 10 lane championship swimming pool, a contemporary fitness area and many other amenities. Memberships and daily passes can be purchased for use of the facility and all its features.
Located the corner of Scott Troy Rd and Hwy 50, our address is 205 Rec Plex Drive, O’Fallon, IL 62269.
CARD is a recreation district featuring six parks, Arlington Greens Golf Course, Splash City Water Park, The Jaycee Sports Complex, and Willoughby Heritage Farm.
Located on pristine Lake Carlyle, the hotel offers daily complimentary breakfast, outdoor pool , 24-hour coffee in the lobby and Banquet/Conference Center.
Year-round facility on the southwest end of Carlyle Lake; safe, clean facilities, ideally situated for water sports, sailing, fishing and lounging.
Pontoon rental available from Dam West Pontoon Rentals (618) 332-2319.
The trail runs from the Carlyle Lake Visitor’s Center (Trailhead) east for 10 miles across the Carlyle Lake/Kaskaskia River Dam and the saddle dams. The surface is black top and concrete with some crushed rock surface on the eastern end.
Located in Eldon Hazlet State Park, the marina offers launching facilities, a clubhouse, and other amenities. Open to the Sailing Public, the association organizes several sailing regattas from May through October. The harbor accommodates more than 280 boats in ‘dry sail’ plus 100 beach cats. There are three electric hoists, two ramps,
and a 300-foot beach area. CSA offers club activities from May through October including a 25-weekend racing program, learn-to-sail programs for kids and adults, sailboat/kayak rentals, training programs, and numerous social events.
The reserve wines humbly wear the label of the variety of grapes grown in this vineyard. Customers are invited to enjoy the fruit flavors in the wines and relax in a country setting with family and friends.
Hickory Shores has been active for more than 25 years! Make Hickory Shores Resort a yearly destination for your family fun! There is so much to do in so little time, so book your stay, today!! Carlyle offers hunting, fishing, golf, swimming, and much more! Did we mention it is also extremely kid-friendly? We have mini golf, playgrounds, and a swimming pool on our campgrounds!
Tent Camping, RV Camping, Full Hook-Up Sites and Cabin Rentals
We offer full hook-up sites, camping sites, and cabins that sleep up to 10 people! No matter what type of camping experience that you are looking for, we can accommodate to what you are looking for.
2 Cabins – 1 sleeps 4, 1 sleeps 7
2 Large Cottages – 1 sleeps 8, 1 sleeps 10
Visit the farm for Fall Festival Fun Thursdays through Saturdays or by appointment in late September through October. Activities include a barrel train, corn maze, corn bin, horse swings, and more.
Able to accommodate boats up to 45 ft in covered slips and 40 ft in open slips, Trade Winds Marina is a great place to park your boat. The clubhouse features showers, restrooms and a lounging area for members. A ship store also carries boating essentials. The marina rents kayaks.