Vandalia, Illinois is blessed with an abundance of beautiful parks. Six separate park areas totaling sixty acres are under the management of the Vandalia Park District. Nestled throughout our scenic parks you can find picnic tables, pavilions, grills, swings, slides, swimming pool, six baseball/softball diamonds, two soccer fields and three tennis courts.
The World Heritage Site of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is linked to the historic Mounds Sites in East St. Louis, Old North St. Louis, and Sugar Loaf Mound in South St. Louis. Along the 15-mile route, visit mound sites, museums, historic buildings, cultural landmarks and more.
This 8-mile trail is relatively short, but even the most experienced mountain bikers find it a challenge. A total of 22 miles of trails run along the shoreline of the lake, but Out and Back is the only one open to biking.
Great Barn Wedding Venue or a place to simply relax and enjoy the country atmosphere at the wine bar with a tasting room. Come enjoy ,wine, beer, hand crafted mixed drinks. Located in a country home with all the rooms having available seating for a winery atmosphere. We have an island decor with a peaceful setting to relax in. We also have an outdoor shaded seating area to enjoy the country surroundings.
Three trails make up the Salt Lick system: The Johnson Trail is 1.3 miles along the base of the bluff and is an easy walk; the Salt Lick Point Trail is 1.8 miles is a bit more challenging, but affords beautiful views across the Mississippi River flood plain, including the St. Louis skyline. The third trail is the 1.9 mile Newman Trail which connects to both the Johnson and Salt Lick Point Trails.
We work diligently to bring you a variety of fine wines to stimulate your senses and tantalize your palate. Come enjoy our outside atmosphere where time slows down and a more simple existence is realized. Tour the vineyard or enjoy the scenery, and you will reap the benefit of our motto: “work hard, wine down.”
This 7-mile asphalt trail features 10 tunnels and a 175-foot bridge. It connects to six other trails and begins at IL-162 in Troy, runs through Maryville and Glen Carbon, and ends in northern Edwardsville.
Enjoy friendly service and feel at home in a clean and comfortable guest room. You’ll stay connected with free WiFi in every guest room and start your day right with Hampton’s Free Hot Breakfast.