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.
The legendary entertainer, Burl Ives, is buried in Mound Cemetery in Newton, near where he was born. A beautifully carved granite monument is erected to mark his grave. Ives will always be remembered for voicing Sam the Snowman.
Arndt’s established their fudgery business in 1913, in the rural farming community of Newton IL. Still in business today, all of our delicious fudge at our Amish shop is made under the watchful eye of Tony Arndt, the 3rd generation.
We use only the finest ingredients, such as Prairie Farms butter & cream, nutritious nuts, of all varieties, resulting in the creamiest fudge you have ever tasted.
Whether it’s our famous fudge, nut brittle’s or other specialities, We prepare a wholesome candy product, right in our nostalgic store, which still has the original sculptured tin ceilings, wooden floors and antique fixtures.
We are conveniently located 25 miles east of the crossroads of America (I-57 & I-70) in Southern Illinois. Stop in whenever you are in the area and get a free sample of one our 75 flavors of fudge.
The Museum, housed together with the Newton Library, was started in 1966 by two druggists, Henry and Frank Schackman, who donated the first items. Mon., Wed., Fri. 10am-5pm; Tues.& Thurs. 10am-7pm; Sat 10am-1pm
Welcome to the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in Newton, Illinois. Our beautiful hotel is conveniently located near everything that Newton, Illinois has to offer including Dynergy Newton Power Station. Our hotel provides easy access for traveling to and from routes 33 and 130. Located south of Interstate 70 and east of Interstate 57, our hotel is within 150 miles of both St. Louis, Missouri and Indianapolis, Indiana.
Fishing lake, horse trails, hiking trails, picnic area, camping and 840 huntable acres
Exhibits at the Foundation House Museum feature artifacts from the 177-year-old village’s history, including an examining room from the last medical doctor to practice in the village. A wedding bedroom features an antique bed and chest as well as a wedding dress from the 1940s. The museum also features special programs and exhibits. Open the first Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. or by special request for families and other groups.
22 miles of hiking, cross-country skiing, and horse trails; five mile bike trail, waterfowl hunting, archery, turkey hunting
Locally owned and operated by the Boldrey family. All grapes are locally grown except for one for Chardonnay. In addition to wine tasting, there is entertainment and a snack food area. They are open Wed thru Sunday. Check us out on Facebook
This museum is located at the west edge of Oblong and is one of only 7 such facilities in the nation. Featured are displays, tools, books, and a full library of petrology related literature, working models and photos unique to oil production in the area. A grouping of oilfield equipment which dates from early 1900, during the boom days of oil discovery in Crawford County, is displayed outside the museum. For more information, call 618-562-4663 or 618-592-3431 or visit http://www.theonlyoblong.com/oil_field.
Our comfortable 12-bed retreat center offers the opportunity to create, relax, enjoy meals, and learn and laugh with friends. We’ve sought to provide your own personal space to sew, quilt or scrapbook so that you can relax and enjoy your passion.
The retreat center has four bedrooms – two with two twin beds and two have four twin beds. To ensure your comfort, we make each bed with clean fresh sheets, two pillows and either a soft cuddly blanket or a synthetic down comforter. Fresh towels – bath, hand and washcloth – are also provided for use in any of the four showers.
Our retreat center boasts two separate sewing areas. The west Studio accommodates six people with six individual six-foot tables, a custom 4’x8’ cutting table and two big boards with Rowenta irons. The east side Gathering Room can seat twelve for sewing/scrapbooking and also has two ironing and two cutting stations. All cutting and pressing stations have been elevated to countertop height to make it less stressful on your back and the pneumatic adjustable swivel chairs make sewing a pleasure. There are large design walls and plenty of electrical outlets. Free wireless internet is available in all locations.
Reservations may be made by calling us at 618.592.4134 with your valid MasterCard or Visa information
Situated on a farm settled by the proprietors great-grandmother, the vineyard sits amid low rolling hills. Enjoy sampling the wines and spending some quality time in the country.
A wide variety of fish draw anglers for sport fishing and tournaments. About five miles of trails are behind the dam, and the White Squirrel Saddles Club has an arena here. They host events and have open horse shows, sanctioned events and conduct a Gaitway to Motion program.
Camping, hiking, horseback and bicycle trails, fishing, boating, hunting