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.
22 miles of hiking, cross-country skiing, and horse trails; five mile bike trail, waterfowl hunting, archery, turkey hunting
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.
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
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.
Located just off the National Road near the Covered Bridge, the winery is surrounded by 4,000 French-American hybrid grapevines. The comfortable tasting room welcomes guests to settle in for a while.
Who doesn’t love trains? Static displays, trains running through model layouts and even a train circling the room inches from the ceiling will grab your attention. Thurs. – Sun. 11:30am – 4pm
Find exhibits related to the National Road, Abraham Lincoln, county founders and favorite sons, Jerry & Dick VanDyke. There’s also a tribute to veterans in the War Room. Wed. – Sat. 11am – 3:30pm.
The Carnegie Library has cleverly converted bookshelves into displays of medals, photos, weapons and other memorabilia. Mannequins are outfitted in soldiers’ uniforms from as far back as the Civil War. Open by appointment.
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.