Indoor Fun to Keep You Out of the Cold

Tiffany Garavaglia
Art, Attractions, Cabin Fever, Front Page News, History, Museums

Just because the days of being outside for hours are gone because of the cold weather doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to do. Here in ILLINOISouth, we have plenty of fun and attractions to keep you on the go all winter long.

1. For Families

No need to stay cooped up in the house. Why not bring the kids to ILLINOSouth for some of our indoor family attractions.

A Jumping Joy – Millstadt

Eckert’s Country Store and Farms
Just becuase the weather is cool doesn’t mean Eckert’s is closed. Come check out weekend events such as pick your own Christmas Trees, Breakfast with Santa, Gingerbread Workshops, and ice skating.

The EDGE – Belleville
Enjoy laser tag, an arcade, restaurant, and a 5 screen movie theater.

For a full list of all family attractions, please click here.


2. For History Buffs

ILLINOISouth is home to great museums. Stay warm while learning about times long ago at our various museums.

Flora Depot Museum – Flora

Centralia Historical Society Museum – Centralia
See 3 stories of agriculture and oil memorabilia as well as information on the 1947 mine disaster, orphan sports items, and more.

Hanna House Museum – Fairfield

Gateway Classic Cars & Museum – O’Fallon
Model T’s to muscle cars. See cars, memorabilia and more.

For a full listing of all museums, please click here.


3. For Art Lovers

Artworks Gallery – Vandalia

Painting with a Twist – Shiloh
Try your hand at creating your own masterpiece. Bring a friend and your favorite beverage and follow the step by step instructions to make a masterpiece.

The Art Loft Gallery – Collinsville

Roscoe Misselhorn Gallery – Sparta
Come see two thousand drawings, paintings and woodcuts from Roscoe Misslehorn, the Norman Rockwell of the Midwest.

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