All Places in Illinois

  • Cumberland County

    Visit Cumberland County and Toledo — the county seat — on your next adventure in ILLINOISouth! The county encompasses 347 square miles of land and is home to nearly 11,000 residents. Make sure to travel on the National Road, which stretches through the county, while you’re in town! You can Read more [...]

  • Jovalou Cuisine & Cocktails

    Cuisine you’ve never seen in an atmosphere you won’t want to leave! Jovalou Cuisine & Cocktails in Fairfield offers seasonal cuisine made with whole foods and quality ingredients. Their unique menu and specialty cocktail list is well worth a stop on your ILLINOISouth food adventure. Your upcoming trip needs a Read more [...]

  • Castle Ridge

    Host your next special event at Centralia’s picturesque lakefront venue, Castle Ridge. This beautiful event center offers full-service event planning and delicious in-house catering. The venue offers 5 outdoor ceremony areas and 9 breakout rooms for parties of all sizes. So, whether your event is big or small, Castle Ridge Read more [...]

  • Marion County Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Reunion

    Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Reunion celebrates and connects veterans across the region. Join their initiative to enter a thriving community of veteran soldiers, sailors and their families. Be sure to check their Facebook page for upcoming events and open calls for photos.

  • Rest Up Campground & RV Corral

    This 50+ acre campground features spacious RV sites, full hook up to all sites, cozy cabins, tent sites and a bathhouse. Situated in its very own old west town called Westwood, Rest Up Campground & RV Corral is an escape to the Wild West! You don’t have to be a Read more [...]

  • Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail

    The 54-mile Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail (KCT) traverses the eastern edge of the Middle Mississippi River Valley in ILLINOISouth. Cahokia in St. Clair County and Kaskaskia in Randolph County serve as the trail’s bookends. While the main trail covers approximately 28 miles on the American Bottom floodplain of the Mississippi River, its Read more [...]

  • Carlyle Lake Project by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    The Carlyle Lake Project created Carlyle Lake, the largest man-made lake in Illinois and the largest lake in the state! Completed in 1967, the lake is the perfect place for a fishing or picnicking adventure in ILLINOISouth. Visit Carlyle Lake on your next trip to Southern Illinois!

  • Deep South

    Order your southern food favorites from this veteran owned and operated BBQ restaurant in McLeansboro. Deep South’s family friendly environment, killer food and amazing daily specials will keep you coming back for more. Your BBQ adventure in ILLINOISouth must include Deep South! Check them out today, then let us know Read more [...]

  • City of Highland

    Make your ILLINOISouth visit memorable with a trip to Highland! This town marries rural, small town charm with fun and exciting entertainment! Catch the latest release at The Lory Theater, a Highland historical landmark. Or, test your strategy with a group of friends at Bailout Escape Rooms. You’re sure to Read more [...]

  • Embarras River Tourism Council

    The Embarras River and Jasper County call themselves home to some of ILLINOISouth’s greatest attractions. On your next adventure in Southern Illinois, don’t miss the chance to fish and enjoy nature at Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area. Or, try your eye at Eagle spotting on the County’s Eagle Read more [...]