All Places in Illinois


    Jovalou Cuisine & Cocktails

    Cuisine you’ve never seen, in an atmosphere you won’t want to leave! Jovalou Cuisine & Cocktails in Fairfield, IL offers seasonal cuisine and specials made with whole foods and quality ingredients. Their unique menu and specialty cocktail list is well worth a stop on your ILLINOISouth food adventure. Check out 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, delicious in-house catering, five outdoor ceremony areas and nine breakout rooms for anywhere from 1,500 to 15,000 guests! Let ILLINOISouth and Castle Ridge make your upcoming wedding, anniversary, business conference Read more [...]


    Rest Up Campground & RV Corral

    Rest Up Camping & RV Corral is a 50+ acre campground that features spacious RV sites, full hook up (water, electric, and sewer) to all sites, cozy cabins, tent sites and a bathhouse, all situated in their very own old west town of Westwood. Westwood is packed full of fun. 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. The main trail alignment covers approximately 28 miles on the American Bottom floodplain of the Mississippi River and 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 picknicking 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 have you constantly coming back for more. Your BBQ adventure in ILLINOISouth has to include Deep South! Check them out today.

  • 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 [...]