Tourism Times Newsletter2019-07-26T10:36:49-05:00

About the Tourism Times Newsletter

ILLINOISouth Tourism produces three editions of the Tourism Times newsletter per year. The publication includes events and information about the 22 counties we serve, and features stories about interesting aspects of our region. It is distributed throughout our entire territory and is also available online.

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ILLINOISouth Tourism covers more ground than any other Convention and Visitor’s Bureau in the State of Illinois. We represent 22 counties stretching from the Mississippi River east of St. Louis, MO to the Wabash River west of Vincennes, IN. We are both rural and urban, allowing guests to enjoy big city life and simple, country treasures – all at once!


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Request a FREE copy of the latest issue of The Tourism Times sent to your mailbox by clicking the link below. This is a great piece to always have with you while you are traveling in ILLINOISouth!


There is something for everyone in our territory. Sailing at Carlyle Lake, relaxing with a glass of wine or learn more about the past are just a few things to keep you busy while you’re here.


Find somewhere to rest your head in ILLINOISouth. Whether it is a popular hotel or a quaint bed and breakfast you will find somewhere great to take a load off.


Events and festivals are always in season in ILLINOISouth. Check out our event calendar to see things happening near you while you are visiting.


Events in Southern Illinois

Whether you are looking for a festival, marathon, or something to bring the kids to, ILLINOISouth has something for everyone. Hosting over 900 events each year, we pride ourselves on providing information to all event attendees.

If you are looking for a great event, please click here.