Looking for your next social media-worthy photo-op in our 21 counties? Look no further than our Roadside Attractions passport! We have constructed a map of a handful of things you can seek out while you're in our neck of the woods!
The pagoda in Albion is located on main street and was built in 1914....more!
The largest man-made lake in Illinois (26,000 acres), Carlyle Lake is a premier location for outdoor sports. Well known to sailers, it is one of the b...more!
The Centralia Carillon ranks among the top 10 largest in the world, standing at 160 feet with 65 bells cast in Annecy, France in 1982 and 1983. The be...more!
Cumberland Covered Bridge
The Historic National Road follows Old Hwy. 40 across the state. As it goes through Greenup, the road crosses the Embarras River. In 2000, the one-lan...more!
Excel Bottling & Brewing Co.
Book a tour of Excel Bottling & Brewing Co. on your upcoming ILLINOISouth adventure in Breese, IL! Excel produces Southern Illinois' beloved s...more!
Heath Museum and Confectionary
This museum is located on the West Side of the Square in Robinson. Enjoy ice cream and sodas from an old-fashioned soda fountain while listening to yo...more!
The side of the highway seems like the least likely place to spot a fire-breathing dragon... but not in Vandalia! You can even make this 35-foot-tall ...more!
A re-creation of Historic McLeansboro where children can climb, swing, slide and play. The park also offers a pavilion, bathroom facilities, and a woo...more!
Kinmundy Log Cabin Village
Visit the Kinmundy Log Cabin Village to see 19th century pioneer-era log structures and artifacts of a time long past. The Kinmundy Log Cabin Villiage...more!
Perry County Jail Museum
Built in 1871, the Jail Museum was the city's third jail. The Sheriff and his family lived upstairs, and women prisoners were kept in locked rooms...more!
Popeye & Friends Character Trail
Popeye stands tall in the Elzie C. Segar Memorial Park by the Visitors Center in Chester. Search through town for his friends on murals and statues: W...more!
Rainbow Ranch Petting Zoo
Want to give your kids or group a personal tour of an exotic petting zoo? Looking for a beautiful farm wedding venue or outdoor event that can hold up...more!
World's Largest Gavel
Visit the World's Largest Gavel at its home in Marshall, IL! Carved from red oak, this massive gavel guards the Marshall Courthouse doors. Be sure...more!