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Izaak Walton Park


100 South Jackson Street
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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The Park provides a boat ramp onto Lake McLeansboro, restroom facilities, and the Izaak Walton Log Cabin. The cabin, built by the local chapter of the Izaak Walton League in 1936, is currently undergoing restoration but will be available for social...

Keyes Park


Washington St. and Park St.
Du Quoin, IL 62832

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This fun filled family park is the site of picnics, family reunions, a children's playground, tennis and basketball courts and a skateboard park. The Veterans Memorial is here and a ceremony held each year after the Veterans Day Parade.

Carbondale Tourism


126 S. Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901

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The August 21, 2017 eclipse will travel 2,500 miles across the United States of America in an estimated 70 mile wide path, beginning its journey in Oregon, crossing 12 states, and ending at the Atlantic Ocean off the shore of South Carolina. NASA...

Alto Clay Works


595 Main St
Alto Pass, IL 62905

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Alto Clay Works houses the studio of Steve Grimmer, a pottery sales showroom, resident artist studios, kids and adult classes, wood kiln, and art gallery. OPEN FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY, 1-5PM, AND BY APPOINTMENT

Mounds African-American Museum


216 N. Front St.
Mounds, Il 62964

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Located in Mounds’ Douglas High School that closed in 1964, one of the last officially segregated high schools in the state. The museum features the African-American History of Mounds and Pulaski Co. including artwork, music, antiques, tools, etc.

Alfred Brown Museum


132 W. Broadway St.
Sparta, IL 62286

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A large collection of postcards from the 1904 World's Fair, a drum from the Civil War, old uniforms, school and Native American artifacts anchor the collection. By appointment.

The Carbondale Public Library


405 W Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901

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The Carbondale Public Library (CPL) provides free services to all residents living within the city boundaries. CPL honors all valid Illinois public library cards, though some restrictions may apply. Services are available to all others for a fee....

Herrin Bowl


625 North Pershing Street
Energy, IL 62933

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Leakey Creek Bridge


100-140 East Randolph Street
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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Legend has it this is the site of the 'headless horseman, a haunting from the late 1820s when Joel Leaky was decapitated by an evil son-in-law.

Popeye Character Trail


IL Rt. 3
Chester, IL 62233

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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: Wimpy, Olive Oyl, Swee'Pea, Jeep, Bluto and more. Character statues are unveiled each year at the...