1310 W. Fayette Rd
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 342-3151
Fax: (217) 342-3555
TREC Recreation Trails are recreational trails developed for the public to promote an active lifestyle. Lined with blooming trees, these lovely trails are used for walking, jogging, biking and roller blading.
Effingham County Courthouse was built in 1871 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. This historic county seat is a majestic Second Empire style architectural gem. It is an important landmark in the town.
Heart Theatre is a historic structure in Effingham. Built on a former garage site in the 1930s, this Art Deco building was a popular place in its hey days. It still stands out with its maroon and cream adobe tiles.
Cross at the Crossroads is touted to the biggest cross in the world. Erected in 2001, it stands tall at 198 feet (60.35 meters). It is made of steel and cement, and has become a landmark for road travelers.
Spread across 42 acres (17 hectares), Evergreen Hollow Park is a popular park in town. It features trails, athletic fields, a miniature golf link, swimming pool, pavilions, tennis courts, picnic spots and playgrounds.
John Boos & Company Showroom & Outlet Store is probably the oldest manufacturer in town. Established in 1887, they are famous for their cutting boards and butcher blocks. Their products are endorsed by celebrity chefs all through the nation. You can visit the facility and a glimpse of all the action in their outlet and showroom.
Hendelmeyer Park spreads across 20 acres (8.09 hectares). It features athletic fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, a gazebo, skate park, restrooms and a recreation center.
Spread across 35 acres (14.16 hectares), Community Park is a popular recreational spot for the locals. It features five softball fields, four tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, disc golf course, three basketball courts, playgrounds, pavilions, restrooms, an ice skating rink and a roller blade hockey rink.
Hodgson Mill is a nice place to learn how a mill works. Established in 1882, there are historic displays that give a glimpse into the history of milling. You can also visit their retail store and educational center that is on-site.
Tuscan Hills Winery was founded in 2011. This vibrant winery hosts regular parties and live music. With a Tuscan ambiance, this lovely place is a great place to get a glimpse into wine-making. Enjoy their wines along with delightful food. You can also get along your pets at this friendly facility.
My Garage Museum - Mid America Motorworks is the brainchild of Mike Yager, an avid Corvette collector. This place is a haven for Corvette fans. Set in a renovated gas station that dates back to 1910, you will find antique Corvettes and memorabilia truly fascinating.
Lake Sara and Marina is a nice spot for recreational activities by the lake or on it. This beautiful calm lake is a popular place among locals for boating. While its long shoreline has many camping facilities.