ATTRACTIONS

Pelican Cove Water Park | 618-544-7616

Located in Robinson City Park, Pelican Cove has a one of a kind Splash Pad which features a 23 foot tall pirate ship, Billy the blue whale, water cannons and sprayers anchor one area with two slides, a 265,000 heated pool. A Tiki Hut serves Refreshments at the splash pad while a full service concession stand takes care of the rest of the facility. 

Harmony Park | 618-544-7616

Situated in Washington Park, Harmony Park is a series of outdoor musical instruments, such as chimes and drums, that are each designed to make notes in harmony with each other when played. Harmony Park can be used by boys and girls, children and adults, and is accessible to those who may have disabilities. Harmony Park gives people of all ages the opportunity to work together to create something beautiful and stimulate their minds. More than 12 varieties of instruments.

Crawford County Forest Preserve | 618-553-0805

The Crawford County Forest Preserve is a conservation and recreation area in Crawford County, Illinois. The preserve is located on 124.5 acres of scenic forested land donated to the county by Gus and Eula Schmidt. Services available at the preserve include paved and rugged walking paths, fishing, primitive camping, and a pavilion that can be rented for special events.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Zwermann Arts Center | 618-544-8657

The Zwermann Arts Center is the cultural home of Lincoln Trail College. The Theater has been the home of numerous concerts, plays, and musicals and is also where the Lincoln Trail College Foundation holds its Concert Series featuring performers from throughout the country. The Zwermann Arts Center is also where students can take vocal and instrumental lessons at Lincoln Trail College.

Eagle Theater | 618-544-5855

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S.D. Meadows Folk Art Gallery | 618-586-5242

A gallery outside the box. Original, one of a kind folk art pieces and a fun selection of collectable items. Primitive furnishings, pottery and accessories.

MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL SITES

Heath Museum & Confectionary | 618-544-5309

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 your favorite oldies on a vintage jukebox. Also available are bulk bags of Heath bars and other Hershey candies. There is a large collection of Heath pictures and other memorabilia displayed for viewing.

Crawford County Historical Society Museum | 618-544-3087

The Crawford County Historical Society maintains this facility which features local ephemera, historical exhibits, James Jones exhibit, archaeological displays, memorabilia, vintage clothing, militaria and more pertaining to early life in Crawford County.

Illinois Oil Field Museum | 618-562-4664

This museum is located at the west edge of Oblong and is one of only 7 such facilities in the nation. Featured are displays, tools, books, and a full library of petrology related literature, working models and photos unique to oil production in the area. A grouping of oilfield equipment which dates from the early 1900, during the boom days of oil discovery in Crawford County, is displayed outside the museum.

Fife Opera House | 618-586-9418

In 1898, David Fife began the construction of the second story opera house in downtown Palestine. On the street level Fife operated a hardware store and undertaking business. The modern theater offered electric lights, beautiful murals, and plush seating for the public’s enjoyment. The theater’s opulence is still evident today. Restoration has included the hand painted murals and rolled curtain, as well as the renovation of the entire second story.

Hutson Memorial Village | 681-563-531

This reconstructed 1812 settler village, was erected through the industrious efforts of the Hutsonville Historic Society. Begun in 1967, it honors the areas first settlers…the Hutson family. The village consists of a church, store, barn , home, museum, inn and weaver’s cabin.

WINERIES, BREWERIES & DISTILLERIES

Irene’s Vineyard | 618-592-4892

Locally owned and operated by the Boldrey family. All grapes are locally grown except for one for chardonnay In addition to wine tasting there is entertainment and a snack food area. They are open Wed thru Sunday.

Belle Vista Wine Bar & Beer Garden | 618-421-2500

This is a unique wine bar located in historic Palestine on Main Street. Stop in for a glass or bottle of beer in addition to wine slushies and more. 

Gatter Brewing Company | 618-586-5585

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GOLF COURSES

Quail Creek Country Club & Golf Resort | 618-544-8674

Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. This 18 hole course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play. Quail Creek will challenge you while providing a relaxing, picturesque backdrop for Robinson golf.Driving range, practice green, pro shop, cart rental, lessons, open to public by reservations. Memberships available.

Deer Run Golf Course | 618-544-2350

Located in Washington Park Complex. This beautiful 9 hole, par 3 course public golf course is built around a 2.1 acre lake. Stop in the Club House for your golf needs and also pick up general park information.

Oak Glenn Golf Course | 618-592-3030

Located just 4 miles west of Robinson. 18 hole course, driving range, practice green, pro shop, cart rental, lessons, open to the public by reservations. Memberships available.

LODGING

The Cobalt House | 618-469-1053

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Quail Creek Country Club & Resort | 618-544-8674

You don’t have to be a golfer to stay with at The Resort at Quail Creek. Stay in one of their on-site rooms, take a dip in the pool, play some tennis or racquetball, catch a few fish and have dinner at Llama’s on the Green or in the 19th Hole all without leaving the property.

 

Country View Inn & Suites  | 618-544-4222

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