Visit Effingham, IL landmarks like The Cross

From our location near the intersection of I-57 and I-70, you can easily access top area attractions like the Effingham Performance Center and MY Garage Museum. The Country Inn & Suites is also just a block from the festivities, conferences and special events at the Thelma Keller Convention Center. Visit specialty stores and try delicious cuisine at the restaurants in downtown, or take time to view the more than 30 sculptures located throughout Effingham. Want to get outdoors? Drive five miles to explore Lake Sara, play ball and swim at Evergreen Hollow Park, or admire the 198-foot cross overlooking the city.
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Downtown Effingham

1.78 mi / 2.86 km from the hotel
Visit more than 25 specialty shops in downtown Effingham, and then stop at one of more than 20 dine-in restaurants for a bite to eat.

Effingham Performance Center

0.82 mi / 1.32 km from the hotel
Plan to see a live show or a film at the Effingham Performance Center during your stay at our hotel.

Evergreen Hollow Park

0.63 mi / 1.02 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic lunch and head to this public park, where you can enjoy a jog or swim. The park also features tennis courts, baseball diamonds, concession stands and a soccer field.

Monastery Museum

4.74 mi / 7.62 km from the hotel
See a vast collection of religious artifacts, antique Bibles, carpentry tools and more at this museum that offers a glimpse of the area's first settlers and the Franciscan monks who ministered to them.

MY Garage Museum

1.19 mi / 1.91 km from the hotel
If you love admiring old cars, you won't want to miss a stop at this museum, home to unique and rare automobiles and memorabilia. You can easily spend hours browsing the thousands of collectibles and the 15 to 20 cars on display at any given time.

Sculptures on the Avenue

1.55 mi / 2.5 km from the hotel
Take a tour of downtown Effingham to see the more than 30 sculptures that have turned the area into an outdoor art gallery. Start at Effingham City Hall and follow the trail in and out of downtown Effingham to view all the sculptures.