Take a break from events with these things to do in Effingham, IL

From our location near the intersection of I-57 and I-70, you can easily access top local attractions such as the Effingham Performance Center and MY Garage Museum. The Country Inn & Suites is a short walk from the festivities, conferences, and special events at the Thelma Keller Convention Center. Visit specialty stores and try delicious cuisine at the restaurants downtown, or take time to view more than 30 sculptures located throughout Effingham. Looking for things to do outdoors? Play ball and swim at Evergreen Hollow Park, or take a short drive to admire the 198-foot cross overlooking the city.

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Tuscan Hills Winery

2.58 mi / 4.15 km from the hotel
This family owned and operated business offers a variety of wines, sangrias, specialty craft beers, and a broad range of liquors. Bring your own food or order meat, cheese, bread, or pizza at this family- and pet-friendly venue.

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, soccer fields, concession stands, a baseball diamond, and a park universally accessible to children of all abilities.

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 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 to view all the sculptures.

The Cross

2.99 mi / 4.82 km from the hotel
You can't miss this iconic part of Effingham culture: a 198-foot cross at the intersection of interstates 57 and 70, built by The Cross Foundation and the site of special events and gatherings.

Thelma Keller Convention Center

0.15 mi / 0.25 km from the hotel
This multipurpose venue welcomes conferences, exhibitions, dinners, and many other events.