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We cordially invite tourists and travelers from all over the world to experience true southern charm and hospitality at its finest in Williamson County, Illinois.  Economic development and fast-growing industry have propelled these former coal mining towns into prosperous communities.  Our friendly cities are conveniently nestled around Interstate 57, making the region a prime location for visitors to eat, shop, play and stay.

Explore our beautiful lakes and natural areas or find an adventure at one many family-friendly entertainment venues.  The area offers high-quality athletic activities for sports fans to enjoy year-round.  Take a leisurely stroll in the downtown districts and discover rich history, diverse culture and hidden treasures around every corner.  Then, unwind at one of our locally owned restaurants, area wineries and check out the exciting nightlife.  Plan your next visit and stay comfortably at one of many award-winning lodging options sure to accommodate every traveler.


Planning a visit and need the ultimate trip planning tools?  Click below to download one of our easy to follow publications.  Find details on the best places to Explore, Discover, and Unwind in Southern Illinois!

Visitors Guide
Water, Woods & Wildlife
Golf Brochure