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Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

From fine dinning to hidden dives, boutiques to large department stores, and concerts, plays, shows, and more, the Southern Illinois region is packed full of treasures to keep you entertained. Many restaurants, shops, wineries, and breweries are locally owned and have been run by families for generations. And the best part is, the scenic drives that lead you to your adventures are part of the journey of exploring Southern Illinois. 

Here are some links to just a few of the options in our region:

Restaurant Lists for Surrounding Area


Wineries & Breweries


Grocery Shopping


  • Rozier’s Country Market – Chester, IL

  • Walmart - Chester, IL​

  • Dollar General - Chester, IL

  • Steeleville Marketplace - Steeleville, IL (15 minutes) 

  • Dollar General Market – Steeleville, IL (15 minutes)

  • Walmart Supercenter – Sparta, IL (25 minutes)​

  • Aldi – Sparta, IL (25 minutes)

  • ​Bricktown Seafood, Meats & Deli – Sparta, IL (25 minutes)

  • Schenk’s Market – Evansville, IL (25 minutes)

  • ​Walmart Supercenter – Perryville, MO (25 minutes)

  • Frank and Bridget’s Produce – Perryville, MO (25 minutes)​
  • Rozier’s Country Mart Food – Perryville, MO (25 minutes)​

  • Shawnee Country Store – Ava, IL (30 minutes) (Amish Owned)

  • Red Bud IGA – Red Bud, IL (30 minutes)​


Shopping, Entertainment & More



Family Practice


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Friendly Young Doctor


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