Lake Shelbyville, Illinois – Explore the Possibilities!

Located in the heart of central Illinois, Lake Shelbyville offers unlimited possibilities for outdoor recreation! Over 11,000 acres of sparkling water and 172 miles of wooded shoreline, sheltered coves and sandy beaches provide the perfect destination for a friends or family getaway.

With five Federal campgrounds, two State parks, four public beaches, 65+ miles of trails to hike or bike, picnic sites and playgrounds, 18-hole lakeside golf course this destination offers an abundance of recreational activities that are sure to keep you entertained throughout your entire stay. Boaters will enjoy easy access and three marinas. Sportsman can fish for crappie, bass, walleye and more, and there are hunting opportunities as well.

Over 1500 campsites along with nearby cabins, motels and vacation rentals to make you comfortable whether you stay a night or more. Enjoy the charm of our small towns as you [...]

Have a Wonderful Stay in Jacksonville IL
with Something for Everyone

Conveniently located between Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO, Jacksonville IL is a great place to live, work and visit. A thriving community, rich in historical treasures, unparalleled educational institutions, growing businesses and hospitality all its own, Jacksonville meets modern demands with a classic lifestyle!

For the history lovers, the city’s rich heritage includes numerous interesting sites that help make the past relevant to all generations. Come follow in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln through historic Jacksonville. See the actual places and hear the real stories of Lincoln as told by his friends and associates, while Looking for Lincoln in Jacksonville. Or visit one of the many Underground Railroad sites, including Woodlawn Farm and also some of our historic homes. Jacksonville was one of the many stations along the Underground Railroad and one of the busiest during the mid-1800’s. [...]

Since Justin Spencer formed Recycled Percussion in 1995, the band has been unstoppable. Their junk rock music became a national phenomenon week after week during their smash hit performance on America’s Got Talent in 2009. Playing over 4,000 shows and over 400 corporate events in over 15 countries, the group has also done guest appearances on “Carson Daily,” “The Today Show,” “China’s Got Talent,” and the Latin Grammy Awards.

Country rockers Pure Prairie League, with its 40-year career and long line of top hits, are best known for the song “Aimee,” which has become perhaps one of the most well-known and beloved country rock songs of all time. Pure Prairie League continues to tour and treat its legions of loyal fans to music and sounds as good today as they were when first performed.

Scott Wattles and the Blue Suede Crew will take the stage to perform a variety of songs, including Elvis hits and Gospel music. The Blue Suede Crew is embraced by audiences, young and old, who sing along with every word.

The band Lonestar will take the stage with Richie McDonald, Dean Sams, Michael Britt, and Keech Rainwater. Lonestar has charted more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs chart, including hits like “Amazed,” “No News,” “I’m Already There,” “My Front Porch Looking In,” and “Mr. Mom.”

Jukebox Saturday Night is a musical review of the great Big Bands during the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Performances celebrate America’s Swing Era, featuring the greatest hits recorded by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Les Brown, Woody Herman, and many others.

The Happy Together Tour is coming back to The EPC again this August! Join us for an evening of fun featuring popular tour of 60s pop music acts, including The Turtles, Chuck Negron, The Association, Mark Lindsay, The Vogues and The Cowsills.

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