- Our list of the best things to do in Mattoon, Illinois, features the top 9 nearby activities — including 1 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Mattoon, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 6 things to do within the city of Mattoon, IL , followed by 3 popular activities in nearby cities, including Effingham
Situated on 65-acres of woodlands, wetlands, and prairie land, the Douglas-Hart Nature Center is a leisurely nature center that features trails and natural attractions. The park trails can be used for running, walking, or mountain-biking.
Showing the latest mainstream and independent films, AMC Showplace Mattoon 10 featuring digital projection in all its theaters. The theater hosts an autism-friendly movie event with lower sound volumes, named 'Sensory Friendly Films'.
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412 Shelby Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938 MoreLess Info
A 22,000-square-foot facility, Mattoon Academy of Gymnastics & Dance offers classes in tumbling, trampoline, gymnastics and cheerleading. The academy is equipped with balance beams, a floor exercise mat, dance studios, trampolines, a foam pit and uneven parallel bars.
The Coles County Historical Society is a group dedicated to preserving and promoting interest in Coles County history and culture. The society organizes and sponsors various events, and preserves and maintains facilities and archives.
Featuring over 29,000 square-feet of swimming area, the Lytle Park Pool is a large public pool open to visitors during the warmer months. A 125-foot water slide, water play structures, and several diving boards are among the amenities offered.
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17082 N US Highway 45, Effingham, IL 62401 MoreLess Info
28 cars are featured in the collection at Mid America Motorworks, My Garage Museum, owned by Mike Yager. There are also exhibited in here all sorts of memorabilia, from toys and posters to bicycles and motors.
The TREC Calico Trail runs from one of the forks of the Little Wabash River to the railroad tracks near the Effingham High School Sports Complex. The trail itself is roughly 3 miles for a one-way trip and offers view of native woodlands.
Family owned and operated, the Tuscan Hills Winery has been making wine for over 30 years next to their on-site bistro. Throughout the year, the winery hosts several festivals like the Artisan Fair and can be booked for private events.
A spacious and expansive pro shop specializing in bows, crossbows, and hunting supplies and accessories, Draves Archery has a wealth of new and used gear for sale. The store also offers advice for novice archers.