Effingham is located in Illinois, although it is just about the half way point between St. Louis and Indianapolis. Effingham, Illinois is mainly known for being a town where arts and culture thrive despite its rural location. Effingham also played a small role in women's rights as it was the home of Ada Kepley, the first woman to graduate law school in the US. She lived and worked here until she passed away.
You are definitely going to want to check out the My Garage Covevette Mueseum, it’s a must see and a great opportunity for everyone in your group to see some cool vintage cars in a quirky museum. Fishing on Lake Sara is also a great option or you could hiking along the Calico Trail. One of more popular activities for the whole family is swimming at the Kluthe Memorial Swimming Pool. Everyone in your group gets to spend time together and in the summer it is the ideal way to cool off.
Effingham is definitely a small town so anyone adventuring to these parts need not worry too much about which neighborhood they are staying in.
To really get the most of out your trip you are going to want to visit during the summer, when the weather will be more accommodating for all of the activities you're going to want to do while visiting Effingham.
There are some mouthwatering spots for foodies to sample in Effingham. Firefly Grill is known for having some of the best food in the area. It is definitely one of the nicest places to eat and it is not unusual to see its lakeside location packed. If you love modern American pub food, then you’re going to want also to check out Gabby Goat American Pub and Grill, which is a local favorite in Effingham.