A midwestern getaway, Effingham, IL USA Couple standing in front of America's Groove Record Store Astrid Johana Photography

Plan Your Visit

Kiki's Paddleboards instructor at Lake Sara at sunrise Astrid Johana Photography

Visitor Guide

You can download our 2023 Effingham Visitor Guide or submit a request below to have the guide mailed to you.

TREC Trail landscape in the fall Astrid Johana Photography

Tourism Office

The City of Effingham Tourism Department is seeking an innovative individual for a part-time Creative Assistant position. Starting wage is $14.56/hour at 16-24 hours per week. This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Friends carrying flowers and coffees at the Farmers Market Astrid Johana Photography

Maps & Brochures

Ready to uncover all the hidden gems that Effingham has in store for you? Let Visit Effingham be your guide and help you find just what you need while you’re here! Experience our Midwestern roots and hometown hospitality wherever you…

Girls walking into Lake Sara to paddleboard Astrid Johana Photography


Explore Effingham during this 3 day trip of some of our most unique restaurants and attractions. Cars, motorcylces, food, and art! What more could you ask for?!

Couple dancing in front of Tuscan Hills Winery with fountain in foreground Astrid Johana Photography

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