Our city of Effingham, Illinois is known as The Crossroads of Opportunity. It hosts many special events throughout the year which are listed on the city's website under the Visitors Bureau Upcoming Events.


Welcome to Effingham! Here are some things to do!

Shopping! The Villiage Square Mall with JC Penny as the anchor store, unique boutiques and shops in our historic downtown, in addition to the usual discount retailers that everyone has come to know.

Take in an evening of live entertainment at the Effingham Performance Center; just 2 miles from our Campground! This theater has something for everyone, from country music stars and comedians to the ballet!

Dining! With their homemade desserts and soups, Niemerg’s Steak House is the place to go. We can also steer you toward any number of national chain restaurants as well as unique dining experiences here in Effingham.

Antiques! Many antique shops both here in town, as well as, in the area. Gregory’s Flea Market in Altamont and Historic Greenup are just a couple. Click below for a more expansive list.

Activities! Effingham has our fair share of Golf courses, driving ranges, tennis courts, bowling alleys, or whatever you would like to do during your visit! We also offer a very nice community swimming pool, a large movie theater, parks galore & a Frisbee golf course! Visit Effingham’s visitor page to learn more!

Now that’s Interesting! Mid America Motor Works is located right here in our hometown! They boast some of the largest gatherings of Corvettes, VW’s and Porsche’s during their multiple annual festivals! Mid America also has a very nice Corvette museum on their premises. Other staples in our community include The Cross at the Crossroads & our unique downtown area sculptures.

Effingham Illinois Attractions