#MiniAbe Adventures - Clinton & Washington Counties

Posted on 06/02/2014 by TheTourismBureau

Abe Intro

The state of Illinois’ tiny travel ambassador visited ILLINOISouth recently to experience all of the sights, sounds, food and everything else that makes our area great. Here are some notes from his travels. Here’s a look at what Mini Abe did during his day in the Washington and Clinton County area. (Click each bullet point for more information on our website!) Where Abe Stayed: • McIllwain Mansion Bed & Breakfast in Okawville. What Abe Did: • Soaked in a mineral bath at the Original Springs Hotel & Bath in Okawville. • Went to Rainbow Ranch Petting Zoo in Nashville.IMG_2338 lo • Climbed to the top of the Centralia Carillon and heard the bell. • Stopped in for a glass (or two…) at Roundhouse Winery in Centralia. carlyle lake • Took his boat for a spin on Carlyle Lake – the largest manmade lake in the state. • Visited Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery to see the unique African decor and sip a couple local favorites. • Toured the Excel Bottling Plant where Ski and other pure cane sugar sodas are made as well as their new line of craft beers. ski plant wally burgerWhere Abe Ate: • Abe Grabbed a Double Cheeseburger at Wally’s in Breese What did Abe miss? What are your favorite spots in the Clinton/Washington/Marion County areas? Let us know in the comments below! -- See pictures of Mini Abe's adventures in ILLINOISouth on Facebook and Instagram Follow Enjoy Illinois on Facebook and Twitter to see where #MiniAbe ends up next!

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