Carlyle Lake Vacation Packages
This city is located approximately 80 miles (129 kilometers) from the state capital of Illinois, Springfield and about 45 miles (72 kilometers) from St. Louis.
If you are staying in Carlyle Lake find a natural retreat in any of its pretty public parks. Bell Tower Park, Nashville Memorial Park and much-loved Community Park are great green spaces to find a park bench and enjoy a board game with the kids.
This city offers locals and visitors alike a wide selection of outdoor options at its many picturesque natural reserves. Hazlet State Park, Raccoon Lake Park and also Spillway Recreation Area are among the most popular of these. Each of these parks has its own unique array of wildlife and plant life.
Bring the family to a visit to Rainbow Ranch Petting Zoo, the primary zoological park in the region. If you don’t have much time, be sure to pick up a park guide so you don’t miss any of the park favorites.
Golf nuts will love Governors Run Golf Course, one of the better courses in the Carlyle Lake area. Tee off down the excellent fairways, attack the bunkers, then enjoy a few laughs with fellow golf fanatics in the clubhouse.
Step back in time at Vandalia State House; one of the most fascinating heritage sites in Carlyle Lake. Spend some time visiting this site and other local heritage buildings to obtain a better understanding of the people and events that shaped this city.
In this culture-loving city, be sure to investigate a few remarkable museums, including the William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home and Museum, where culture vultures can learn and be challenged. Explore the collections at your own pace, lose yourself in the exhibits, and then ask for tips from the locals to locate some of the more niche museums in the vicinity.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after checking out all the star attractions in Carlyle Lake, make sure you pop over to the William Jennings Bryan Statue.