Downtown Effingham, Illinois









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Things to do in Effingham, Illinois

Main Street of old Downtown Effingham speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Effingham the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Effingham has the perfect game shop for both young and old. Your friends and family will enjoy hours of entertainment with a wide selection of board games, card games and games of skill. A perfect stop for travellers with kids and those seeking a new adventure for game night.

Downtown Effingham helps you expand your skills and learn some new ways to expand your artisan flare? Sign up for classes at your kitchen supply store, yarn shop, art and craft shop and photo gallery. You'll be having great fun with your new friends as you you take on that next project.

Downtown Effingham brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Downtown Effingham visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

Why do you love downtown?

Kim Patrick
There is a lot of unique things to find.

Sandy saltzer
Great shopping

Jackie Avery
I love supporting locals, the view, and atmosphere!

Deborah Berg
It's beautiful.

carl barbieri
were there on business at least 7 times a year ,We just love downtown medford

Restaurants in Effingham, Illinois


Best Western

1811 West Fayette Avenue
Downtown Effingham




Downtown Effingham Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Effingham can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Ask to be shown a room before you check-in which signals the front desk agent to show the best room available to sell it right away. This can put you in the best room available at that time and gives you the ability to check for cleanliness, smells and sounds before transacting with the hotel.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.

Always announce during booking if the trip is for a special event, anniversary or reunion. Group rates can be pre-negotiated and you may qualify for a lower cost and better upgrades for your stay. If you are the one setting up the event, always work directly with the front desk manager to make sure the best service is offered to your party.



Quality Inn Effingham
1304 W Evergreen Drive


Comfort Suites Effingham
1310 W Fayette Rd


Days Inn Effingham
1205 North Keller Drive


Lexington Inn & Suites - Effingham
1103 Avenue Of Mid America


BEST WESTERN RAINTREE INN
1811 W Fayette Ave


Inn Effingham
1509 Hampton Dr


Rodeway Inn Effingham
1205 N Keller Dr


Holiday Inn Effingham
1301 Avenue Of Mid America


Econo Lodge Effingham
1412 W Fayette Ave


Super 8 Motel - Effingham
1400 Thelma Keller Ave