Booking a Hotel in Mattoon, IL

Mattoon, Illinois is located in Coles County and is approximately 57 miles south of Champaign and 57 miles southeast of Decatur. A must see in the area is Lake Mattoon. Head on over and make camp on either the East Campground or West Campground. Then enjoy a day sunbathing at Lake Mattoon Public Beach. This area has become a popular recreational site for locals and tourists with fishing and boating available almost year round. Another noteworthy place to visit nearby is Lake Paradise. Boats are allowed on the lake, but a strict "no wake" lake with no skiing, knee boarding or tubing is allowed. Still a great place to enjoy the beauty of nature in a peaceful setting. 

Take the family for a fun-filled day at Lytle Park Pool. There's something for everyone in the family here with a zero-entry pool for the little ones and adults will appreciate the 250 lounge chairs for some pleasant relaxation. 


Top Things to Do in Mattoon, IL

  • AMC Classic Mattoon 10
  • Douglas-Hart Nature Center
  • Fox Ridge State Park
  • Lake Mattoon Campground & Marina
  • Lytle Park
  • Lytle Park Pool
  • Mattoon Peterson Park
  • Mattoon Softball Complex
  • Meadowview Golf Course
  • The Historic Five Mile House

Colleges & Universities Near Mattoon, IL

  • Lake Land College

Historical Sites Near Mattoon, IL

  • Lincoln Log Cabin Historic

Hospitals Near Mattoon, IL

  • Farah Bush Lincoln Hospital
  • Pediatrics At Sarah Bush

Airports Near Mattoon, IL

  • John R Reed Airport
  • Tuscola Airport

Military Bases Near Mattoon, IL

  • Army National Guard
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