Approximately 7,000 people call Litchfield in Central Illinois home.
Springfield, the state capital, is located roughly 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north of Litchfield, while St. Louis is 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southwest.
There’s absolutely no excuse for neglecting your swing when visiting Litchfield, home to a number of the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouses in in the area. To work on your swing book a few holes at Westlake Golf Course or the equally well equipped Timber Lakes Golf Course.
You can never know what makes a place tick until you know its history; thankfully Litchfield has preserved the Cheney Mansion, one of the area’s more important historic sites. Walk around the site, take photos and discover the local history.
Don’t miss Lake Lou Yeager, a picturesque spot where visitors of Litchfield often retreat to recharge their batteries. Even if the sun isn’t shining, this calming destination is worth making the time to visit.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after checking out all the star attractions in Litchfield, be sure to head over to the Jerseyville Historic District.