Chester Vacation Packages
Chester, in Southwest Illinois, is a city of about 9,000 people.
This city lies approximately 130 miles (209 kilometers) from the state capital of Illinois, Springfield and about 55 miles (89 kilometers) from St. Louis.
One of the most recognizable remnants of bygone times in this city is a bridge called the Mary's River Covered Bridge. Wander over the bridge, enjoy the scenery and grab a few photos.
Visit Chester’s historic fortifications and defenses for an insight into the region’s more turbulent times. The Fort Kaskaskia played an important role in repelling enemy invaders over the years, but today is a peaceful and welcoming attraction for visitors from all corners of the globe.
Lose yourself in the greens, fairways, and sand traps of Sparta Country Club, the best place to work on your swing in Chester. Grab your golf bag and cap and hit the fairways, then finish the day in the clubhouse kicking back with golf-obsessed locals.
Bring the entire family to Chester Skating Rink, the perfect place to share laughter and good times with your kids. Pack your sense of adventure and prepare for a day filled with good times and great moments.
When the weather’s fine, pay a visit to Elzie C. Segar Memorial Park, one of the places where locals come to escape the crowds. It is one of those special places where locals and visitors alike come to enjoy the fresh air and greenery.
If you are interested in art, culture and history visit the Misselhorn Art Gallery, one of the most popular museums in Chester. Even if you are only casually interested in art, this is a great place to relax and learn more about art throughout the ages.
Accommodation in Chester
You won't find a wide range of places to stay in Chester, so investigate the information and deals on Expedia's Chester hotels page.
If you are thinking of staying in or within a short distance of Chester, check out the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Sparta and Best Western Reid's Inn.