Tourism in Carlinville

Whether you’re looking for a quiet weekend camping by the water, exploring Lincoln’s footsteps, cruising Route 66, or visiting one of our fine local businesses and restaurants- Carlinville has something for everyone!


Tourism in Carlinville

Come 2026, the world will be traveling Route 66 in numbers likely never seen before in celebration of “America’s Mother Road’s” 100th Anniversary- and the City of Carlinville will be ready!

Whether it’s improving infrastructure around the community, revitalizing recreation opportunities at Carlinville Lake, or putting local businesses in a position to succeed – the City of Carlinville will be doing anything possible to make sure that when the world travels Route 66 in 2026, that Carlinville leaves a lasting impression and becomes a “can’t miss” destination!