Tourism / Attractions

World Shooting and Recreational Complex
WRSC Website
Governor Pat Quinn and Director Marc Miller are proud to bring you the premiere World Shooting and Recreational Complex.,This unique site is located in Southern Illinois near the City of Sparta, close to three airports and less than 50 miles from three metropolitan area including St. Louis, MO.,Visitors will have access to a variety of amenities from quaint local restaurants and shops to the bustling activities of the St. Louis area. World Shooting and Recreational Complex
1 Main Event Lane, Suite 510
Sparta, Illinois 62286
Misselhorn Website
The Misselhorn Art Gallery is located at 611 West Second Street in the old Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Depot in Sparta, Illinois. The gallery features over 2000 original works by the late Roscoe Misselhorn. Misselhorn was a local artist who gained fame through his sketches of Illinois and Missouri historical locations. He was often called the Norman Rockwell of the Midwest. Located at the old G.M.&O. Depot
611 W. Second St.
Sparta, IL 62286
Interested in exhibiting with us? Call (618) 443-4438 or (618) 317-2552.
The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place Website
The Gathering Place is a one of a kind dinner theatre with an intimate setting and relaxed atmosphere offering delicious catered meals and live, family oriented entertainment consisting of music, comedy and drama using state-of-the-art sound and lighting for your utmost enjoyment. World Shooting Complex Seasons Event Center
Sparta, IL 62286
Tel: 618-965-3726
The City of Sparta includes many options for lodging during your stay., including the Holiday Inn Express, the Briarwood Inn, and the Sparta Motel!
Holiday Inn Express
1301 N. Market
Briarwood Inn
1775 N. Market
Sparta Motel
700 S. St. Louis
No need to worry about going hungry during your time in Sparta! The city is proud to be the host of many local eateries offering hometown tastes at reasonable prices, most with locally sourced produce and meats; as well as fast-food chain establishments and locally owned delis for grubbing on the go!