Attractions & Lodging

Corner George Inn Bed & Breakfast

Imagine crossing a one-lane stone arched bridge into the quaint German village of Maeystown, Illinois and staying at the Corner George Inn Bed & Breakfast, a restored 1884 hotel and saloon. Located just 39 minutes south of St. Louis in the Mississippi River bluffs, the inn offers six charming antique appointed guest rooms including country and Victorian rooms and a summer kitchen guest cottage.

Address: 1101 Main Street, Maeystown, IL 62256
Phone or text: 618.580.5875
Hours: Open Year round

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Peter Ray House

A VRBO (vacation rental by owner) in Maeystown, IL.Come stay at Peter Ray House, a recently refurbished 150-year-old house, in historic Maeystown, that sleeps six comfortably. Peter Ray House is approx. 1200 sq. ft. with a fully stocked kitchen for your cooking needs. All you bring is the food. Sleeping: one full size sofa/bed, one queen size bed, and one king size bed two bathrooms, central air, three TVs, a living room, and a dining room. Patio in the back of the house with a fire pit and a front porch that is the entire width of the house. The front porch has an amazing view overlooking main street and the wooded hills beyond. Maeystown is a picturesque village with old world architecture in southern Illinois. Explore the shops, nearby historic sites, hike the nature trails along the bluffs, try out several nearby golf courses, and order the best fried chicken ever at the village bar & grill or take a short drive to neighboring towns to visit restaurants, wineries and breweries. Nestled in the scenic bluffs of the Mississippi River valley, Maeystown boasts a rich German heritage and hosts several festivals every year.

Go to VRBO Peter Ray House for more information and to make a reservation.

Corner George Inn Sweet Shoppe

The Sweet Shoppe specializes in hand dipped ice cream, beverages, and gift items. Opens late spring.

Address: 1105 Main Street, Maeystown, IL 62256
Phone: 618.580.5875

Georgia Mae’s Antiques and Collectibles

Explore the charm of the past in a restored building that once was home to a harness and saddle shop/general store. Georgia Mae’s carries a variety of antique collectibles including glassware and much more.

Address: 1103 Main Street, Maeystown, IL 62256
Phone: 618-458-8088

Maeystown General Store

The store has much the same appearance as when it operated as a general mercantile in 1904. But, now the shelves are stocked with antiques, vintage, and NEW country goods.

Address: 1101 Main Street, Maeystown, IL 62256
Phone: 618.458.7000

Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
*All other times by chance or appointment

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Maeystown Mill & Museum

Home of the Preservation Society and Visitors Center. The Maeystown Preservation Society is a not-for-profit organization and its mission is to preserve the history, culture, customs, architecture and structures of the village of Maeystown, Illinois. The Mill is available for rental for birthday parties, reunions, anniversaries, showers, etc. The Rock Mill is fully heated and air-conditioned and situated on attractive, spacious grounds and adjacent to the Maeystown Creek.

Address: 1113 Main Street, Maeystown, Illinois 62256
Mailing Address: PO Box 25, Maeystown, Illinois 62256
Phone: 618.458.6464
Hours: Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
*All other times by chance or appointment


Indulge yourself with a 30 minute, 60 minute, 90 minute or 120 minute session of Massage Therapy specializing in deep tissue, relaxation, Thai stretching and hot/cold hydro therapy. Shop our unique selection of handmade soaps, gifts, and decor.

Address: 1100 Main Street, Maeystown, IL 62256
Hours: Massage Therapy by chance or appointment only. Call Aubrey @ 618-980-8736 or Gina @ 618-340-3403

Hank & Lilly’s Creekside Bar and Grill

Amazing variety of drinks, healthy food options, large selection of appetizers and hot off the grill favorites with quick, friendly service. The menu continues to expand as this new addition to Maeystown continues to flourish.

Address: 1026 Main Street, Maeystown, Illinois 62256 Phone: (618) 458-0807 Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Around the Corner Coffee Company

Around the Corner Coffee Company is a small, family-owned and operated roaster and coffee shop located in the heart of historic Maeystown, Illinois. They specialize in coffees roasted in-house, grab-n-go Belgian-style waffles, and cold brew coffee extract.

Address:1103 Mill Street Maeystown, Illinois 62256

Hours: Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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