Where History Lives and Progress Thrives
Looking for Lincoln? You’ll find him here, where his storied political career began and history abounds. After some adventure? You’ve only to venture toward Vandalia Lake for a host of water and outdoor sports. Whether you’re after browsing boutiques or immersing yourself in culture, you’ll find the right thread to weave your perfect story right here in Vandalia.
The Kaskaskia Dragon
Ever seen a 35-foot dragon belch fire? Ever made him do it yourself? In Vandalia, you can!
Wet & Wild Fun
Vandalia Lake splashes up 660 acres of outdoor action, from boating and swimming to camping, picnicking and fishing.
Take a moment to explore our new virtual tour of Vandalia Illinois! This tool is also available for your smartphone. Just download MapNTour in the App Store on your phone or tablet!
Vandalia, Illinois Virtual Tour
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Are you ready for street tacos and BBQ? Every Friday, two local food trucks will be at Charter's Patio (right next to Willms and Associates) from 11am to 7pm or until the food runs out!
Illinois' Oldest Existing Capital City
From civics to city council, everything you need to know about our community. Read more
The drive for growth runs strong in Vandalia, with opportunity for businesses and candidates alike. Read more
Explore our delightful blend of history and outdoor adventure for a day of play or your next getaway. Read more
Looking for ways to pay it forward and give back? Check out the many options for volunteering in Vandalia. Read more