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Lake Sara


Lake Sara, Illinois

Lake Sara real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Illinois.

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About Lake Sara
Convenient to I-57 and I-70

Lake Sara is an 800-acre lake in Effingham, Illinois. What makes this lake unique is that it is right off the road from Interstate-57 and Interstate-70. This makes it easily accessible to St. Louis, Missouri, and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Lake Sara is known for its peaceful, wooded shores and tranquil coves that are perfect for fishing.

Lake Recreation

Due to its larger size, Lake Sara is a great spot to enjoy water sports, boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, tubing, camping, and more. There is excitement in all four seasons on Lake Sara.

Picnicking, camping areas, and pavilions surround the lake and make it an excellent spot for family gatherings, dinners, or quiet relaxation.

The sport fish population in Lake Sara consists primarily of largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, white and black crappies, white bass, and channel catfish. Other common species include common carp and yellow bullheads. A survey of the fish population is taken annually.

Things To Do in Effingham, Illinois

For a smaller town, there are unique attractions that make Effingham a great place to live. The Tuscan Hills Winery is a family-owned and operated business that sells a wide variety of wine, liquor, and pizza. It is a great place to bring your pet, have a glass, and have a slice.

Are you a corvette owner or just a lover of the car? Mid America Motorworks is a seller for aftermarket Corvette parts and accessories, and they also have the My Garage Museum and retail store.

Visit St. Louis and Indianapolis

Both of these popular destinations are within driving distance of Lake Sara. Either stop would make the perfect weekend getaway if you want to enjoy new shops, eateries, nightlife, entertainment, and more.

The Best Place to Experience Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Lake Sara is an excellent choice.