From Anna, the city of St. Louis is 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the northwest.
The Anna City Park and the Shawnee Community College are great places to check out in Anna.
Explore the various geographic and social personalities of Southwest Illinois, by taking a road trip through a couple of the the villages, towns and cities in and around Anna. Approximately 19 miles (31 kilometers) away you'll find Carbondale. Head here to enjoy the Railroaders Memorial and Southern Illinois University.
Marion is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Anna. This regional center contains a great selection of attractions, such as Kokopelli Golf Club, Williamson County Fairgrounds and Marion Carnegie Library. If your itinerary allows consider checking out Illinois Centre Mall, Rent One Park and Williamson County Historical Museum before you return to Anna.
If you have great weather, head outside to explore Southwest Illinois' farms.
For those who intend on traveling by air, keep in mind that the closest major airport is Williamson County Regional Airport, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast of Anna.