Carbondale

Carbondale is a wonderful vacation destination to rejuvenate life’s batteries.

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Guests in this Southern Illinois location share space with approximately 26,000 residents who call this place home.

Springfield, the state capital, is roughly 150 miles (233 kilometers) north of Carbondale, while Carterville is 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the east.

If you're traveling with children in tow, you'll want to set aside a day or two to enjoy some of Carbondale's wonderful family attractions. Kids of all ages will love the Franklin County Fairgrounds, the Williamson County Fairgrounds and last, but not least, the Pinckneyville Fairgrounds.

Take the family outside and get inspired by nature by discovering one or two of the urban parks in the region. Pyramid State Park and Lake Murphysboro State Park are two of the top options for locals and visitors. Even more flora and fauna can be found at the Benton City Park and the popular Anna City Park.

This area is filled with tales of human endeavor and achievement, and you'll discover loads to explore when you spend a few hours at its exhibition spaces. Meander through the hallways as you check out the collections at the Williamson County Historical Museum and the General John A. Logan Museum. The Frankfort Area Historical Museum and the Veterans Military Museum are a couple more that are worth considering.

As is the case with many places with an interesting history, Carbondale is home to some gripping memorials. Large numbers of travelers make the journey to Railroaders Memorial and Coal Miner's Memorial Park, because of the captivating events that they commemorate. Travelers looking for more tribute and memorial sites should have a look at Tower Square Plaza.

With the Southern Illinois University, the Shawnee Community College and the John A. Logan College all in the same area, it isn't surprising that there is such a busy and youthful atmosphere in Carbondale. A visit to these campuses will be a rewarding experience for past, present and future students.

If you need a bit of retail therapy, then check out the variety of stores at the Illinois Centre Mall. It is a busy spot crammed with interesting fashion, quirky accessories and good places to eat.

One of the most acclaimed live performance venues around Carbondale is the Benton Civic Center. This a fantastic chance to participate in a local event, so be sure to check out what’s on during your vacation.

Just because you're on vacation doesn't mean you can't indulge in your favorite game. This area is home to some of the finest fairways and friendliest clubhouses in the region. The top pick in the region is the Kokopelli Golf Club. Other great courses in the area include the Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center and Crab Orchard Golf Club.

If you’re searching for something else to do in the Carbondale area, be sure to check out the Marion Carnegie Library.

Accommodation in Carbondale

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Those with an eye for the good life will feel right at home at the Holiday Inn Carbondale-Conference Center, at 2300 Reed Station Parkway, and the Hampton Inn Carbondale, at 2175 Reed Station Pkwy. If those don't grab you, make sure you check out the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Marion, at 1400 Champion Drive, and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Marion Northeast, at 2609 Blue Heron Drive, two more budget-friendly options.


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