- The list below includes 25 free or cheap things to do in or near Carbondale, Illinois, including 28 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Hiking Trails and Bowling.
- From Boo Rochman Memorial Park to Brush Hill Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Carbondale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Marion, Cobden and Makanda.
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105 S Van Buren Street, Marion, IL 62959 MoreLess Info
Built in 1913, Williamson Co Historical Society Museum is an old jail and sheriff's quarters. It contains 23 rooms full of historical items, including clothing, tools and Native American artifacts, and also contains a research library with old county records.
Mandala Gardens is a 7-acre botanical garden. Visitors can walk pathways and view a wide variety of plants and flowers, interact with goats, chickens and ducks, and even buy fresh heirloom vegetables and potted herbs.
The museum houses a large display of artifacts and memorabilia from the history of Grant County, Indiana. History Made Here exhibit highlights the natural gas boom in East Central Indiana, and its effects on Grant County communities. Exhibits include a 1952 Crosley Super Sport car, which was produced in Marion,…
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2289 County Park Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 MoreLess Info
Intended for adults and children alike, the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center has hands-on exhibits, three classrooms, and auditorium which can seat 160 people, and other facilities.
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County Park Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 MoreLess Info
Cape Girardeau County Parks oversees all the county parks in the city of Cape Girardeau. Parks include monuments, a disc golf course, hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds, and host a variety of special events.
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2277-2299 N County Park Road, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 MoreLess Info
Situated on 79-acres of forestry, the Missouri Conservation Nature Center is a natural preserve that is characterized by woodlands, creeks, and prairie plantings. The land is also home to Lake Springfield.