- TripBuzz found 25 things to do with kids in or near Carbondale, Illinois, including 14 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Marion, Makanda and Cobden.
- From Science Center Of Southern Illinois to SIU Arena, the Carbondale area offers 30 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, History Museums, Hiking Trails and Bowling.
- Carbondale lies along the northern edge of the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. Railroad constructed helped to found the town in the mid-1800s, which is still reflected through preserved railroad stations and a museum. A lively entertainment center also caters to many young adults due to the presence of the main campus of Southern Illinois University.
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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,…
Cape Girardeau is home to the Lazy L Safari Park, a series of barns that let visitors get up close and personal with many fascinating animals. Most of the denizens of Lazy L Safari Park are available for petting and feeding.
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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.