- 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.
A movie theater multiplex with 14 auditoriums, the Cape West 14 Cine shows a variety of newly released and classic films. The theater features oversized seats in a stadium set-up, and offers a variety of promotions.
With amenities like stadium seating and RealD 3D technology, Cape West 14 Cine has showings of the latest films on a daily basis. All large popcorn purchased from the concession stand is eligible for free refills.
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In the Garden of the Gods there are plenty of trails, as well as 12 campsites with picnic areas.
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R.R. #2, Box 178, Golconda, IL 62938 MoreLess Info
Dixon Spring State Park is an outdoor park which can be a very relaxing holiday destination. The trailer parking facilities are excellent and spacious. It's very calm and beautiful at any time of the year.
There are more than 20,000 items which praise the over 60 year old superhero in the Super Museum. Among the exhibits, in here are toys, posters, comic books, life size models, as well as Christopher Reeve's glasses from the movies.