- Our list of the best things to do in Carbondale, Illinois, features the top 37 nearby activities — including 17 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Carbondale, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Carbondale, IL , followed by 21 popular activities in nearby cities, including Marion, Cobden and Makanda
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6998 - 7000 Giant City Rd, Carbondale, IL 62903 MoreLess Info
Attention all Dungeons and Dragons Fans - Boo Rochman Memorial Park is full of medieval delights in an expansive setting. The main castle features various secret passageways while outdoors there is a large dragon to climb on and statues to admire.
As part of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Honker Hill Vineyard proudly offers wines and sangrias made from grapes produced in their vineyard. There is a tasting room, an outdoor fireplace, and banquet room available for private events.
The Monte Alegre Vineyard & Cellars is located in Carbondale Illinois. Founded in 1987 as a horse breeding farm, the site planted its first commercial vineyard in 1996. A tasting room was opened in 1996. Vidal Blanc is a specialty.
The Brush Hill Preserve is a forest preserve that features a trail loop that passes through an old clearing, an upland forest, a seasonal pond, and an excavated coal pit. The preserve also has a 1-mile moderately difficult loop.
Located in Carbondale, Illinois, the Copper Dragon Brewing Company is the only microbrewery in southern Illinois. Imported featured pints include such ales as Guinness, Newcastle and Bell's Best Brown Ale. The brewery also features whiskey, such as Royal Crown.
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1237 East Main Street, University Mall Space 1048, Carbondale, IL 62901 MoreLess Info
A children's science museum that features a variety of hands-on activities and educational exhibits, The Science Center of Southern Illinois hosts an array of programs. The center also hosts summer camps.
Carbondale's Science Center the is an educational facility that features a wide variety of hands-on displays and exhibits aimed at teaching visitors about science. The facility offers an array of amenities for educators, as well.
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Siu At Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901 MoreLess Info
Located in Carbondale, Illinois, the Student Center Bowling and Billiards facility is a campus bowling site that offers league play and fall events. The alcohol-free and smoke-free site also features bowling party packages.
A movie theater featuring eight auditoriums, AMC University Place 8 displays first-run feature films. The theater offers RealD 3D movies, independent films, theater rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.