Things to Do in Makanda, IL

  • Our list of the best things to do in Makanda, Illinois, features the top 39 nearby activities — including 19 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Makanda, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
  • The results below include the top 3 things to do within the city of Makanda, IL , followed by 36 popular activities in nearby cities, including Carbondale, Marion, Cobden and Cape Girardeau
  • Our list of the best things to do in Makanda, Illinois, features the top 39 nearby activities — including 19 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Makanda, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
  • The results below include the top 3 things to do within the city of Makanda, IL , followed by 36 popular activities in nearby cities, including Carbondale, Marion, Cobden and Cape Girardeau
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1.7 Miles
93% 204 votes
Hiking Trails 235 Giant City Road, Makanda, IL 62958 MoreLess Info
The Giant City State Park attracts each year 1.2 million visitors. Picnic areas, camping sites, and playgrounds are some of the amenities in here. Hiking on the 12 mile long trail, rock climbing/rappelling, horseback riding, and hunting are some of the activities to be performed in here.
5.9 Miles
91% 111 votes
Winery/Vineyard 3150 South Rocky Comfort Rd, Makanda, IL MoreLess Info
More than 15 wine specialties are waiting for the enthusiasts at the Blue Sky Vineyards. Lodging is available, and private events can be organized in here.
7.2 Miles
92% 12 votes
Adventure Tour 550 S. Rocky Comfort Road, Makanda, IL 62958 MoreLess Info
With the Shawnee Adventure Guides, the traveler is taken through the Shawnee National Forest for hiking, kayaking, and canoeing. Backpacking, rock climbing, and rappelling are some of the other services offered by the guides.
2.7 Miles
80% 79 votes
Winery/Vineyard 8595 US Highway 51 North, Cobden, IL 62920 MoreLess Info
Over 65 beer specialties and 7 wine specialties are found at the Rustle Hill Winery. Cabins are available for rental, and concerts are held during special events.
4.1 Miles
92% 73 votes
Winery/Vineyard 2655 Water Valley Road, Cobden, IL MoreLess Info
The Owl Creek Vineyard was established in 1980 and is now producing 12,000 gallons of white, red, and dessert wines. The tour includes a picnic with an Italian menu.
5.1 Miles
100% 70 votes
Parks 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.
6.2 Miles
93% 55 votes
Winery/Vineyard 5100 Wing Hill Road, Cobden, IL MoreLess Info
14 wine specialties and several other holyday special are found at the StarView Vineyards. It was established in 2006, and it is currently growing 6 types of grapes. The Cafe features live entertainment and can be rented for special occasions.
6.4 Miles
- 1 votes
Bowling 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.
6.4 Miles
- 0 votes
Music Venue 111 N Appleknocker, Cobden, IL 62920 MoreLess Info
Cobden's The Old Feed Store is a downtown live music venue and gathering place for community events. The venue is located in a historic building, and is available for rent for private functions.
6.5 Miles
100% 1 votes
Hiking Trails 1125 Park Street, Carbondale, IL 62901 MoreLess Info
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.
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