- TripBuzz discovered 33 different types of activities for couples in the Makanda area, including Hiking Trails (like Giant City State Park), Winery/Vineyard (like Blue Sky Vineyards), Adventure Tour (like Shawnee Adventure Guides) and Parks (like Boo Rochman Memorial Park), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 30 date ideas in or near Makanda, Illinois, including 27 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Carbondale, Marion, Cobden and Cape Girardeau.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.