- TripBuzz found 25 things to do with kids in or near Makanda, Illinois, including 23 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Marion, Carbondale and Cobden.
- From Giant City State Park to Shawnee Adventure Guides, the Makanda area offers 33 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Adventure Tour, Parks and Movie Theaters.
- Located in the center of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, the city of Makanda is a scenic and exciting place to visit. Sample exceptional wines from throughout Illinois or enjoy the great outdoors in Giant City State Park. Visitors can also shop and dine along the Makanda Boardwalk or golf along Stone Creek.
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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.
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50 Highway 145 S, Harrisburg, IL MoreLess Info
In the Garden of the Gods there are plenty of trails, as well as 12 campsites with picnic areas.
The awe inspiring Wacinton Sculpture is located in Paducha, KY. The 56,000 lbs. red oak was chiseled by Peter Toth in 1985, to commemorate the Chickasaw Indians who resided in the area until the Jackson purchase.
Whitehaven is a welcome center with its main two story structure built in the second half of the 19th century. It is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The tour includes the entire house, with explanations about all the antiques inside.