- 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
Paint Nite 20 North Spanish Street, Cape Girardeau, MO MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
An eight-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Carbondale 8 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals for private events, RealD 3D movies, a game room and a concession area.
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1237 E Main St Ofc, Carbondale, IL 62901 MoreLess Info
The African American Museum of Southern Illinois is located in the city of Carbondale,. While exhibits vary, many of the displays include quilts, used to reflect the codes that were used by the Underground Railroad during the Civil War.
The University Museum at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is part of the college's Museum Studies Program. Nationally accredited, the University is home to 70,000 objects of artwork and displays exhibits in 10,000 square feet of space.
At Black History Museum, visitors can learn about the history of African Americans in a variety of exhibits. These exhibits cover the first slave trader ships from Africa in the 1500s to segregation in the 1950s.
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.
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8588 Route 148, Marion, IL 62959 MoreLess Info
Crab Orchard is a wildlife range which has been facilitated for family trips as well. The place is completely safe and secure. Guides provide accurate information. Many wild animals and rare birds can be sighted.