- 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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3000 W DeYoung St, Ste 800C, Marion, IL 62959 MoreLess Info
Pirate Pete's Family Entertainment Center is an entertainment complex aimed at providing fun and enjoyable attractions to its customers. Visitors to the complex enjoy playing laser tag, spending time on the playground, or winning in the arcade.
The trip to AMC Centre 8 is cinematic. The stubs program is particularly enjoyed by the visitors, and the staff provide good guidance regarding the program. Ticketing is very easy, and the shows are entertaining.
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.
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.
A family owned and operated farm, Darn Hot Peppers focuses on growing a wide variety of pesticide-free hot peppers. The farm annually hosts the Festival de Chiles, where guests can enjoy live music and sample hot pepper products.
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20439 Ranch Ln, Marion, IL 62959 MoreLess Info
The Little Egypt Off Road Motorcycle Club is a park that provides visitors access to ride their off-road vehicles. ATVs, dirt bikes, and motorcycles are welcome on the 900-acres of open space, trails, and motorcross tracks the park provides.
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S Adams St & E 26th St, Marion, IL 46953 MoreLess Info
Owned and maintained by the city itself, the Splash House at Junction Park is a small public waterpark that can be accessed for a nominal fee during the summer months. Features include a lazy river, several water slides, a sand valleyball court, wave pool, and play pad for children.