- 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
The story of New France is put on display at the Bolduc House Museum which covers history of the land controlled by France and Spain before the Louisiana Purchase. Displays include an 18th century French kitchen garden and the vertical log house from 1792.
93% 29 votes
198 Merchant St., Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670 MoreLess Info
The French-inspired Felix Valle House State Historic Site is locate in Sainte Germaine, Missouri. There are several other homes on the Site, and several are available for tours. This attraction clearly demonstrates the interaction of French and emerging American aesthetics.
63% 19 votes
245 Merchant Street, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670 MoreLess Info
A family business founded in 1983, the Sainte Genevieve Winery offers its visitors wine specialties, whether alcoholic or not. They have 19 varieties of wines, some of which have won at international competitions.
88% 17 votes
19620 Crown Ridge Road, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670 MoreLess Info
Big cats are protected and cared for at the Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary. Guided tours are also welcome where guests can spend time with the cats in their habitat. Cats at the sanctuary include both lions and tigers.
Having been around since 1935, Saint Genevieve Museum is home to many artifacts from the early years. This includes memorabilia marking important dates in the town's history along with weapons, documents and items from the salt industry.
100% 2 votes
21390 Hwy 32, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670 MoreLess Info
A county owned and maintained health and fitness facility, the Ste Genevieve County Community Center offers a variety of amenities. The facility has a large aquatic area with pools, a basketball court, and a variety of exercise equipment.