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Carbondale overview

Carbondale is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for hiking and walking. Visitors can explore the campus and neighborhood around Southern Illinois University and John A. Logan College. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Railroaders Memorial and Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Carbondale is for you.

Where to stay in Carbondale

A welcoming city for all, Carbondale has a variety of lodging options. There are 35 hotels in the Carbondale area, some with discounts of up to 10%.
  • • 17 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels with an average price of $46 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 3244 user reviews of Carbondale hotels:
  • • Hampton Inn Carbondale (Carbondale)
  • • Holiday Inn Carbondale-Conference Center (Carbondale)
  • • Best Western Saluki Inn (Carbondale)
  • • Super 8 Carbondale (Carbondale)
  • • Days Inn & Suites Carbondale (Carbondale)

How to get to Carbondale

Fly in to Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), 10.8 mi (17.5 km) from downtown Carbondale. Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 40.6 mi (65.3 km) away. Carbondale Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Carbondale

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Rent One Park
  • • Southern Illinois Center
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Southern Illinois University
  • • John A. Logan College
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Railroaders Memorial
  • • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center
  • • General John A. Logan Museum
  • • Lake Murphysboro State Park
  • • Illinois Centre Mall

When to visit Carbondale

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 63°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 23°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.3 inches
  • • April-June: 14.3 inches
  • • July-September: 10.1 inches
  • • October-December: 12.5 inches