The adventure begins here in Carbondale, Illinois
The gateway to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail and Shawnee National Forest, the rugged beauty of the rolling hills of Carbondale, Illinois awaits. This Midwestern city allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of big city life and offers you that remote, unparalleled feeling that can only be achieved in southern Illinois.
Carbondale offers many opportunities to explore beautiful landscapes with an endless supply of outdoor adventures and fun for the whole family. At Carbondale Tourism they are there to ensure that you always remember your visit and are filled with memories to look forward to the next time you are able to travel back.
Carbondale is a destination that offers Southern hospitality and welcomes tourists year-round with events for every season. Imagine playing an 18-hole championship golf course at dawn, hiking the rugged terrain of a national forest in the afternoon, and ending the evening with a live on-site concert as the sun sets.
Enjoy meals from their local restaurants using locally grown produce or explore their international culinary scene, teeming with many cultural influences. Stay in their accommodations, ranging from various modern hotels to cozy inns or cottages in the woods, where you will surely feel at home.
In Carbondale, it’s possible to rappel down a cliff in the morning, sip local wine in the afternoon, indulge in delicious local cuisine in the evening, and end the night at a historic movie theater in the center of downtown.
Whether you’re pursuing a favorite activity or trying something new, the day can end a world away from where it started – all without going more than a few miles.
Your adventure begins in Carbondale.