Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
801 East Main Street
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: (618) 457-3347
Fax: (618) 549-2897
General John Logan organized the first post-Civil War service here in 1866.
Featuring some of the most beautiful stained glass in Carbondale, this sandstone Gothic building was one of the four churches granted a site in the original plans for the town of Carbondale.
Registered as a National Historic District, you'll find over 50 historic homes on this street with some homes dating back to the early 1850's.
You'll find a great selection of books, magazines, and reference materials at this library as well as children's programs and computers for the public's use.
This is the smallest park in Carbondale but has many nice features including beautiful flower beds, a gazebo, playgrounds, a water fountain, and game tables.
This beautiful 150 acre park features barbecue grills, shelters, softball fields, picnic grounds, hiking trails, and fishing for your enjoyment.
Camping, horseback riding, fishing, picnicking, rappelling, and hiking the Giant City Nature Trail, home of the
Surrounded by 810 acres and located on a clear and deep lake, this marina offers bait, tackle, ice, and boat and canoe rentals. A small restaurant is on site. Fully equipped RVs are also available for rent.
Known as "Little Germany", this vineyard produces award-winning wines including dry, sweet, red, and white wines. They have a tasting room, gift shop and wonderful decks where you can enjoy the scenery. Open Monday through Saturday.
Ferne Clyffe State Park is a marvelous place with many natural beauties that will make a nature enthusiasts think that this is indeed heaven. It spans 2430 acres (983.39 hectares) of the striking Shawnee Hills and features several campsites, seven picnic spots, 18 unique trails, equestrian trail and campground, and a huge lake. Check out the unique geological formations and waterfalls while walking through the pathways or the abounding flora and fauna. Fish on the banks of the lake which is home to the bluegill, channel catfish, redear and largemouth bass. There are specific zones for hunters as well. Whether it is hiking through the picturesque woodlands, fishing, picnicking, camping or hunting, you will enjoy the recreational opportunities offered at this park.
This winery produces high-quality red and white French Hybrid wines and seasonal fruit wines. A gift shop is on site and gift baskets are available. Private dinners are also available by reservation only.
The only State Park in Missouri that borders the Mississippi River, this 3,416 acre park offers 16 miles of trails, swimming and fishing in Lake Boutin, and campgrounds. The visitor center features exhibits on the forced Cherokee removal and the natural history of the park.