21 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

21 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

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Fly to Scott AFB/Midamerica Airport, Drive to Makanda
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Makanda
— 8 nights
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Metropolis
— 11 nights
Drive to Scott AFB/Midamerica Airport, Fly to Valletta

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Makanda — 8 nights

Makanda is a village in Jackson County, Illinois, United States. Visit U.S. Custom House and Magnolia Manor for their historical value. Visiting Giant City State Park and Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Blue Sky Vineyard, stroll through Little Grassy Fish Hatchery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Von Jakob Winery & Brewery, and look for gifts at Makanda Trading Company.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Makanda route planner.

Valletta, Malta to Makanda is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In June in Makanda, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Metropolis.
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Metropolis — 11 nights

Metropolis is a city located along the Ohio River in Massac County, Illinois, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Super Museum and Hogg Hollow Winery. Get outdoors at Garden of the Gods and Mermet Springs Scuba. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Metropolis: Iron Furnace (in Elizabethtown), Cave-in-Rock State Park (in Cave in Rock) and Rim Rock Recreation Trail (in Golconda). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Superman Statue, look for gifts at The Chocolate Factory, stroll through Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, and get outside with Rent One Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Metropolis tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Makanda to Metropolis in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Metropolis can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel back home.
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