4 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

4 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

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Metropolis
— 1 night
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Makanda
— 2 nights

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Metropolis

Metropolis ©
Metropolis is a city located along the Ohio River in Massac County, Illinois, United States. On the 9th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Hogg Hollow Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): explore the activities along Cache River State Natural Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods, and then pause for some photo ops at Superman Statue.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Metropolis trip builder website.

Peoria to Metropolis is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Metropolis are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Makanda.

Things to do in Metropolis

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Cache River State Natural Area, Garden of the Gods, Hogg Hollow Winery
Highlights from your plan
Superman Statue ©
Superman Statue
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cache River State Natural Area ©
Cache River State Natural Area

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Makanda

Makanda ©
Makanda is a village in Jackson County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, walk around Boo Rochman Memorial Park, then make a trip to Bald Knob Cross of Peace, and finally do a tasting at Alto Vineyards. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Rendleman Orchards, admire the majestic nature at Giant City State Park, then learn about winemaking at Blue Sky Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at StarView Vineyards.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Makanda online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Metropolis to Makanda takes 1.5 hours. August in Makanda sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Makanda

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Alto Pass, Boo Rochman Memorial Park, StarView Vineyards, Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Boo Rochman Memorial Park ©
Boo Rochman Memorial Park
Giant City State Park ©
Giant City State Park
StarView Vineyards ©
StarView Vineyards