7 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

7 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

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Carbondale
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Metropolis
— 4 nights

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Carbondale

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Carbondale is a city in Jackson County, Illinois, United States, within the Southern Illinois region informally known as "Little Egypt." The city developed from 1853 because of the stimulation of railroad construction into the area. Explore Carbondale's surroundings by going to Harrisburg (Harrisburg Township Park District & Garden of the Gods). The adventure continues: stroll around Boo Rochman Memorial Park, learn about winemaking at StarView Vineyards, surround yourself with nature on Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, and make a trip to Bald Knob Cross of Peace.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Carbondale holiday planning website.

Belleville to Carbondale is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Carbondale can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Metropolis.

Things to do in Carbondale

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Nature

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Wildlife Area
Garden of the Gods
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Metropolis

Metropolis ©
Metropolis is a city located along the Ohio River in Massac County, Illinois, United States. Explore Metropolis' surroundings by going to Golconda (Hogg Hollow Winery & Rim Rock Recreation Trail) and Cave-in-Rock State Park (in Cave in Rock). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at Harrah's Metropolis, identify plant and animal life at Cache River State Natural Area, pause for some photo ops at Superman Statue, and see the interesting displays at Super Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Metropolis trip builder app.

You can drive from Carbondale to Metropolis in 1.5 hours. In August in Metropolis, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Metropolis

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Fun & Games

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Superman Statue
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Super Museum
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