7 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

7 days in Southernmost Illinois Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southernmost Illinois travel planner

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Makanda
— 2 nights
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Metropolis
— 4 nights

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Makanda

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Makanda is a village in Jackson County, Illinois, United States. Take a break from Makanda with a short trip to U.S. Custom House in Cairo, about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, do a tasting at Lincoln Heritage Winery, make a trip to Bald Knob Cross of Peace, and immerse yourself in nature at Giant City State Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Makanda trip itinerary maker website.

Chicago to Makanda is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Chicago in November, you will find days in Makanda are a bit warmer (56°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Metropolis.

Things to do in Makanda

Wineries · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Winery / Vineyard
Blue Sky Vineyard
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Metropolis

Metropolis ©
Metropolis is a city located along the Ohio River in Massac County, Illinois, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Metropolis side-trips: Garden of the Gods (in Harrisburg), Rim Rock Recreation Trail (in Golconda) and Cave-in-Rock State Park (in Cave in Rock). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Superman Statue, discover the deep blue sea with Mermet Springs Scuba, make a trip to Iron Furnace, and admire the majestic nature at Fort Massac State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Metropolis trip planner.

Getting from Makanda to Metropolis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Metropolis

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Fun & Games

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Must see
Superman Statue
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Wildlife Area
Garden of the Gods
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Specialty Museum
Super Museum
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