The city of Carbondale is found in Jackson County, Illinois and it welcomes outdoorsy people to embark on an adventure! There is beautiful scenery, especially in the Shawnee National Forest, easily explored by foot or via bike. This city also offers some fantastic wineries and vineyards, which means that wine enthusiasts will feel at home here. Foodies will also love a trip to Carbondale. There is everything from trendy bistros to family restaurants for a nice evening out.
One of the top places to explore when in Carbondale is the Shawnee National Forest. There are lots of hiking and biking trails that outdoor lovers will enjoy, as well as waterfalls to visit along scenic byways. At the Boo Rochman Memorial Park there are lots of fascinating sculptures to see and kids will love it here as it is also home to a castle. There are also some fantastic museums in Carbondale, including the African American Museum of Southern Illinois, the Old Illinois Passenger Depot Railroad Museum, and the Science Center of Southern Illinois.
The best time to visit Carbondale, for good weather, is from May to September.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Carbondale. The hottest month in Carbondale is April, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 4 ˚F. The wettest month in Carbondale is July with 7.49 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.41 inches of rain.
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If you want an internet connection during your stay in Carbondale, then you can choose from over 82 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 21 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 10 places to stay that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Carbondale? Then choose one of the 99 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 11 places to stay come with a pool or jacuzzi
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