Carbondale, IL Vacation Rentals

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Carbondale Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Carbondale

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.

Best Time to Visit Carbondale

The best time to visit Carbondale, for good weather, is from May to September.

Price and Availability in Carbondale

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Carbondale tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Carbondale tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Carbondale is in November, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Carbondale is in the high season in September. Carbondale has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Carbondale

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Carbondale. The warmest months in Carbondale are June and May, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 9 ˚F. The wettest month in Carbondale is June with 7.56 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 1.96 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Carbondale

Pick the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. We have 295 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Carbondale ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. When traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Carbondale is available at $18 per night. The average price of a rental is $173 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Carbondale can pick from 89 places to stay that have WiFi. 21 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 11 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Carbondale, you'll want to pick from 105 places to stay that provide parking. We have 11 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 51 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Carbondale AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 104 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda.

180 accommodations in Carbondale have been reviewed; 60% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 95 places to stay right now.

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