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Carbondale, IL Vacation Rentals

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 Index in Carbondale

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Carbondale is in September, while the cheapest month is in December. 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 cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Carbondale tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Carbondale tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

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 July, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Carbondale is September with 6.68 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.7 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Carbondale

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more. Carbondale has 319 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Carbondale is available at $10 per night. A typical accommodation in Carbondale costs on average $186 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 104 accommodations in Carbondale that have WiFi. We have 31 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 11 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Carbondale by car, be sure to choose from 120 accommodations that provide parking. 9 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 47 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Carbondale, including 90 places to stay from Airbnb, 24 accommodations from VRBO and 8 places to stay from priceline

173 accommodations in Carbondale have been reviewed: 53% are rated excellent or good. 93 accommodations allow instant booking.