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 hottest month in Carbondale is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Carbondale is October with 6.77 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.99 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Carbondale

Browse rentals from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. Carbondale has 295 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Carbondale is available at $18 per night. The average price of a rental is generally $173 per night.

If you need internet access during your time in Carbondale, then you can choose from over 89 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 21 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 11 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Carbondale? Then choose one of the 105 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 11 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

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

We combine a wide variety of Carbondale accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 104 places to stay from Airbnb, 9 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda.

180 of our places to stay in Carbondale have been rated by previous guests. They rated 60% as excellent or good. 95 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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