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 warmest months in Carbondale are June and July, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 1 ˚F. The wettest month in Carbondale is April with 13.41 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.82 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 309 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Carbondale, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Carbondale can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $20 per night. A typical accommodation in Carbondale costs on average $205 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 110 accommodations in Carbondale that have WiFi. We have 34 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 11 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Carbondale, you'll want to pick from 124 places to stay that provide parking. We have 10 places to stay that 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.
We combine a wide variety of Carbondale accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 6 providers, including 93 places to stay from Airbnb, 26 accommodations from VRBO and 8 places to stay from priceline.
177 of our places to stay in Carbondale have been rated by previous guests. They rated 53% as excellent or good. 89 accommodations allow instant booking.