CITY : Carbondale

Carbondale, IL

Carbondale is an exciting city in southern Illinois home to the main campus of Southern Illinois University.

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Carbondale is an exciting city in southern Illinois home to the main campus of Southern Illinois University. The University offers many superb cultural experiences including regular concerts and theatrical productions as well as world-class art and history exhibits. At the university's McLeod and Kleinau Theaters visitors will e entertained by professional and student performances. The region’s largest auditorium can be found at SIU in Carbondale, the Shryock Auditorium, where acclaimed performing artists, such as B.B. King, the Supremes, and Ray Charles, along with orchestras and other musical productions can be enjoyed. The University Museum houses an astounding 60,000 artifacts in its collection and hosts traveling shows from renowned artists. On campus, visitors will also find the African American Museum and The Science Center where guests can enjoy interactive exhibits. Carbondale also offers an abundance of recreation opportunities within the city’s parks and in the surrounding state parks. Carbondale provides access to the amazing Shawnee National Forest, Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Giant City State Park, and Trail of Tears State Park.


  • African American Museum of Southern Illinois
  • Alpha RC Raceways
  • AMC University Place 8
  • Attucks Park
  • Cedar Lake
  • Evergreen Park
  • Fernlands Nature Preserve
  • Giant City State Park
  • Jeremy "Boo" Rochman Memorial Park
  • Kleinau Theater
  • McLeod Theater
  • Old Train Depot
  • R. Buckminster Fuller and Anne Hewlett Dome Home
  • Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour
  • Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour
  • Shawnee National Forest
  • Shryock Auditorium
  • SI Treasure Tours
  • The Arboretum
  • The Science Center
  • John A. Logan College
  • Rend Lake College
  • Shawnee Community College
  • Southeastern Illinois College
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Hundley House
  • Mary's River Covered Bridge
  • Old Mill - Mill Stones
  • Pulliam Clock Tower
  • West Walnut Street Historic District
  • Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Memorial Hospital of Carbondale
  • Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
  • Williamson County Regional Airport
  • Scott Air Force Base
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