African American Museum of Southern Illinois, Carbondale, IL,
The African American Museum of Southern Illinois highlights local African-American heroes and heroines.
Art Lovers Trading Company, Carbondale, IL
Established in 2004 in the historic Old Town district of Carbondale to showcase local and regional artists by providing their merchandise on display and for sale.
Ava Craft Center, Ava, IL
618-426-3547 or 618-426-3054
This center has 10 antique looms where anyone can learn to weave for free.
Bald Knob Cross, Alto Pass, IL
111-foot cross tops Bald Knob Mountain near Alto Pass in Union County. When illuminated at night, it can be seen for miles.
Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Marion, IL
Located west of Marion, Illinois, on the northern edge of the Ozark foothills, Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is one of the largest refuges in the Great Lakes/Big Rivers Region.
Douglass School of Art Place, Murphysboro, IL
Located in the old Frederick Douglass School in Murphysboro, there are studios for glass blowing, art exhibitions, sculpture gardens and performances.
Giant City State Park, Makanda, IL
An outdoor lover's paradise, visitors enjoy the wilderness trails
and incredible landscape.
The Jackson County Stage Company, Carbondale, IL
Community theater at its best. Produces four shows a year and performs in various venues.
Kleinau Theater, Carbondale, IL 618-453-2291
Features performance projects written and performed by students in the SIUC Department of Speech Communication.
Labyrinth Peace Garden, Carbondale, IL
A Place for Meditation, Contemplation, and Relaxation is the theme for the beautiful labyrinth, located near the Southern Illinois University campus.
Little Grand Canyon, Murphysboro, IL
Nature's beauty abounds within this deep ravine accessible by a three-mile long trail that descends into the forest then ascends to the bluff where the Mississippi River is visible on clear days. Travel seven miles south of Murphysboro on Illinois 127, turn right on Etherton Road. Take the third turnoff to the trail entrance.
McLeod Theater , Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
This 488 seat theater hosts several productions each year and features both student and guest performers.
Pomona Natural Bridge, Natural Bridge Road, Pomona, IL
This beautiful stone bridge, near Pomona in the Jackson County portion of the Shawnee National Forest, is one of only a handful of natural bridges in the United States. (South of Murphysboro on Route 127)
Shawnee National Forest, Harrisburg, IL
The Shawnee National Forest is the largest, most diverse natural treasure in Illinois. Over 280,000 acres offer relaxing drives along National Scenic Byways, watchable wildlife and magnificent vistas of the woodland.
Shawnee Saltpetre Cave, Murphysboro, IL
Nature's own amphitheater, Illinois' largest bluff shelter features strange rock formations, a roaring waterfall, picnic tables, nature trails.
Shryock Auditorium, Carbondale, IL
This 1200 seat theater is located in the historic "old campus" and hosts every genre of performing arts.
SIUC Arena, Carbondale, IL
This 10,000 seat facility hosts' nationally touring concerts, family shows, theatrical events, circuses and is the home of Saluki Basketball.
SIUC University Museum, Located at the North end of Faner Hall, SIUC campus, Carbondale, IL
Changing exhibits of artwork, crafts, retrospectives and artifacts.
Southern Illinois Miners,
The Southern Illinois Miners, a professional baseball team playing in the Frontier League,
play at Rent One Park in Marion.