Destination guide

Book a cabin accommodation in Carbondale

A cabin in Carbondale places you at the heart of Southern Illinois' "Little Egypt" region. Here, you can enjoy spacious surroundings with plenty of comfort, including full yards with barbecue facilities and even modern interior furnishings. You'll be surrounded by nature but still within just a few minutes' drive of all the city's local attractions, including the University Museum, the Science Center, and Super Splash Park. Whether you're a couple on a romantic getaway or a family on vacation, Carbondale cabins for rent offer easy access to all the fun and adventure you need, from parks to lakes, nature and city amenities.


Activities and attractions in Carbondale

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Carbondale a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Kokopelli Golf Club (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Williamson County Fairgrounds (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carbondale

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Carbondale is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Murphysboro State Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Lake of Egypt (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Ferne Clyffe State Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Anna City Park (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Carbondale

Fly into Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), which is 39.5 mi (63.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Carbondale Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Carbondale?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 106 vacation rentals around Carbondale. From 38 cabin rentals to 46 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Carbondale?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Carbondale. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Southern Illinois University: 99 vacation rentals
  • Memorial Hospital of Carbondale: 94 vacation rentals
  • Carbondale Station: 95 vacation rentals
  • Railroaders Memorial: 94 vacation rentals
  • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center: 57 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carbondale listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Carbondale?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 38 Cabins in Carbondale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carbondale include:

  • Houses: 46 rentals available
  • Cottages: 38 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 38 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carbondale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Carbondale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.