Southern Illinois Trip Planner
Welcome to Southern Illinois!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Southern Illinois, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to the south of Illinois, U.S.A.
Southern Illinois beckons travelers with a number of attractions, from the larger than life statue of comicbook hero Superman in Metropolis, to several parks and recreation areas that dot the region. Carbondale is home to one of the Southern Illinois University campuses, an institution that was founded in 1869 and today is the city's largest employer. A public beach and boat dock is maintained by the city at Cedar Park, a local haven for picnicking and a variety of outdoor activities during the summer months. Mount Vernon is a nearby town that boasts Sensation Station Skateland, a modern roller rink with an arcade, batting cages and more. Mount Vernon also boasts a number of annual festivals, celebrating everything from cars to crafts to sweet corn. The town of Effingham is known for festivals of another kind. Focused primarily on cars, Effingham hosts the Transportation Celebration, MidAmerica Corvette Funfest, VW Bugfest and Porschefest every year.
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Looking for something to do in Southern Illinois? Check out these current and upcoming events. If you know of an event that is not listed in the travel guide, please feel free to add an event listing (it's free).