Those traveling on a budget will be pleased to know that there's a good selection of mid to low-budget lodgings in the vicinity of Carbondale. The Super 8 Marion and the Americas Best Value Inn Marion are two alternative affordable accommodations that deserve a look.
3 miles (5 kilometers) away from the city center of Carbondale, you can find the Holiday Inn Carbondale-Conference Center. Alternatively, the Hampton Inn Carbondale can be found about 3 miles (5 kilometers) away. Other Travelocity-listed hotels are the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Marion and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Marion Northeast.
After you have spent some time in Carbondale, make sure you see Southern Illinois's other cultural and scenic delights. Discover Southern Illinois's farms and also see the area's rural landscapes. Energetic travelers can also try rock climbing and hiking in the area.
Mount Vernon is 45 miles (71 kilometers) north of Carbondale and is where you'll find King City Square Shopping Center and Veterans Memorial Park. Next time you head to Mount Vernon, check out the Comfort Suites Mount Vernon and Hampton Inn Mt Vernon. 40 miles (62 kilometers) northwest of Carbondale, you may also choose to stay at Sparta, home to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Sparta and Budget Inn - Sparta. The Sparta Country Club and Misselhorn Art Gallery are some of the more frequented sites to get to know when you're in Sparta.