What's the hold up? Fort Defiance was meant to be witnessed.
To see it, head 200 miles (322 kilometers) from the state capital, Springfield, until you get to Cairo.
Are you hoping to stay nearby? Since there's only 1 accommodation option in the vicinity, you're advised to make your reservation before it's too late. The Quality Inn is only 5 miles (8 kilometers) away from Fort Defiance.
Other Things to Do Near Fort Defiance
When you're finished checking out Fort Defiance, get ready to experience everything that the rest of the area has available:
- Witness beautiful scenery and reconnect with nature at Ballard Wildlife Management Area.
- There are those cemeteries that are way more than just a graveyard. Mound City National Cemetery is a cemetery that can bring to light fascinating stories of the past.
- Witness lovely scenery and relax in nature at Columbus-Belmont State Park.