Book ahead of time as there aren't many accommodation options within an easy drive of Murphysboro's heart.
The Americas Best Value Inn-Murphysboro/Carbondale is the nearest Travelocity-listed room to the downtown area of Murphysboro and is located a simple and brief drive away.
10 miles (17 kilometers) outside of the main part of Murphysboro, you will find the Holiday Inn Carbondale-Conference Center. The Hampton Inn Carbondale is situated 10 miles (16 kilometers) away. Other possible places to rest your head are the Days Inn & Suites Carbondale and the Best Western Saluki Inn.
Do you want to make your way a little bit further afield? Southern Illinois offers lots of attractions worth seeing. Familiarize yourself with Southern Illinois's farms and don't forget to relish the region's rural landscapes, rolling hills and prairies. In this fascinating part of United States of America adventurous visitors may also try their hand at rock climbing, hiking and abseiling.
Marion is 20 miles (36 kilometers) to the east of Murphysboro and is where you'll find Kokopelli Golf Club and Marion Carnegie Library. Next time you spend a night or two in Marion, check out the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Marion and Comfort Suites Marion. Alternatively, you could stay in Benton, 30 miles (45 kilometers) northeast of Murphysboro, where you can choose between the Country Hearth Inn and Econo Lodge Benton. Should you choose to stay in Benton, be sure to explore the Franklin County Fairgrounds and Benton City Park.
Just because you're on a break, does not mean you can't fuel your obsession with a day watching sports. Discover Rent One Park 20 miles (34 kilometers) to the east of Murphysboro. Travelocity customers that are thinking of locating a hotel in the area, make a reservation in the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Marion Northeast or Comfort Inn Marion.