Ready to have some fun this July? You don’t have to go far to have an adventure in southern Illinois! Check out these local places to start yours.
LITTLE GRASSY MARINA & CAMPGROUND | MAKANDA, IL
Right off the water at Little Grassy Lake, pontoon, canoe, bike, and kayak rental are available. Or, if you want to camp overnight, you can do it all right here.
SUNSET CONCERTS | CARBONDALE, IL
Thursdays beginning in June and ending July are free concerts held in Carbondale. This week, is Americana Rock by Sam Lee at the Shryock steps at SIUC.
TUNNEL HILL BIKING TRAIL | HARRISBURG – KARNAK, IL
For the avid biker or not, Tunnel Hill Trail stretches from Harrisburg to Karnak 45 miles. Part of the trail is 23 tressel-bridges, including one that is 450 feet (credit: Tunnel Hill State Trail website)
YOU’RE SO VANE BIKE RENTAL | CARRIER MILLS, IL
Want to explore Tunnel Hill and need a bike? Check out You’re So Vane in Carrier Mills and rent one! They open at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
FORT DE CHARTRES | PRAIRIE DU ROCHER, IL
Originally built in 1720 by the French in northwestern Randolph County is Fort de Chartres.