Kids Activities in Carbondale


World Aquarium: Aquarium Tours at World Aquarium (Up to 75% Off). Three Options Available.

Aquarium Tours at World Aquarium (Up to 75% Off). Three Options Available.

World Aquarium

City Museum

Aquarium docents introduce visitors to fish, amphibians, reptiles, and arachnids with opportunities to feed and touch wildlife

$130 $39

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Putting Edge: One Round of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two or Four at Putting Edge (Up to 53% Off)

One Round of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two or Four at Putting Edge (Up to 53% Off)

Putting Edge

Putting Edge St. Louis

Golf balls tumble down turf in 18-hole indoor glow-in-the-dark course themed around various settings such as medieval times and rain forest

$19 $9

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Gateway Fun Park: Two Hours of Unlimited Rides for Two or Four at Gateway Fun Park (Up to 50% Off)

Two Hours of Unlimited Rides for Two or Four at Gateway Fun Park (Up to 50% Off)

Gateway Fun Park

Collinsville

Wristbands grant unlimited access to fun park rides, including bumper cars, go-karts, and mini golf for two hours

$50 $25

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Oasis Lanes: Cosmic Bowling for Two, or Two Hours of Bowling for 6 or 12 with Pizza and Soda at Oasis Lanes (Up to 51% Off)

Cosmic Bowling for Two, or Two Hours of Bowling for 6 or 12 with Pizza and Soda at Oasis Lanes (Up to 51% Off)

Oasis Lanes

Union

Neon-lit lanes host party-style Cosmic Bowling on weekends, or normal open play entertains groups with pizza and soda

$30 $15

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Circus Harmony: Flying Trapeze Session at Circus Harmony Flying Trapeze Center – Union Station (Up to 40% Off)

Flying Trapeze Session at Circus Harmony Flying Trapeze Center – Union Station (Up to 40% Off)

Circus Harmony

Union Station

Trapeze sessions include instruction, several swings on the trapeze, as well as the opportunity to learn a trick & fly across to the catcher

$60 $36

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Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum : Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Visit for Two or Four or a One-Year  Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Visit for Two or Four or a One-Year Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

Hannibal

Guests explore Mark Twain’s childhood home and the surrounding properties that inspired his stories

$22 $11

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Laclede's Landing Wax Museum: Visit for Two Adults or Two Adults and Two Children at Laclede's Landing Wax Museum (Up to 56% Off)

Visit for Two Adults or Two Adults and Two Children at Laclede's Landing Wax Museum (Up to 56% Off)

Laclede's Landing Wax Museum

Downtown St. Louis

10,000 sq. ft. museum houses more than 200 wax likenesses of celebrities, fictional characters, and historical figures

$20 $10

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Meramec Valley Campground & RV Park: Two Nights of Camping with Option for Canoe Rental from Meramec Valley Campground & RV Park (Up to 55% Off)

Two Nights of Camping with Option for Canoe Rental from Meramec Valley Campground & RV Park (Up to 55% Off)

Meramec Valley Campground & RV Park

Cuba

Stay in a tent or an RV at campsites that have water and electricity; canoes float down the Meramec River during relaxing trips

$86 $39

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Chesterfield Sports Fusion: $18 for Indoor Mini Golf for Four & $10 Video Arcade Credit at Chesterfield Sports Fusion (a $34 Value)

$18 for Indoor Mini Golf for Four & $10 Video Arcade Credit at Chesterfield Sports Fusion (a $34 Value)

Chesterfield Sports Fusion

Chesterfield

Indoor entertainment facility welcomes adults and kids with indoor mini golf and video arcade

$34 $18

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The Neutral Zone: Unlimited Arcade Play for Two or Four at The Neutral Zone (Up to 53% Off)

Unlimited Arcade Play for Two or Four at The Neutral Zone (Up to 53% Off)

The Neutral Zone

Chesterfield

Enjoy a fun-filled night of playing classic arcade games such as Ms. Pac-Man, Tekken, and Asteroids

$47.98 $23

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Creve Coeur Ice Arena: Ice Skating and Hot Chocolate for Two, Four, or Six at Creve Coeur Ice Arena (Up to 52% Off)

Ice Skating and Hot Chocolate for Two, Four, or Six at Creve Coeur Ice Arena (Up to 52% Off)

Creve Coeur Ice Arena

Saint Louis

Glide around an indoor ice rink, then take a break to warm up with a cup of hot chocolate

$16.50 $8

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Imperial Bowl: Two-Hour Bowling Package for 5 or 10 with Shoe Rental and Pizza at Imperial Bowl (Up to67% Off)

Two-Hour Bowling Package for 5 or 10 with Shoe Rental and Pizza at Imperial Bowl (Up to67% Off)

Imperial Bowl

Imperial

Thirty lanes host group bowling outings that include free shoe rental and pizza

$71.69 $26

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Titanic Branson: Museum Visit for Two Adults or Two Adults and Two Kids to Titanic Branson (Up to 38% Off)

Museum Visit for Two Adults or Two Adults and Two Kids to Titanic Branson (Up to 38% Off)

Titanic Branson

Branson

Titanic–World’s Largest Museum Attraction Towering over 100ft above street-level, this ship-shaped family adventure is a must see attraction

$54 $33.50

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Swing-A-Round Fun Town: All-Day Access to Unlimited Attractions for Two or Four People at Swing-A-Round Fun Town (Up to 42% Off)

All-Day Access to Unlimited Attractions for Two or Four People at Swing-A-Round Fun Town (Up to 42% Off)

Swing-A-Round Fun Town

Fenton

Unlimited all-day access to professionally designed mini-golf courses, go karts, bumper boats, sessions in batting cages, & some arcade play

$64 $37

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playtime party center: $33 for Package for Four with Pizza and Game Tokens at Playtime Party Center ($64.73 Value)

$33 for Package for Four with Pizza and Game Tokens at Playtime Party Center ($64.73 Value)

playtime party center

Wentzville

Family fun center entertains guests with two indoor playgrounds, six bounce houses, arcade with classic games, and concession area

$64.73 $33

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Valley Farms: Micro-Farm Tour with Hayride and Beer and Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Valley Farms (50% Off)

Micro-Farm Tour with Hayride and Beer and Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Valley Farms (50% Off)

Valley Farms

Wentzville

Sample local beers and wines before boarding a hayride stocked for a tour of the hops- and pumpkin-growing micro-farm

$40 $20

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Elite FT: Six-Week Kids' Speed Training, Summer Camp, or Soccer Program at Elite FT (49% Off). Nine Options Available.

Six-Week Kids' Speed Training, Summer Camp, or Soccer Program at Elite FT (49% Off). Nine Options Available.

Elite FT

Glen Carbon

Professional athletes and coaches teach running mechanics and balance in conditioning camps or train kids in intensive soccer camps

$69 $35

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Hardee's Iceplex: Ice-Skating Package for 2, 4, or 6 at Hardee's Iceplex (Up to 57% Off)

Ice-Skating Package for 2, 4, or 6 at Hardee's Iceplex (Up to 57% Off)

Hardee's Iceplex

Chesterfield

Public-skate session with skate rental and hot cocoa or soda

$14 $6

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Xtreme Tactical Lasertag: Two Hour Extreme Tactical Laser Tag Experience for One, Two, or Four at Xtreme Tactical Lasertag (Up to 46% Off)

Two Hour Extreme Tactical Laser Tag Experience for One, Two, or Four at Xtreme Tactical Lasertag (Up to 46% Off)

Xtreme Tactical Lasertag

Millstadt

Mission-based scenarios challenge players equipped with metal guns capable of shooting over 1,000 feet

$35 $19

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St. Charles Lanes: Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental and Pizza for Four or Eight at St. Charles Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental and Pizza for Four or Eight at St. Charles Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

St. Charles Lanes

Saint Charles

Families and friends strive for strikes at locally owned bowling alley, celebrating games with a large one-topping pizza

$48 $25

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Harvest Lanes: Two Hours of Bowling with Pizza for 2 or 5, or a Party Package for Up to 10 at Harvest Lanes (Up to 67% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling with Pizza for 2 or 5, or a Party Package for Up to 10 at Harvest Lanes (Up to 67% Off)

Harvest Lanes

Saint Charles

Bowling alley sports 24 lanes with seating, tables, and automatic scoring, as well as a snack bar, lounge, and arcade

$38 $16

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Crestwood Bowl:  $15 for One Hour of Bowling for Four with Shoes and One Large Pizza ($30 Value)

$15 for One Hour of Bowling for Four with Shoes and One Large Pizza ($30 Value)

Crestwood Bowl

Saint Louis

Half-century-old bowling establishment hosts group games down its pristine lanes followed by a pizza break

$30 $15

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Tropicana Lanes: $29 for a Two-Hour Bowling Outing for Up to Six at Tropicana Lanes ($74.55 Value)

$29 for a Two-Hour Bowling Outing for Up to Six at Tropicana Lanes ($74.55 Value)

Tropicana Lanes

Richmond Heights

Groups of six scatter pins inside an alley that has hosted the Professional Bowlers Tour

$74.55 $29

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Epic 6 Laser Tag & Sports Arena: $17 for Attraction Sampler Package at Epic 6 Laser Tag & Sports Arena ($34 Value)

$17 for Attraction Sampler Package at Epic 6 Laser Tag & Sports Arena ($34 Value)

Epic 6 Laser Tag & Sports Arena

Fenton

Ranked No. 6 place to take kids in St. Louis, families can play in 7,000 sq. ft. laser-tag arena and climb 22 ft. rock wall

$34 $17

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Lewis & Clark Boat House & Nature Center: Admission for Two, Three, or Four to Lewis & Clark Boat House & Nature Center (40% Off)

Admission for Two, Three, or Four to Lewis & Clark Boat House & Nature Center (40% Off)

Lewis & Clark Boat House & Nature Center

St. Charles

The facility honors Lewis and Clark with full-scale models of the explorers’ boats, a museum, and trails through the surrounding woodlands

$10 $6

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Concord Lanes: Bowling and Pizza for 5 or 10, or Mini Golf, Bowling, and Batting Cage for Four at Concord Lanes (Up to 77% Off)

Bowling and Pizza for 5 or 10, or Mini Golf, Bowling, and Batting Cage for Four at Concord Lanes (Up to 77% Off)

Concord Lanes

Sappington

Groups toss bowling balls down one of 32 polished lanes, or practice putting and swinging on the mini golf course and in the batting cage

$74.75 $25

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Cahokia Mounds Museum Society: Self-Guided Audio Tour for Two or Four with Souvenir Book and Tote from Cahokia Mounds Museum Society (55% Off) 

Self-Guided Audio Tour for Two or Four with Souvenir Book and Tote from Cahokia Mounds Museum Society (55% Off) 

Cahokia Mounds Museum Society

Collinsville

Visitors take self-guided audio-visual tours of a metropolis built by Native Americans from AD 700 to 1400

$20 $9

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Brunswick Zone: Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone (Up to 51% Off)

Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone (Up to 51% Off)

Brunswick Zone

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 80 locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$29.90 $18

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Riverside Wildlife Center: Guided Educational Wildlife Tour for Two, Three, or Four at Riverside Wildlife Center (Up to 50% Off)

Guided Educational Wildlife Tour for Two, Three, or Four at Riverside Wildlife Center (Up to 50% Off)

Riverside Wildlife Center

Meramec Caverns

Tour of US Department of Agriculture–licensed park showcases more than 400 animals; guests can hold baby alligators, snakes, and frogs

$20 $10

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Tee Time Family Fun Center: Fun-Center Package for Two or Four, or Party for Up to Eight at Tee Time Family Fun Center (Up to 51% Off)

Fun-Center Package for Two or Four, or Party for Up to Eight at Tee Time Family Fun Center (Up to 51% Off)

Tee Time Family Fun Center

Mehlville

Fun-center package with refreshments, bumper car rides, and maze passes; birthday party includes pizza and arcade tokens

$32.57 $16

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AMF Bowling Co.: Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 48% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 48% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

Strike N' Spare Lanes

Long-time bowling industry leader with 200+ locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$28.38 $18

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Splash at Wabash: Water-Park Package with Dining Credit and Lockers for 2, 4, or 6 at Splash at Wabash in Ferguson (Up to 49% Off)

Water-Park Package with Dining Credit and Lockers for 2, 4, or 6 at Splash at Wabash in Ferguson (Up to 49% Off)

Splash at Wabash

Ferguson

Water park with two slides, zero-entry pool, toddler area, and lazy river entertains patrons and refuels them with tasty concessions.

$19.50 $10

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Game Haven STL: Video- and Arcade-Game Play for Two or Four People at Game Haven STL (50% Off)

Video- and Arcade-Game Play for Two or Four People at Game Haven STL (50% Off)

Game Haven STL

Overland

Gamers battle on systems that range from Sega to Wii, and also play computer and arcade games, such as air hockey and pinball

$30 $15

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Mission Ready Outdoor Laser Tag: 90-Minutes of Laser-Tag Play for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Mission Ready Outdoor Laser Tag in Brighton (Up to 54% Off)

90-Minutes of Laser-Tag Play for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Mission Ready Outdoor Laser Tag in Brighton (Up to 54% Off)

Mission Ready Outdoor Laser Tag

Brighton

Outdoor course combines obstacles and athleticism of paintball with pain-free fun of laser tag in 90 minutes of play

$50 $25

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Campbell House Museum: Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Campbell House Museum (50% Off)

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Campbell House Museum (50% Off)

Campbell House Museum

Downtown St. Louis

Furniture, paintings, clothing, and other period artifacts offer a rare glimpse into 19th-century American life

$16 $9

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Show Me Lanes: One-Hour of Bowling with Pizza for Up to Four or Eight at Show Me Lanes (Up to 50% Value)

One-Hour of Bowling with Pizza for Up to Four or Eight at Show Me Lanes (Up to 50% Value)

Show Me Lanes

Mehlville

Large pizzas complement games of bowling at family friendly center

$30 $15

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Shrewsbury Lanes: $25 for a Two-Hour Bowling Outing for Up to Six at Shrewsbury Lanes (Up to $85 Value)

$25 for a Two-Hour Bowling Outing for Up to Six at Shrewsbury Lanes (Up to $85 Value)

Shrewsbury Lanes

Shrewsbury

Groups of up to six knock down pins while enjoying cold soda in a retro-style bowling alley

$85 $25

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Climb So iLL: 10-Visit Pass or Week-Long Kids' Indoor Rock Climbing Camp with 10-Visit Pass at Climb So iLL (Up to 55% Off)

10-Visit Pass or Week-Long Kids' Indoor Rock Climbing Camp with 10-Visit Pass at Climb So iLL (Up to 55% Off)

Climb So iLL

Near Lafayette Square

During a week-long camp, kids age 7–14 learn to scale walls safely and gain 10 sessions of practice time; 10-visit pass can be used any time

$369 $165

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Live on Stage!" at Chaifetz Arena on November 18 (Up to 33% Off)

"Alvin and the Chipmunks: Live on Stage!" at Chaifetz Arena on November 18 (Up to 33% Off)

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Chaifetz Arena

Alvin, Simon, and Theodore take the stage in a singing and dancing extravaganza with the Chipettes, villain Ian Hawke, and, of course, Dave

$26.80 $20

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Center Stage Guitar Academy: $19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

 

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

$108 $19

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SkillSuccess: $19 for an Online Piano Course at SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

$19 for an Online Piano Course at SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

SkillSuccess

 

Online course teaches piano-playing basics, helping complete novices reach the level of early intermediate standard pianist

$199 $19

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The Griot Museum of Black History: Admission for Two, Four, or Six at The Griot Museum of Black History (47% Off)

Admission for Two, Four, or Six at The Griot Museum of Black History (47% Off)

The Griot Museum of Black History

St. Louis Place

Museum explores black history through beautifully sculpted wax figures and interactive exhibits

$15 $8

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Dangerous Guitar: $18 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Dangerous Guitar ($134.55 Value)

$18 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Dangerous Guitar ($134.55 Value)

Dangerous Guitar

 

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$134.55 $18

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Fitness Boss: Fitness Boss Expo 2015 at St. Louis Airport Hilton on Saturday, August 22, at 10 a.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Fitness Boss Expo 2015 at St. Louis Airport Hilton on Saturday, August 22, at 10 a.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Fitness Boss

St. Louis Airport Hilton

Zumba, yoga, kangoo, and boot camp classes plus free chair massages, swag bags, and meet and greet with Shannon Howell

$21.49 $10

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SkillSuccess: $19 for an Online Beginners' Guitar Course from SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

$19 for an Online Beginners' Guitar Course from SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

SkillSuccess

 

Online course teaches guitar-playing basics; students will leave knowing how to play a song

$199 $19

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Rockstar Academy: One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Rockstar Academy (96% Off).

One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Rockstar Academy (96% Off).

Rockstar Academy

 

An experienced teacher helps beginners, intermediate students, and advanced musicians learn how to improve their guitar playing

$237 $10

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iPerform3D: $19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons with Custom Lesson Plans from iPerform3D ($379.30 Value)

$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons with Custom Lesson Plans from iPerform3D ($379.30 Value)

iPerform3D

 

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

$379.30 $19

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Center Stage Ukulele Academy: $15 for One Year of Online Ukulele Lessons from Center Stage Ukulele Academy ($108 Value)

$15 for One Year of Online Ukulele Lessons from Center Stage Ukulele Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Ukulele Academy

 

Knowledgable ukulele expert teaches newbies the ropes with helpful, easy-to-follow instructional videos

$108 $15

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Caricature by Haram: Two or Four Hours of Live Caricature Entertainment from Caricature by Haram (40% Off)

Two or Four Hours of Live Caricature Entertainment from Caricature by Haram (40% Off)

Caricature by Haram

 

Caricaturists can draw 15–18 color or 20–23 black-and-white faces in each hour

$300 $180

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  • Showplace 8
    Get your film on! Showplace 8 in Carbondale offers a wide range of movies for guests to enjoy. If being around too many people makes you uncomfortable, then the drive-in theater is the place for you. You can share your movie-watching experience with just the people in your car. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    1263 E Main St
    Carbondale, IL US
  • General John A Logan Museum
    If you're feeling artsy, head on over to Murphysboro's General John A Logan Museum for a beautiful day inside. At General John A Logan Museum, street and lot parking is made simple for customers.
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    1613 Edith St
    Murphysboro, IL US
  • S I Bowl
    S I Bowl in Carterville offers a fun, relaxing environment to bowl the night away. Check out this alley's restaurant, where you can stay for lunch or grab your meal to go. This alley is more than willing to accommodate families, so kids are welcome to tag along. For convenience, customers can park in a neighboring lot.
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    10240 Samuel Rd
    Carterville, IL US
  • Higgerson Amusement
    Feel the heart-racing adrenaline of roller coasters and endless family fun this weekend with a trip to Higgerson Amusement in Benton. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    304 S Du Quoin St
    Benton, IL US
  • Pirate Pete's
    A highly-rated restaurant in Marion, Pirate Pete's offers a familiar ambience with a flavorful menu that features pizza. It's an ideal choice for guests looking for good food. There really is something for everyone, with gluten-free options, as well as low-fat and vegetarian items on the robust menu. When you put it all together, chances are you won't walk away from Pirate Pete's disappointed. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.
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    3000 W Deyoung St
    Marion, IL US
  • AMC Centre 8
    The magic of the movies is enchanting. For a great feature flick, check out the film offerings at AMC Centre 8 in Marion. Check out the restaurant at this theater for a delicious meal. Bring the whole clan to this theater — kids and parents will love the ambience here. Pull your ride right up to the screen at AMC Centre 8's drive-in theater. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    3107 Civic Circle Blvd
    Marion, IL US

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