Destination guide

The tranquil city of Carterville awaits you

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Carterville. Well-liked for its hiking, golfing and restaurants, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Carterville

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Carterville a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kokopelli Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Williamson County Fairgrounds (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Franklin County Fairgrounds (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carterville

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Carterville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake of Egypt (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Lake Murphysboro State Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Benton City Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Ferne Clyffe State Park (18.7 mi / 30 km)
  • Shawnee National Forest (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)

Traveling to and around Carterville

Fly into Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), which is 46.9 mi (75.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Carterville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday lettings near Carterville. From 13 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carterville is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carterville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carterville. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • John A. Logan College: 106 holiday lettings
  • Kokopelli Golf Club: 80 holiday lettings
  • Southern Illinois Art and Artisans Center: 18 holiday lettings
  • General John A. Logan Museum: 61 holiday lettings
  • Marion Cultural and Civic Center: 77 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carterville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carterville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Houses in Carterville. Our other popular types of Carterville holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carterville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Carterville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.