Biking paradise in Southern Illinois

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Cruisin’ Illinois is pedaling our way to adventure.  Strap on your helmet.  We’re taking you on a cycling vacation.

Less than a six hour drive from Chicago, you’ll discover a biking paradise.   Leading the pack to beautiful Southern Illinois, just outside Carbondale is Julian Crews.

Bike Surgeon

404 South Illinois Avenue

Carbondale, IL 62901

(618) 457-4521


Tunnel Hill Bicycle Rental

“Sandburn Junction”

(618) 771-2825

Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources


Makanda Inn

855 Old Lower Cobden Road

Makanda, Illinois 62958


Carbondale Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Old Passenger Depot 111 South Illinois Avenue



Van Jakob Vineyard & Brewery

230 HW 127 N.

Alto Pass, IL 62905



Shawnee Hills Outdoors

Hiking Trail information, trail videos and photography

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Southernmost Illinois Tourism

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