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Want some ideas about what to do in Murphysboro? Here's some ideas on what you should do. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful time, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits it's a great way for everyone to get some exercise. Dont miss Horseshoe Lake State Conservation Area or try Washington County State Conservation Are. Murphysboro has a number of great library offerings closeby. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a huge selection of genres including Classics, Horror, and Religion. Take some time and get LITERAL at Carbondale Public Library. Spend some time at the library and you'll soon be discussing the merits of pricey first editions and bloviating about poets like Gerald Stern at really hip parties.

Try something more exciting. Bowling is a hoot. Get everyone together and blow up some pins while enjoying some fried food at S I Bowling. Or dominate the lanes at Fairview Lanes. Franklin County Fairground is not too far and has events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually alot of economical family things to do. From midway attractions to swap meets and festivals the local fairgrounds near Murphysboro are a great place to find a great way to spend the day. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week in the Murphysboro Fair and Events Directory.

Need some energy after all this. The surrounding area offers a number of great places to get your caffeine energy going. Discover new flavors like Totally Nuts Flavored Coffee, or a tasty Greek frapp. Try out , or take a break at . OK let's decompress a little now. After a long and rewarding day you can chill and enjoy some tequila's, or people watch and get pleasantly swervy while you're in Murphysboro. Try something unique like a Green Delight, or maybe a Razmopolitan. While in Murphysboro go to B W Lounge, Angels, or B & W Lounge. Wanna try a different itinerary, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Numerous things for the kid in us are a short ride away from Murphysboro, Illinois. If you are looking for Mini Putt or want to plan a family day the potential experiences are never ending. Start looking and get everyone together and have some fun. When you're in Murphysboro we recommend Golden Putter or take everyone out to Arena Park Golf for some good times.

Bogie Hole Miniature Golf
(618) 549-5841
604 E Park St Apt 8
Carbondale, IL 62901

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Arena Park Golf
(573) 332-0860
2901 Hawthorne Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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Belle Rive Speedway
County Road 2100 E
Belle Rive, IL 62810

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Golden Putter
(618) 244-7888
218 Main St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864

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ARTSY PLACES

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Uncover galleries and a plethora of fine art right here in Murphysboro. Whether you are looking for framing options or would like to find a place that you can try out your beret. Check out the scene at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of fun artsy stuff in Murphysboro. Try Associated Artist Gallery or get in touch with your artsy side at Art Services Picture Framing.

Douglass School Art Place
(618) 687-3791
900 Douglas Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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Art Services Picture Framing
(618) 457-4086
306 South Illinois Avenue
Carbondale, IL 62901

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Associated Artist Gallery
(618) 457-4743
715 South University Avenue#102
Carbondale, IL 62901

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BARS

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Looking for a place to relax and enjoy some drinks or take in some cocktail therapy and get completely pist while you're in Murphysboro. Taste something sophisticated maybe an Alabama Slammer, Blue Tequila or possibly a Mint Fizz. While in Murphysboro stop by B W Lounge, Angels or B & W Lounge. For other bars discover the Murphysboro, Illinois bar directory. Tweet your favorite bartender in the citywide bar directory.

Angels
(618) 684-4723
10524 Highway 149
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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Corner Tavern The
2003 Gartside St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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B & W Lounge
(618) 687-9273
12 N 13th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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17th Street Bar & Grill Ctrng
(618) 684-8902
214 N 17th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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BOWLING

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Take some bros and crush some pins while enjoying yourself at S I Bowling. Bowling is a blast and we've identified all the best places in Murphysboro, at your fingertips. Check out Fairview Lanes. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area visit the Murphysboro, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete strike tell everyone, add it to our directory.

Siuc Student Center
(618) 453-2803
University Hts
Carbondale, IL 62901

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Heartland Bowling Tour
(618) 985-2323
12435 N Greenbriar Rd
Carterville, IL 62918

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S I Bowling
(618) 985-3755
10240 Samuel Rd
Carterville, IL 62918

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Herrin Bowl
(618) 942-4091
Route 148
Herrin, IL 62948

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BRAIN FREEZE

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The continual proliferation of new flavors as well as the more tested ones make getting out for ice cream a pleasure for young and old alike. Craving something sweet? We have dozens of ways for you to get your brain frozen in Murphysboro. Looking for the ultimate Blueberry Cheesecake (Cheesecake Flavored Ice Cream with Blueberry Swirl) or simply some traditional chocolate we've got your hookup While visiting Murphysboro be sure to check Dairy Queen Brazier or cruise over to Sara's Ice Cream. Have a favorite place with sublime gelato or awesome fresh made ice cream? Tell us about it here or add it to our listings.

Sherry's Tropical Sno
(618)724-7714
206 North Thomas Street
Christopher, IL 62822

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Ice Cream Corner
(573)264-4977
2302 Main Street
Scott City, MO 63780

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Jay's Frozen Custard
(618)241-9330
1204 Main Street
Mount Vernon, IL 62864

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Dairy Queen Brazier
(573)883-9800
18575 Highway 32
Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670

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COFFEE BARS

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Coffee is not as much a beverage choice as it is a lifestyle choice these days. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the best place always makes it a better experience. Murphysboro offers a bunch of great places to get your eyes opened, and your day started off right. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Icicle Creme Flavored Coffee or Mistletoe Kiss Flavored Coffee. Be sure to check out when you're in Murphysboro. Have a favorite place to get your Iced coffee? Add it to our directory.

RESTAURANTS

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There are lots of great places to try in Murphysboro from barbecue to casual dining there are many choices to satiate your pallette. Explore the Murphysboro, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for dinner. While you're in town take your friends over to B W Lounge or drop by some of the other local eateries like B & W Lounge or 17th Street Bar & Grill Ctrng.

Cindy B'S Cafe
(618) 684-2776
1110 Locust St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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Angels
(618) 684-4723
10524 Highway 149
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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17th Street Bar & Grill Ctrng
(618) 684-8902
214 N 17th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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B & W Lounge
(618) 687-9273
12 N 13th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do for the family the fairgrounds always have tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of pleasant things to do. From rides and attractions to agricultural events and livestock exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Murphysboro are cool for finding family stuff to do. Turn off the TV, get the kids in the car and get out to see what's up this weekend at Franklin County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed the beast? You're totally covered from pancakes and eggs to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for something fried in Murphysboro. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old Dairy Queen Large Oreo Cookies Blizzard or maybe a satisfying Del Taco Shredded Beef Breakfast Burrito? Find all the best fast food options nearby Murphysboro here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. We recommend you check out Dairy Queen or consume mass quantities at Dimaggios Pizza. Buon appetito!

Dairy Queen
(618)457-5346
508 S Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901

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Dairy Queen Brazier
(618)724-9722
103 E Market St
Christopher, IL 62822

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Dimaggios Pizza
(618)724-7877
108 E Market St
Christopher, IL 62822

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Connie's Vienna Hot Dogs
(618)833-3747
1215 E Vienna St
Anna, IL 62906

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf better than baseball or football? Maybe because golfers call their own plays. Now that's settled so dust off your irons get your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed public courses and driving ranges close by Murphysboro. Jackson Country Club has some perplexing links and beautiful grounds. Or head to the pro shop at Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center, check out the latest gear from Callaway or shave some points off your game with the new Tour Edge Exotics XCG-3 Game-Improvement Driver end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a eagle? Tell others add it to our directory.

Jackson Country Club
(618) 684-2387
Country Club Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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Stone Creek Golf Course
(618) 457-5455
503 Stone Creek Dr
Makanda, IL 62958

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Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center
(618) 529-4386
2727 W Glenn Rd
Carbondale, IL 62901

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Midland Hills Golf Course
(618) 529-3698
309 Midland Hills Rd
Makanda, IL 62958

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HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Murphysboro try to find time for Hennessy, Cornelius, Building, Hamilton, Robert W., House, or stop by Hull, William H., House. Murphysboro has a unique assortment of historical markers and places for all to enjoy. Look into the Murphysboro, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places nearby Murphysboro. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for important information on all of the historical places to visit in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why should I go to the library? Free programs and activities: From author visits to puppet shows to family films, libraries offer programs with kid appeal after school, on the weekends, and during the summer. Ask your librarian for the schedule of upcoming events. revisiting the classics such as Waverley to exciting newer novels like You Are the Love of My Life by Susan Richards Shreve. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want George MacDonald or Chaim Potok, the Murphysboro, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a multitude of genres like Chick, Horror, Business, and Crime. discussing the merits of pricey first editions and citing the works of Robert Pinsky at parties.

MUSEUMS

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Murphysboro offers an interesting selection of museums and galleries to families and children interested in the arts. Stroll through the offerings at Carl L Schweinfurth Museum and Interpret or stop at Misselhorn Art Museum. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Still not convinced? How about though provoking sculptures? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. No offense but your 3rd grade macaroni poster is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Cobden Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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Don't feel like renting a video tonight so maybe let's hit the club and show your dope moves at the raging night spots in the party capitol of Murphysboro. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in awkwardness while you drink your fourth Passoã Cranberry and bust your sweet Turfing moves at 17th Street Bar & Grill. If you have time before last call hit up Da-Nite or relax at J & K'S Nite Club Make sure to delete all incriminating cell phone pictures and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Dimaggios Pizza for some late night munchies. Know a nightclub that's off the chain? Be cool and add it to theThe Murphysboro, Illinois nightlife directory.

Da-Nite
(618)684-3285
803 N 14th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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B & W Lounge
(618)687-9273
12 N 13th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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17th Street Bar & Grill
(618)684-3722
214 N 17th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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J & K'S Nite Club
(618)684-2188
1017 N 14th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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PARKS

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Murphysboro has multiple local county parks and recreational offerings for families. Pack a lunch and visit Riverside Park or maybe stop by Herrin City Library and check out a copy of Sentinel: A Spycatcher Novel by Matthew Dunn, or another good book and get some peace and quiet at Glenn Schlimpert Recreation Area. When you are staying in Murphysboro locals recommend taking in the scenic paths at Paul Ice Recreation Area.

SHOPPING

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Feeling the need to shop and you need to indulge yourself you don't need a reason, it's all good. Shopping is my therapy too. Whether you're looking for established designers such as Anna Sui or want to tell your girlfriends about the cool designer Shiatzy Chen stuff you got shopping this weekend. Murphysboro has lots of options to get your shop on peruse The Murphysboro, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Julia Nikolaeva, Roland Mouret, and Stephane Rolland. When you're in Murphysboro find something nice at Wal-Mart, or rollover to Big Lots for something more casual find great sale stuff.

Wal-Mart
550 E Industrial Park Rd # 11
Murphysboro, IL 62966

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Wal-Mart
(618) 684-5041
550 E Industrial Park Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966


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Big Lots
(618) 457-2375
1150 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901

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J C Penneys
(618) 457-3311
1201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901

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SPAS / SALONS

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Why is a better to be a woman than a man, well it's just easier I mean you can easily justify spending a weeks pay on a purse, you're never expected or asked to move heavy or large objects, and you can have guy friends and not worry about what people think. But all this comes at a price, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you need a stimulating facial, soothing massage treatments, professional salon services, or you want to take a catnap while your getting your nails done. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay focused on the long game. It's all good. We've got the details you need to be your blinged out fabulous self in Murphysboro. Peruse all your options in the Murphysboro, Illinois Salon Services Listings.

THEATRE / ARTS

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Murphysboro has a panoply of great local theatre offerings within minutes of the city center. Taking in the theatre is a great way to expand your horizons and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like Cyclops by Euripides: This sterling Greek comedy is the only known example of a completed satyr play and depicts the familiar story of Odysseus and his encounter with a monstrous Cyclops. Or find local performances of great musicals such as My Fair Lady. Check out the Murphysboro, Illinois theatre and entertainment directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Grand Theatre or Stage Company The when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Are you tired of getting your dinner from the gas station? No problem, Murphysboro has massive numbers of tasty places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. China Peace - Pick Ups is always a choice mow or plan some additional exercise in the morning and consume mass quantities at Johnny Gitto's Restaurant for more detailed eats or to find the tastiest sushi within Murphysboro look into the Murphysboro, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got the best Thai or tubular pasta think of all the positive chi you'll get and write them a killer review.

Johnny Gitto's Restaurant
(314)781-8111
6997 Chippewa Street
Saint Louis, MO 63109

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China Peace - Pick Ups
(314)837-3780
7907 North Lindbergh Boulevard
Hazelwood, MO 63042

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New China Restaurant
(731)285-1573
506 USHighway 51 Bypass West
Dyersburg, TN 38024

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Central Pizza
(931)552-0660
1775 Highway 48
Clarksville, TN 37040

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ZOOS

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Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured a wonderful time, and with all the steps you'll get walking around you'll find it's a great way to stretch your legs as well. Between running around searching for the Condor exhibit and the Arctic Fox attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's many picturesque settings. While you're looking for something a little on the wild side in Murphysboro look into the vibe Horseshoe Lake State Conservation Area, or for more wild times click to the Murphysboro, Illinois zoo directory.


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About Murphysboro


Murphysboro is a city in and the county seat of Jackson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,970 at the 2010 census. The city is part of the Metro Lakeland area.
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Murphysboro, Illinois History

Established in September 1843, Murphysboro is the second county seat of Jackson County. Its birth is tied to the disastrous fire that destroyed the courthouse in first county seat, Brownsville. The fire proved to be the catalyst to move the county seat to a more central location. The name was decided for the new town when William C. Murphy’s name was drawn from a hat containing the names of the three commissioners who chose the new location, a tract of land donated by Dr. John Logan and Elizabeth Logan. Logan County, Illinois is named after Dr. Logan.The son of the site's donors, Major General John A. Logan, later became a volunteer general in the Civil War. General …Read More
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Murphysboro, Illinois Geography

Murphysboro is located at (37.767245, -89.337346).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.5 km²), of which, 4.8 square miles (12.5 km²) of it is land and 0.21% is water.Murphysboro is located southeast of Kinkaid Lake.
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