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Wanna find killer stuff to do in Murphysboro? Here's some ideas about how to take in the local vibe. Murphysboro has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find an assortment of genres like Classics, Music, and Philosophy. Chill out and get your read ON at Pinckneyville Public Library. Spend enough time at the library and you'll soon be impressing your mother in law with your huge brain while discussing poets like Donald Hall at cocktail parties. Though you may love it your much coveted dogs playing poker tapestry is not art. So why not see something a little more cerebral at Emma Kunz County Museum. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date, so maybe you should plan a trip to Carl L Schweinfurth Museum and Interpret, or St Clair Cnty Historical Society Museum.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Williamson County Fairgrounds is easy to get to and always has been consistently enjoyed by the locals. Even when the fair is not in town there are interesting things to do. From midway attractions to collectible events and concerts the local fairgrounds near Murphysboro are cool for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Get off the couch and check out whats going on but first check the Murphysboro Fair and Events Directory. Murphysboro has a fantastic selection of local county parks and great places to be outside for families with kids. Get your Nerf football and head over to Riverside Park or maybe stop by Carbondale Public Library and check out a copy of Forged in Fire by Trish McCallan, or another enjoyable novel and get some peace and quiet at Glenn Schlimpert Recreation Area. When you are staying in Murphysboro reviewers advise taking in the pleasant surroundings at Lake Murphysboro State Park.

Need to re-energize after all this In a hurry and need to feed the beast? Go for after hours grindage and satisfy your cravings for something good at Dairy Queen, or get your mow on at Dairy Queen Brazier for something quicker. Buen provecho! In the evening you can relax a little. Like to find a place to chillax while indulging in too many cocktails, or forget about caution and get unabashedly blasted during your trip to Murphysboro. Enjoy something different like a Elixir of Love, or maybe a Toothless Shark. While in Murphysboro go to 17th Street Bar & Grill Ctrng, B & W Lounge, or Corner Tavern The. Don't like this itinerary, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Multiple things for the kid in us can be found in Murphysboro, Illinois. If you like theme parks or are seeking something more extreme the options are infinite. You know what to do now so go and have some fun and tell everyone how cool this website is. When you're in Murphysboro stop by Belle Rive Speedway or roll over to Kjs Indoor Mini 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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Find photography studios and a grip of contemporary art a short distance from Murphysboro. Whether you are looking for mixed mediums or just want to find a place to wear your beret inconspicuously. Check out the offerings at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of artsy options in Murphysboro. Try Browns Creations or feel the artsy vibes at Associated Artist Gallery.

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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Like to find a nice place to hang while enjoying numerous Corona's or rent a limo and get ultra boiled while you're visiting Murphysboro. Sip something sophisticated maybe a Sunburn, Normandy Mule or perhaps a French Blessing. While in Murphysboro stop by 17th Street Bar & Grill Ctrng, B & W Lounge or Corner Tavern The. To review all of the options review the Murphysboro, Illinois bar directory. Include your favorite bartender in our 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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Get everyone together and throw some strikes while enjoying some brews at S I Bowling. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food and we've located all the best places in Murphysboro, at your fingertips. Go to Herrin Bowl. Or to find other bowling options in the area click the Murphysboro, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real gutterball support our community and include it in our listings.

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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Ice cream is great fun for kids and families. Like to find something cool and tasty? We have lots of ways for you to get your brain frozen in Murphysboro. Locate the tastiest LionS'more (Vanilla ice cream with graham cracker, chocolate pieces and marshmallow swirl) or some fantastic strawberry we've got you taken care of. When your in Murphysboro drop by Jay's Frozen Custard or cruise to Sherry's Tropical Sno. Been to a place with perfect malts and shakes or superb jamocha almond fudge? Let us know here or add it to our directory.

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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RESTAURANTS

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Lots of restaurant choices abound in Murphysboro from Chinese to fine dining there are wide ranging possibilities to satisfy your culinary cravings. Explore the Murphysboro, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your grub on. While you're visiting make time to get to B & W Lounge or drop by some of the other local institutions like Cindy B'S Cafe 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

Murphysboro, Illinois state and county fairs

Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of family oriented things to do. From midway attractions to flea markets and trade shows the local fairgrounds near Murphysboro are a great place to find stuff to do on the weekend. Get off the couch and check out whats going on at Williamson County Fairgrounds.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? You're covered bro from greasy early morning eye openers to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for something fried in Murphysboro. Hungry yet how about a good old Carl's Jr. Chocolate Shake or perhaps a satisfying Wendy's Double w/Everything and Cheese? Find the best reviewed fast food options surrounding Murphysboro here in our directory. We recommend you check out Dairy Queen or cruise to Dairy Queen Brazier. Buen provecho!

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 more pleasureable than baseball or football? Well for starters pro golfers throw things to fans, not at them. Now that's settled so clean off your wedges get your clubs in the car and check out the immaculate public courses and driving ranges around Murphysboro. Crab Orchard Golf Club has some stimulating bunkers which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or visit the pro shop at Midland Hills Golf Course, check out the newest gear from Callaway or shave some strokes off your game with the new Ping Tour-S Wedges end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total hole in one? 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 reviewers recommend Hull, William H., House, Murphysboro Elks Lodge, or Hamilton, Robert W., House. Murphysboro has many interesting historical places and building for families with kids to enjoy. Look into the Murphysboro, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a hop, skip, and a jump from Murphysboro. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings to plan your outing and find information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Murphysboro, Illinois library listing

Why do I wanna go to the library? Magazines and newspapers: Introduce your child to some of the magazines designed just for children. With bold photographs, poems and a joke or two, magazines are another reading choice for beginning readers. Or catch up on the news in your community and share a smile over the comics. revisiting the great classics like The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders to good newly emerged works such as Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Henry James or Edward P. Jones, the Murphysboro, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a vast selection of genres like History, Mystery, Christian, and Memoir. discussing the merits of pricey first editions and musing upon the works of Charles Wright at the office Christmas party.

MUSEUMS

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Murphysboro offers multiple museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Take in the many exhibits at Emma Kunz County Museum or make time to visit Carl L Schweinfurth Museum and Interpret. Going to the museum is great fun. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Need yet another reason to go? How about beautiful medieval artifacts? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Strictly speaking your dogs playing poker painting is not art so go find out what art really is at at St Clair Cnty Historical Society Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Murphysboro, Illinois night spot directory

Another night with your X Box and the bros is gonna be a sausage fest so maybe let's chill on the dancefloor at the hottest night spots in the party capitol of Murphysboro. The crowd will stare in befuddlement while you order your second Party Punch and impress the crowd with your crazy Popping skills at B & W Lounge. If you have time before last call cruise to 17th Street Bar & Grill or hit warp party speed at J & K'S Nite Club Make sure to delete all incriminating cell phone pictures and get to Dairy Queen Brazier for your post party munch. Know a place that's off the hook? 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 diverse local county parks and great places to be outside for everyone. Grab the Frisbee and bounce to Riverside Park or maybe stop by Carbondale Public Library and borrow a copy of Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, or something else good to read and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Glenn Schlimpert Recreation Area. While you're in Murphysboro locals always suggest taking in the natural beauty and grounds at Lake Murphysboro State Park.

SHOPPING

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Need to relieve some stress and you gotta spoil yourself a little you don't need a reason, we got you. Shopping is always the right decision! Whether you're looking for main stream designers like Alexandra Kiesel or want to tell everyone about the neat designer Callula Lillibelle item you found shopping. Murphysboro is near to lots of great places to get your shop on look into The Murphysboro, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium shops and merchandise from Aativijay Gupta, Krizia, Michael Kors, and Zero + Maria Cornejo. When you're in Murphysboro find something nice at J C Penneys, or roll to Wal-Mart for a more relaxed shopping jonez.

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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Its way better to be a woman it's totally easier C'mon you don't feel guilty about spending a weeks pay on a purse, you can always get to the front of the line in clubs, and it's okay to like opera. Oh it's great to be a woman but, you need to look like money, act like money, and be money whether you're needing waxing treatments, fitness instruction, a spiky new riot girl haircut, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy red. Looking good means feeling good, and you always have to come correct and stay on your game. No worries. We've got all the stylists, salons, and skin care hook up's you need to be your blinged out fabulous self in Murphysboro. Check out all the options in the Murphysboro, Illinois Spas and Salons Listings.

THEATRE / ARTS

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Murphysboro has an array of theatre offerings within minutes of the city center. Taking in the theatre is a great way to be classy on that first date and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like The Tempest: Deposed Milanese duke Prospero dramatically dabbles in the magical arts with the hope of transporting his daughter Miranda to her place at the throne. Or find local productions of entertaining musicals such as Mary Poppins. Check out the Murphysboro, Illinois theatre directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Kerasotes Theatres Cinema 4 or Stage Company The when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of eating Kraft macaroni and cheese? No problem, Murphysboro has massive numbers of killer places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. New China Restaurant for sure is a tasty possibility or plan some additional exercise in the morning and consume mass quantities at Bistro On Artists Row for all the details or to find the tastiest Chinese food within Murphysboro check out the Murphysboro, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got the best Mongolian beef or grindable broccoli beef show some love and write them a boss 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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The zoo is a super hyper-fun way to get out and learn about the earth and our place in it, and with all the walking around it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Between running around searching for the Ape exhibit and the Dingo attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's many picturesque settings. When you're searching for some wild fun in Murphysboro look into the scenery Horseshoe Lake State Conservation Area, or for other wild things visit 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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