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Wanna find cool stuff to do on the cheap in Murphysboro? Here's some of the best things to do. Cool as it may be your Farrah Fawcett poster 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 plan a trip to Misselhorn Art Museum, or Cobden Museum. Murphysboro has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a vast selection of genres like Young Adult, Graphic Novels, and Romance. Check out the reference works at Pinckneyville Public Library. Spend enough time at the library and you'll soon be showing off your huge brain and quoting the works of Stephen Dobyns at the office water cooler.

Try something more exciting. Jefferson County Fairground is easily within reach and has great fun stuff for all. If the fair is not in town don't worry there's always cool things to do. From midway attractions to flea markets and concerts the local fairgrounds near Murphysboro are cool for finding a nice way to get out of the house. Get your face out of the chicken bucket and find out what's going in the Murphysboro Fair and Events Directory. A panoply of family activities are proximate to Murphysboro. If you like aquariums or are seeking something more extreme, the options are great. Get up off the couch and check out the local attractions. Belle Rive Speedway is reccomended, also there's Arena Park Golf or Bogie Hole Miniature Golf while you're in town.

Need to re-energize afterwards Get up and get your ice cream fix. Want to get chill and hit that sweet tooth? There's thousands of ways for you to get your brain frozen in town. Get to Sara's Ice Cream, or cruise into Dairy Queen Brazier for the super super best cherry or some flavorful frozen yogurt. Time to unwind a little now. Like to bend an elbow while enjoying too many brews, or perhaps get completely zonked. in Murphysboro. Down something less urbane maybe a Mint Merriment, or possibly a Red Brandy Sunset. While in Murphysboro we can reccomend B & W Lounge, B W Lounge, or Corner Tavern The. This itinerary sucks, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A dizzying number of things to do with the family are accessible to Murphysboro, Illinois. If you want mini golf or want to plan an outing the possibilities are never ending. Get up off the couch and find some cool stuff to do. When you're in Murphysboro stop by Belle Rive Speedway or take the fam to Arena Park Golf for some insane fun.

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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Look for galleries and a grip of classical art around Murphysboro. Whether you are looking for oil on canvas or just want to find a place to wear your beret inconspicuously. Check out the scenery at some local galleries, you'll find a variety of artsy options in Murphysboro. Try Douglass School Art Place 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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Like to bend an elbow while enjoying a couple of Martini's or meet like minded people who like to get completely Dean Martinized around Murphysboro. Discover something worldly perhaps a Peach Fizz, Gin and It or perhaps a Disaronno Classico. While in Murphysboro get to B & W Lounge, B W Lounge or Corner Tavern The. To review all of the options read the Murphysboro, Illinois bar directory. Tell everyone about your home away from home in the city's bar listings.

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 out and throw some strikes while enjoying the fun at Herrin Bowl. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food and we've run down the best lanes in Murphysboro, at your fingertips. Cruise by Siuc Student Center. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area click on the Murphysboro, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real perfect game tell everyone, write a review.

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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Get out and get some gourmet ice cream. Want to try some new flavors? We have a zillion ways to get a brain freeze in Murphysboro. Looking for the most decadent Wicked Caramel Sundae (Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Coated Peanuts and Caramel Swirl) or maybe some subllime chocolate we've got your hookup While you're in Murphysboro stop by Sara's Ice Cream or stop at Dairy Queen Brazier. Visited a place with delightful banana splits or the best jamocha almond fudge? 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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RESTAURANTS

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Lots of restaurant choices abound in Murphysboro from Seafood to gourmet cuisine there are diverse options to satisfy your pallette. Peruse the Murphysboro, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to relax and enjoy a great meal. While you're in town drive by B & W Lounge or try out some of the other local eateries like Angels 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 fairground fun

Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do for the family the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of economical family things to do. From livestock auctions to gun shows and rodeos the local fairgrounds near Murphysboro are cool for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Get the kids in the car and go and see whats going on this weekend at Jefferson County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Hungry? You're covered bro from pancakes and eggs to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds in Murphysboro. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old White Castle Strawberry Shake or possibly a nice Dairy Queen DQ Homestyle Bacon Double Cheeseburger? Find the best local fast food options around Murphysboro here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Reviewers recommend you get to Connie's Vienna Hot Dogs or consume mass quantities at Dimaggios Pizza. 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

Murphysboro, Illinois golf course find

Why is golf more pleasureable than baseball or football? Perhaps because kids are never murdered over a pair of golf shoes. Now that's settled so clean off your drivers put your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured private courses and driving ranges around Murphysboro. Jackson Country Club has some perplexing sandtraps that are complemented by beautiful grounds. Or head to the pro shop at Midland Hills Golf Course, check out the cool gear from Taylormade or impress your buddies with the new TaylorMade Daytona 6 Blade Putters end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total double 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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Check out some history while you're in Murphysboro we recommend you get to Murphysboro Elks Lodge, Hull, William H., House, or stop by Grange Hall. Murphysboro has numerous historical landmarks for all to enjoy. Look into the Murphysboro, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a short drive from Murphysboro. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for important information on all of the historical places to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Murphysboro, Illinois public library locate

Why should I go to the library? Books are free: Of course, the most compelling reason to go to the library are the free books! With paperbacks costing an average of about $6, and new hardcovers costing double or triple the price, visit your local library to go easy on your wallet. If you're looking for books in foreign languages, it's good to check out the branches in the ethnic neighborhoods -- they will have a wider selection. the classics like The Scarlet Letter to peerless and rather new novels such as A Touch of Greek by Tina Folsom. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Mary Shelley or Edwidge Danticatt, the Murphysboro, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a great selection of genres like Comics, Business, Spirituality, and Humor. impressing the ladies with your new found intellect while expounding on the works of John Ashbery at really hip parties.

MUSEUMS

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Murphysboro offers diverse museums and galleries to those interested in the arts. Plan a trip to Emma Kunz County Museum or plan a visit to Misselhorn Art Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to kill an afternoon. Need another reason? See the latest blockbuster exhibition Need yet another reason to go? How about though provoking renaissance paintings? Still uncertain if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Bluntly your prized collection of velvet clown paintings is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Cobden Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Murphysboro, Illinois night spot listing

Your girlfriend is out of town and she's probably gonna break up with you anyway so get ready to chill on the dancefloor at the ragin clubs in the sweet, sweet city of Murphysboro. Watch the bartender as he looks at you in amazement as you smoothly ask for your second Ignorance is Bliss and show off your Fruggin techniques at J & K'S Nite Club. When you bale bounce to Corner Tavern or relax at B & W Lounge Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and hit up Dimaggios Pizza to re-energize for tomorrow night. Know a nightclub that's totally pumpin? 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 many interesting local city parks and recreational areas for those who love the outdoors. Get the kids in the car and bounce to Glenn Schlimpert Recreation Area or maybe stop by Carbondale Public Library and check out a copy of Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk, or something easy to read and spend some time in the shade at at Parrish Park. When you are in Murphysboro reviewers always suggest experiencing sights at Paul Ice Recreation Area.

SHOPPING

Murphysboro, Illinois shopping mall find

Boyfriend broke up with you and you're in the mood to take care of yourself you don't need a reason, we understand. I was shopping while I wrote this stuff! Whether you're looking for daring designers such as Max Azria or want to brag to your friends about the bomb designer Hermes stuff you found shopping. Murphysboro has lots of smart choices to satisfy your shopping needs look into The Murphysboro, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Alex Perry, Penkov, and Dries Van Noten. When you're in Murphysboro check out Wal-Mart, or rollover to Goody's Family Clothing or get your retail therapy.

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 totally easier C'mon you can easily justify spending a weeks pay on a purse, you can sue for sexual harassment and not get made fun of, and women can get drunk and not act like a*?holes. But all this comes with at a cost, and with some strings attached, you gotta come correct whether you're needing eyebrow threading, calming massage treatments, some hot extensions, or you just wanna talk on the cell phone in the chair at the nail shop. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on your game. It's no problem. We've got all the stylists, salons, and skin care hook up's you need to stay beautiful in Murphysboro. Review all your options in the Murphysboro, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care Directory.

THEATRE / ARTS

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Murphysboro has a plethora of theatre offerings closeby. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic way to spend the evening and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like Twelfth Night: Christmas festivities serve as a backdrop for another silly offering from The Bard, containing such familiar romantic comedy elements as transvestitism, mistaken identities, long lost twins and plenty more. Or find local productions of feel good musicals like Top Hat. Check out the Murphysboro, Illinois theater directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Stage Company The or Orpheum Theater (historical) when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of Lean Cuisines? No worries bro, Murphysboro has an abundance of gnarly places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. Central Pizza totally is a boss mow or get to Johnny Gitto's Restaurant for more detailed information or to find the best submarine sandwiches within Murphysboro look into the Murphysboro, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Mongolian beef or grindable wasabi shrimp show some love and write them a nice 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 great day, and with all the walking you'll find it's a great way to be active as well. Between running around searching for the Condor exhibit and the Hawk attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. While you're looking for something a little on the wild side in Murphysboro look into the haps Union County State Conservation Area, or for more fabulous zoos and gardens peruse the Murphysboro, Illinois zoo and botanical gardens 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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