Discover exciting things to do in Marion, IL

Located just off I-57, the Country Inn & Suites in Marion offers hotel rooms near top outdoor attractions like Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge and Rend Lake. If you’re a sports enthusiast, you can head to Rent One Park to see the Miners play baseball. You can also visit the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale to experience the excitement of college athletics when the Salukis take on their opponents throughout the year. In town for business? After your meetings, schedule a tee time with colleagues at The Links at Kokopelli.

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Southern Illinois Miners Baseball

0.27 mi / 0.44 km from the hotel
Bringing the excitement of America's pastime to Marion each summer, the Southern Illinois Miners provide fun the whole family can enjoy.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

13.9 mi / 22.37 km from the hotel
The Carbondale campus of Southern Illinois University is home to top-ranked research and academic programs as well as competitive NCAA athletic teams.

The Links at Kokopelli

0.54 mi / 0.88 km from the hotel
Ranked by Golf Week magazine as one of the top five courses in Illinois, Kokopelli is the perfect place to challenge your skills or entertain a client with a leisurely round of golf.

Shawnee National Forest

35.49 mi / 57.11 km from the hotel
Located between the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, Shawnee National Forest offers various hiking trails and the opportunity to see bald eagles. Visit Jackson Falls or the Garden of the Gods Wilderness, featuring ancient sandstone cliffs and rock formations.

Rend Lake

24.85 mi / 39.99 km from the hotel
Visit this lake to sunbathe on the beach or go swimming, fishing, or hunting. You can also hike, bike, and ride horses along the area’s various trails.

Dunn's Sporting Goods

0.92 mi / 1.48 km from the hotel
Heading to Rend Lake for a fun-filled day of fishing? Stop by Dunn's Sporting Goods to pick up all the gear and supplies needed for a memorable experience in the great outdoors.