Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Makanda getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Makanda. This walkable city is known for its horse riding, hiking and golfing. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Makanda

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Makanda a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Kokopelli Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Williamson County Fairgrounds (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Tunnel Hill State Trail (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Gambit Golf Course (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Makanda

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Makanda is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ferne Clyffe State Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Anna City Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Lake of Egypt (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Shawnee National Forest (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Lake Murphysboro State Park (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Vienna City Park (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Makanda

The nearest airport is in Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), located 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), which is 34.2 mi (55.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Makanda?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 114 holiday rentals around Makanda. From 41 Cabins to 41 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Makanda is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Makanda?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Makanda. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Stone Creek Golf Club and Resort: 112 holiday rentals
  • Giant City State Park: 111 holiday rentals
  • Blue Sky Vineyards: 114 holiday rentals
  • Vienna Public Library: 61 holiday rentals
  • Vienna City Park: 61 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Makanda listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Makanda?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 41 Cabins in Makanda. Our other popular types of Makanda holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 41 holiday houses
  • Houses: 51 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 41 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Estates and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Makanda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Makanda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.