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Carbondale Facilities and Services

Main LodgingSupported HotelRecommended DinnerSwimming PoolIce CreamLaundry
Grocery StoreHospitalAmtrak Train Station ParkingGreyhound Bus Station Local Bus Service
Taxicabs


Main Lodging

Grand Avenue Christian Church
1305 E. Grand Ave.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 457-4222
1.4 miles from the supported hotel

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The facility is air conditioned.


Supported Hotel

Best Western Saluki Inn
801 N. Giant City Rd.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 351-6611
Check in time is at 3:00 pm.
1.4 miles from the main lodging site
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The hotel has a swimming pool but no whirlpool, and does have laundry machines available.

You will need to contact the hotel on your own for best the room rates and to make and pay for your individual reservations. We strongly recommend making your reservation as soon as possible to avoid any availability issues from other participants or anyone else, secure the lowest rate, and assure yourself a room!

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Recommended Dinner

Italian Village
405 S. Washington St.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 457-6559
Hours: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
1.9 miles from the main lodging site
3.2 miles from the supported hotel

Swimming Pool

SIU Rec Center
400 E. Grand Ave.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 536-5531
Hours: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1.3 miles from the main lodging site
2.6 miles from the supported hotel

Price: $5.00 per person

You will need to tell the front desk attendant that you are with Bicycle Illinois and show them your wristband.


Ice Cream

Dairy Queen
508 S. Illinois Ave.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 457-5346
Hours: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
1.9 miles from the main lodging site
3.2 miles from the supported hotel


Laundry

Grand Avenue Laundromat
875 E. Grand
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 457-2492
Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
0.9 miles from the main lodging site
2.2 miles from the supported hotel

Last load time: 10:30 pm


Grocery Store

Walmart Supercenter
1450 East Main
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 457-2033
Hours: Open 24 hours
1.8 miles from the main lodging site
0.4 miles from the supported hotel

Hospital

Memorial Hospital of Carbondale
405 W. Jackson St.
Carbondale, IL 62902
(618) 549-0721
2.5 miles from the main lodging site
3.8 miles from the supported hotel
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Amtrak Train Station, Parking, and Greyhound Bus Station

Amtrak Train Station
401 S. Illinois Ave.
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 457-3388
(800) USA-RAIL (872-7245)
2.0 miles from the main lodging site
3.3 miles from the supported hotel

Greyhound Bus Station
(800) 231-2222 fare and schedule information or (618) 549-3495

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Parking
There will be a fee of $2.00 per day for parking in Carbondale. You will need to pay for all of the days in advance at the electronic kiosk inside the station and post your receipt in the window of your vehicle so you do not get ticketed or towed.

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  • Click Here to inform us of your parking plans.
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Local Bus Service

Saluki Express
(618) 453-5749

Bicycles are not allowed on the bus.


Taxicabs

Yellow Cab
(618) 457-8121
Hours: Open 24 hours
Ace Taxi
(618) 549-8294
Hours: Open 24 hours
Jet Taxi
(618) 964-4412
Hours: Until 5:00 am

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