Destination guide

Friendly Marion will entice you

The gardens and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Marion. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and baseball games, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Marion

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Marion a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Williamson County Fairgrounds (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kokopelli Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Tunnel Hill State Trail (21.8 mi / 35 km)
  • Gambit Golf Course (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Marion

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Marion is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake of Egypt (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Ferne Clyffe State Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Shawnee National Forest (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Benton City Park (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Vienna City Park (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Marion

Fly into Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Marion?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 107 vacation rentals near Marion. From 46 Houses to 41 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Marion for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Marion?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Marion. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kokopelli Golf Club: 78 vacation rentals
  • Williamson County Historical Museum: 76 vacation rentals
  • Rent One Park: 78 vacation rentals
  • Williamson County Fairgrounds: 75 vacation rentals
  • Heartland Regional Medical Center: 81 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Marion?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 46 Houses in Marion. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Marion include:

  • Cabins: 41 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 41 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Marion?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Marion. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.