Escape to Southern Illinois
Driving Into Town
Traveling to Southern Illinois is best done by automobile to see the beautiful rolling hills of Illinois. We are centrally located in the midwest allowing for a simple road trip from several metropolitan areas. Drive from any of the cities below within a 5-hour time span. Having a personal vehicle means you can immerse yourself in the scenic winding roads of Southern Illinois and create an adventure of your own.
From Chicago, IL – 332 miles est. 5 hours to Greatest Duration
From the Chicagoland area, navigate your way to I-90/94 or I-294 and follow the signs to Memphis traveling South on I-57. Remain on I-57 till you reach your destination in Southern Illinois.
From St. Louis, MO – 105 miles est. 2 hours to Greatest Duration
Follow I-64 East to I-127 South (Nashville) exit #50. Travel until you reach your destination in Southern Illinois for the Greatest Duration!
From Nashville, TN – 203 miles est. 3 hours to Greatest Duration
Escape Nashville, TN to see the Greatest Duration in Southern Illinois. Get on I-40 W/ I-65 N and follow to I-24 West until you reach your destination in Southern Illinois.
From Memphis, TN – 214 miles est. 3 hours 15mins to Greatest Duration
Drive on I-40 West and merge onto I-55 North. Once you cross the Mississippi River you have reached Southern Illinois, just navigate your way to your final destination.
From Louisville, KY – 233 miles est. 3 hours 30mins to Greatest Duration
Get onto I-64 West and follow I-64 until you reach I-57 South. Travel south till you reach your final destination.
From Indianapolis, IN – 263 miles est. 4 hours to Greatest Duration
The fastest route from Indianapolis is accomplished by traveling on I-70 West. Drive I-70 West and follow signs for I-57 South (Memphis). Once on I-57 continue driving until you have reached your location in Southern Illinois.