If your trip to Benton is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Adventure awaits around every corner here. A few of the top attractions close by are Benton Civic Center, Benton City Park and Franklin County Fairgrounds. Leave enough space on your itinerary to visit them all.
If you have a few more days to spare and you're willing to travel 19 miles, check out Marion. This lively place has plenty to keep you engaged. Marion Carnegie Library, Kokopelli Golf Club and Williamson County Historical Museum alone make the drive out here worthwhile. The locals will also probably point you in the direction of Carbondale, 25 miles away. If you can only find time for one thing here, make sure it's Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center. (But we'd also recommend Southern Illinois University and Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.)
If you like to get out and rub shoulders with new people, participating in an event at Marion Cultural and Civic Center is a great idea. You'll find it 19 miles from Benton, so have a look through the conference calendar and see what appeals.
Avoid spending a fortune on a rental car by following our recommendations:
Whether you're traveling on your own or with all the family, CarRentals.com can help you find the best wheels for your Benton trip. A compact car is a terrific option if you're going to be spending most of your time in the city center. Thrifty and with good mileage, these cars will get you from point A to B with ease. If you feel like doing things a little differently, have a look at our special category. We know you'll find something that'll make a few jaws drop. Got the youngsters in tow? A spacious full-size SUV will tick your boxes.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you're planning an epic road trip around Benton, a comfortable SUV could be your perfect match. If you're looking for the cheapest price possible and plan on staying mostly in the city, a versatile compact is hard to beat. All you have to do is decide what's the best fit, pack up the car, and hit the highway.