Did you know that the hometown of Superman – where he was born and raised – is right here in the Prairie State? If you’ve never visited the small town of Metropolis, Illinois, you’re in for a treat! Take some time to enjoy an Illinois day trip to a charming small town in Massac County, where you’ll find the spot where the Boy of Steel spent his childhood.

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Plan a visit to Metropolis and you’re sure to have a super time! In fact, why not book a stay at this Superman-themed Airbnb while you’re in town?

Metropolis is just the hometown of Superman, by the way. While he certainly gets most of the attention, other noteworthy celebrities born here include Christopher Jackson (George Washington in the original cast of Hamilton), MLB pitcher Moxie Manuel, MLB first basement Ben Taylor, MLB catcher Hawk Taylor, and groundbreaking filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. And Metropolis isn’t the only celebrity hotspot – there are many famous people from Illinois.

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