Free & Cheap Things to Do in Champaign, IL

  • The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Champaign, Illinois, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Mini Golf.
  • From Champaign Public Library to Hessel Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Champaign and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Urbana.
  • The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Champaign, Illinois, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Mini Golf.
  • From Champaign Public Library to Hessel Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Champaign and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Urbana.
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3.1 Miles
99% 103 votes
Parks Windsor Road and Race Street, Urbana, IL MoreLess Info
Covering 130 acres, with 3 miles of hard surface trails, Meadowbrook Park is ideal for jogging, skating or cycling. For children, it has the biggest playground in the district.
3.1 Miles
50% 4 votes
Parks 1776 E Washington St, Urbana, IL 61802 MoreLess Info
An ideal spot for a picnic, AMBUCS Park also features a playground that provides hours of fun for kids. The park also houses the Jean Driscoll Pavilion and the Nick Santi Pavilion, which can be booked for events.
8.6 Miles
83% 6 votes
Kayaking 1455 River Rd, Urbana, Champaig, Urbana, IL 43078 MoreLess Info
The Birch Bark Canoe Livery is a canoe rental facility that offers rentals on the Mad River, which is 2-3-feet deep. The trips can last anywhere from 2 hours to 4-5 hours at a time.
29.8 Miles
98% 44 votes
Parks 22296-A Henning Road, Danville, IL 61834 MoreLess Info
Covering 3,000 acres, Kennekuk County Park has an oak forest and prairie areas. There are several buildings within the park, which can be rented for special occasions, such as weddings.
31.9 Miles
92% 13 votes
Parks West Newell Road, Danville, IL MoreLess Info
Heron Country Park is located in the north end of Lake Vermillion. It is an exotic destination for a blissful nature holiday with family or friends. The blooming lilies further add to its beauty.
32.1 Miles
90% 10 votes
History Museums 116 N. Gilbert, Danville, IL MoreLess Info
Made to resemble the Vermilion County Courthouse, Vermilion County Museum is situated near the Fithian Home. The museum exhibits include a 1930s street scene, early 1900s school room and a recreation of a law office used by Abraham Lincoln.
32.3 Miles
- 0 votes
Bowling 107 W Harrison Street, Danville, IL 61832 MoreLess Info
Lincoln Lanes Bowling Center is a 20 lane bowling alley that is open to all ages. The bowling alley has a snack bar, pro shop, lazer bowling, and glow in the dark approaches.
32.4 Miles
95% 22 votes
Military Museums 307 North Vermilion Street, Danville, IL 61832 MoreLess Info
The museum is a patriotic holiday destination with many war exhibits that honor the local veterans of the war and American defense in general. A tour guide accompanies with vast and expanse knowledge of war.
35.9 Miles
100% 1 votes
Pubs US Route 136 East 4015 E. Main Street, Danville, IL 61832 MoreLess Info
At I & I State Line Tavern, visitors can experience live entertainment from Rock and Blues musicians while enjoying a cocktail. The tavern has several gambling machines and offers complimentary coffee.
38.1 Miles
- 0 votes
History Museums 5580 N Fork Road, Decatur, IL 62521 MoreLess Info
The Macon County Historical Society Museum is an educational museum that has the goal of protecting thousands of artifacts, documents, and photographs for future generations. The museum holds educational events and community fundraisers.
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