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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42.7 Miles
80% 5 votes
Landmarks 125 North Pine Street, Decatur, IL MoreLess Info
James Milliken Homestead is the former residence of James and Anna Millikin and is open for tours. Millikin's founded Millikin University, Millikin Bank, and Millikin Estate Trust and in 1974, the Homestead was added to the Register of Historic places.
42.8 Miles
100% 3 votes
Paintball 14088 Praire Commercial Park, Unit 5, Bloomington, IL 61704 MoreLess Info
Visitors can play competitive paintball games in a post-apocalyptic themed arena with barrels and other structures with Urban Warfare. The facility also hosts paintball laser tag, a paintless alternative to paintball.
43.3 Miles
100% 1 votes
Parks 2204 Dewitt Ave E, Mattoon, IL 61938 MoreLess Info
Situated on 65-acres of woodlands, wetlands, and prairie land, the Douglas-Hart Nature Center is a leisurely nature center that features trails and natural attractions. The park trails can be used for running, walking, or mountain-biking.
43.4 Miles
100% 1 votes
Parks 1301 Ballyshannon Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704 MoreLess Info
Bloomington's Gaelic Park features an array of amenities, including soccer and football fields, basketball courts, and a playground for kids with a variety of equipment. The park also features a scenic lake and stream with a bridge spanning it.
43.5 Miles
100% 2 votes
Statues Central Illinois Regional Airport, Bloomington, IL MoreLess Info
dlai E. Stevenson III bronze memorial is a twenty-foot tall bronze sculpture depicting a flame rising out of a public fountain. The statue currently stands in the courtyard of Illinois State University's Stevenson Hall for the Humanities.
44.0 Miles
67% 6 votes
Movie Theaters 2509 Hurst Drive, Mattoon, IL 61938 MoreLess Info
Showing the latest mainstream and independent films, AMC Showplace Mattoon 10 featuring digital projection in all its theaters. The theater hosts an autism-friendly movie event with lower sound volumes, named 'Sensory Friendly Films'.
44.2 Miles
78% 32 votes
Aviation Museums 2929 East Empire St, Bloomington, IL MoreLess Info
The Prairie Aviation Museum is dedicated to the men and women that, in a way or another, served in the aviation. This museum not only shows the static exhibits, planes and the likes, but also tells their story.
44.3 Miles
100% 1 votes
Playgrounds 3807 Rave Road, Bloomington, IL 61704 MoreLess Info
Named after former mayor Walt Bittner, Walt Bittner Park is a neighborhood park featuring a quarter mile walking trail and large open fields. The park also maintains a playground as well as several half-court basketball courts.
44.5 Miles
- 0 votes
Historic Districts 1320 Lafayette Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938 MoreLess Info
The Coles County Historical Society is a group dedicated to preserving and promoting interest in Coles County history and culture. The society organizes and sponsors various events, and preserves and maintains facilities and archives.
44.7 Miles
- 0 votes
Parks 32 S Street, Mattoon, IL 61938 MoreLess Info
Featuring over 29,000 square-feet of swimming area, the Lytle Park Pool is a large public pool open to visitors during the warmer months. A 125-foot water slide, water play structures, and several diving boards are among the amenities offered.
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