- TripBuzz found 48 things to do with kids in or near Champaign, Illinois, including 22 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Urbana.
- From Memorial Stadium to University of Illinois Ice Arena, the Champaign area offers 45 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Theaters and Farms & Ranches.
- Champaign is located along the eastern portion of the state only 30 miles away from the border with Indiana. Home to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, it is mostly known as a large college town with plenty of museums, libraries, theaters, restaurants, and bars. A number of minor league sports teams play in the city as well.
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Housed on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The William R & Clarice V Spurlock Museum features an array of cultural artifacts from around the world including pieces from Africa, South America and the Ottoman Empire.
Located in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Campus Recreation Center East offers amenities like an aquatic center, a gym, basketball courts, racquetball courts, and more. The aquatic center has a pool, spa, and water slide.
With 2,000 square feet dedicated as a dance studio, Phillips Recreation Center provides community programs for folk dancing, ballet, tap, and more. In addition to the studio, the center has a fitness room and a lounge.
Crystal Lake Park - Lake House abounds in scenic beauty. Boating enthusiasts can rent canoes, row boats or paddle boats for a small fee. The lake house that can be rented for various occasions and can accommodate unto 100 people.
With auditions open to members of the community, Champaign Urbana Theater Co features musicals such as Guys and Dolls, and the Pirates of Penzance. The theater often features holiday themed events, ranging from Valentines Day to Christmas.
Providing a full schedule of live performances and entertainment, the Station Theater is home to the locally managed Celebration Theater Company. Located downtown near many eateries, it offers an intimate, cozy environment.
Anita Purves Nature Center is a nature center offering nature themed educational programs for those of all ages. The center also hosts summer camps for children and maintains community garden plots available for rent at Meadowbrook Park.