- 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.
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.
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.
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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.
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A 22,000-square-foot facility, Mattoon Academy of Gymnastics & Dance offers classes in tumbling, trampoline, gymnastics and cheerleading. The academy is equipped with balance beams, a floor exercise mat, dance studios, trampolines, a foam pit and uneven parallel bars.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.