- TripBuzz found 49 things to do with kids in or near Urbana, Illinois, including 26 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Champaign.
- From Misty Pines Stables to Illini Union Bowling Lanes, the Urbana area offers 45 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, Recreation Centers and Bowling.
- Home of most of the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana has a lively college town spirit and a number of activities to keep visitors busy. Urbana hosts a large Farmer's Market every Saturday from May to November where visitors can browse through local produce, arts, crafts, baked goods, and even enjoy live music while doing so.
Bloomington's Twin City Lanes is a retro styled bowling alley that features synthetic lanes and electronic scoring, and hosts open bowling as well as tournaments and league play. The alley also has a full bar.
Formed in 1923, the Community Players Theatre was originally founded by a women's club. It puts on a variety of performances every season for both children and adults, including popular Broadway shows after they have finished their official run.
Committed to ministry, Shiloh Stables provides training in horseback riding for the purpose of encouraging and building self-esteem. Additionally, the organization sells horses and leases its facilities and services for birthday parties and group outings.
Built in 1872, the David Davis Mansion is a large Victoria home and garden which has been preserved with a collection of original artifacts. Tours of the house along with its adjoining gardens are conducted throughout the week.
The Pepsi Ice Center is an ice skating complex offering a variety of ice skating programs year round. The center also offers frequent open skate sessions and maintains a snack bar, rental shop, and locker room facilities.