- TripBuzz found 48 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 44 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.
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.
A 32-lane bowling center with shoe rental, Pheasant Lanes also features a miniature golf course and sand volleyball courts. It has a pub with food and drinks and big screen televisions as well as karaoke nights and cosmic bowling.
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1702 Eastland Dr, Ste 206, Bloomington, IL 61704 MoreLess Info
Established for over twenty years, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra has performed in many locales throughout the state. Along with playing at Chicago's Millennium Park, the orchestra has performed at festivals, schools and churches in both major cities and smaller communities.
A family entertainment center, Grady's Family Fun Park features bumper boats, go-karts, an 18-hole miniature golf course, batting cages, arcade games and carnival rides. The park offers food and drinks and is suitable for private parties and events.
Spanning a total of 13-acres, Holiday Park & Pool is a popular location during the warmer months of the year. Guests commonly enjoy swimming in the park's pool, fishing in the nearby lakes, or having picnics on the tables provided.
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E Hamilton Rod, Bloomington, IL 61704 MoreLess Info
Commonly known as State Farm Park, the G J Mecherle Memorial State Farm Park offers a variety of attractions for guests, including picnic shelters, a pool and lazy river area with water slides, and miniature golf.
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.