Things to Do in Champaign, IL

  • Our list of the best things to do in Champaign, Illinois, features the top 55 nearby activities — including 25 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Champaign, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
  • The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Champaign, IL , followed by 25 popular activities in nearby cities, including Urbana
  • Our list of the best things to do in Champaign, Illinois, features the top 55 nearby activities — including 25 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Champaign, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
  • The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Champaign, IL , followed by 25 popular activities in nearby cities, including Urbana
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2.0 Miles
100% 6 votes
Parks Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
Centennial Park Champaign offers numerous areas for sports, including tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer and swimming. There are numerous walking paths, a playground, picnic areas, outdoor grills, and a hill for sledding in the winter months. Food and drink are available at seasonal concession stands.
1.5 Miles
82% 28 votes
Sports Stadiums (Amateur) 1800 S. First Street, Champaign, IL 61820 MoreLess Info
Also named State Farm Centre, the University of Illinois Assembly Hall has been the guest of many types of shows since 1961. From Broadways shows to family shows, with superstars like U2 and Frank Sinatra, this arena can accommodate more than 16,000 spectators.
2.3 Miles
100% 3 votes
Movie Theaters 910 Meijer Drive, Champaign, IL 61821 MoreLess Info
The Champaign Carmike Cinemas is a movie theater multiplex that shows newly released Hollywood films in all digital video and sound. The theater offers an array of specials and promotions.
0.9 Miles
100% 3 votes
Skating Rinks 406 E Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820 MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ice Arena hosts public skate sessions for the community. Visitors can also enroll their children in learn-to-skate programs and figure skating lessons.
1.1 Miles
100% 4 votes
Mini Golf 815 Dennison Drive, Champaign, IL 61821 MoreLess Info
Putt Zone Fun Center has two 18 hole mini golf courses, five batting cages with pitching machines, two trampoline basketball units and a robot boxing attraction. Their covered pavilion area provides seating for up to 100.
0.3 Miles
80% 20 votes
Parks 400 W. University, Champaign, IL 61821 MoreLess Info
The West Side Park located in Champaign-Urbana is an exotic location for children's games in a large playground area. There are many iconic statues and tributes placed around its lush park area and walking paths.
2.3 Miles
89% 18 votes
Water Parks 2205 West Sangamon Drive, Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
The Sholem Aquatic Center is operated by the Champaign Parks Department. The facility offers open swimming as well as swimming lessons at all levels and birthday party and after hours rentals.
2.5 Miles
75% 16 votes
Observatories & Planetariums 2400 West Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
Public shows astronomy shows are put on display at the William M. Staerkel Planetarium during the week. The planetarium also offers educational programs for school groups, civic groups, scout troops, and others.
0.8 Miles
100% 1 votes
Parks Champaign, IL 61820 MoreLess Info
The renowned Douglas Park is known for its two gymnasiums, grand ballroom, and their tennis courts. The park also has a kitchen, football stadium, outdoor pool, and even an artificial turf soccer field!
2.0 Miles
100% 1 votes
Parks Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
Located near Parkland College, Dodds Park is a 110-acre park with 7 baseball fields and 12 soccer fields on its grounds. The park is known for its 'Tribute to Olympic Athletes Monument', where 41 Champaign County athletes are commemorated.
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