- Our list of the best things to do in Normal, Illinois, features the top 49 nearby activities — including 28 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Normal, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Normal, IL , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bloomington
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.
A small, manageable zoo geared toward younger visitors, the Scovill Children's Zoo features a collection of animals including grey wolves, meerkats, giant tortoises, and many more. There is also a play area for kids.
Opened for the first time in 1913, the Art Theater is an independent theatre meant for true moviegoers. It can be rented for special events, such as private movie screening, corporate meetings and even weddings.
Home to more than 400 animals from the 6 continents, Scovill Zoo welcomes each year nearly 100,000 visitors. Besides the regular attractions, this zoo also offers educational programs for children, including winter classroom programs.