When it comes to showing off the Champaign-Urbana area, we just can’t help but notice its brilliance. Unexpected outdoor activities in the heart of the Midwest, perfect for exploration, await you. Discovering a flavor from a cuisine you’ve never tried, one of the many reasons we claim the title of Midwest Living’s Greatest Midwest Food Town, will delight you. Finding sculptures rising from the prairie, enhancing the sunrises and sunsets on our big sky, will inspire you. Discovering your new favorite band at our live music venues and outdoor concerts will energize you. Being met with kindness and our signature Midwest Hospitality will warm your soul. We invite you to enjoy our local food, artisans, parks & preserves, and everything that makes us BRILLIANT.
We know you’re wondering—where exactly is the Champaign-Urbana area? We like to consider ourselves the heart of the state, located in East Central Illinois, centrally located between Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis. With three interstates intersecting in Champaign–Urbana, an Amtrak station and Willard Airport, getting here is easy for everyone so you can find a brilliant experience at our museums, theatres, boutique shopping, nightlife, fine dining and unparalleled attractions.GET HERE