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Champaign Tourism & Sightseeing

Champaign Tourism and Sightseeing
Champaign County is the premier micro-urban destination in Illinois. Where big city amenities correlate with small-town living, this county is nothing short of the place for culture, history, entertainment, sports, dining, agricultural traditions and serene landscapes. As home to the University of Illinois, as well as the second largest art museum and planetarium in the state, Champaign County offers a wealth of memorable experiences. From family-friendly, to spouse getaways and everything in between, your only problem will be trying to choose just which activities you want to do!

Top Champaign Attractions




William M. Staerkel Planetarium
Krannert Art Museum & Kinkead Pavilion
Curtis Orchard
Chanute Air Museum
The Spurlock Museum

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Top Things To Do In Champaign




Hardy's Reindeer Ranch
Virginia Theatre
The University of Illinois
Krannert Center For The Performing Arts
Prairie Farms

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Top Places to Stay in Champaign


Stay at the best rated hotels in Champaign. To ensure accuracy, our hotel guest scores come only from actual customers! That way, you can count on accurate reviews from real guests! These places to stay in Champaign are scored the highest by our customers Click through to see individual scores and review comments. With over 61,000 reviews of accommodations in Illinois alone, you can't go wrong!

Candlewood Suites Champaign-Urbana University Area
Guest Score:
From $96 / night.


Free Internet.
Courtyard Champaign
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Champaign
Guest Score:
From $120 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Champaign-Urbana
Guest Score:
From $149 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
I Hotel And Conference Center
Guest Score:
From $159 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.

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Inexpensive Places to Stay in Champaign


Tryng to spend less? If you are looking for cheap rates for hotels, the following places to stay in Champaign are at least 30 percent less than the average room rate of $74.

Americas Best Value Inn
Guest Score:
From $61 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Extended Stay America Champaign - Urbana
Guest Score:
From $58 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Magnuson Hotel Heritage Inn
Guest Score:
From $63 / night.


Outdoor Pool, Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Champaign
Guest Score:
From $60 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Super 8 Champaign
Guest Score:
From $48 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Champaign


The best time to visit Champaign, Illinois is in the summer and spring. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Spring nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Champaign


Month Low Avg High
January 16.2 24.1 32.0
February 21.1 29.4 37.6
March 30.4 40.0 49.5
April 39.9 51.1 62.2
May 51.1 62.4 73.6
June 60.4 71.5 82.6
July 64.4 74.8 85.2
August 62.4 72.8 83.2
September 54.3 66.0 77.6
October 42.9 54.0 65.1
November 32.6 41.1 49.5
December 21.9 29.4 36.8

Champaign Weather


More Information


Find more information about Champaign, IL by visiting the local visitor bureau (Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau) or request a visitor guide to be mailed to you!


Champaign Visitor Bureau


Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau


Free Champaign Visitor Guide


Champaign County Visitors Guide

Champaign County Visitors Guide


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