Experience Champaign Urbana


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.

Experience Champaign Urbana

Our Destination


Terri Reifsteck
Vice President of Marketing & Community Engagement

Champaign, Douglas, Moultrie, Piatt, and Ford Counties

Illinois Map

Top Attractions

  • University of Illinois
  • Urbana-Champaign
  • Downtown Champaign
  • Krannert Art Museum
  • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
  • Japan House
  • Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch
  • Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch
  • Allerton Park & Retreat Center
  • Middle Fork River Forest Preserve (an International Dark Sky Park)
  • Amish Country of Illinois


  • Midwest Living Greatest Midwest Food Town
  • Top 100 Best Places to Live in America (Livability)
  • Ranked #2 in IL for LGBTQ Policies & Services (Municipal Equality Index)

News Articles

  • 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Champaign, IL (Livability)

Info & Stats

IL House Legislative District
101, 102, 103, 104, 110

IL Senate Legislative Districts
51, 52, 55

Largest Meeting Facility
I Hotel & Illinois Conference Center

Number of Hotel Rooms

Primary Source of Local Funding
City of Champaign and Illinois Office of Tourism

Total Tourism Jobs Supported

Regional Tourism Expenditures
$480.7 million

Lodging Taxes

Local Sales Taxes