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The Flower Patch
Featured in Midwest Living magazine, the Arcola Flower Patch offers a lovely downstairs parlor, shaded porch swing, quiet gazebo for tea or coffee & gift shop. Lynn, the Artist in Residence, displays framed porcelain art and watercolors throughout the house. Every room abounds with floral arrangements, crafts, curios and family memorabilia. With floral rugs, potted plans and displays of fresh and dried flowers, it’s always spring at the bed & breakfast. Guests and non-guests alike are welcome to tour the backyard garden, where the Harshbargers grow the herbs used in their epicurean masterpieces
Graber Produce Patch
This roadside produce stand offers asparagus, radishes, eggplant and sweet corn.
Arcola Historic Train Depot & Information Center
This 1885 train depot displays Illinois Central Railroad memorabilia, the largest Louis Klein collection of antique brooms and brushes in the United States, and interesting Arcola relics and keepsakes. Because Arcola is the birthplace of Raggedy Ann creator Johnny Gruelle, Raggedy Ann & Andy dolls and collectibles are also on display.
Champaign County Farm Bureau
The Farm Bureau acts as an intermediary to set up specific tours of area farms for visitors to Champaign County.
Since 1921, The Virginia Theater has been a landmark in the business district of Champaign and in the history of the region. For 75 years, the 1,525 seat theater has offered entertainment as a vaudeville house, legitimate theater, and movie house. The historic theater plays host to Roger Ebert’s Ebertfest Film Festival every spring.
Act Your Age - Champaign Urbana
A young out-of-work actor does research for the role of an old man by spending time in a nursing home, where he learns to respect the elderly and ponders his own life choices.
This family fun spot features an 18-hole miniature golf course and batting cages.
Small craft and gift shop. Some antiques.
Ameri Host Inn - Tuscola
59 rooms with 2 jacuzzi suites, indoor pool, free deluxe continental breakfast.
Amishland's General Store
Nostalgic general store filled with Amish wood crafts, quilts, food products and souvenirs.
Locally hand crafted goodness, baked goods, fun decor for the home, children's section & more, soaps, blankets, antiques, sock monkey & designer fabrics, amish souvenirs, hand woven rugs, teapots and more.
Martha's House of Florals
Beautiful flowers, gifts, candy and cards. While away a few minutes in this treasure trove.
Meadowview Golf Course
This 18-hole, par 72 course features moderate to gently rolling terrain, manicured greens, a full-service pro shop and a food court.
Buy dried herbs and flowers, or pick your own red and golden delicious apples.
University of Illinois Library
The largest public university library in the world and the third largest academic library in North America. Self guided audio tours may be checked out at the Information Desk in the Main Library.
Canopy Club is committed to diversity in the entertainment it provides for its diverse patron base. The Canopy Club also strives to foster an environment of activism for positive social and environmental change through hosting various benefits and informational gatherings. In striving to achieve the highest level of entertainment, the Canopy Club prides itself on being able to offer entertainment for all walks of life. Whether you like rock, country, hip hop, jazz, funk, indie or anything in between, the Canopy Club has something to offer you. If you're a fan of live music and entertainment, the Canopy Club is your home in central Illinois! Come see live music at the Canopy!
Enjoy the lights of the season in beautiful Peterson Park. Over 50 magnificent light displays, many of which are animated. Definitely a site to see! Drive through at your leisure evenings starting at 5pm. Over 15,000 visitors each year see this great display of holiday lights. Admission is free, donations accepted.
Handmade goods from local artists. Oh, and it’s got one of the most unique floors you’ll ever see – check it out for yourself and bring your camera!
Yoder's Lamps & Antiques
A shop full of antiques and 30+ dealers, plus a large inventory of antique oil and gas lamps. Repair and parts are available for antique and modern oil and gas lamps. Authorized Aladdin Lamp dealer and repair.
Norton Knolls Golf Course
Norton Knolls offers a nine-hole, par 34 course.
Hoop Dreams - University of Illinois
This Oscar-nominated documentary follows the lives of two inner city Chicago youths as they pursue their dreams of becoming basketball stars. The movie filmed extensively around Chicago's Cabrini Green public housing complex, as well as at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Art Theater
The Art Theater is located in the heart of Downtown Champaign and has been entertaining moviegoers since 1913. A true historical fixture, the Art Theater screens independent films and serves up locally grown popcorn, baked goods from local bakeries and a great selection of wines, beers, soda and more!
Watch circular racing at this speedway.
The Little Theatre On The Square
A Professional Actor Equity Association-affiliated theatre performing Broadway musicals and comedy. Produces five mainstage shows from mid-June to mid-August. Three theatres for young audiences, shows, in addition to a fall, Christmas, & spring show.
Prairie Fruits Farm
Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery, LLC is Illinois’ first farmstead cheese making facility. Visit this off the beaten path farm and learn about their cheese-making process as you see it firsthand. Taste the delicious varieties of cheese and sample their organic fruits and vegetables as well – freshly picked, of course. Roam the property and visit with the baby goats as you pick your own berries and browse the assorted goodies they have to offer!
Harris Agricultural Museum
The museum houses an agricultural display that includes antique tractors (1922-1937), engines, a 1919 grain/dump truck, a replica of a 1920s farmstead kitchen, and more.
Spalding Skate Park
18,000 square feet of concrete with 3 bowls, a snake run and an exciting street course.
Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum
Charleston's newest heritage tourism attraction. Learn more about the 1858 political debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. This site is a designated, "Looking for Lincoln" site.
Mattoon Welcome Center/Peterson House
The historic Peterson House serves as the Mattoon Welcome Center, offering information about area events and attractions.
Independence Pioneer Village
Visit this log home village from the early 1800s, including a blacksmith shop, church and schoolhouse.
Wind Water & Light Gallery
Located in historic Lincoln Square Mall next to the Framer's Market, this store features all sorts of arts from paintings, sculptures, and pottery works. Stop in and just browse, or perhaps purchase one of these fine pieces of art.
Charleston Historic District
Downtown Charleston includes a historic courthouse and many historic homes listed on both the Coles County Register for Significant Places and the National Register of Historic Places.
Historic Charleston Courthouse Square
See the majestic Coles County courthouse and discover historic murals in Charleston's Courthouse Square.
Charleston Alley Theatre
Located in the historic courthouse square. A local theater at its best. In an intimate setting, offering a wonderful mix of old and new drama.
Coyote Cabins - Fishing Lair
Fishing Lair is a 2 bedroom retreat stocked with bottled water, coffee and snacks. The first night offers a crockpot dinner with fresh bread. Enjoy fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mini-golf, golf, live theatre just minutes away.
Coach Factory -- Tanger Outlet Center
Leather handbags, purses, and accessories.
Melrose Quilts & Sewforth
Seasonal retail store offers heirloom quilts & homespun accessories. Occasionally the Mennonite shop owner may be seen working on her quilts.
Sheeba - University of Illinois Campus
This heartwarming family film centers on a city boy from New York City who moves to the country to live with his grandfather and befriends a loyal dog named Sheeba.
Homer Soda Festival
Homer Soda Festival, the largest glass-bottled soda tasting party in history! How would you like to try a Dang Butterscotch Root Beer, Cheerwine, Prickly Pear, or an Americana Huckleberry soda? Now is the chance to try the sodas that have intrigued you on the shelf of the Homer Soda Company! Celebrate glass bottled soda with over 200 different sodas will be available for tasting at the inaugural Homer Soda Festival. An antique car cruise-in, the Brick Street BBQ Cook-off and Bluegrass music will also add to the unique atmosphere of this festival.
The landmark Busey’s Hall/Princess Theater in downtown Urbana is home to Cinema Gallery, representing over 50 professional artists of the Midwest. Media on display are ceramics, drawings, glass, mixed media, paintings, sculpture, and studio furniture. The gallery also hosts 7 special shows each year.
The Lil Cottage
Located between Arthur and Arcola in the small group of houses called Chesterville. This is a one bedroom house, with living room, full kitchen and bathroom. The bedroom has a queen size bed and the living room has a queen size sofa bed. It also has air conditioning and a washer & dryer, it is newly remodeled.
Champaign County Historical Museum at the Cattle Bank
The museum is located in the oldest commercial building in Champaign County, the beautifully restored Cattle Bank, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Exhibits showcase more than 150 years of Champaign County's people, events, architecture and lifestyles. A feature of the museum is the 19th century dry goods store and businesses. The museum has a gift shop and publishes the Champaign County Historical Quarterly.
Lincoln-Prairie Grass Trail
two miles of paved surface and 10 miles of aggregate surface. Jogging, walking, equestrian riding and biking permitted.
Hiram Rutherford Home
Home of Oakland's first physician, the restored 1850s Dr. Hiram Rutherford Home features a summer kitchen, doctor's office and a museum of agricultural history.
Righter's Christmas Tree Farm
Cut your own Christmas scotch and white pine trees here.
Atwood Visitor & Information Center
Early trains made an "at-the-woods" stop, and in 1873 the town of Atwood was formed. Main Street today features split-rail fences, benches, grassy areas and country crafts, collectibles and antiques.
Pekara Bakery & Bistro
We are a traditional European bakery, featuring made-from-scratch breads with no preservatives or artificial flavorings. We have been serving Champaign wonderful breads since January 2005, and have a great, distinctive menu of items. From savory sandwiches, crêpes, and wonderful soups, to sweet pastries, pies, and cookies, you can find most anything you'd like at Pekara. We even help you stay ahead for that special event, baking pastries, baklava, breads, and other treats for those special occasions.
Lincoln Prarie Grass Trail
Ride your bike or walk from Charleston to Mattoon on the Lincoln Prairie Grass Trail.
Coles County Speedway
Watch modified midget racing at this speedway.
Homer Lake Forest Preserve
Homer Lake Forest Preserve contains 892 acres for fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing and sledding. Also available is an exciting Environmental Education Center, which hosts thousands every year, building rentals and programs like Homer Lake Take Me Fishing. The preserve also recently opened (September 2012) the Natural Playscape, a playground of all natural materials that allow children to rediscover outdoor play.
This roadside spot sells in-season fruits and vegetables.
Riverbend Retreat is a fully renovated 1919 bungalow farmstead surrounded by the Embarras (Embraw) river valley, pasture and farmland. The house is divided into two suites, one on each floor. It features original wood floors on the first floor, mission light fixtures and furniture, and free use of the washer/dryer and foosball table in the basement. Outside features include picnic tables, a grill, two campfire circles, outdoor lighting (60 amber bulbs) and a riverfront lawn. Wedding, reunion or other big get together coming up? Put up the family at Riverbend Retreat, cook some of your own meals and have a great time!
Shady Crest Farm Market
Come visit this working Amish farm and apple orchard. They have a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables for sale, plus fresh honey, apple butter and maple syrup. A Deli filled with 15 different Country-Cured Meats & 24 different Cheeses is also available Monday - Saturday. While you're there, enjoy a hand-dipped ice cream cone. You can also find Fresh Baked Goods every Thursday - Saturday. Open year round.
Charming and elegant. Sophisticated liquor selection, light gourmet menu and outdoor patio.
Try the 19-hole miniature golf course, plus six state-of-the-art pitching machines.
U.S. Grant Motel
Experience a fun, comfortable stay. Free continental breakfast. Clean rooms, affordable rates.
The World's One and Only Hippie Memorial
Created by the late Bob Moomaw. Bob worked as a railroad clerk and tax assessor, but did not like either job. As an eccentric, independent artist with strong beliefs, he was able to give voice to his feelings, passions, and opinions through his art and the writing on the sides of buildings. He created the 62-foot-long artwork starting in 1992 to say something about his life and the era during which he lived. A nearby marker gives an interpretation of his work.
Gold's Bed & Breakfast
3 rooms, 1874 farmhouse furnished with country antique furniture, continental plus breakfast. 6 miles west of Champaign on I-74.
Started in 1988 with the goal of serving the best Mexican food for people who care about quality. We brought our recipes from all over Mexico here to the heart of Champaign for all guests and visitors to enjoy.
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
A professional laboratory for the University of Illinois dance, theater, opera, and music departments. The center also hosts nationally renowned artists and is home to the Champaign-Urbana Symphony.
Super 8 Motel - Champaign
61 guest rooms, suites, pets allowed. Free HBO, and just across the street from Macy's & Market Place Mall.
Talk about setting the mood. With an atmosphere flushed with warm reds and bathed in caramel and gold lighting, the mood at Soma is always one of urbane expectation. Anything can happen here, and it does.
Smith Memorial Hall
Live Perforamance Musical Theater located on the University of Illinois campus in one of the many historical buildings on the Quad. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Smith Memorial Hall features a 900-seat recital hall, a popular venue for student and faculty solo and ensemble performances. Chamber Music and Harpsichord recitals are held in the Smith Memorial room.
Belly up to this old-time soda fountain that serves up ice cream treats. The marble-topped counter was moved here in the 1930s and is surrounded by 600 vintage soda bottles and photos of the town of Arthur's yesteryear.
Country Cheese & More
Sandwiches, soups, cheese, quilts & crafts. An excellent variety of cheese!
This traditional pub in Downtown Champaign is off the beaten path and likes it that way. A great selection of beers and a crowd of regulars keep this bar hopping. Live music weekly.
Dennis Hanks Gravesite
View the burial site of Abraham Lincoln's tutor in the Old City Cemetery.
Gateway Inn Sullivan
Okaw Valley Orchard Inn
A simple and relaxing country atmosphere abound at our barn-style bed and breakfast situated on a family-run orchard. Each room has it's own private bathroom and wireless internet! Full country breakfast offered each morning.
Douglas County Museum
The award-winning museum features short-term exhibits about a wide range of topics pertinent to the history of Douglas County and East Central Illinois. The museum’s collections include clothing and textiles, military and medical equipment, decorative arts, archives and more! Plus, it’s also host to the Rural Life Antique Show held in March and November of each year
AKADEMIKA BED & BREAKFAST offers clean rooms in a safe and quiet neighborhood at walking distance from the University of Illinois and the downtown area. Akademika is located on Michigan Avenue, a prime location in Urbana with beautiful houses, cobblestone streets, and trees. Within a family neighborhood, Akademika offers amenities and a close location to campus, just one block from the southeast section of campus and a few minutes walking distance from the Main Quad and the Assembly Hall. This is a historic, quiet, safe and beautiful residential area with beautiful houses, cobblestone streets, and trees. Great for jogging!
Conveniently located near the University of Illinois east campus. Fully furnished 5 bedroom extended stay home; rents by day, week, month or year.
Yoder's Homestead Shop & Furniture
Beautiful locally crafted Amish furniture in walnut, oak, quarter-sawn, cherry, hickory and maple. You can also find quilts and locally made jams, jellies and popcorn.
Griggs Street Potters
Come see some of the best pottery in the Midwest and East Central Illinois at Griggs Street. Either just browse around, or purchase what you like and enjoy it all the time as apart of your lives.
Kanfer Photography Gallery
Larry Kanfer is a premier photographer of the Midwest landscape with a gallery and photography studio in Champaign, Illinois.
Hello and welcome to That's Rentertainment -- the last locally owned and operated video store in the Champaign-Urbana / University of Illinois area. That's Rentertainment caters to film fans (and fanatics) who have grown tired of the typical Blockbuster fare. We specialize in international, independent, classic American and Art House films on DVD (with a handful of VHS tapes left over that have never been released on DVD). With over 37,000 DVDs and close to 2,500 BluRay discs, That’s Rentertainment has the largest selection of movies in the entire Champaign-Urbana area -- if not all of Illinois.
Queen Anne's on 7th Street
Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1892; sits on a wooded 1½-acre lot and is located 3 blocks from Eastern Illinois University.
Eastern Illinois University
This campus consists of 316 acres. German Gothic architecture of Old Main towers above the campus.
Dress Barn/ Dress Barn Woman -- Tanger Outlet Center
Size 2 to 26 casual and career clothing.
Looking for a friendly family like service restaurant, and excellent dining options? Well unlike any other restaurant in Urbana; the Apple Dumpling can't be more of a family-style dining establishment. With their featured menu item, the fried chicken which receives 4 stars in the local review you can't beat the food here at Apple Dumpling.
High Cross Art Studio
The primary purpose is to provide an environment which fosters artistic excellence and creative growth of the individual artists working there.
Madeline's Confectionary Arts Studio & Gallery
Learn all about the world of art by enrolling in an arts class taught by professionals, or shop around for that special piece of art or photography at this multi-purpose festival of the arts.
My Favorite Things
A unique shop featuring gifts for every occasion, gourmet foods, Camille Beckman hand and body products - Home decor -- candles, aromatique potpourie, Boyds Bears and gifts -- Jewelry. Stop in to sample our gourmet coffee.
Marriott's award winning economy hotel lodging features clean, convenient, quality accommodations for a great value.
Value Place provides everything you need for an enjoyable stay. Our furnished studios include amenities such as kitchens with full size refrigerators, stove tops and microwaves, allowing you to save money by cooking in the comfort of your own room. Access to in room high speed internet and on-site washers and dryers makes life away from home feel like home. In Addition to our furnished studios, we provide our guests with bi-weekly housekeeping and expanded cable TV with at least one premium movie channel.
Curtis Orchard is an 80 acre apple orchard, pumpkin patch, and entertainment farm offering activities for the whole family. Open July 20th through December 16th, the orchard country store and bakery offers a wide variety of gift and food items, including pies, fritters, apple crisp donuts, and award winning cider.
Heartland Gallery specializes in contemporary Irish art and Celtic art and crafts. As a small performance venue, Heartland Gallery has hosted many events including concerts by internationally-known musicians such as Dublin harpist/singer/songwriter Claire Roche, master of the Celtic harp and spoken-word artist Patrick Ball, legendary Irish piper Paddy Keenan, and Scottish singer/songwriter/guitarist Jim Malcolm. The gallery also hosts local and national storytellers, actors and other performing artists including Irish and Scottish dancers.
Fox Ridge State Park
Campgrounds, recreation shelters, several miles of trails, fishing, and canoeing.
The Cottonwood Inn B & B
Built in 1896, a turn of the century private farmhouse with antiques throughout. 3 story, Large room on 3rd floor available for several people (6 beds, private bath), other rooms decorated in formal farmhouse style.
A friendly little store with a lot of new stuff on the east side of the square.
With Honors - University of Illinois
This dramatic comedy centers on a Harvard student who befriends a homeless man and learns some valuable life lessons. The graduation scenes were filmed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, with U of I students playing many of the graduates. The college's turn-of-the-century Foellinger Auditorium was disguised to look like Harvard for the movie shoot.
30 rooms, restaurants located on either side of the hotel.
In the heart of Amish Country; featuring home furnishings, Vera Bradley, Kitchen and Specialty foods.
The Pewter Spoon
Many gift ideas, from miniatures to decorative and functional items. Mementos of the Arthur area, in pewter and brass.
Stop at this roadside spot and pick your own strawberries.
International Galleries was first established over thirty years ago in the heart of campus. We are proud of our long history in this community and look forward to continuing to serve our friends and neighbors here in Urbana-Champaign.
Station Theater/The Celebration Company
The Station Theater, located in the historic 1899 Penn Central Train Station, is home to the Celebration Company. The theater provides live productions all year round meant to inspire, educate, and challenge. Performances range from musicals to classical experimental.