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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.
Dielman's Asparagus Patch
Pick up fresh asparagus at this roadside spot from mid-April through the end of May.
Casual spot for classic Mexican cooking & margaritas in a colorful, rustic setting with a patio.
A friendly little store with a lot of new stuff on the east side of the square.
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.
Douglas-Hart Nature Center
Explore 70 acres of prairie, wetlands and forest habitat.The Visitor Center features interpretive exhibits, sensory displays and live critters, including a bird observation area.
Discover cute boutiques housed in historic storefronts in downtown Champaign, including antique and consignment shops. Be sure to stop at PACA’s Architectural Salvage Warehouse, where you’ll find everything from vintage stained glass to ceramic tiles.
Dress Barn/ Dress Barn Woman -- Tanger Outlet Center
Size 2 to 26 casual and career clothing.
Driving Miss Daisy
Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize, Driving Miss Daisy is a warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. Starring Little Theatre favorite, Glory Kissel, this play will be an extra special end to the 2015 season!
Drury Inn & Suites
Located immediately off of Interstate 74 and within walking distance of the major shopping outlets on Prospect Avenue. Just minutes away from the University of Illinois campus for the crazed sports fans in town for exciting Big Ten athletics, or family and friends of current UI students who need place to stay while visiting. Drury Inn & Suites also welcomes meeting planners, and provides a conference room on site for any group meeting.
Dutch Kitchen Restaurant
Discover one of Illinois Amish Country's most popular dining spots; breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in our nostalgic Main St. setting.
Eagle Creek Golf Course
This newly renovated 18-hole golf course is designed as a pro course.
Eagle Creek State Park
A favorite of walkers and hikers, this park offers year-round camping and scenic hiking trails, many of them hugging Lake Shelbyville, Eagle Creek has 163 vehicular campsites, with 148 of those being Class A sites with electricity, picnic tables, and showers. There are 56 sites available by reservations made at least 2 weeks in advance by mail.
El Toro Bravo
TRUE Mexican Cuisine.
El Toro II
Stationed right here in Champaign-Urbana, El Toro serves authentic Mexican cuisine in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.
Empire Chinese Restaurant
Located in the heart of Campustown, Empire Chinese brings the best-of-the-best to the table in terms of authentic Asian cuisine. Sip complimentary tea as you chow down on their beloved General Tso's chicken. One thing is for sure, you won't leave feeling hungry!
Large antique store featuring multiple antique dealers.
This South American style restaurant is downtown Champaign's hidden gem. Enjoy Spanish cuisine in this eclectic environment — you may even forget you're in Central Illinois!
Espresso Royale has always been known for its friendly staff, unmatched drink quality and a service style that is casual and welcoming. That friendliness comes from a heartfelt philosophy. Not a corporate slogan, but a people driven philosophy. These days, customers are a part of designing cafes, products and new directions. Be part of the experience.
A place where everybody truly knows your name, patrons enjoy free peanuts (and throw their shells on the floor), stiff drinks, billiards, cold beer and hot food. Catch the game on one of seven TVs and outdoor seating. Large area with four pool tables, jukebox and more.
The Etc.Coffeeshop is a very different kind of coffeehouse. They offer fair trade, donation-based, brewed coffee & teas. Etc. is a place where students go to study and hangout. All proceeds support Wesley Evening Food Pantry.
Asian Cuisine & Coffee House located in Campustown this fun spot has the best Bubble Tea around! Stop in for a bite or lounge in the dining area as you get work done — it's very student friendly!
Exile on Main Street
Exile on Main Street has the best selection of vinyl in Champaign County. Full of character, this cool little shop has a great variety of new and classic artists. And, with their friendly and knowledgeable staff, you'll be able to find just what you're looking for.
Extended Stay America
89 guest rooms, kitchenettes.
Marriott's award winning economy hotel lodging features clean, convenient, quality accommodations for a great value.
Famous Footware Outlet -- Tanger Outlet Center
Shoes for the entire family.
Farren's Pub & Eatery
Farren's is an underground pub in Downtown Champaign that's known for its signature burgers and large selection of craft beers.
Ferrel Clydesdale Farms
In operation since 1850, the farm features a blacksmith shop and Clydesdale horses. Chuck wagon cookouts are available.
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.
Findlay Walleye Festival
This yearly festival has plenty of entertainment, food and fun. The Walleye is a feature for the festival with the fish being served daily. There will be plenty of entertainment (bands), an ice cream social, fireworks on Friday (which will be moved to Saturday if there is rain), kids games, a farmer's market, tractor pull, car, truck, & motorcycle show, a 5K event and plenty more. A large parade starts at 10am on Saturday and there will be plenty of kids activities and games both days.
This beautiful lodge is located in the woods along the shores of Lake Shelbyville. It is 50 yard walk down a forested pathway to the lake and also a short walk to the Coal Shaft Bridge public boat launch on Lake Shelbyville. The lodge is family built and operated. Located at 916 Coalshaft Bridge Rd. right off of County Highway 11 & Lakeside Villa.
Flat Top Grill
Flat Top Grill is a neighborhood create-your-own stir-fry restaurant featuring fresh vegetables, a variety of proteins, and homemade sauces.
Flesor's Candy Kitchen
At Flesor's Candy Kitchen we're just happy that warm weather prompts folks traveling up and down Interstate 57 or Route 36 to take the Tuscola, Illinois exit, stop at our great Tanger outlet mall, and then navigate a tiny bit more to our little downtown where they discover the treasure that is our store. We are also thrilled to welcome tourists to our region who have come to explore Amish Country and include in their itinerary a look at a couple of non-Amish, ½ Greek sisters who make candy the old-fashioned way, too. During summer, people flock to our hundred-year-old soda fountain (homemade ice-cream!) and are delighted that we serve good food for lunch every day from 11:00 to 3:00. We also welcome buses, and crazy Devon is almost always on hand to stand on a chair to give her “speech” about the store's history and offer big groups a tour of the candy room.
Forrest W. "Bo" Wood Recreation Area
This recreational area has 47 sites available for camping and more are being added. To make reservations, see the information. For general information, you can go to www.lakeshelbyville.com.
Small motel with nearby restaurants. 16 quality clean & comfortable reasonably-priced new rooms.
Four Acre Wood Products
We are the largest custom furniture and cabinet manufacturer in the area. If the item you want is not currently available, we will be happy to custom make it.
Framer's Market is a full-service framing shop that has been designing custom frames and enhancing art since 1981.
Friday Night LIve
Downtown Champaign is the backdrop for Friday Night Live, a free street-side performance series open to the general public. Held from 6-8pm every Friday from May 31st to August 16th, Friday Night Live includes an eclectic mix of music and street performances including bluegrass, jazz, folk, rock, and blues, along with a cappella, bellydancing, and street magic.
Friends Creek Conservation Area
18 miles north of Decatur on Route 48 near Argenta. The park feature three nature trails - the quarter-mile Friends Creek Trail, the 2-mile Woodland Trail, and the 2.5-mile Sun Trail. Each varies in difficulty and meanders through topographies ranging from open meadows and floodplains, to towering oak-hickory forests and undulating hillsides.
Gap Outlet -- Tanger Outlet Center
Clothing and accessories for guys and girls.
Gateway Inn Sullivan
Located nearby various attractions, including Eagle Creek and Wolf Creek State Parks and Lake Shelbyville, this facility is cozy and comfortable and is also pet friendly. Centrally located in the heart of fishing country.
Gold's Bed & Breakfast
3 rooms, 1874 farmhouse furnished with country antique furniture, continental plus breakfast. 6 miles west of Champaign on I-74.
Graber Produce Patch
This roadside produce stand offers asparagus, radishes, eggplant and sweet corn.
Guadalajara Bar & Grill
Mexican Bar & Grill located just off of Interstate 74 just across the highway bridge of Prospect Avenue shopping.
Guido's Bar & Grill
This downtown sports bar serves as both a restaurant and hot spot for nightlife. Chow down on their top-notch burgers, sip refreshing brews, and enjoy the sound of classic rock on the speakers. Did we mention they have an event space too? Perfect setting for an after-hours get together or even a wedding reception!
Hampton Inn - Mattoon
61 room motel. There are restaurants within walking distance. Small meeting room for eight people.
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.
Harry and David -- Tanger Outlet Center
Fresh fruit, nuts, and candies.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham welcomes you to C-U! Featuring 198 suites, ample parking, complimentary hot breakfast buffet & convenient location to the University of Illinois Campus & downtown Champaign, Hawthorn Suites is the perfect spot for your leisure or business visit.
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.
Hilton Garden Inn
The Hilton Garden Inn is located 2 blocks from campus and features banquet rooms, meeting rooms, the most up to date hotel rooms and services.
Holiday Inn Express - Tuscola
82 rooms, 6 executive suites. Extended continental breakfast. Meeting facilities for up to 35 people. Two full service restaurants within walking distance. Indoor pool and fitness center.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Mattoon
Conveniently located at I-57 between Champaign and Effingham. Indoor pool and fitness center.
Home of Gourmet Chinese & Thai
Enjoy the true taste of Chinese food with this terrific gourmet & Thai restaurant located nearby on the University of Illinois campus.
Hyatt Place Champaign
The Hyatt Place Champaign-Urbana is opening in 2014. This nine-story hotel features 3,200 square feet of meeting space and 145 well-appointed, modern guestrooms. The hotel is located in the vibrant heart of downtown Champaign, featuring 36 restaurants within a two block radius of the hotel. The eclectic dining scene is sure to provide you with numerous choices to dazzle your taste buds with their distinctive twists on worldly cuisine. The Official Hotel Partner of Fighting Illini Athletics, Hyatt Place is conveniently located in downtown Champaign, only minutes from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Campus.
I Hotel & Conference Center
A total guest experience— It’s in the attention to detail: The stylishly distinctive aura and upscale room essentials. Innovative spaces and dining that’s a little classic, a little daring. The desire to exceed your expectations. The commitment to “wow.” It’s more than just a stay—it’s a multi-sensory, total guest experience. Welcome to the I Hotel.
IHSA Individual Wrestling State Championships
The Illinois High School Association’s Individual Wrestling State Championships brings out the best in high school wrestling talent under the bright lights of the Assembly Hall. This two-day event showcases the elite wrestlers from across the state as they try to wrestle their way to Saturday night at the Assembly Hall to become apart of IHSA Wrestling history being dubbed individual state champion!!
Sweet Tooth for a cookie? Then stop by and grab a cookie while walking thru campustown or walking on the infamous Quad.
Iron Horse Golf Club
Iron Horse Golf Club features an 18-hole links style championship golf course with bent grass tees, fairways and greens. Iron Horse provides a challenge to the low handicapper and a fun, playable golf course for the high handicapper. (rated 4.5-5 stars by Golf Digest magazine).
Iron Horse Restaurant
Steaks, some seafood, pasta, sandwiches and salads. Seating capacity 130, banquet capabilities, Sunday brunch, full bar.
Jack Binion's Steakhouse
We offer select cuts of prime rib, steaks, veal and seafood. Since 1993 Binion's Steakhouses have tantalized tens of thousands of steak-loving casino enthusiasts. Everything is prepared by master chefs, plated with impeccable attention to detail and complemented with an extensive wine list. In Horseshoe Casino.
Jane Addams Book Shop
Jane Addams Book Shop in downtown Champaign offers more than 70,000 titles in fifteen separate rooms on three floors, plus ephemera (old photos, postcards, tickets, advertising materials), greeting cards, and bookmarks. Find rare, out of print, or hard to find titles or purchase a gift card for a book lover!
Jarling's Custard Cup
Open seasonally throughout the year (Spring, Summer, and few Autumn days; nice cool days), this MUST STOP is the place everyone local or visiting must experience. Serving everything from custard to milk shakes, there's no question why Jarling's is a local favorite!
Serving only the finest bar food available, Joe’s is the home of the Super Bird and a great place to grab some tasty wings or burgers, as well as the best fish sandwich you’ll find anywhere. Joe’s continues to provide a high energy atmosphere only available on a college campus as well as great food at a reasonable price. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
Jupiter's at the Crossing
Pizza and other American fare, this large facility includes billiards for the grown-ups and a full lower level game and activity area for the kids. OTB is available in the lower level.
Jupiter's Pizzeria and Billiards Downtown
The place for Cues and Brews, if you choose to peruse. The perfect scene to make friends, and meet up with friends or business colleagues. A downtown hotspot in Champaign since 1997.
Kamakura Japanese Restaurant
Kamakura is a restaurant which features fine Japanese cuisine, sushi and teppanyaki accompanied with excellent service. We are pleased to welcome you as our honored guest.
Kanfer Photography Gallery
Larry Kanfer is a premier photographer of the Midwest landscape with a gallery and photography studio in Champaign, Illinois.
Kleiss Produce Farm and Country Market
This Champaign-Urbana area farmer's market sells in-season vegetables, melons, pumpkins and fruits.
Kofusion proudly serves natural meats, wild caught seafood and local produce. Our menu features both signature sushi and a unique blend of Contemporary American and Asian cuisine. We have an extensive beer and wine menu and offer a full array of sakes and house cocktails. In addition to fine dining table service, our stunning space houses a drink bar, sushi bar, private party room and seasonal outdoor seating. Kofusion delivers a truly unique experience in the heart of downtown Champaign.
Daily specials, lunch buffet with good home-cooking and friendly service.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
Located on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, Krannert Art Museum is the second-largest fine art museum in Illinois—placing it among the top tier of university art museums nationwide. The museum’s diverse permanent collection contains over 10,000 works of art, and represents the cultures of African, Asia, Europe and the Americas. In addition to its permanent collection, the museum features outstanding temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
La Bamba Mexican Restaurant
La Bamba restaurants bring you a genuine Mexican eating experience—with large portions, lots of flavor, and all the food prepared in front of you to your liking.
La Quinta Inn
Conveintenly located near Market Place Mall,directly off Interstate 74 surrounded by many fine restaurants.
Lake Shelbyville - Bo Wood Recreation Area
Most of the campsites in this 82 site campground are shaded. Located on Lake Shelbyville, beach nearby.
LaPayne Photography Studio
LaPayne Photography specializes in the creation and marketing of panoramic photography. Through the years we have integrated both a photo lab and a frame shop into the business to be able to offer you exceptional value.
Le Peep is a clever and original culinary concept with a menu that reads like a cookbook. You'll find line after line of intriguing selections all made on the spot with the freshest ingredients... snow white eggs, select vegetables, quality meats, crepes, and Le Peep's Peasant Potatoes, to name a few.
Legends Bar & Grill
Legends, located in the heart of campus town, is the cornerstone of Illini pride. Established in 1998 and conceptualized in the spirit of the great Orange and Blue, they pay homage to the legends of yesteryear who walked the hallowed halls of the University of Illinois. Among the faces that adorn their walls are Dick Butkus, Harold “Red” Grange, John “Red” Kerr, Dike Eddleman, Jim Grabowski, Ray Nitscke, and Lou Boudreau – just to name a few. Proudly displayed, as well, is Red Grange’s football jersey, Dike Eddleman’s varsity letterman’s sweater, and an unparalleled life-size replica of Chief Illinwek – a definite must see. And, the food is good too!
Lil Porgy's BBQ
Li'L Porgy's Bar-B-Q specializes in genuine hickory-smoked barbeque. Choose from a wide selection of menu items, including ribs, chicken and sandwiches. Top off your order with their unique barbecue sauce, a secret recipe made fresh in their kitchens.
Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial
This is the site of Abraham Lincoln's first Illinois home. Bisected by the Sangamon River, the site also features picnicking and hiking.
Lucky's Food & Spirits
A family style restaurant with great burgers, steaks and sandwiches to help you unwind after a busy day in Amish Country.
Lunch with Santa on the Train
Come out for Lunch with Santa on the Train at the Wabash Depot in Monticello, Illinois, a holiday favorite for kids of all ages. Enjoy a train ride, individual visit with Santa, and kid friendly sack lunch. The ride is about 60 minutes per trip. Reservations required. Tickets go on sale online Saturday, June 6th.
Market Place Shopping Center
Marketplace Shopping Center offers all of the big names from larger cities, but without the long wait lines! Shop everything from the Gap, Limited, and Banana Republic, to Sephora, Finish Line and Eddie Baur. Complete with four anchor department stores, this shopping center also offers a varied food court, multiple restaurants, and even a carousel for the little ones.
Marsha's Vineyard Bed & Breakfast
Built in spring 2000 by a local Amish contractor, this 1 1/2 salt-box cottage includes two spacious siutes, private baths and kitchen located in the heart of Illinois Amish Country.
Martha's House of Florals
Beautiful flowers, gifts, candy and cards. While away a few minutes in this treasure trove.
Bagelfest is a 29 year old festival in Mattoon that began on the idea of hospitality. When the Lender’s Bagel Factory moved to Mattoon, not everyone in town knew about bagels. So Murray Lender introduced his product to the community with a free bagel breakfast held in downtown Mattoon. And then a festival was born. Through many changes and additions now the festival is more than three days of activities including three nights of nationally known musicians, carnival, food and craft vendors, dog show and baby contest and of course there is still a free bagel breakfast to celebrate the hospitality and generosity of Murray Lender.
Mattoon Mural Arts at Progress Square
Residents are encouraged to visit the mural, "Civility," and relax in the new surroundings at Progress Square. This mural by artist D.S. Gordon embraces the landscape, history and people of Mattoon. For years after the completion of the rail, many trains a day would meet at the intersection of the tracks at the center of town and determine right of way in polite fashion. This symbolizes the civility of a community with a 150-year history of working together, which the mural captures. One of many mural projects sponsored by the Mattoon Arts Council and the City of Mattoon.
Mattoon Welcome Center & Historic Railroad Depot
Mattoon Tourism & Arts Welcome Center is located in the historic Illinois Central Railroad Train Depot, which also still serves as the Amtrak Station for the Community. The original Railroad Depot was constructed in 1918 by the Illinois Central Railroad, and it was then remodeled in 2011. The Depot is still an active Amtrak Station with 3,000 passengers boarding and un-boarding per month. The welcome center offers a host of information: state-of-the-art schools & colleges, a growing economy, beautiful parks, lakes and sports amenities round out the more favorable quality of life found in Mattoon.
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.
Melrose Quilts & Sewforth
Seasonal retail store offers heirloom quilts & homespun accessories. Occasionally the Mennonite shop owner may be seen working on her quilts.
Memorial Stadium at the University of Illinois
Memorial Stadium, home to Fighting Illini Football, seating 60,670, was built in 1923 as a memorial to Illinois men and women who gave their lives for their country during World War I. Their names appear on 200 columns that support the east and west sides of the stadium. For the 2013 season, a new high-definition video display measuring 36 feet tall by 96 feet wide was installed in the south horseshoe.
Mennonite Relief Sale
This two day auction features locally handcrafted furniture, quilts, and other handmade items. There will also be a children's auction and train ride. Bake sales and food vendors help round out the event. Proceeds from the two day event go to help those in need in the community and around the world.
Merry Ann's Diner
Stop on in and have breakfast, lunch, dinner 24/7 at this newly refreshed look of an old time diner.
Located off of Interstate 57 in a quiet part of Champaign for those travelers just passing thru heading onward to Southern Illinois and beyond the state. Very welcoming to truck drivers and businessmen/women who need the basic necessities while traveling on the road.
An eclectic district filled with dining and multi-cultural attractions, Midtown Champaign, with the beautiful Boneyard Creek flowing, connects Downtown and Campustown Champaign.