Quality Inn & Suites
305 Marketview Dr.
Champaign, IL 61822-1200
Phone: (217) 352-4055
Fax: (217) 954-1826
Also called Champaign Public Library, Burnham Athenaeum is an ancient structure found on West Church Street. The library dates back to the year 1896 and remains noted as the first library of Champaign. The library building is a fine specimen of Classic Revival architectural style.
West Side Park is a well-maintained recreational space with some great amenities. You can find picnic tables and a sprawling playground inside the park.
Champaign's historic Stone Arch Bridge lies close to the junction of South Second Street and East Springfield Avenue. Constructed in the year 1860, the iconic bridge now remains a part of the scenic Boneyard Creek recreational area.
Situated in Champaign's northwestern part, Dodds Park is spread across an area of 110 acres (45 hectares). The park remains popular for the 'Tribute to Olympic Athletes Monument' installed on its landscaped grounds.
A local park found on West Charles Street, Clark Park is home to large play areas and some beautiful ancient homes. The park dates back to the year 1909 and lures visitors with its interesting history and greenery.
William M. Staerkel Planetarium is Illinois' second biggest planetarium and also remains one of the most prominent ones in America. The planetarium conducts science events and amazing light shows throughout the year. Cosmic Blink and Solar Window are popular attractions here.
Home turf to the Fighting Illini wrestling and volleyball teams of University of Illinois, Huff Hall remains a popular multi-use area. Established in the year 1925, the arena commemorates the university's athletic director, George Huff.
A beautiful recreational area, Hessel Park features a large playground and a kids play area. Barbecue spots and tennis courts are some of its other amazing amenities. A well-laid out concrete track makes it popular with walkers and joggers.
The Plant Biology Greenhouse is a botanical garden located on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana, Illinois. The gardens also include a conservatory that houses a number of greenhouses. With over 200 species of local and exotic plants, the gardens are especially ideal for educational visits for school children. The garden also includes a gift shop and information center.
A perfect outing for the family, Sholem Aquatic Center water park is managed by the Champaign Park District. The park remains noted for its swimming pools and swimming courses. The park also has a large open space to soak in the sun or simply relax under its trees.
One of the most celebrated wineries in the state, Alto Vineyards boasts of an eclectic selection of dessert, blush, red and white wines apart from snacks and beer menu. The winery staff are well-informed about the various products and their history. The winery also remains a picturesque concert venue.
Nestled in the southwest region of Champaign, Curtis Orchard features a large farm of pumpkins and apples. The country store at the orchard is a great place to buy gourmet food products and freshly prepared apple cider. The orchard also sells delectable pies and donuts.