Tired of the bustle of an overcrowded metropolis? Champaign, Illinois is the ideal spot for a vacation that provides all the sights and events of a large city while still allowing you time to relax. With Champaign vacations, you can visit historical landmarks, museums, art galleries, and outdoor trails. See it all as you unwind in this laid-back city.
For easier travel to all the destinations on your itinerary, you can rent a car in Champaign at one of many rental locations. Start by spending some time in the University District at the Krannert Art Museum, where you can see art from a variety of eras and cultures, as well as fascinating modern exhibits. About a mile west of the museum you can enjoy the outdoors at Hessel Park on the walking paths, playgrounds, or tennis courts. Be sure to make a stop at the historic Virginia Theatre. This nearly century-old theater now features a plethora of performing arts events, from music to plays to films. With Champaign package deals on Travelocity, you can save a bundle so that you'll have more in your wallet for seeing all these intriguing sights and more.
The main annual event that occurs in Champaign is Ebertfest, a film festival originally started by Roger Ebert that features under-appreciated films. It's held in the aforementioned historic Virginia Theatre, and is a must-see cultural event for visitors. Holiday visitors will find plenty to fill their itinerary, with holiday events at the William M. Staerkel Planetarium, and festive open houses at some of the area mansions and notable homes. Any time of year is the right time of year to visit Champaign with its variety of goings-on!
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