Wondering what makes the greater Champaign County area Outside of Ordinary? You’ll have to come visit us to see. It goes beyond the destination, filled with arts and culture, scenic outdoor spaces, local award-winning food, and the University of Illinois.

With our renowned Midwest Hospitality and our collection of urban and rural experiences, people can’t stop talking about our community. Maybe that’s why we’re the fastest growing city in Illinois. 

Discover our diverse collection of experiences ranging from rural getaways to micro-urban settings—only then will you feel you've discovered something Outside of Ordinary.


The Heart of the Midwest

We know you’re wondering—where exactly is Champaign County? We like to consider ourselves the heart of the state, located in East Central Illinois, centrally located between Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis. With three interstates intersecting in Champaign–Urbana, an Amtrak station and Willard Airport, getting here is easy for everyone so you can find an Outside of Ordinary experience at our museums, theatres, boutique shopping, nightlife, fine dining and unparalleled attractions.


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