Champaign-Urbana is an award-winning community and college town.
Whether you’ve lived here for years or are returning for the first time, Illinois Homecoming is the perfect time to explore what makes our community a great place to live, work and play.
You won’t have a difficult time finding great-tasting food in this Greatest Midwest Food Town.
With thriving downtowns and a wide array of restaurants and food trucks, Champaign-Urbana is the perfect place to eat, socialize and explore.
Bite into the full list of restaurants located around our surrounding area.
Booming arts & entertainment
Arts play a prominent role in the CU community.
See a show at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts as it celebrates its 50th anniversary season.
Marvel at art from around the world at Krannert Art Museum, the second largest general fine art museum in the state of Illinois
Peruse exhibits at Spurlock Museum, which holds more than 50,000 artifacts from six continents from throughout human history.
Take a ride!
Champaign-Urbana was recently ranked one of the best places in the country to live car-free.
The area prides itself on easy-to-use public-transportation system and plenty of bike-friendly routes.
Fall is the perfect time to get your fix of fresh air.
Stroll around the University of Illinois arboretum, peruse area farmer's markets or visit one of the many parks in Champaign county.
No surprise here—our community is a great place to be.
Champaign-Urbana has been named among the top 10 best college towns in the country and ranked the #1 city for recent grads by Livability.
We're thankful for all our community has to offer. Experience Champaign-Urbana during Illinois Homecoming 2019.