20 days in Urbana & Champaign Itinerary

20 days in Urbana & Champaign Itinerary

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20 days in Urbana & Champaign Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 6 nights
Drive:  15​min
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Springfield


Urbana ©
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Urbana: Indianapolis (Monument Circle & Rhythm! Discovery Center), Ludwig Farmstead Creamery (in Fithian) and Shades State Park (in Waveland). And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at Meadowbrook Park, admire the striking features of Altgeld Hall Tower, walk around Crystal Lake Park - Lake House, and get lost in a book at Urbana Public Library.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Urbana day trip planner.

Springfield to Urbana is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In November, daily temperatures in Urbana can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Champaign.

Things to do in Urbana

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Indianapolis, Ludwig Farmstead Creamery, Shades State Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Circle ©
Monument Circle
Meadowbrook Park ©
Meadowbrook Park
Busey Woods ©
Busey Woods


Champaign ©
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Explore Champaign's surroundings by going to Pontiac (IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum, Route 66 Shield Mural, & more), Ottawa (Washington Square & Allen Park) and Utica (August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, Matthiessen State Park, & more). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, steep yourself in history at Lincoln Memorial Garden, stroll around Centennial Park Champaign, and browse the collection at Champaign Public Library.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Champaign road trip planning site .

Champaign is very close to Urbana. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Champaign

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontiac, Bloomington, Utica, Ottawa, Springfield
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch ©
Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch
Matthiessen State Park ©
Matthiessen State Park