5 days in Bloomington & Champaign-Urbana Itinerary

5 days in Bloomington & Champaign-Urbana Itinerary

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5 days in Bloomington & Champaign-Urbana Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Bloomington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Urbana
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Bloomington: Springfield (Illinois State Capitol, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, & more). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Miller Park Zoo and stroll through Constitution Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bloomington online driving holiday planner .

Dallas to Bloomington is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, Bloomington is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Urbana.

Things to do in Bloomington

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Springfield
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Miller Park Zoo ©
Miller Park Zoo
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

2
nights
Urbana

Urbana ©
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): browse the collection at Urbana Public Library, let the kids burn off some steam at Meadowbrook Park, then have fun at Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, and finally get lost in a book at Champaign Public Library. Keep things going the next day: hike along Busey Woods, admire all the interesting features of Memorial Stadium, and then stroll around Hessel Park.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Urbana sightseeing planner.

Drive from Bloomington to Urbana in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Urbana

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Champaign
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Meadowbrook Park ©
Meadowbrook Park
Busey Woods ©
Busey Woods
Urbana Public Library ©
Urbana Public Library