A beautiful (and large!) state park located smack dab between Champaign-Urbana and the Chicago area makes a perfect outdoor meet-up spot for the warmer months when you’re making plans with friends and family.
Brookfield Zoo, a short drive from Champaign-Urbana, is packed with a whole lot of wildly wonderful animal fun.
The Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago reopens to the public March 5, and we have a full list of reasons to put it on your “zoo bucket list” for 2021. (Did we mention it’s free?)
Do you love visiting museums? We’ve put together a list of special days when we know Chicago museums offer FREE admission this winter.
If you’re wondering what is open and what is closed when you’re looking for winter fun with your family in Champaign-Urbana, we’ve got the list for you.