Things to Do in Central Illinois

December 28th, 2018 by

Family of 4 Biking Under TreesWhether you’ve been tasked with fixing the kids’ weekend boredom or you’re looking for something fun to do yourself, you don’t need to venture far from Central Illinois to have a good time. Sam Leman Automotive Group is here to break down some of our favorite things to do in Central Illinois, from Peoria to Champaign to Bloomington-Normal in the middle. Whether you prefer camping or museums, there is something for everyone.

Things to Do in Peoria

At less than an hour from Bloomington — and just a few minutes from Morton — Peoria has plenty of things to do for kids and adults.

Things to Do in Bloomington-Normal

Although no longer the highest number of restaurants per capita, Bloomington-Normal still has one of the highest concentrations of restaurants in the country (and plenty of wineries nearby, too). Whether you live in the twin cities or you’re making the short trip from Peoria or Champaign-Urbana, a meal at one of Bloomington’s restaurants is a great foundation to build a day trip around. While you’re there, consider stopping by some of our favorite attractions:

Things to Do in Champaign-Urbana

A bit of a drive for our Morton and Peoria residents, Champaign-Urbana has plenty of things to do:

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