Central Illinois  is a region of Illinois extending south from Chicagoland along the border with Indiana. It includes Champaign, DeWitt, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, LaSalle, Livingston, McLean, and Shelby counties.
- Champaign-Urbana metro area- the regions largest metro area
- Springfield-state capital, historical attractions, and home US President Abraham Lincoln
- Champaign-Urbana-home of the University of Illinois, attractions, nightlife and the region's 'cosmopolitan' center
- Bloomington-Normal-small transportation hub, not very exciting
- Danville-little prairie city, lots of outdoor activity
- Decatur-home of beautiful Lake Decatur
- Pontiac-home to two small museums
- Rantoul-home to the Rantoul Aviation Center and Museum
This is farm country, but with much to do other than see the corn grow, especially around Champaign-Urbana, home of the world-famous University of Illinois.
Watch out for tornados...
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