The Champaign, IL terminal is closed. The Bloomington, IL terminal now delivers to the areas previously serviced by the Champaign terminal.
Moving to Champaign, IL
Champaign is a city with a population of more than 81,000 individuals. The community offers its residents a top-rate library, extensive park system, art and film festivals, youth sports activities, sporting events, miles of walking, hiking, and biking paths, and beautiful waterways for canoeing, boating, kayaking, and camping. Learn more about what you’ll find after moving to Champaign, IL!
Champaign has a great location, making it easily accessible to other cities; it’s only 135 miles south of Chicago, 124 miles west of Indianapolis, and 178 miles northeast of St. Louis.
The city shares the campus of the University of Illinois with its neighboring city of Urbana and is also home to Parkland College (both institutions are two of the top employers in the area). When moving to Champaign, you’ll note that the city houses seven Fortune 500 companies and is referred to as the Silicon Prairie because of the presence of the University and well-known technology start-up companies.
Things to Do
If you’re moving to Champaign, you’ll be impressed by its many museums like Chanute Air Museum, Early American Museum, Krannert Art Museum, William M. Staerkel Planetarium, and many others. You’ll also be entertained at the Historic Virginia Theatre which is a restored movie theater from the 1920’s era featuring special screenings and live performances each month. Campustown is a retail district in Champaign geared for college students. Located along Green Street, Campustown offers apartment, shopping, dining, and grocery facilities for the local residents.
With a humid continental climate, you’ll experience hot, humid summers, and cold, snowy winters. You’ll enjoy summer averages in the 80s-mid 90s, while the winter lows can fall below zero! Yearly snowfall is around 22 inches, while yearly precipitation is around 41 inches.
The Great Outdoors
For a day of outdoor enjoyment, Champaign has more than 552 acres of parkland with a total of 58 parks within the city. Parks you and your family can enjoy playing in include West Side Park, Dodds Park, Centennial Park. The park system is complete with swimming pools, playgrounds, baseball diamonds, picnic pavilions, public tennis courts, volleyball courts, and so many other recreational activities.
Moving to Champaign Stress-Free
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- You load
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- You unload
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Helpful Links for Moving to Champaign
Chamber of Commerce
1619 Morrissey Drive
Bloomington IL, 61704