Your Allerton adventure wouldn’t be complete without visiting other popular attractions right here in Central Illinois. The picturesque town of Monticello (5 miles) features quaint shops, art galleries, and eateries around the historic square (map here). Take a ride on a vintage train, or a visit to the Farmers’ Market. For family fun, check out the Family Aquatic Center or other area parks. Outdoor enthusiasts may enjoy a hike at nearby Lodge Park, or biking the Sangamon River Bridge Trail.
Learn more about Monticello area attractions here.
Allerton is located just 25 miles west of micro-urban Champaign-Urbana, home to the University of Illinois, year-round festivals and markets, diverse restaurants, an arts and culture scene that matches that of much larger cities, and a thriving night life to experience it all.
Learn more about Champaign-Urbana area attractions here.
Farther west and situated along the Sangamon River and Lake Decatur, Decatur is home of Millikin University and features great local shops, galleries, and restaurants.
Learn more about the Decatur area attractions here.