Fifteen miles north of Champaign-Urbana, the small village of Rantoul, Illinois offers the friendly neighborhoods, landscaped parks, and quaint downtown that Midwestern towns are famous for. Near I-57 and several metro areas, Rantoul is also near museums, nightlife, culture, and historic sites.
Located two hours northeast of Springfield, two hours south of Chicago, and two hours west of Indianapolis Indiana, Rantoul is close to everything while retaining its rural charm. Great recreational facilities in Rantoul include Hap Parker Family Aquatic Center, a skate park, eight city parks, the Forum Fitness Center, Heritage Lake, and a soccer complex. For convenience, there’s a Wal-Mart, Dairy Queen, Arby’s, and Monical’s Pizza. There are also two golf courses — Brookhill and Willow Pond.
Visit a herd of Alaskan reindeer at Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch, peruse the flea market or attend an auction at Gordyville USA, or marvel at the exhibits in the Chanute Air Museum. When you live in Rantoul, there’s always something to do.