Getting to DanceLife

Charleston Illinois, is a safe, affordable, and friendly city of 20,000, located a few miles off Interstate 57, between Champaign and Effingham in East Central Illinois. The DanceLife Center is located on the town square. Use the map to the right to navigate furthur.

By Car...

The DanceLife Center can be accessed through exit 190A on Interstate 57. From I-57, follow Route 16 east for approximately 7 miles. Route 16 becomes Lincoln Avenue when you reach Charleston. Continue on Lincoln Avenue until you reach 7th street. Turn left on 7th Street and head north tward the town square. Make a right on Jackson Avenue and go one block. Make a left on 8th street and go one block. Make a left on Monroe Avenue and our facility will be on your left hand side. Streat parking is available - however, a 2 hour parking limit is enforced by the city of Charleston before 6pm Monday through Friday.

By Bus...

Mattoon Illinois, located just 10 miles west of Charleston, connects the area with bus service to Chicago, Carbondale, and New Orleans.

By Rail...

Mattoon also connects the area with rail service to Chicago, Carbondale,and New Orleans.

By Air...

Coles County Regional Airport offers private charter service. Willard Airport in Urbana provides connecting flights to Chicago, St.Louis and Indianapolis.

From here to There...

Urbana-Champaign-- 50 miles

Chicago-- 180 miles

Bloomington-Normal-- 110 miles

Decatur-- 55 miles

Quad Cities-- 245 miles

Peoria--150 miles

Carbondale-- 160 miles

St. Louis, MO-- 135 miles

Bloomington, IN-- 100 miles

Indianapolis, IN-- 120 miles

Terre Haute, IN-- 50 miles