Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway
Welcome to the Peoria Area! The Peoria Area is located right in the heart of the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway and is by far the most convenient way to experience all of the beauty that the area has to share! Uniting more than 100 nature-based destinations, Illinois River Road is an excursion to be enjoyed at a pace set by you! Venturing down the byway, travelers can hunt, fish, hike, bike, canoe, explore, and soak in all the wonders of Midwestern nature. The road has gateways to plenty of large-city stops such as Ottawa, Princeton, Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, Canton and Havana. Featured in the October 2010 issue of Midwest Living Magazine, Illinois River Road has been critically acclaimed as the perfect way to behold some of Illinois' most treasured, natural gems. To view detailed information about any part of the Byway, visit www.illinoisriverroad.org.
Whether you're planning a Peoria vacation or just a short stay, there are So Many Ways to Play! We hope that peoria.org can help you plan your itinerary while you are here. Enjoy state-of-the-art accommodations from historical to modern hotels and from bed and breakfasts to great camping hot-spots! If you need additional assistance or have a large group or motorcoach interested in visiting the Peoria Area Contact Us Today! We are excited to help you with all of your travel needs 1-800-747-0302.