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In 1680 French explorers first established a fort along the Illinois River where our communities now thrive. Before that, Native Americans settled in our region for centuries, creating a network of commerce and trade. Today, our great communities continue to be a hub for travel and business and a home to hundreds of thousands. We invite you to discover why the Peoria region has been so special, for so long, in so many hearts.


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Illinois Office of Tourism Releases Annual Illinois Made Holiday Gift Guide

The Illinois Office of Tourism today released the annual Illinois Made Holiday Gift Guide featuring

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2021 PNC New Year’s Eve Kid’s Countdown Returns to the Peoria Civic Center

The 2021 PNC New Year’s Eve Kid’s Countdown presented by Better Built is back at the Peoria Civic

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Louisville Slugger Sports Complex

Louisville Slugger Sports Complex features a 125,000 square foot dome and 10 synthetic turf bat and ball fields, including a 1,300... Read More arrow

Peoria Riverfront Museum

The Peoria Riverfront Museum features international exhibitions, the Dome Planetarium, RealD Giant Screen Theater, art natural... Read More arrow

Rivermen Hockey

Catch the Peoria Rivermen in action at Carver Arena in downtown Peoria! Read More arrow

Featured Event

Books & Tea at the Library

December 1, 2021

Books+Tea @ the Library is an eclectic club for adults who enjoy reading and discussing a variety of books. We meet at 6:30 pm on fourth Mondays. Copies of each month's book are... Read More arrow

Welcome to the Pumpkin Capital of the World! The Village of Morton is home to Nestle USA, maker of the world’s top-selling...

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The Marigold Capital of the World is filled with unique attractions to explore. Home to the world’s largest sundial, you can...

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A quick drive across the Illinois River takes you to East Peoria, where entertainment is never in short supply. Home to the...

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Founded in 1825, historic Washington is a wonderful place to slow down and enjoy life. Immerse yourself in the unique and...

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