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Featuring 900,000 square feet of meeting and convention space in the heart of downtown; an international airport with eight daily flights to and from O’Hare International Airport; numerous full-service, globally recognized accommodations, and remarkable one-of-a-kind attractions.  



Sweets for your sweetie

15 Spots to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Indulge in any one of these local spots to satisfy your sweet tooth. With endless options for delicious treats, it’s no wonder the Greater Peoria Area is the perfect place to call ‘home sweet home’.

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Let's get drinks!

Obed + Isaac's Microbrewery and Eatery

Everyone at Obed Isaac's believes in Eating Well and Drinking Better Beer. Enjoy handmade craft beers and ciders produced right here in Peoria, and enjoy upscale pub fare with a twist to complement your palate.

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Coffee Date

What's your hug in a mug?

These Peoria Area coffee shops are the perfect place to get away with your special someone, with the added bonus of a delicious caffeine boost.

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Table for Two

5 Date Night Dinner Ideas

Looking for new restaurants to try out for date night? Whether you want a romantic candlelit dinner or a casual + fun atmosphere, try one of these five restaurants in Peoria.

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Sisters Before Misters

20 Girls’ Night Outings

Call up your gal pals, you’re long overdue for a night out with the ladies! We rounded up 20 fresh girls’ night out ideas in the Peoria Area—from relaxing to wild—so you can enjoy a meaningful evening with your favorite people.

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Discover Peoria Store

Need a souvenir to remember your trip to the River city? Get your own Greater Peoria apparel through the online Discover Peoria Store!

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Wildlife Prairie Park

The Park has been referred to as a jewel in the North American Midwest. We have also been listed as a top 10 destination to visit... Read More arrow

Industry Brewing Company

Liquor production in Peoria began in 1837 – even before the area was incorporated as a city! In the early 1900s, nearly 1/5... Read More arrow

Par-A-Dice Casino

Docked upon the Illinois River, the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino couples Las Vegas excitement with the finest central Illinois... Read More arrow

Five Points Washington

If you are looking for a top quality fitness center in the Peoria area, search no further. Five Points Washington is the perfect... Read More arrow

Peek In Pottery

We offer personalized instruction and a huge selection of high quality, affordable ceramic products, all made in the USA by our... Read More arrow

Gone Axe Throwing

Gone Axe Throwing is unique, get-off-your-axe entertainment where you, your friends, co-workers, or family can relieve some stress... 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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