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Welcome to Illinois' River City

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.

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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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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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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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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Attractions

Enjoy the Peoria Area’s wide variety of area attractions, festivals and events! Read More arrow

Farmers Markets

Every Saturday morning from mid-May until the end of September the Peoria RiverFront Market takes over the 200 block of Water... Read More arrow

Parks & Trails

With over seven miles of trails, it’s easy to spend an entire day at Forest Park Nature Preserve. They also offer classes... Read More arrow

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Blog

Best Tacos Around the State of Illinois

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we're in Phase 4,...

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Best Pizza Around the State of Illinois

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we're in Phase 4,...

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Featured Event

Character Talk with a Couple of Characters feat. Alex & Laura Mansoori

September 21, 2020

This digital workshop will take place via Zoom on Monday, September 21st at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST. Join us for a discussion on how to tackle and break down characters from... Read More arrow