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(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)

27158 US HWY 150 | Morton, IL 61550 | (309) 266-7459
Located just 1/2 mile east of Morton on U.S. Hwy. 150 (also known as Jackson St), Ackerman Family Farms, llc, is a 5th generation farm run by John & Eve Ackerman. Ackerman Family Farms opens in late August through October 31st each year with farm hours being Monday thru Satu...
(Golf Courses)

19430 N Centerville Rd | Edelstein, IL 61526
Arrowhead Country Club is a family oriented private club located 9 miles north of Peoria just off Route 40. Arrowhead offers golf, swimming, fishing, camping and picnicking on over 200 acres of rolling countryside, lakes, and streams.The current 18-hole golf course was begun...

8919 N University | Peoria, IL 61614 | 309-683-0111
Unleash your inner war-monger in Peoria's only state-of-the-art NERF battle arena!  Players are provided with a Nerf Blaster and safety glasses and placed on a team.  While in the arena players will have access to unlimited ammo that is scattered around the battleground....
(Museums/Historical Sites & Tours)

110 SW Washington | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 675-0606
The Caterpillar Visitors Center is a fascinating look at the company, the iron and the people making sustainable progress possible around the world. From the humble beginnings of the first tractor to the company's present-day leadership in building infrastructure and powerin...
(Adult Entertainment)

1047 N. Main St. | Creve Coeur, IL 61610 | 309-699-2053
Exotic Adult Entertainment. Restaurant open 11:30a.m. to 2:30a.m. Monday - Saturday. Serving Steaks, Seafood and Pasta and much much more! Club Cabaret offers a host of beautiful exotic dancers performing continuous nude shows 11a.m. to 4a.m. Monday - Saturday. Club Cabaret ...
(Art Centers)

305 S.W. Water St. | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 674-6822
Peoria's cultural hub featuring art exhibitions, artist studios, art instruction, comedy improv, poetry nights, yoga and tai chi classes, jazz and blues performances. The Contemporary Art Center exhibits the work of living artists at the forefront of their fields. About 20 r...
(Performing Arts)

1700 N. Park Road | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 676-2196
(Golf Courses)

8201 W. Lancaster Rd. | Bartonville, IL 61607 | (309) 633-0911
(Athletic Venues)

730 SW Jefferson | Peoria, IL 61605 | (309) 680-4000
Previously known as O' Brien Field, Dozer Park is home to Minor League Baseball’s Peoria Chiefs (Single A Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) and Bradley University Baseball, is located in downtown Peoria. Within walking distance of the Peoria Civic Center and minutes from...

931 N Sheridan Rd | Peoria, IL 61606
Escape 60 in Peoria Illinois is one hour of the most heart pumping, team building and brain-teasing fun you will ever have.  Enjoy a thrilling real world interactive adventure! Grab a group of your family members, friends or co-workers to enjoy 60 mind bending minutes of exc...

4812 B N Sheridan Rd | Peoria, IL 61614 | 309-229-9892
60 Minutes. Can you escape? Grab your friends, family, or co-workers and take on the challenge at Escapetown Peoria. Located at 4812B N Sheridan in Peoria, you’ll need to use your critical thinking skills, team work, and a whole lot of creativity to solve the puzzles and get...
(Performing Arts)

360 North Wilmor Road | Washington, IL 61571 | (309) 444-8222
The Caterpillar Performing Arts Center is a clean, modern and comfortable venue that hosts the Peoria Area Civic Chorale and the Heartland Festival Orchestra as well as various forms of entertainment throughout the year!...

1028 SW Adams St. | Peoria, IL 61602 | 309-419-2461
Gone In 60 Escape Games provides immersing entertainment as you and other players are locked in a room where problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills will help you escape before time runs out. It's unique fun for date night, friends, company outings, and more!...
(Art Centers)

929 N. Sheridan Road | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 339-6244
JDraper Glass is an artistic, educational & entertainment studio providing hands on hot glass opportunities. The mission of JDraper Glass is to of...

919 N Swords Ave | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 676-3628
Amusement Park : AKA Family Fun Center Featuring : Go-karting, ATV's, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Batting Cages and Concessions Open Daily, weather for hours Evening Ride Specials Memorial Day thru Labor Day...

6605 N. Smith Road | Edwards, IL 61528 | (309) 495-9463
Welcome to Kickapoo Creek Winery, a great place in central Illinois to sample and purchase fine local wines, and to learn about how wine is made. It's a place to walk or hike along trails beside lakes, surrounded by vineyards and tall oak trees. It's a place to have a party,...

Peoria, IL 61615 | 309-643-1538
Knockerball Peoria is an exciting mobile events rental business. We offer Knockerball/bubble soccer, action archery and giant foot darts! We are happy to serve the people of Peoria and the surrounding area with the best new action attractions!...
(Fitness Centers)

3225 N. Dries Ln. | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 685-7000
We would like you to take advantage of our complete and total recreational facility that provides fun for all. Our variety of entertainment witthin the Landmark Complex will suit any business or social event, and allow you to entertain in style each time. Landmark's Complex ...

33633 State Route 9 | Mackinaw, IL 61755 | (309) 359-9463
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard and Winery, founded by Paul Hahn, is a year round destination located conveniently about a 20 to 30 minute drive from Peoria, East Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Pekin, Morton, Lincoln, Washington and Eureka. The 86 acre property is a working vineyard a...
(Golf Courses)

801 Progress St | Metamora, IL 61548 | (309) 367-4000
A Championship 18 hole Golf Course Wedding and Reception Ballroom Meeting and Party Rooms Full Restaurant and Bar...

315 S.E. Fourth Ave. | Austin, MN 55912 | (507) 437-7969
The Peoria Farm Show is a full line farm trade show offering manufacturers, distributors and dealers an opportunity to display and sell their goods and services....

8200 N. Hale Ave. | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 692-7555
Family entertainment : Bowl in 24 automatic scoring lane facility with snack bar, cocktail lounge and arcade. Play miniature golf on 18 holes with waterfalls, sand traps and a 30 foot castle. Group rates available for parties....

21 Blackjack Blvd. | East Peoria, IL 61611 | 309-699-7711
Whether you're a serious player or just looking for a unique entertainment experience, Par-A-Dice has what you're looking for. With more than 1,000 slot machines and 24 table games including Blackjack, Carribean Stud Poker, Roulette, Craps, Let It Ride, and Three Card Poker....
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)

1701 Court St. | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 347 7275
Welcome to the Pekin Park District Since 1902, the Pekin Park District has proudly served the varied and ever-changing recreational needs of our community and surrounding area. You'll find our many neighborhood parks offer a variety of activities, while our outer parks prov...
(Performing Arts)

809 W Detweiller Dr. | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 693-6725
Professional quality performances twice yearly by central Illinois’ finest vocal musicians. Consistently one of the Five Points Washington Theater’s top holiday box office draw....
(Spectator Sports)

Dozer Park | Peoria, IL 61605 | 309-680-4001
Play ball with the Peoria Chiefs - the proud Class-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals! Head on out to Dozer Park to see the future stars of major league baseball from spring through the fall. Looking for a game to catch? Visit the Peoria Chiefs website for the team sched...

201 S.W. Jefferson St. | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 673-8900
The Peoria Civic Center is a convention center located in downtown Peoria, Illinois that houses an arena, theater, exhibit hall and meeting rooms....
(Spectator Sports)

603 Cameron Ln. | Bartonville, IL 61607 | (309) 697-4981
Professional motorcycle racing. Oldest continuing dirt track in the world. Featuring Spring Poker Run, Annual Busch 600cc National TT, AHRMA TT, Camel Pro Challenge Cup, TT Steeplechase and annual Turkey Run....
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)

1125 W. Lake Ave. | Peoria, IL 61614 | (309) 682-1200
The District provides public stewardship of nearly 9,000 acres, 64 park sites with miles of hiking trails, golf courses, 4 swimming pools, 31 tennis courts, 11 softball and 22 soccer fields, indoor fitness center, children’s museum, zoo, conservatory and gardens, nature cent...
(Performing Arts)

4300 N. University St. | Peoria, IL 61614 | (309) 688-4473
Peoria's first live theatre! Celebrating 100 consecutive years, Peoria Players Theatre has been in operation since 1919. We are the longest continuously running community theatre in Illinois, and the fourth longest in the nation. Centrally located in Peoria, in beautiful Lak...
(Museums/Historical Sites & Tours)

222 SW Washington St | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 686-7000
The Peoria Riverfront Museum features international exhibitions, the Dome Planetarium, RealD Giant Screen Theater, art natural history collections, and interactive galleries - including IHSA Peak Performance, Illinois River Experience, Discovery Worlds The Street local histo...
(Spectator Sports)

201 SW Jefferson St. | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 676-1040
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(Adult Entertainment)

3601 W. Farmington Rd. | Peoria, IL 61604 | 309-671-1930

Mariner's Way | East Peoria, IL 61611 | 309-620-4461
Come sail the Illinois River with Sail Peoria! We offer private, personalized tours of the Peoria riverfront aboard a 26’ sailing sloop for yourself and up to 3 of your guests. Captained by a USCG licensed captain, you will sail along the Peoria skyline enjoying the beautifu...
(Day Spas and Salons)

4909 N. Glen Park Place | Peoria, IL 61614 | 309-691-9381
(Zoos & Wildlife)

25599 E. Middle Lake Road | Canton, 61520 | 309-647-0569
Snowman's Reindeer Farm in Canton, IL is a magical experience where you can pet, feed, and photograph Santa's reindeer. Owned by two teachers who are USDA certified exhibitors. The farm features a Visitor's/Educational Center, heated barn for visiting the reindeer and a beau...

100 N. E. Water Street | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 637-8000
The Spirit of Peoria is a turn-of-the-century paddle wheeler available for sight-seeing, themed cruises, private charters, and overnight excursions to Starved Rock State Park and the Saint Louis riverfront. Sightseeing Cruises Adult- 18.00 Senior- 16.00 Child – 11.00 Moonlig...
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)

740 State Route 40 | Speer, IL 61479 | (309) 493-5442
Central Illinois' most unique farm market. Wagon rides, playground, corn maze, farm animals, Apple Express train. Farm market filled with unique gifts, fresh produce and specialty foods such as jams, salsas, soups, etc. The large bakery provides an assortment of fresh baked ...
(Group Tour Friendly)

2029 S. Main St | Morton, IL 61550 | (309) 263-6020
The Cookery Inc is a cooking school and catering company. We teach classes to ages 5 and up for children as well as a large variety of topics for adults. We teach a lot of classes on ethnic cuisine, have classes for the ladies and for couples as well. We cater large and smal...
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)

11304 N. Prairie Rd | Lewistown, IL 61542 | 309-547-2730
(Golf Courses)

5100 N Weaverridge Blvd | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 691-3344
WeaverRidge Golf Club is "the" premier championship 18-hole golf course in Central Illinois. Open to the public with club house facilities and world class courses with spectacular features. Banquet facilities seating 600 on 2 levels. Meeting rooms with scenic views....
(Art Centers)

1101 SW Washington | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 306-1741
Wheel Art is a pottery studio and school offering small class sizes for beginning and intermediate adults and memberships for experienced potters. In addition, we offer classes for Kids, girl scout troops, Teens & Summer Camp, birthday parties, team building parties and date...
(Museums/Historical Sites & Tours)

1710 W. Woodside Dr | Dunlap, IL 61525 | (309) 243-9020
Step back in time at the Wheels O' Time Museum, located 8 miles north of downtown Peoria on Route 40. The campus has four acres with 4 buildings and 30,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space open to visitors for the season. Many items pertaining to manufacturing and transportation in ...
(Zoos & Wildlife)

3826 N. Taylor Rd. | Hanna City, IL 61536 | (309) 676-0998
Wildlife Prairie Park is often referred to as a jewel in the Midwest. Located just outside of Peoria, IL, this 1,800 acre zoological park is home to over 150 animals; that’s 50 different species that are native to Illinois. Our guests come to learn about wolves, bison, water...
(Movie Theaters)

4100 W. Willow Knolls Drive | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 692-5955
State-of-the-art 14-screen movie theater featuring stadium seating, all digital sound and incredible Tempur-Pedic rocking chairs with retractable cup holders....
(Adult Entertainment)

400 S.W. Jefferson | Peoria, IL 61602 | 309-673-9893
We welcome ALL to World Famous Big Al's! We have moved to 400 S.W. Jefferson St. in Peoria. Big Al's is a locally owned adult entertainment venue with different types of entertainment monthly. We offer a full eclectic menu that changes daily with our talented Executive Chef ...

P. O. Box 6277 | Peoria, IL 61601 | (309) 453-0916
Learn how to glide along on a Segway with World on Wheels. Peoria area’s only Segway tour and Quadracycle bike rental experience. Offering 30-minute, 1-hour, and 2-hour Segway tours as well as 30-minute Quadracycle bike rides. Gliding with World On Wheels is as fun as it get...
CEFCU STAGE @ The Landing
(Live Music)
200 NE Water St. | Peoria, IL 61602 | 309-689-3019
CEFCU STAGE @ The Landing is Downtown Peoria premier outdoor concert venue. Located right on the Peoria Riverfront, it is the perfect backdrop for Spring and Summer festivals!...
Dragonland Water Park
Mineral Springs Park | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 347-4000
DragonLand has something for everyone, all on three-plus acres of immaculately kept park land! DragonLand is handicapped accessible and has an award winning lifeguard staff ready to make your visit a safe one. Zero depth, play / entry area and two water slides that twist ...
East Peoria Festival of Lights
One Eastside Dr. | East Peoria, IL 61611 | (309) 698-5437
East Peoria Festival of Lights kicks off with our Parade of Lights the Saturday night following Thanksgiving and continues with nightly displays through New Year's Day! For more information please visit us at
Emiquon Preserve
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
11304 N. Prairie Road | Lewiston, IL 61542 | (309) 547-2730
The Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge is a 11,122-acre (45.01 km2) wetland wildlife refuge located in Waterford Township in Fulton County, Illinois across the Illinois River from the town of Havana....
Festival Park
(Live Music)
200 NE Water Street | Peoria, IL 61602 | 309-689-3019
Festival Park is home to a number of Peoria activities and events throughout the year. Located on the Peoria Riverfront, Festival Park is an ideal site for your next outdoor gathering....
Forest Park Nature Center
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
5809 Forest Park Dr. | Peoria, IL 61616 | (309) 686-3360
This 500 acre Illinois Nature Preserve offers 7 miles of hiking trails with all diranges of difficulty. The center also features a natural history museum, spacious bird watching room, nature hikes, guided walks and a nature store....
Golf Learning Center and Academy
(Golf Courses)
7815 N. Radnor Road | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 690-7162
Peoria Park District’s all weather heated and lighted driving range recreates golf course hole layouts. Indoor and outdoor practice greens, indoor hitting stations and a 9-hole pitch and putt course....
Gwynn Aquatic Center
(Water Parks & Pools)
809 W. John Gwynn Jr. Avenue | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 676-2891
This is an outdoor facility that includes a zero depth pool with play equipment, water slide, diving well and wet sand play area. Children seven years and under must be accompanied by an adult 17 years or older....
Kellogg Golf Course
(Golf Courses)
7716 Radnor Rd. | Peoria, IL 61614 | (309) 691-0293
Two beautiful courses, 18 and 9 holes. Country setting with rolling terrain, water and bunkers - challenging.
Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
(Water Parks & Pools)
1017 W. Lake Ave. | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 686-3377
Zero depth entry pool, 2 huge water slides, one smaller slide, 2 diving boards, children’s sand play area, sand volleyball, arcade, lockers, showers, concessions and souvenirs!...
Lick Creek Golf Course
(Golf Courses)
2210 N. Parkway Dr. | Pekin, IL 61554 | (309) 346-0077
Lick Creek offers a driving range pro shop concession area for all golfers needs. We expanded our dates for weekdays weekends events no matter size of event. Considered one of the best golf course in Central Illinois impressive low cost to play....
Luthy Botanical Garden
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
2520 N. Prospect Rd. | Peoria, IL 61603 | (309) 681-3506
This beautiful spot includes 5 acres of landscaped gardens including the Woodland Garden, Children's Garden, Herb Garden and others. Tropical conservatory is open year-round. Hours are open daily 10-5....
Madison Golf Course
(Golf Courses)
2735 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 673-7161
Eighteen holes of golf with flat terrain and bunkers. A favorite among senior golfers....
Newman Golf Course
(Golf Courses)
2021 W. Nebraska Ave. | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 674-1663
Eighteen holes of golf. A great test of golf with rolling terrain and a superb back nine....
Northmoor Observatory
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
Knoxville Ave | Peoria, IL 61614 | 309-686-7000
The observatory received a new dome, thanks to the diligent fundraising work of Peoria Astronomical Society and generosity of local donors. Northmoor Observatory is run by the Peoria Astronomical Society and donations are always welcome....
Owens Recreation Center
1019 W. Lake Ave. | Peoria, IL 61614 | (309) 686-3368
Features two full size indoor rinks. Daily public skate hours. Skate rental, concessions, private figure skating lessons, hockey instructions, and league play. Open year round....
Parkview Golf Course
(Golf Courses)
2300 Broadway Rd. | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 346-8494
Parview is an 18 hole course totaling 6002 yards and is open seven days a week with twilight fees available. Parkview is located just east of Parkway Drive. Buy your season pass or a coupon book and play both Parkview and Lick Creek courses....
Pavillion on the Lagoon at Mineral Springs Park
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
1701 Court St. | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 347-7275
This beautiful 100+ year old building serves as the focal point of our community and is available for your group, family or organization's use....
Peoria Playhouse Children's Museum
(Museums/Historical Sites & Tours)
2218 N. Prospect Road | Peoria, IL 61606 | 309-323-6900
The PlayHouse features six exhibits and a wide variety of programs for children of all ages. The exhibits draw on Peoria and Central Illinois, celebrating the past, present, and future of our community....
Peoria Zoo
(Zoos & Wildlife)
2320 N. Prospect Rd. | Peoria, IL 61603 | (309) 686-3365
Open year round. The Zoo is home to more than 100 species of animals from around the world, including several which are endangered. Including an AFRICA! exhibit, an interpretation of the Zambezi River offering an invisible barrier view of 6 different species in their authent...
RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center
(Water Parks & Pools)
600 N.E. Water St. | Peoria, IL 61603 | (309) 282-1700
Check out our indoor AquaPlex, featuring a two-story water-slide, lazy river, zero depth pool and splash equipment. During the summer there is an outdoor play area available, too!...
Rock Island Greenway
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
| 309-681-2839
This page is our attempt to keep you up to date as to what is happening with the trail as we continue with our efforts to convert the Kellar Branch Line into the backbone of Peoria’s bike trail system, and... Bridge and Trail are open!...
Sommer Park
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
6329 N. Koerner Rd. | Edwards, IL 61528 | (309) 691-8423
Use-by-reservation facility: 1850's pioneer homestead living history site, teams course programs, special events, picnic shelter rentals including fishing, canoeing, hayrides, and hiking trails....
Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
11304 N Prairie Rd | Lewistown , IL 61542 | (309) 547-2730
Jubilee College State Park
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
13921 W Route 150 | Brimfield, IL 61517 | (309) 446-3758
Peoria Art Guild
(Art Centers)
203 Harrison St. | Peoria, IL 61602 | 309-671-1090
Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive
P.O. Box 525 | Canton, IL 61520 | (309) 647-8980
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / Illinois Waterway Visitor Center
(Parks/Outdoor Adventures)
950 N. 27th Rd. | Ottawa, IL 61350 | (815) 667-4054

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