Since 1680, the Peoria region has been a hub of fantastic stories and interesting anecdotes -- from the early French explorers and Native Americans that once called our region home, to the Whiskey City barons that built their beautiful homes on the bluffs of the Illinois River, to the vaudeville stages that entertained the masses, to the rise of our international corporate leader in Caterpillar, our region knows what it means to be “on the map”.
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"GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World" Exhibition Featuring the World's Largest Playable Guitar Debuts in Illinois during Peoria's Year of Guitar Peoria’s Year of... Read More
Tourism supported 5,120 jobs and supported the local government with $17.3 million in local tax receipts. The Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (Discover Peoria) recent economic impact data Read More
The contest was viewed more than 24,000 times with almost 500 photo entries spanning the seven counties Discover Peoria represents. Discover Peoria (PACVB) and ArtsPartners of Central Illinois are Read More