Discover What To Do

There is no shortage of fun in the Peoria Area. With endless options for first-time visitors, it may be difficult to decide what to do! Whether you’re here for a quick trip or an extended stay, there’s always time to discover what Peoria has to offer. Scroll on to get the most out of your visit with these must-do experiences! 

Golf Greater Peoria

Get into the swing of things with these 16 'tee'-rific golf courses in Greater Peoria, including several hidden gems that are occasionally overlooked given their proximity but are well worth the short drive.

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We are going mutts for these fetching things to do for animal lovers. Whenever you can, go out on these fun-filled animal adventures, do not miss the oppawtunity!

Hike Greater Peoria with your Pup

The Greater Peoria Area has an abundance of hiking trails for pups and people who love a good adventure. Check out these great trails to hike with your furry friends!

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Thanks to Discover Peoria, date night has never been easier. Send the kids to Grandma's and check out these places for some quality adult entertainment.


Date Night Destinations

Grab your boo or work up the courage to ask out a crush—these romantic hideaways are perfect for date night! Read More arrow

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,... Read More arrow

Go-Karts? Mini Golf? Bowling? Peoria Area amusement parks are a perfect place for a fun family outing!

Selfie Space

Take a dreamy tour through the selfie spaces for awesome photos to share with your friends!

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Peoria is full of talented performers. Here are some of the best venues to see your favorite acts.

Great Spots for Live Music in Greater Peoria

There's no better place to see your favorite local and national acts than in the Heart of Illinois. Check out some of our favorite places to see live music in the Peoria Area.

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It's important to have a creative outlet! Make something cool with these Peoria Area craft studios.

4 Creative Outlets in Greater Peoria

Looking for an outlet to let your creative juices flow? The Peoria area has a number of locations you can visit that will require you to use the right side of your brain.

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The Peoria area has its share of culture, learning, and opportunity. Discover these great places to expand your knowledge base and get a taste of history in the River City.

10 Facts About Peoria: The Whiskey City

10 fast facts about Peoria’s rich distilling history, which dates back to the early 1800s.

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Birthdays, holidays, or back to school... whatever you're buying there are plenty of places to shop local.

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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