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Best of Peoria Guide

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Peoria
There is nothing average about the average American town of Peoria, where the diverse population and Midwestern vibe has long had entertainment promoters asking, "Will it play in Peoria?" If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere, or so the logic goes. Its scenic skyline, energetic nightlife, lively performing arts scene and miles of mountain bike trails will have you wondering why you would want to make it anywhere else. Will you play in Peoria? Yes, you will!

All things to do » Things to do

Wheels O' Time Museum
Wheels O' Time Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums; History Museums; Museums
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O'Brien Field
O'Brien Field
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Caterpillar Visitors Center
Caterpillar Visitors Center
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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 powering the planet — it's all right here on Peoria's beautiful riverfront. We invite you to experience Caterpillar like never before and plan your visit today. less
Attraction type: Museums
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Forest Park
Forest Park
Part of the Peoria Forest Preserve Park.
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Peoria Zoo
Peoria Zoo
Owner description: The Peoria Zoo is home to over 100 species of animals from around the world. From giraffes and rhinoceros to spider monkeys and sea lions, the Zoo is the wildest family place in... more Owner description: The Peoria Zoo is home to over 100 species of animals from around the world. From giraffes and rhinoceros to spider monkeys and sea lions, the Zoo is the wildest family place in town. The Peoria Zoo is open year round. Our Education Department offers programs for ages 2 and up. These include Home School classes, Zoo Tots, Jungle Jamboree, summer Zoo Camp and Zoo Teens volunteer program. During summer months we offer Giraffe Feeding in Africa and Budgie Feeding in the Aussie Walk About. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, scheduled Keeper Chats take place every day. Our two biggest events are the Easter Egg Hunt and Howl-Zoo-Ween. We offer a variety of birthday parties and Zoo Snoozes. Our Zambezi River Lodge is available for corporate events, wedding receptions, and special celebrations. less
Attraction type: Zoos
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All places to eat » Places to eat

One World Cafe
One World Cafe
Ranked #1 of 341 Restaurants in Peoria
Price: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Thirty-Thirty Coffee Co.
Thirty-Thirty Coffee Co.
Ranked #2 of 341 Restaurants in Peoria
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
Ranked #3 of 341 Restaurants in Peoria
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Fox Pub and Cafe
Fox Pub and Cafe
Ranked #4 of 341 Restaurants in Peoria
Cuisines: English
Sushigawa
Sushigawa
Ranked #5 of 341 Restaurants in Peoria
Cuisines: Sushi

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Red Roof Inn Peoria
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn Peoria
$58 - $81
Ranked #15 of 23 hotels in Peoria
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BEST WESTERN Annawan Inn
BEST WESTERN Annawan Inn
$94 - $112
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Annawan
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Sleep Inn & Suites Washington
2.0 of 5
Sleep Inn & Suites Washington
$92 - $133
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Washington
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Peoria
AmericInn Lodge & Suites Peoria
$108 - $123
Ranked #1 of 23 hotels in Peoria
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Hampton Inn and Suites Peoria at Grand Prairie
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn and Suites Peoria at Grand Prairie
$121 - $170
Ranked #2 of 23 hotels in Peoria
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Wingate by Wyndham Peoria
3.0 of 5
Wingate by Wyndham Peoria
$116 - $149
Ranked #3 of 23 hotels in Peoria
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