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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

Grand View Drive
Grand View Drive
Attraction type: Scenic Drives; Scenic Walking Areas
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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: Visitor Centers
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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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Dozer Park
Dozer Park
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Riverfront Museum
Riverfront Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Trefzger's Bakery
Trefzger's Bakery
Ranked #1 of 389 Restaurants in Peoria
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
One World Cafe
One World Cafe
Ranked #2 of 389 Restaurants in Peoria
Price: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern
The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern
Ranked #3 of 389 Restaurants in Peoria
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue
Good for: Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Alexander's Steakhouse
Alexander's Steakhouse
Ranked #4 of 389 Restaurants in Peoria
Price: $15 - $55
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sugar
Sugar
Ranked #5 of 389 Restaurants in Peoria
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza
Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Super 8 Peoria
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Peoria
$62 - $118
Ranked #11 of 23 Hotels in Peoria
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Super 8 Peoria East
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Peoria East
$58 - $89
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in East Peoria
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Wingate by Wyndham Peoria
3.0 of 5
Wingate by Wyndham Peoria
$123 - $196
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Peoria
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AmericInn Lodge & Suites Peoria
2.5 of 5
AmericInn Lodge & Suites Peoria
$107 - $158
Ranked #2 of 23 Hotels in Peoria
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Country Inn & Suites Peoria North
2.5 of 5
Country Inn & Suites Peoria North
$111 - $158
Ranked #3 of 23 Hotels in Peoria
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