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Set on the Peoria Lake waterfront in suburban East Peoria, this modern casino is 0.9 miles from I-74 and 2.9 miles from Downtown. The casino features slot machines and table games. Meals are available in a fine dining restaurant, 3 casual eateries and a deli, and there's a fitness center, a gift shop and 20,000 sq ft of meeting space.
What is perhaps Illinois most spectacular Championship golf course is set in rolling hills and forested valleys, surrounded by the beautiful homes of WeaverRidge. This is a community unrivaled anywhere in Central Illinois, planned for gracious living and challenging golf for players of all ages and abilities.
The Spirit of Peoria, located on Northeast Water Street, is an authentic paddlewheel-driven boat that offers one to five day cruises on the Illinois River and on the Mississippi River. Built in 1988, the Spirit of Peoria is 160 feet long and 47.5 feet high. It has a capacity of 487 passengers and features four decks. The boat is unusual in that it is powered exclusively by paddle wheels and uses no propellers or thrusters.
Senara Health and Healing Center & Spa is a 12,000 square foot facility that includes the 7,000 square foot Senara Spa. The center offers a full range of health treatments, including spa treatments such as facials, manicures and pedicures, massage, water therapies, waxing, and more.
World on Wheels is a Segway tour along Peoria’s RiverFront. There are 30-minute, one-hour, and two-hour Segway tours, and the company also offers a 30 minute tour on Quadracycle bikes. The tours are guided and narrated, and guests learn about the history of the area as they stop to listen and take photos along the way.
Located on North Park Road, Corn Stock Theatre is an outdoor community theater that presents high quality stage performances to Peoria and the surrounding areas. Its goal is to make the productions affordable so that everyone can experience the world of live theater with its talented actors, dancers, and musicians. There are five performances per year, each of which is held under a big-top style tent during the summer months.
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 companys present-day leadership in building infrastructure and powering the planet—it's all right here in downtown Peoria.
Dozer Park, originally OBrien Field and formerly Chiefs Stadium, is a baseball field located in downtown Peoria, Illinois. It is the home of the Peoria Chiefs, the Class A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals; the Chiefs previously played at Meinen Field. The college baseball team of Bradley University also uses the field.
The Peoria Riverfront Museum is a public museum of art, science and culture located in downtown Peoria, Illinois. It contains a planetarium, a giant screen theater, exhibits, collections, educational classes, and public outreach. The museum opened in October 2012. A specialty resource of the museum is the Illinois River Encounter, a family-oriented gallery that attempts to be the definitive aquarium of the Illinois River, which flows adjacent to the museum.
Grand View Drive is a 2.52 mile meandering pleasure driveway constructed in 1903. The “world’s most beautiful drive,” as President Theodore Roosevelt referred to it in a visit to Peoria in 1910, offers visitors numerous panoramic scenic views of the Illinois River Valley and the chance to view many historic and remarkable homes lining it. The drive is especially beautiful in autumn, with the ever-changing colors of fall leaves.
The Peoria PlayHouse Childrens Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world. We do this in part through understanding, supporting, and promoting play in the fullest sense of the word, one that includes imagination and creativity.
Nestled in the beautiful forested bluffs of the Illinois River, visitors to this unique 540-acre nature center and preserve will experience the natural realm of Illinois, where they will find seven miles of hiking trails through both forested woodlands, prairie openings and a natural history museum and bird observation room.
Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or the blazing color of autumn, the garden offers a tranquil setting to enjoy the beauty of each passing season. Established in 1951, Luthy Botanical Garden encompasses five acres and offers over a dozen theme gardens, a conservatory, a garden gift shop educational programming, numerous events, a rotating sculpture exhibit and magnificent floral displays.
Giant Oak Park is one of the District’s smallest parks, with a single tree and a giant name. It contains a small parking and picnic area, and is home to a large burr oak tree, believed to be at least 300 years old. Its branches span at least 100 feet and the trunk is 13 feet in circumference. This park features the Historic Easton Fountain as a part of its landscape
The Decker-Grebner-Van Zandt Observatory, otherwise known as Jubilee observatory, was built on the grounds of Jubilee State Park in an effort to escape the Peoria city lights. Over the years however, the city has been growing ever closer, and obscuring the night sky with light pollution. The observatory has two domes that house a 24-inch Newtonian Reflector and a 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain.
Peoria Speedway is clean, safe, loud, & loads of family fun. It offers plenty of free parking and a low entry fee for adults while providing hours of fun, be sure and bring ear protection. There are plenty of concessions available that include snacks, soft drinks, and adult beverages. Enjoy a great summer evening of fun for the entire family.