Welcome to Joliet, Illinois, a city just 40 miles southwest of Chicago that's known for its racetracks, museums, parks, and array of unique attractions. Needless to say, this is a town built for fun, and you'll feel that energy as soon as you step foot here. Joliet is a worthy destination on its own. Start hunting for Joliet packages to make your stay here cheaper: After all, you'll want more cash for enjoying all the entertainment.
Snap photos of historic Joliet Correctional Center—the prison from "The Blues Brothers." Attend a NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway and see if your favorite driver wins. Go to a show at Rialto Square Theatre, and be wowed by the stunning architecture inside. Don't you see how much fun a Joliet vacation can be? If you're worried about the cost of doing all these things, don't sweat it. There are plenty of affordable hotels in Joliet, and there are also several casinos where you can try to get rich. Use the money you save or win to visit other sites, such as the Joliet Area Historical Museum and Silver Cross Field, where you can watch the Joliet Slammers play baseball.
Joliet hosts awesome events year-round, including the Taste of Joliet in June, Hopstring Fest (a beer and music festival) in August, and Light Up the Holidays Parade and Festival in late November. Racing events throughout the spring, summer, and fall are also lots of fun, and the Downtown Juliet Farmers Market during the summer is great for socializing, sampling fresh local foods, and enjoying the sunshine.
It's time to prepare for your trip. Travelocity can help you book everything from flights to rental cars in Joliet. An easy way to save money is to bundle your flight and hotel together with Joliet vacation packages on Travelocity you can slash up to $537 off your final bill.