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Welcome, traveler, to Western Illinois. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?
You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Western Illinois. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.
Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Western Illinois? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.
Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.
When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from Western Illinois attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.
Learn about the events happening at Peoria Civic Center during your trip to Peoria. Visit the area's casinos or amble around its riverfront.
You can spend time studying the exhibits at Peoria Riverfront Museum during your travels in Peoria. Stroll along the riverfront or visit the casinos in the area.
If OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is what brings you to town, hopefully you'll have a chance to explore more of Peoria. Stroll along the riverfront or visit the casinos in the area.
Explore the campus of Bradley University, during your trip to Peoria. Stroll along the riverfront or visit the casinos in the area.
Find out about the history of Nauvoo when you spend time at Historic Nauvoo. While you're in the area, stroll along the riverfront.
Why not try your luck with a visit to Par-A-Dice Casino during your visit to East Peoria? Stroll along the riverfront or visit the casinos in the area.