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27158 US HWY 150 | Morton, IL 61550 | (309) 266-7459
Located just 1/2 mile east of Morton on U.S. Hwy. 150 (also known as Jackson St), Ackerman Family Farms, llc, is a 5th generation farm run by John & Eve Ackerman. Ackerman Family Farms opens in late August through October 31st each year with farm hours being Monday thru Satu...
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730 SW Jefferson | Peoria, IL 61605 | (309) 680-4000
Previously known as O' Brien Field, Dozer Park is home to Minor League Baseball’s Peoria Chiefs (Single A Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) and Bradley University Baseball, is located in downtown Peoria. Within walking distance of the Peoria Civic Center and minutes from...
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11304 N. Prairie Road | Lewiston, IL 61542 | (309) 547-2730
The Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge is a 11,122-acre (45.01 km2) wetland wildlife refuge located in Waterford Township in Fulton County, Illinois across the Illinois River from the town of Havana....
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16006 875 E. Street | Sheffield, IL 61361 | (815) 875-2616
Want a peaceful, relaxing day of picnicking, hiking, fishing and good old fashioned family fun? Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park is just the place you're looking for. Spend the day and bring a picnic lunch along. There are plenty of picnic tables at the 104.5-mile linear pa...
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PO Box 9129 | Peoria, IL 61612 | (309) 696-9407

Illinois Valley Wheelm'n are the premier bicycling advocacy organization in the Peoria area. We are a leisurely bicycling club comprised of over 250 members of all ages and abilities. We support all local activities related to bicycling advocacy and promotion of the bicyl...

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25410 North Fish Hatchery Road | Topeka, IL 61567 | (309) 968-7531
Jake Wolf Memorial Fish Hatchery is the largest of Illinois' three hatcheries. Located five miles west of Manito, the hatchery is fifty-five minutes from Peoria. Originally called Sand Ridge Hatchery, it was renamed in 1985 in honor of the late Jacob John "Jake" Wolf, former...
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919 N Swords Ave | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 676-3628
Amusement Park : AKA Family Fun Center Featuring : Go-karting, ATV's, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Batting Cages and Concessions Open Daily, weather permitting....call for hours Evening Ride Specials Memorial Day thru Labor Day...
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Peoria, IL 61615 | 309-643-1538
Knockerball Peoria is an exciting mobile events rental business. We offer Knockerball/bubble soccer, action archery and giant foot darts! We are happy to serve the people of Peoria and the surrounding area with the best new action attractions!...
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801 Progress St | Metamora, IL 61548 | (309) 367-4000
Quickly becoming a favorite in central Illinois, an 18-hole, 7,100 yard, D.A. Weibring/Wolfard designed championship golf course featuring a fine blend of holes inviting to golfers of every skill level. Beautiful Clubhouse providing breathtaking views overlooking holes 9 a...
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8200 N. Hale Ave. | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 692-7555
Family entertainment : Bowl in 24 automatic scoring lane facility with snack bar, cocktail lounge and arcade. Play miniature golf on 18 holes with waterfalls, sand traps and a 30 foot castle. Group rates available for parties....
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1701 Court St. | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 347 7275
Welcome to the Pekin Park District Since 1902, the Pekin Park District has proudly served the varied and ever-changing recreational needs of our community and surrounding area. You'll find our many neighborhood parks offer a variety of activities, while our outer parks prov...
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1125 W. Lake Ave. | Peoria, IL 61614 | (309) 682-1200
The District provides public stewardship of nearly 9,000 acres, 64 park sites with miles of hiking trails, golf courses, 4 swimming pools, 31 tennis courts, 11 softball and 22 soccer fields, indoor fitness center, children’s museum, zoo, conservatory and gardens, nature cent...
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Mariner's Way | East Peoria, IL 61611 | 309-620-4461
Come sail the Illinois River with Sail Peoria! We offer private, personalized tours of the Peoria riverfront aboard a 26’ sailing sloop for yourself and up to 3 of your guests. Captained by a USCG licensed captain, you will sail along the Peoria skyline enjoying the beautifu...
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25599 E. Middle Lake Road | Canton, IL 61520 | 309-647-0569
Snowman's Reindeer Farm in Canton, IL is a magical experience where you can pet, feed, and photograph Santa's reindeer. Owned by two teachers who are USDA certified exhibitors. The farm features a Visitor's/Educational Center, heated barn for visiting the reindeer and a beau...
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100 N. E. Water Street | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 637-8000
The Spirit of Peoria is a turn-of-the-century paddle wheeler available for sight-seeing, themed cruises, private charters, and overnight excursions to Starved Rock State Park and the Saint Louis riverfront. Sightseeing Cruises Adult- 18.00 Senior- 16.00 Child – 11.00 Moonlig...
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740 State Route 40 | Speer, IL 61479 | (309) 493-5442
Central Illinois' most unique farm market. Wagon rides, playground, corn maze, farm animals, Apple Express train. Farm market filled with unique gifts, fresh produce and specialty foods such as jams, salsas, soups, etc. The large bakery provides an assortment of fresh baked ...
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5100 N Weaverridge Blvd | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 691-3344
WeaverRidge Golf Club is "the" premier championship 18-hole golf course in Central Illinois. Open to the public with club house facilities and world class courses with spectacular features. Banquet facilities seating 600 on 2 levels. Meeting rooms with scenic views....
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3826 N. Taylor Rd. | Hanna City, IL 61536 | (309) 676-0998
Wildlife Prairie Park is often referred to as a jewel in the Midwest. Located just outside of Peoria, IL, this 1,800 acre zoological park is home to over 150 animals; that’s 50 different species that are native to Illinois. Our guests come to learn about wolves, bison, water...
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P. O. Box 6277 | Peoria, IL 61601 | (309) 453-0916
Learn how to glide along on a Segway with World on Wheels. Peoria area’s only Segway tour and Quadracycle bike rental experience. Offering 30-minute, 1-hour, and 2-hour Segway tours as well as 30-minute Quadracycle bike rides. Gliding with World On Wheels is as fun as it get...
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Detweiller Golf Course
8412 N. Galena Rd. | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 692-7518
Nine hole executive course. Beautiful view of the Illinois River. Great for beginners and seniors....
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Dragonland Water Park
Mineral Springs Park | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 347-4000
DragonLand has something for everyone all on three-plus acres of immaculately kept park with ample room to stretch out and soak up the rays! DragonLand is handicapped accessible and an award winning lifeguard staff ready to make your visit a safe one...
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Forest Park Nature Center
5809 Forest Park Dr. | Peoria, IL 61616 | (309) 686-3360
This 500 acre Illinois Nature Preserve offers 7 miles of hiking trails with all diranges of difficulty. The center also features a natural history museum, spacious bird watching room, nature hikes, guided walks and a nature store....
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Golf Learning Center and Academy
7815 N. Radnor Road | Peoria, IL 61615 | (309) 690-7162
Peoria Park District’s all weather heated and lighted driving range recreates golf course hole layouts. Indoor and outdoor practice greens, indoor hitting stations and a 9-hole pitch and putt course....
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Gwynn Aquatic Center
809 W. John Gwynn Jr. Avenue | Peoria, IL 61602 | (309) 676-2891
This is an outdoor facility that includes a zero depth pool with play equipment, water slide, diving well and wet sand play area. Children seven years and under must be accompanied by an adult 17 years or older....
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Kellogg Golf Course
7716 Radnor Rd. | Peoria, IL 61614 | (309) 691-0293
Two beautiful courses, 18 and 9 holes. Country setting with rolling terrain, water and bunkers - challenging.
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Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
1017 W. Lake Ave. | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 686-3377
Zero depth entry pool, 2 huge water slides, one smaller slide, 2 diving boards, children’s sand play area, sand volleyball, arcade, lockers, showers, concessions and souvenirs!...
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Lick Creek Golf Course
2210 N. Parkway Dr. | Pekin, IL 61554 | (309) 346-0077
Lick Creek offers a driving range pro shop concession area for all golfers needs. We expanded our dates for weekdays weekends events no matter size of event. Considered one of the best golf course in Central Illinois impressive low cost to play....
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Luthy Botanical Garden
2520 N. Prospect Rd. | Peoria, IL 61603 | (309) 681-3506
This beautiful spot includes 5 acres of landscaped gardens including the Woodland Garden, Children's Garden, Herb Garden and others. Tropical conservatory is open year-round. Hours are open daily 10-5....
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Madison Golf Course
2735 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 673-7161
Eighteen holes of golf with flat terrain and bunkers. A favorite among senior golfers....
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Newman Golf Course
2021 W. Nebraska Ave. | Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 674-1663
Eighteen holes of golf. A great test of golf with rolling terrain and a superb back nine....
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Northmoor Observatory
Knoxville Ave | Peoria, IL 61614 | 309-686-7000
The observatory received a new dome, thanks to the diligent fundraising work of Peoria Astronomical Society and generosity of local donors. Northmoor Observatory is run by the Peoria Astronomical Society and donations are always welcome....
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Owens Recreation Center
1019 W. Lake Ave. | Peoria, IL 61614 | (309) 686-3368
Features two full size indoor rinks. Daily public skate hours. Skate rental, concessions, private figure skating lessons, hockey instructions, and league play. Open year round....
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Parkview Golf Course
2300 Broadway Rd. | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 346-8494
Parview is an 18 hole course totaling 6002 yards and is open seven days a week with twilight fees available. Parkview is located just east of Parkway Drive. Buy your season pass or a coupon book and play both Parkview and Lick Creek courses....
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Pavillion on the Lagoon at Mineral Springs Park
1701 Court St. | Pekin, IL 61554 | 309 347-7275
This beautiful 100+ year old building serves as the focal point of our community and is available for your group, family or organization's use....
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Peoria Playhouse Children's Museum
2218 N. Prospect Road | Peoria, IL 61606 | 309-323-6900
Built by the Junior League of Peoria, in collaboration with Peoria Park District and Peoria Zoological Society, The Peoria PlayHouse is a hands-on, interactive children’s museum. It is located in the historic Glen Oak Park Pavilion building within Glen Oak Park, adjacent to ...
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Peoria Zoo
2320 N. Prospect Rd. | Peoria, IL 61603 | (309) 686-3365
Open year round. The Zoo is home to more than 100 species of animals from around the world, including several which are endangered. Including an AFRICA! exhibit, an interpretation of the Zambezi River offering an invisible barrier view of 6 different species in their authent...
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RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center
600 N.E. Water St. | Peoria, IL 61603 | (309) 282-1700
Check out our indoor AquaPlex, featuring a two-story water-slide, lazy river, zero depth pool and splash equipment. During the summer there is an outdoor play area available, too!...
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Rock Island Greenway
309-681-2839
This page is our attempt to keep you up to date as to what is happening with the trail as we continue with our efforts to convert the Kellar Branch Line into the backbone of Peoria’s bike trail system, and... Bridge and Trail are open!...
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Sommer Park
6329 N. Koerner Rd. | Edwards, IL 61528 | (309) 691-8423
Use-by-reservation facility: 1850's pioneer homestead living history site, teams course programs, special events, picnic shelter rentals including fishing, canoeing, hayrides, and hiking trails....
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Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway
613 West Marquette | Ottawa, IL 61350 | (815) 433-5830
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Jubilee College State Park
13921 W Route 150 | Brimfield, IL 61517 | (309) 446-3758
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River Trail of Illinois
201 Veterans Dr. | East Peoria, IL 61611 | (309) 699-3923
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / Illinois Waterway Visitor Center
950 N. 27th Rd. | Ottawa, IL 61350 | (815) 667-4054

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