Booking a Hotel in Peoria, IL

Peoria, Illinois, is the largest city on the Illinois River and lies about halfway between Davenport and Bloomington. 

Family fun abounds in Peoria with opportunities like the Peoria Zoo, Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, or Kartville which offers go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages and other outdoor activities.

Peoria boasts two golf courses, Newman Golf Course, and Kellogg Golf Course, each with their own unique layouts and challenges, but both worth a visit!

Parks and outdoor enjoyment in Peoria include the Forest Park Nature Center, Luthy Botanical Gardens, and the Northmoor Observatory as well as many other parks in the city from Donovan Park to Rocky Glen Park or Lakeview Park.

Historic and educational opportunities also plentiful in Peoria. At the Caterpillar Visitors Center, guests can see equipment close-up and learn more about the company.  The Peoria Riverfront Museum displays temporary and permanent exhibits and is family friendly.  World on Wheels provides Segway tours, and Sculpture Walk Peoria offers guided tours of the abundant art within the city.


With all this and more, Peoria, Illinois, is sure to delight any visitor, so book your stay with TravNow today!

Top Things to Do in Peoria, IL

  • Caterpillar Visitors Center
  • Donovan Park
  • Forest Park Nature Center
  • Giant Oak Park
  • Grand View Drive
  • Illinois River
  • Kartville
  • Kellogg Golf Course
  • Lakeview Park
  • Luthy Botanical Gardens
  • Newman Golf Course
  • Northmoor Observatory
  • Peoria Zoo
  • Rocky Glen Park
  • Sculpture Walk Peoria
  • Spirit of Peoria - Day Tours
  • World on Wheels

Colleges & Universities Near Peoria, IL

  • Robert Morris University
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

Historical Sites Near Peoria, IL

  • Judge Flanagan Residence
  • Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall
  • Madison Theatre
  • Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum
  • Peoria Riverfront Museum

Hospitals Near Peoria, IL

  • Children's Hospital of Illinois: Peoria
  • Kindred Hospital Peoria

Airports Near Peoria, IL

  • General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
  • Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport

Military Bases Near Peoria, IL

  • Scott Air Force Base
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