10 Ways to Play in Peoria

Peoria is one of those cities that we can visit again and again and always find new things to do. From scenic drives to ballgames, history museums to a wildlife park, there is plenty going on, whether you spend a weekend or several days. In this slideshow, we suggest 10 ways to play in Peoria and nearby communities.

Where does the term “Will it play in Peoria come from?” See the answer in the last slide.

Disclosure: The Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted our visits to Peoria. However, any opinions expressed in this post are strictly mine.

  • View of Illinois River on the Peoria History Bus Tour
  • Caterpillar Visitor Center
  • Peoria Chiefs at Dozer Field
  • Peoria Riverfront Museum
  • Pettengil-Morron House
  • Sculpture Walk Peoria
  • Dine in Peoria
  • Wildlife Prairie Park
  • Wheels O Time Museum
  • Washington Square
  • Will it Play in Peoria

Learn More About These Peoria Attractions

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Peoria is located in central Illinois, about 160 miles southwest of Chicago and 170 miles north of St. Louis. For more information about these and other Peoria attractions, visit the Discover Peoria website.

2 thoughts on “10 Ways to Play in Peoria

  • July 24, 2022 at 6:17 pm

    I didn’t know there were so much fun to do in Peoria, seems a great place for a family trip. Thanks for sharing.

    • July 25, 2022 at 8:28 am

      Peoria is one of those cities that no matter when you go you can find plenty to see and do. We’ve been there multiple times and have always enjoyed it.


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