Shopping/lunch - Enjoy shopping and lunch in the quaint village of Peoria Heights which is over 100 years old and offers unique shopping and dining and you can even throw your own pottery at “Fired Up”.
Peoria Historical Society Trolley Tours
The Peoria Historical Society narrators give a fascinating look at Peoria’s past as you tour various locations throughout the Peoria Area aboard an air-conditioned trolley, just like riding on an old-fashioned cable car.
Kickapoo Creek Winery
Welcome to Kickapoo Creek Winery, a great place in central Illinois to sample and purchase fine local wines, and to learn about how wine is made. It’s a place to walk or hike along trails besides lakes, surrounding vineyards and tall oak trees. It’s a place to have a party, corporate meeting, wedding, or reception, with several facilities to suit your vision. Our catering staff and menu offerings are second to none. Enjoy lunch in the Tasting Room 6 days a week (closed Mondays).
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
Discover your new favorite bottle of wine at this family run vineyard featuring beautiful panoramic views, wine tastings and more.
Wildlife Prairie Park
Wildlife Prairie Park is often referred to as a jewel in the Midwest. Located just outside of Peoria, IL, this 2,000 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, waterfowl, black bears, elk, cougar, otter and much more. You will enjoy the Park’s spectacular natural landscape and our many avenues of recreation: hiking, biking, fishing, and lodging, and a train ride, too! Plan your visit today ... an adventure awaits.
Step into 35,000 square feet of plush casino space and hear the excitement! You can choose from over 1,100 slots and video poker machines ranging from 1-25 cents, along with all your favorite table games - Blackjack, Carribbean Stud Poker, Roulette, Craps, Let It Ride, and Three Card Poker.
Bass Pro Shops and Uncle Bucks FishBowl
Enjoy gazing at the Aquarium and Fish Feeding where they house a large variety of native fish in a massive 26,000 gallon, fresh-water aquarium. Dive under the sea and bowl at the 12-lane bowling alley featuring underwater scenery of sea turtles, sharks, stingrays and other saltwater species! You have to see it to believe it!.
Skin Dimensions Day Spa
Skin Dimensions Day Spa opened its doors in 1991 as one of the first medi-spas in America, and was designed to create an atmosphere of luxury, comfort and expertise. The spa complements the variety of skin care services and treatments provided at Soderstrom Skin Institute and Skin Dimensions Boutique. We bring to central Illinois the latest, ever-changing technological advances in skin care. Our specially trained estheticians, massage therapist, and nail technicians work closely with medical professionals to provide the latest advances in beauty services.
Spirit of Peoria
This turn-of-the-century paddle wheeler takes you on sight-seeing tours, themed cruises and overnight excursions to Starved Rock State Park and the St. Louis riverfront.
The Peoria Chiefs are the Midwest League Single A Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals and Central Illinois’ only Minor League Baseball team. Take a private tour of Dozer Park and have lunch or take in a game during your downtime.
Caterpillar Visitors Center
We invite you to experience Caterpillar and plan your visit today. You’ll find interactive displays and exhibits sure to engage and entertain visitors of all ages. Climb in the seat of a massive two-story Cat® 797 truck and take a virtual ride into a customer’s mine site down a haul road. Unleash your inner engineer and design your very own Cat machine. Hop onto a simulator and see first-hand what it’s like to operate equipment the way real-life operators do. Marvel at the sheer massive volume of the rugged Cat machines. Delight in the customer-driven design and innovation that has made Caterpillar a world-leading manufacturer.
Peoria Riverfont Museum
Explore more and play all day! Enjoy our real-sky Zeiss Dome Planetarium; 5-story Real-D Giant Screen Theater; international Fine Art, Midwest Folk Art, local history, and science collections; and highly interactive exhibits – including traveling art and science exhibits, IHSA Peak Performance, children’s Discovery Worlds, and Illinois River Encounter!.
If you would like a painting session for your private event, one can be developed around any theme you can imagine. All materials are supplied for painting classes-your canvas, easel, brushes and paint. All you supply is the creativity! They will even come to you!