8 days in Peoria Itinerary

8 days in Peoria Itinerary

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Peoria ©
Peoria is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States, and the largest city on the Illinois River. Kids will appreciate attractions like Miller Park Zoo and Niabi Zoo. Popular historic sites such as Lincoln Home National Historic Site and Old State Capitol are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Peoria: Springfield (Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, & more), Ropp Jersey Cheese Farm (in Normal) and Utica (August Hill Winery Tasting Room & Starved Rock State Park). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Peoria Zoo, do a tasting at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Archaeology, and steep yourself in history at Lincolns New Salem State Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Peoria trip planner.

In July, daily temperatures in Peoria can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Peoria

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Springfield, Utica, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Niabi Zoo, Miller Park Zoo
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Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©