East Peoria, IL welcomes visitors to enjoy life at whatever pace they wish. Climb on deck and float along the river with a boat tour -- the best way to snag that picture of the city skyline -- or bike from one end of the city to the other. In East Peoria, find as much adventure and relaxation as you desire.
Looking to relax with a glass of wine? Explore one or all of the area’s wineries, which offer travelers the chance to savor the local grapes and indulge their senses in an idyllic backdrop. Or, for a more active encounter with bucolic landscapes, stroll through Giant Oak Park, a charming park area with an enormous oak tree that has become something of a local landmark. With over 12 exquisitely manicured gardens to explore, the Luthy Botanical Garden is also a must see for nature lovers of all ages.
Grab the kids and head to Peoria Zoo to see lions, tigers, lemurs and more. For your chance to come nose to nose with over 150 different animals, you’ll also take a walk through the 2,000 acre Wildlife Prairie State Park -- a thrill for all ages that will have you reaching for your camera at every turn. See the stars at any time of day when you visit the planetarium at the Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, which features hands-on exhibits and interactive displays.
When the day comes to a close, be sure you’ve got the best in comfortable accommodations by booking your stay with an IHG hotel in East Peoria. Convenient locations mean you’re never far from the things you want to see and you won’t find a better value for such an affordable price.