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Wanna find the top attractions in and around Elwood? Here's some ideas for you to get your groove on in town. You haven't been to the zoo in a long time right? So time to get back, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a healthy way to get some exercise. Check out Wm W Powers Conservation Area or try Cosley Zoo. Bluntly your Farrah Fawcett poster is not art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Gladys Fox Museum. Going to the museum will totally surprise your family cause they didn't think you were that classy, so you might want to make time to visit Old Zion Museum, or possibly Little White School Museum.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Going bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food. Hook up with your buds and demonstrate your mad bowling skills while enjoying the fun at Channahon Lanes. Or maybe bowl your perfect game at Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Varied family activities can be reached easily from Elwood. Find karting or want to plan a family day, the possibilities are enormous. Pull the car around and enjoy the day, then blog about this great directory. Joliet Memorial Stadium is reccomended, there's also Autobahn Country Club or Haunted Trails Family Amusement while you're in town.

Need to re-energize after all this The area has a ton a places to get wired up on caffeine. Discover new flavors like Tropical Vanilla Flavored Coffee, or a tasty Cafe Zorro. Be sure to check out , also closeby is . Time to wind down a little now. Want to find a place to chill while indulging in a sufficient number of gin and tonics, or maybe get altogether pist during your trip to Elwood. Taste something sophisticated maybe a Citrus Sour, or possibly a Showbiz. While in Elwood make some new friends at ME Lads, Bills Inn, or Fritz's Saloon. This itinerary sucks, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Multiple amusements and activities are accessible to Elwood, Illinois. If you like rides or just want to get outside the possibilities are great. Get out and take the kids out for some fun! When you're in Elwood get to Joliet Memorial Stadium or take everyone out to Autobahn Country Club for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Locate framing and a plethora of artistic implements right by Elwood. Whether you are looking for Surrealism or would like to learn more about the art world. Take in the scenery at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of fun artsy stuff in Elwood. Try Heaven Bound Productions or get in touch with your artsy side at Hobby Lobby Creative Centers.

BARS

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Like to find a nice place to hang and have too many pints or check out the scenery and get somewhat Newcastled during your trip to Elwood. Sip something unique perhaps a Raspberry Mojito, Mint Julep or perhaps a Pulp Fiction. While in Elwood try going to ME Lads, Bills Inn or Fritz's Saloon. To review all of the possibilities peruse the Elwood, Illinois bar directory. Scan reviews about your best bars in the citywide bar directory.

Bills Inn
124 W Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Watson's Diner & Pub
(815) 423-5125
115 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Fritz's Saloon
(815) 478-3665
225 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Gallagher's Pub
(815) 478-9803
160 E North St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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BOWLING

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Take some bros and throw some strikes while enjoying yourself at Channahon Lanes. Bowling is a great way to burn calories and we've identified all the best places in Elwood, right here. Try out Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Or to check out the other bowling alleys in the area visit the Elwood, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real perfect game support our community and include it in our directory.

Channahon Lanes
(815) 467-2026
Route 6 & North
Channahon, IL 60410

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Joliet Town & Country Bowling
(815) 725-1231
2231 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60435

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Galaxy Bowl
(815) 723-3588
905 Theodore Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Country Lanes Bowling Center
(815) 485-3916
1009 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Going out for ice cream is a blast. Want to try some new flavors? We have thousands of ways for you to get your brain frozen in Elwood. Looking for the ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or maybe some flavorful strawberry we've got your hookup If you're in Elwood get to Rich & Creamy or chill (literally) at John's Coach's Corner Limited. Visited a place with A-list sorbets or awesome fresh made ice cream? Tell us about it here or add it to our directory.

Frosty Tips
(815)744-4840
700 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Rich & Creamy
(815)740-2899
920 North Broadway Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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John's Coach's Corner Limited
(815)722-4251
718 Theodore Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Lindy's-gertie's Inc
(815)730-4855
3000 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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COFFEE BARS

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Don't get your coffee at the gas station. It's not cool, and coffee is sorta cool these days. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Hooking up with the right barista ensures a quality experience. Elwood has a dozen of great places to get caffeinated. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Mocha Latte Flavored Coffee or Rum Jamaican Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in Elwood. Know of a place that serves the best Raspberry Mocha? Write a review of your favorite place.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Elwood from Chinese to fine cuisine there are wide ranging choices to satisfy your tastebuds. Explore the Elwood, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your mow on. While you're in town make a reservation at Gyro Shack or sample some of the other local institutions like Cussn Country Cookers or Bills Inn.

FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are super fun things to do. From rides and attractions to speedway racing and trade shows the local fairgrounds near Elwood are a great place to find family stuff to do. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week at Grundy County Fair.

FAST FOOD PLACES

Elwood, Illinois fast food directory

Need to feed? You're totally covered from early morning to late nite munchies satisfy your cravings for something fried in Elwood. Are you hungry now how about a good old Arby's Loaded Potato Bites or perchance a satisfying White Castle Chocolate Shake - Large (New York region)? Find all the local fast food options surrounding Elwood here in our directory. We recommend you check out Pizza Depot or consume mass quantities at Lazy Dog. Enjoy!

Lazy Dog
(815)424-0160
108 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Subway Subs
(815)476-2410
204 E Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Wilmington Super Valu
(815)476-7144
700 W Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Pizza Depot
(815)478-7080
230 Market Pl
Manhattan, IL 60442

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Perhaps because golfers don't kick dirt on other people. Now that's settled so dust off your drivers get your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable public courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Elwood. Inwood Golf Course has some perplexing bunkers and beautiful grounds. Or head to the pro shop at Woodruff Golf Course, check out the newest gear from Ping or maybe pick up the new Odyssey White Ice 2-Ball Midsize Mallet Putters then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a hole in one? Add it to our directory.

HISTORIC PLACES

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For a pleasant diversion in Elwood make time to get to Rubens Rialto Square Theater, Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, or stop by Briscoe Mounds. Elwood has numerous culturally significant historical markers and structures for students, teachers, and families to enjoy. Look into the Elwood, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places right near Elwood. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for important information on all of the historical stuff to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Free programs: There are plenty of fun programs and events going on at your local library so be sure to check them out for some budget-friendly entertainment. For example, at the San Francisco Public Library, there is a sing-along family concert coming up, a health workshop, and even a bilingual Chinese and English story time for children. the classics like The Man in the Iron Mask to decent newly emerging books like The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Henry David Thoreau or Jhumpa Lahiri, the Elwood, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a great selection of genres including Psychology, Children's, Y/A, and Art. making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while citing the works of Elizabeth Spires at parties.

MUSEUMS

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Elwood offers a fantastic selection of museums and galleries to families and children interested in the arts. Check out Gladys Fox Museum or make time to visit Old Zion Museum. Going to museums makes you smarter. Need another reason? Cool mummies Still need more? How about though provoking contemporary art? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Strictly speaking your Alfred E. Newman poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Little White School Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You got nothin going on tonight so maybe let's go all Michael Jackson at da club at the many nightclubs in the party capitol of Elwood. The crowd will stare in amazement when you drink your second French Sunshine and bust your mac daddy Jiggin' techniques at Watson's Diner & Pub. If you're still up for it head to Fritz's Saloon or try your desperate pick up lines at South Wilmington Sportsman Club Be sure to tip the bartender and hit up Lazy Dog for your post party munch. Know a cool nightplace that's off the hook? Be cool and add it to theThe Elwood, Illinois nightlife directory.

Watson's Diner & Pub
(815)423-5125
115 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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South Wilmington Sportsman Club
(815)458-3568
24628 County Line Road
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Tuffy's Lounge
(815)476-2700
Winchester Green Sho
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Fritz's Saloon
(815)478-3665
225 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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PARKS

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Elwood has a robust selection of local city parks and great recreational areas for all. Get the dog's leash and check out Nowell Park or maybe stop by Plainfield Public Library and check out a copy of Inhale by Kendall Grey, or some other good books and enjoy a great book in the lush surroundings at Oak Valley Park. While you're in Elwood locals suggest taking in the natural beauty and grounds at Erickson Park.

SHOPPING

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It's Monday and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, we got you. Shopping is the bomb. Whether you're looking for established designers such as Veronique Leroy or want to brag to your friends about the exclusive designer Defyance item you got shopping this weekend. Elwood is closeby lots of fun places to get your shop on look into The Elwood, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Matthew Williamson, Bvlgari, and Aquarelle Swimwear. When you're in Elwood check out Wal-Mart, or get to Sam's Club for a more low key shopping fix.

Wal-Mart
(815) 744-7575
305 S Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL 60436


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Wal-Mart
(815) 730-1219
500 Oak Leaf Ct
Joliet, IL 60436

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Sam's Club
(815) 744-2525
321 S Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL 60436


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Kmart
1500 W Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL 60451

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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's just way cooler I mean you can easily explain why a a mani/pedi budget is a neccesary thing, you don't have to "try" to meet members of the opposite sex, they gravitate toward you, and the less you wear, the more popular you become. But all this comes with some strings attached, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you gotta get waxing treatments, fitness instruction, a spiky new riot girl haircut, or you need to take a little power nap while you're getting your nails done. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on on top of things. Not to worry. We've got all the hair, nails, and styling hook up's you need to be your blinged out fabulous self in Elwood. Review all your options in the Elwood, Illinois Personal Care Directory.

Impressions Hair & Tanning
(815) 476-7415
605 W Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Hair Quarters
(815) 478-4571
140 Market Pl
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Beauty Tech Incorporated
(815) 478-5857
106 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Hair Cuttery
(815) 485-9705
410 Nelson Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451


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THEATRE / ARTS

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Elwood has a panoply of avant garde theatre offerings nearby. Taking in the theatre is a great way to make your wife happy and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O'Neill: Socialist and anarchist political ideologies come to light through the life experiences of down-on-their-luck barflies longing for their more prosperous pasts. Or find local interpretations of great musicals such as Beauty and the Beast. Check out the Elwood, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Tinley Park World Music Theatre or Rialto Theatre when you're in town.

Rialto Theatre
2-34 East Van Buren Street
Illinois and Michigan Canal, Jo

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Rialto Square Theatre & Office Complex -
(815)726-6600
102 N Chicago St
Joliet, IL 60432

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Joliet Drama Guild
(815)722-1001
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Philip Lynch Theatre
University Drive North
Illinois and Michigan Canal, Le Unive

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WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of eating Kraft macaroni and cheese? No worries bro, Elwood has an abundance of tasty places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Dayton Tap Incorporated totally is a boss mow or take your spicy cravings to J Q Foxes' Restaurant for more detailed eats or to find the greatest sushi around Elwood check out the Elwood, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Thai or grindable fajitas make the world a teeny bit better off and write them a boss review.

El Paso
(219)374-8666
10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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Keller's Food & Spirits
(262)279-9966
614 Walworth Street
Genoa City, WI 53128

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J Q Foxes' Restaurant
(262)884-9424
2835 Wisconsin Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177

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ZOOS

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Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful time, and with all the steps you'll get walking around you'll find it's a great way to stretch your legs as well. Between running around looking for the Jaguar exhibit and the Collared Peccary attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's many animal friends. When you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Elwood look into the haps Wm W Powers Conservation Area, or for all the options look into the Elwood, Illinois zoo and gardens directory.


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Elwood is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,300 at the 2006 population estimation.
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Elwood, Illinois History

Elwood was founded in 1854, and incorporated as a village in 1869. The completion of the Joliet-Bloomington railroad played a major role in the founding of Elwood. By 1900, Elwood was a small farming community with a population of about 400. In the late 1930s, the federal government acquired nearby land for troop training and weapons production, on which site the Joliet Arsenal was built and commenced operation in 1940. Arsenal construction played an important role in the development of Elwood and brought about 175 people into the area. In 1942, a massive explosion at the arsenal killed 42 workers and caused widespread damage. In 1954, the village celebrated its centennial, …Read More
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Elwood, Illinois Geography

Elwood is located at (41.413615, -88.110438). The nearest major highways are Interstate 80 to the north and Interstate 55 to the west. The former Route 66 highway passes through the village on the east side. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), all of it land.



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